Stanford University computer scientists, lead by @MonicaSLam, are working on building a privacy-minded virtual assistant, as an alternative to virtual assistants that have "access to a broader & more personal range of data than a search engine." https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/14/technology/virtual-assistants-privacy.html
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Open source and fediverse is really cool, but I have simple and the most valuable question: how to move your contacts to fediverse things? For example, all my colleagues and family use telegram for personal messaging and slack for work-related things. Could you give me some ideas about how to "advertise" such tools like matrix for them?
"Despite near-universal acceptance that privacy is a right ... many of us remain numb to its persistent erosion."
ProPrivacy.com lists four essential Internet privacy tools and why you need them. https://proprivacy.com/guides/privacy-tools
Is your browser protecting your privacy enough? @davidnield suggests trying our browser on mobile and browser extension on desktop for "maximum privacy with minimal effort."
With one download, you can take back your privacy: https://duckduckgo.com/app https://www.wired.com/story/privacy-browsers-duckduckgo-ghostery-brave/
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