Apple Show more
I guess it's cool though that a lot of people realized this week that Apple's entire business model isn't just planned obsolescence, it's *micromanaged* obsolescence
With https://apps.nextcloud.com/apps/bookmarks_fulltextsearch your bookmarks are indexed for search!
Software and platforms Show more
Details about zero-day vulnerability in Tor Browser 7.x published on Twitter by security company:
– full bypass of the "Safest" security level of the NoScript extension
– allows malicious code to run inside the Tor Browser
– Tor Browser 8.x is not affected
– update to NoScript "Classic" version 126.96.36.199 / Tor Browser 8.x
if you're new and worried about your follower numbers, don't! mastodon is more about the community and having fun with your friends. you can drop the toxic thought process where you viewed yourself as a brand on Twitter.
Use your local and federated timelines! Talk to people if something catches your eye! Don't gamify the experience here, be considerate. Think about being part of the local & federated community instead of figuring out how to go viral. Mastodon is super fun without those habits.
when do you need a blockchain with consensus Show more
I bet you thought this would say "never", but instead I'll give you a real answer:
When you're building a decentralized system where the ordering of events is critical to the operation of the system, such as in the double spending problem.
Otherwise, you don't need a blockchain with consensus.
Some #Friendica screenshots to give an idea of what it's like to use.
It features a familiar #Facebook-style timeline in the middle, an FB-style events system, and there's also groups (sort of).
If people want to switch from Facebook, this could be a really nice alternative for them once #ActivityPub is added.
It also works as a feed reader, you can "friend" RSS addresses and they then appear in your timeline as if they were users.
"Apple has been storing profits in overseas tax havens to the tune of more than $285 billion—cash reserves large enough to meet the International Food Policy Research Institute’s yearly goal to end hunger by 2030 and buy Boeing or McDonalds with what is leftover."
http://www.removed.social - a series of photographs where the device has been removed from the scene
Generalistic and moderated instance.