Announcing the ActivityPub Conf 2019 speakers list! https://dustycloud.org/blog/activitypub-conf-2019-speakers/
I've been claiming this for over a decade now, so it's nice to have a long-term study backing it up:
> We are born creative geniuses and the education system dumbs us down, according to NASA scientists
Little-known Mastodon features:
Profile directory: You can opt-in to being listed on your server's public profile directory, and you can use hashtags in your bio to appear under those hashtags
Featured hashtags: You can choose hashtags to be displayed on your public profile so that people can browse all your posts under those hashtags
Going to computer and beer a bit in BRŁO's biergarten. #berlin
Another example of well-meaning regulation going horribly wrong:
> The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has scrubbed arrest records from Sen. Kamala Harris's controversial tenure as the state's top law enforcement official
> A CDCR employee claims that the changes have nothing to do with Harris's campaign, and were instead prompted by California law AB 434 which 'sets standards for web accessibility.'
The propaganda machine has gone into full force against the only real anti-war-and-empire POTUS candidate since Ron Paul:
They even managed to get "Assad" trending on birdsite and prevented Tulsi from trending, directly after she utterly destroyed Kamala Harris in the debate by citing some actual facts.
They finally made the DHT and resolution issues a number 1 priority for the IPFS project. Excellent news.
KDE e.V. is opening today its Trusted IT Consulting Firms directory. The directory helps organizations and businesses find companies that will support them in their use of KDE software, whether it is for training, migrating, squashing specific bugs, adding new features to KDE applications, or for implementing a KDE-based technologies into their IT framework.
HSBC helping Mexican cartels launder 7 billion dollars of cash: not a single banker punished.
A 79-yr old lady feeding stray cats: off to county jail!
And people wonder how populism has become a thing.
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