Ok so yesterday I decided to start sending e-mails to every website I visit that doesn't comply with #GDPR when using #GoogleAnalytics etc. (things like: "by using this website you agree to...")

And the first one I contacted replied today to tell me it's fixed now 😁 They ended up removing Google Analytics all together.

You should try this too! πŸ˜„

OH: "I came here to move fast and break things, and i'm all out of move fast."

In the same way "carbon footprint" is a concept with some merit that has been weaponised beyond the point of return by gas companies, "echo chamber" places the blame on consumers of social media when the real problem isn't that they're completely surrounded only by opinions they've selected to hear, it's that the social media companies are bombarding them with things they'll find anger provoking or distressing

Anyone who thinks "sleeps furiously" is an oxymoron hasn't watched a cat sprawled halfway out of a sofa's spacetime, effortlessly racking up Tony Hawk Pro Sleeper combo points.

Excellent graphic in De Volkskrant today. Who infects who? The top labels are Source, with unvaccinated on the left and vaccinated on the right, the side labels are Recipient, with vaccinated on top and unvaccinated on bottom.

european citizens' initiative for universal basic income, :boost_ok: 

I'm still looking for a #coop in Europe to join as a software developer.
Can anyone recommend one, or know of a co-op directory of sorts? Or maybe you're setting up a co-op and like an extra pair of hands to make it happen?

Boosts welcome!

The Windy app provides a rather dramatic view of the hurricane. It's heading straight for my hometown. I have some family there that haven't evacuated, although I've been reassured that they put a chainsaw in the attic.

Not sure I'm reassured.

And yeah, you know what, if you have a 15-year-old app that STILL doesn’t even meet basic accessibility and usability requirements while adding more whizz-bang features with every release, that’s not a bug, that’s a culture. And you bet it’s frustrating to experience and you bet I’m going to call that shit out. Because it’s toxic. And it represents the worst of privileged folks making technology… free, proprietary, or otherwise.

"every machine is a smoke machine if you operate it wrong enough"

Is there a GitHub but for Recipes. It would be a cool way for people to share recipes, "Fork" them, and make them their own.

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