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@tio check this out! Maybe this could help us make subtitles for TROM II
@Tio
Yup I was already aware of it, thanks for the headsup. The main issue is that the voice-to-text software is usually not great at all. I tried so many for the past years. Especially for us since in TROM II we only have 1 native english speaker, the rest of us have weird accents and at times use weird grammar....

Nevertheless awesome tool!

I’m meh re. Halloween but I adore Venn diagrams.






This is a compelling art project combining open camera data from various surveillance cameras and Instagram influencers' posts over a 10 day period. This is done by an individual with limited resources for art. With that low a barrier to entry I can only imagine what nefarious actors could do. All of this is child's play compared to what the big tech platforms can and are doing with all this data. #SurveillanceCapitalism #DeleteBigTech https://driesdepoorter.be/thefollower/

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I've been saying for awhile that TikTok is as bad or worse than Facebook. They just didn't have the numbers to bring the adverse attention to themselves yet. I guess we are finally getting there. I need to check to make sure that the between all the Firefox browser, Duck Duck Go Privacy Essentials, and Facebook Container tech I use to eliminate this tracking by Facebook works against these TikTok exploits. As the article says, just like with Facebook's tech, you don't have to have an account on these systems for them to be tracking you all over the internet and selling your data. #SurveillanceCapitalism #DeleteTikTok #DeleteBigTech https://www.consumerreports.org/electronics-computers/privacy/tiktok-tracks-you-across-the-web-even-if-you-dont-use-app-a4383537813/
Finally a shitty thing I won't need to delete.
until people in the west get harmed by tiktok and other gatherers, they will continue being treated as benign, harmless. the same answer will result when you try to alert users to impending danger: "i choose what they have on me. if i do not want something in public i will not put it in public. whatever they are selling is to allow continued use for free". that is the template answer.





Sweden did the same in late 90s and early 2000


Now we have neo nazis leading many parts of the parliament


Well, yea. That's the bulk of recorded human history. Our western democratic revolution in the 50's-70's was a rare historical occurrence - and now its time is ended.

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Sweden did the same in late 90s and early 2000


Now we have neo nazis leading many parts of the parliament

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In this new #PeerTube and #Fediverse exclusive video, I give my first impressions of the vegan/plant-based Kit Kat.

https://share.tube/videos/watch/64849036-8d62-41d5-8d9e-cb46a82eb20c

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This is not my own instance. It's hosted by @support

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#GOP #Gun #Laws
@Simons_Mith Yeah, they're on the side of the mass shooters.

At one time, I would say that as a cynical joke, but unfortunately now it's just true.
It's because it's not just guns or just mental health, it's both. So they take a stand against both, esp. because the NRA lines their pockets, and aggrieved and mourning parents do not.



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#GOP #Gun #Laws

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When you're talking about Linux, it's okay to say that it's "open source".

It's okay to say that it's "free software".

It's okay to call it "GNU/Linux", "Linux", or to mess up its name.

It's okay to refer to it as "the one with the friendly penguin".

Part of RMS' legacy has been an incessant obsession with terminology and pedantry, overshadowing far more important shared objectives which are fundamentally emancipatory in nature.

Pedantry is not activism; it is alienating, not emancipatory.

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An interesting proposition! I know from experience within queer spaces that new terminology can be complicated to spread outside of in-groups, but seeing the state of vocabulary and the FOSS movement as viewed from the outside, rallying around simpler terms that are more explicit are less specialized would definitely be an improvement :3
Try using the terms "cooperative technology" or "cooperative software" with people unfamiliar with FOSS. IME they'll understand it quickly without needing to explain much if anything. And there's no need to explain what source code is.

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Dinkum is a new video game created by one Aussie https://www.9news.com.au/technology/meet-the-townsville-man-who-created-popular-farming-simulator-game-dinkum/b2671e3e-604a-4e0b-a0e8-f6301281cf51
Tags: #dandelíon

via dandelion* client (Source)

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I love watching these YT channels that point out ridiculousness in movies. That's even true for movies I like and *especially* for guilty pleasure movies I like. Sin #60 for True Lies made me guffaw. He has a point though... #humor

https://youtu.be/5Iuh9lPJqAE
#humor #60
CinemaSins is great. And as a former downtown DC resident, can confirm. 😛
It would be humorous if the movie spent some significant amount of time just driving around looking for a place to park. We need more movies to have random slices of reality to wake us up.



With the demise of Stadia the topic of if I, a Flutter developer, am concerned about the demise of that development stack eventually by Google. In this post first I rationalize why I'm not. I used the word "rationalizing" intentionally because I recognize I may be self-deluding on this topic. In the second port I show just how much Google is the driver of the project. No surprise it is most or all of it. You can link through to more detailed data including per-version breakdowns #flutter #dart #google #stadia #opensource #development #BigTech https://www.nequalsonelifestyle.com/2022/09/30/sdart-flutter-open-source-stats/
No doubt google will ditch Flutter whenever they find something "better", because they have thousands of developers, and they can afford it. Look at GWT. Well, in fact, I think GWT is still in use right? I guess we can call it a zombie?




I just read some and they're pretty stunning. What does Jack see in Elon. To me he's as big a douche as trump.
...at some points I thought he was just trying to keep the Emperor Technoking's ego massaged to help with the transition. However the way he threw Parag Agrawal under the bus and some of his own self serving vision quest shit is what makes me think he buys into Musk being a tech bro boddhisatva world savior like he fashions himself to be.
...but there is more than enough Musk sycophancy going around in those threads. Again how much of that is just playing to Musk's over-sized ego and sociopathy to get in on the deal and/or stay in his good graces I don't know. It was quite the pathetic display at best and dystopian all around.


Want to get your blood boiling this morning then read the text message exchanges in the Twitter v. Musk discovery. Yes it was as bad or worse than I thought in terms of Musk's more than dabbling with ultra-right wing agitprop actors in this (Thiel, Mercers, Murdochs) and it is all about the greatest hits of right wing persecution complex (that part not as surprising). All of them are as much techbro JAQ off nihilists *at best*, including Jack Dorsey. <sarcasm>Good thing they don't have billions each and social clout to fuck everything up even more so they can gain more money and influence</sarcasm> Grr #MuskIsADick #DeleteBigTech #BillionairesShouldNotExist https://nitter.net/kateconger/status/1575577084210032640#m
The full document is a few Tweets down and it is even more enraging to me than the few clips Conger shared.
The direct link for those that don't want to wade through the Tweets even through Nitter: https://s3.documentcloud.org/documents/23112929/elon-musk-text-exhibits-twitter-v-musk.pdf

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Cartoon with two people walking along a street with one saying to the other: “My desire to be well-informed is currently at odds with my desire to remain sane.‘‘

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h/t (again) @Susan ✶✶✶✶

https://polyglot.city/@chambln/109034500474188343

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h/t (again) @Susan ✶✶✶✶

https://polyglot.city/@chambln/109034500474188343

Only Spanish at the moment

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#comic #comics #poorlydrawnlines

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Very good article! I like this idea of the pet game connecting people


Even when I regularly posted to Twitter and had content up there I rarely saw how fucked up so many of the users on the system were. Nosing around looking for some news follow up yesterday though it was plain as day. I'm sure if the fediverse reached that much critical mass it would be like that too. Look no further than all the crazy toxic shit on PeerTube for a bit of a hint. Sad enough of us humans have to act like sociopathic nihilistic fucks and destroy everything. Will we ever transcend our id brains such that these people don't emerge in large enough numbers to wreck anything and everything good we try to create? /rantmodeoff
the fediverse already has all the nutty people. Gab is a mastodon instance.
@paperdigits Yeah but an isolated one. Same with Truth Social. The idea is that federation should mean people can self select to expose themselves to that content or not so live and let live. I doubt that will scale to a billion users especially without some moderation mechanism beyond individuals blocking individuals or server admins blocking whole obviously noxious servers.

If I recall, 23&Me said I have 1.7% Neaderthal. Which means I'm not 100% Polish, I guess. ;-\
Fits very well with what we know about humans vs. other great apes. Makes a lot of sense. (Too much sense?)



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MAME 0.248 supports .moof files, which are disk images of copy protected Mac floppy disks. ("Moof" is the sound a dogcow makes.)

Hey, that gives me an idea.

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“A Moof A Day”

Macintosh .moof disk images of copy protected software, verified in multiple emulators, full metadata, downloadable or playable in your browser. Also: raw flux files, visualizations, handcrafted screenshots, &c.

https://archive.org/details/moofaday?sort=-date
screenshot of "Welcome to Macintosh." boot screen

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Okay all these Moof posts make me want to dig out a Mac Plus emulator and try some ancient games
 
You can literally play them in your browser
Damn, retro is so easy now 🤣​
Yes, I can "Play" them in my browser. Oh well

 
Yeah that's about as far as I got too. Luckily for me the protection checks are very early.


It is amazing how small changes to things that just look like syntactic sugar can create large performance changes. For most parts of most apps it really doesn't matter since they aren't so performance critical in the grand scheme. But for certain things it becomes critical to understand what is going on. This was particularly about C# and the .NET CLR but principle applies across the board when dealing with the peculiarities of each stack. #software #development #dotnet https://particular.net/blog/pipeline-and-closure-allocations