A switch has silently been flipped in millions of instances of Google Chrome: those browsers will begin sorting their users into groups based on behavior, then sharing group labels with third-party trackers and advertisers around the web. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2021/03/google-testing-its-controversial-new-ad-targeting-tech-millions-browsers-heres
CEO Says Fire Has Destroyed OVH’s Strasbourg Data Center (SBG2) | Data Center Knowledge https://www.datacenterknowledge.com/uptime/ceo-says-fire-has-destroyed-ovh-s-strasbourg-data-center-sbg2
so people gonna, uh, *pay* to #twitter to be able to follow other people's, uh, "exclusive" tweets? wthf.
There is a ton of amazing free software projects I use every day and for today's "I love free software"-day I would want to thank all of their contributors, but that's close to impossible. So I'm just mentioning a few projects I use and hope that my words somehow reach as many free software contributors as possible :)
Have you ever wondered why a popular account on the Fediverse seems to have few followers, and maybe even no posts? It's probably because its information is out of date on your instance.
✅ Clicking on a user's profile picture opens its public profile page on its home instance, which carries the true number of followers, the complete set of posts etc.
Sometimes the differences can be quite striking, see the attached images for an example.
Better Than Zoom
Please help me share.
Big Blue Button https://bigbluebutton.org
Nextcloud Talk https://nextcloud.com
All with free service accesses.
The Admin Face. Regrettably Hungarian.
Running Mastodon, Diaspora, Matrix (and possibly more); doing Wikipedia and OSM (and possibly more), creating Linux stuff, (and possibly else).