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Facebook has recently launched a campaign touting itself as the protector of small businesses, and targeted advertising as the best method to reach customers. But they aren't telling you the whole story.

What's wrong with ?
And why should I, a slightly above average technical person, not use it?

๐Ÿค– Mars has a visitor: #Perservance

after a 472 million kilometer journey, #Nasa 's robotic vehicle landed safely and as scheduled on #Mars.

But did you know that the underlying program #code is based on a multi-platform compatible #opensource #framework called F' (F Prime)?

#science #opensource #robot
#programming #c++

de-platforming, other platforms, disinformation 

Most of the time when "free speech" vs disinformation is talked about in regards to the big platforms de-platforming, the conversation is missing the fact those sites are algorithmically curated and monetary incentives for the company to increase conflict. It was never more clear to me how that works than when I came to sites like Mastodon. Particularly among media types, they could easily promote alternatives over changing those other platforms.

Found my first on today.
Not sure whether to feel happy at their rarity or sad that they have found their way here.
Leaning towards tho.
This platform has been much more cordial than

Is there any way to filter out from on ?
I don't have anything against them, just want to find some humans to

Does anyone here own a ? How often do you use it?
I am thinking of getting one but don't want it to be one of those impulse purchases that end up gathering dust.

It is good to learn you are wrong, because the alternative is continuing to be wrong and learning nothing.

You will always be wrong about things. Learning how you're wrong is how you have personal growth.

I'll be long time bored at home and i'm thinking about trying to make something useful.

I'm curious about building /e/ to contribute to extend the device support list and also be able to know what do i need to build custom android roms if someone ever wants it, but i'm completely lost here.

I'm researching about it right now, but for speeding the things a little, do you have any guide or something you would recommend me to read, or some post that could help me in building /e/ for new devices? :D

Boosts are apreciated

DAE think that the is way too Americanized?
I get it, it was developed in the U.S and the country in general has a tendency to dominate news cycles, but it seems way out of proportion.

Can anyone recommend some entry level resources for of ?
I have heard about Popper and falsification but not a whole lot.
All textbooks start with history which makes me want to take a nap.
So, I want the resources to be engaging.

Don't know how to code but still want to contribute to open projects? Consider open street maps!

OSM is the community built map of the world. Anyone can edit the map and all the data is freely available and usable in any of your projects.

Start in your own neighborhood. Maybe your street is missing or named wrong. Update the corner shop hours. Map the parks or sidewalks. Anything helps and many hands make light work!

Day 8 - #100DaysToOffload

#osm #openstreetmap

Now that my gloat is over, it also shows how fragile some of our systems, even those that serve the richest and most powerful, are.

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What's happening with is nothing short of phenomenal (pun intended)
Hedge funds' reaction is basically- "How dare you use my own spells against me, Potter!"

@CodedBias There is no universal solution to digital security or privacy. Each of us must assess our unique assets, and adversaries. EFFโ€™s Surveillance Self Defense guide is a good place to start building the knowledge that can help you do that.

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