In high school, my Español class watched an educational telenovela called “Destinos”. We never finished the series and I randomly thought about it today.
Thankfully, Wikipedia has a synopsis of the plot so I do not have to watch all 52 episodes.
The new PACT Act still creates a legal regime that rewards censorship at internet users’ expense. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2021/03/even-changes-revised-pact-act-will-lead-more-online-censorship
This is such a shameless piece of self-serving bullshit, it should be comic. But it's not. It's terrifying. It's exactly the kind of "solution" that low-information lawmakers love - something that lets them "get tough on a bad actor" without risking campaign contributions.
Don't be bamboozled. Please. The answer to Facebook will not come from Facebook. You can't fix something from the inside that shouldn't exist in the first place.
Zuck's proposal to fix the problem of Facebook, then, is "We should fix Facebook by not changing Facebook at all, and making it illegal to make a service that interoperates with Facebook, starving it of the monopoly rents it uses to evade real regulation."
The rise in anti-Asian hate crimes and discrimination is awful. I donated to anti-racist organizations. I have retweeted. Some of my Asian friends have posted they appreciate it, but have had enough of non-Asian people checking in on them. I don’t know how to help. #StopAsianHate
Just added 3 new EU alternatives to the US cloud infrastructure companies to https://www.eucloud.tech/
Many of these are OpenStack public cloud providers, which is great, but OpenStack still is not something I can recommend unconditionally.
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2021-03-21 /now page update
😷 Third wave of the pandemic
💉 No vaccine for us until July, probably
🎄 Holidays & birthdays for 2
☃️ I finally learned to love winter
📷 Snowy Stockholm photos
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