I just programmed an open source tool called semiphemeral that lets you automatically delete your old tweets, except for the ones you want to keep. Would be cool to add support for making your toots semiphemeral too, one day... https://micahflee.com/2019/06/semiphemeral-automatically-delete-your-old-tweets-except-for-the-ones-you-want-to-keep/
The Intercept is hiring a digital security specialist in NYC, if anyone is interested!
You’ll work directly with journalists on operational security issues related to securing devices, communicating with sources, protecting document sets, and collaborating securely. You'll also develop curriculum for and help run an internal digital security training program.
This is a union job. POC, people with disabilities, women, and LGBT candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
A fantastic curated list of open-source game clones:
Apparently parts of European internet traffic were routed via China for about two hours yesterday:
#NewPipe has a new release, peep the changelog, lots of nice little functionality improvements 🙌🏾🙌🏾
“My gender is not up for debate. I am a woman. Any trans discourse that does not proceed from this initial assumption — that trans people are the gender that they say they are — is oppressive, regressive, and harmful.”
Amazon's warehouse-worker tracking system can automatically pick people to fire without a human supervisor's involvement.
Amazon employs a system that not only tracks warehouse workers' productivity but also can automatically generate the paperwork to fire them for failing to meet expectations.
They confirmed that it fired hundreds of people for productivity reasons in just one facility over one year's time.
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A serious reminder: Please note that prison labor In the US is not "like" slave labor, it is expressly slave labor. The constitution allows for forcing slave labor upon inmates. It *is* slave labor, it is exactly slave labor, and it has never been anything but slave labor.
The exact wording of the 13th Amendment is "Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction." Expressly, slave labor is still perfectly legal, so long as the state can make you into a criminal, and it will if it can.
automatisms . . . are a big part of . . . life
Octodon is a nice general purpose instance. more