Almost done reading the “Peter Principle” (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_principle). Pretty interesting and relatable.
"Ah, er, yes.” Martín is trying to break some unfortunate news as gently as possible. “The point of these questions is… for you to write the program yourself, rather than using someone else’s code.”
You shift, surprised. “People haven’t seemed to like that so far.”
Your Phone Is Your Castle
"If your home is your physical castle, your phone is your digital castle. More than any other computer, your phone has become the most personal of personal computers and holds the most sensitive digital property a person has..."
Beginnings of a new travel artwork collection from https://tim-scapes.com/
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Let me play the smallest violin I can find for you Facebook
Making this video took me pretty long but I wanted to correctly underline how great and unique the design of this smartphone is :
How Librem 5 Solves NSA's Warning About Cellphone Location Data
Brings back memories of 🍪 from Culture Expresso in NYC
Blog post! Mastodon 3.2:
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I appreciate this view might seem radical to some. But I prefer people get my consent before posting pictures of me, and I'm extending the same courtesy to my child, recognizing he can't yet consent. I err on the side of not sharing, since you can't unring that bell.
You don't own your child's persona. You are entrusted with protecting it. Their images belong to them, sharing them w/o consent (age of consent rules apply here) could harm their future when they take ownership of their permanent online record.
I'm glad to see mainstream pieces on the #privacy issues behind sharing kid pics. I treat my child's online persona like a financial trust in his name: I am a trustee charged to manage/protect it until he is old enough to take ownership. https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2020/07/27/four-things-keep-mind-when-posting-about-your-kids-online/
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Apple Has No Tolerance For Webcam Covers
"When we designed our Librem 5 phone from scratch, we made sure to add and expand our hardware kill switches to that hardware... you can control your cameras and microphone, WiFi and Bluetooth, and even the cellular modem with kill switches."