@luka Ear plugs should be mandatory equipment for regular concert-goers!

Aral Balkan ( @aral ) at the European Parliament to talk about Facebook, Small Techs, Surveillance Capitalism, Mastodon and the Fediverse, with slides and English (and soon French) subtitles is now here :


A very dear friend of mine launched a fictional with the following premise:

"The Program is a historical podcast, but a one that’s set in the future and examines the present day. The world of the future is exactly like ours, except that Money, State, and God became fused into a single entity called the Program."

I might be biased, but I think it's really good and you should give it a shot.

Hear the trailer: vimeo.com/374038790

Listen to the episodes: programaudioseries.com/

Wow, just had the Pirates/Greens pick through my EU parliament presentation slides with a fine tooth comb in a phone call and try to get me to change what I’m saying so as not to criticise Facebook, etc. WTF?

Never had anyone try to censor what I say before. Of course I will speak my mind verbatim tomorrow and if anything this means I won’t be accepting any future speaking engagements at the EU parliament for these parties.



CC @Gargron

The North America and Pelican nebulae are actually the same cloud of hydrogen gas. Their shape and separation are caused by a cloud of dark dust between us and the emission nebula. #astrophoto

A wonderful album of modern takes on standards:



Love it.

The new FSF Respects Your Freedom website is pretty neat: ryf.fsf.org/

Videos from Webcamp Zagreb are up.

I love organising this conference. There were many cool talks. But I also hate organising it because it shatters my nerves and takes a metric shit-ton of work to accomplish.

RT @FordFischer@twitter.com

YouTube is probably over.

It’s been a lot of small steps, but this is the end.

As of December 10th, Youtube will delete channels that are “no longer commercially viable.”

How could a channel that’s demonetized be “commercially viable”?

“Broadcast yourself” is finished.

finding notes inside your electronics explaining various errata and providing usage info and warnings?

we can't overstate how much this rules?
this rules

Casual reminder that Elon Musk didn't found Tesla. When he contributed venture capital to the company he literally paid extra so he could have the title "Co-Founder".

"Work/life balance" implies you're not alive while working.

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