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I was wrong about Google and Facebook: there’s nothing wrong with them (so say we all)
It’s always difficult admitting you’re wrong. But sometimes you have to in the face of overwhelming evidence to the contrary. So, today, I admit that I was wrong about Google, Facebook, & surveillance capitalism in general being toxic for our human rights and democracy … it simply cannot be true given how they are endorsed by some of the most well-respected organisations in the world.
‘Traditional masculinity’ deemed ‘harmful’ by American Psychological Association
– article: https://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/424829-traditional-masculinity-deemed-harmful-by-american
'...The American Psychological Association (APA) officially labeled “traditional masculinity” as “harmful” in a new report.
The label is in the report titled “Guidelines for the Psychological Practice with Boys and Men,” a first of its kind for the association, which was featured in the January issue of “Monitor on Psychology” magazine.
“Traditional masculinity ideology has been shown to limit males’ psychological development, constrain their behavior, result in gender role strain and gender role conflict and negatively influence mental health and physical health,” according to an excerpt in the 36-page report...'
the .pdf report: https://www.apa.org/about/policy/boys-men-practice-guidelines.pdf
DuckDuckGo now fingerprinting visitors
(submitted by MikusR)
here's a cool video about it. first ten minutes are about the lively kernel. the rest is about cool things you can do with it. https://hooktube.com/watch?v=if72CFsF_SY
it seems like encryption is hacky authorization a lot of times. an authorization policy clearly states who can access what information and when. it enforces the policy with multiple mechanisms, including encryption. ideally, it also detects and alerts when the policy is violated.
when a service brags about encrypting stuff, what they're saying to me is that they've done the bare minimum to start keeping people from looking at stuff they shouldn't be. hacky.
manic pixie dream walrus
Octodon is a nice general purpose instance. more