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Calling smartphone equipped teenagers 'digital natives' is a mistake because a smartphone makes you a consumer rather than a native of anything.

If you want a child to become a digital native give them an actual computer instead of a corporate controlled and curated consumer device.

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Security work is 98% talking about passwords

Is there some sort of proxy service that let's me listen to spotify playlists without an account?

Global Game Jam is over and I spend most of the time wrangling 3D assets and sounds. Unexpected but hey 🤷‍♀️
globalgamejam.org/2021/games/t

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Apparently TikTok made sea shanties a thing now. Awesome! Because I'm a sea shanty nerd, I decided to make an "explainer". If you're new to sea shanties, or just want some recs, follow the thread!

#seashanty #seashanties #wellerman

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customer support rant 

Wrote a German email to customer support of a company that offers all their sites and services in German because they keep bugging me about paying for a subscription I already cancelled.

I received an answer in an offending tone that was so obviously automatically translated that it baffled me.

Like, if you don't speak German just answer in English? Say sorry customer support for this service does not support your language? Don't send automatically translated emails to your customers! Or ex-customers I should say. I guess for a reason...

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Feeling very Seen right now. I still choose search terms like it's 2010. threepanelsoul.com/comic/old-w

Red Dead Redemption 2 Spoiler, random thoughts 

Decided to finally play through the rest of RDR2 and the Tuberculosis diagnosis was quite the surprise.

I then read the Wikipedia article on the disease and the German one even has this list of depiction of Tuberculosis in art and culture de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuberkul (English one has its own article en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tubercul) I am still quite fascinated by the thought of human cultural (not medical!) history as a history of living and dealing with disease.

And that RDR2, where you spend so much time shooting sooooo many people for no reason, made me think of that

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If you're running a website that has user accounts and you're forcing your users to "contact support" via email to delete their accounts you're bad and you should feel bad 😡

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Privacy Camp Brussels, online conference, is open for attendees registrations (free).

privacycamp.eu/?p=2243#more-22

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#playvicious social, the black led instance in the fediverse has been switched off a couple of days ago, and we wrote a statement as the moderation team of weirder earth about it.

it is a huge loss to the fedi and we realized too late that more solidarity would have been needed. we say goodbye and thank you for everything you did.

read it here:
weirderearth.de/goodbyepv.html

#fediverse #WeirderAdmin

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qaul.net posting, stream announcement 

Hey! So we're back from hiatus and want to hack on some of the qaul.net internals/ interfaces.

Join our development chat on Friday (2020-01-08) at 17:00 UTC (everytimezone.com/s/e94bc19c).

We'll be using BBB to talk and share screens, so come by if you want to know what we're working on or ask questions! meet.diode.zone/b/kat-ksb-1at

Just found the entire Mighty Boosh soundtrack on my hard drive! Thanks past me <3

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In Soviet Russia, Towarischtsch Space Santa, reist mit einer Rakete durchs Weltall

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Jupiter Meets Saturn: A Red Spotted Great Conjunction

Image Credit & Copyright: Damian Peach

apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap201223.ht #APoD

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Die @Linksfraktion@twitter.com hat in der letzten Sitzungswoche des Bundestages 2020 einen umfangreichen Antrag zum Thema "Digitale Gewalt gegen Frauen" beschlossen und darüber habe ich mich sehr gefreut.

dip21.bundestag.de/dip21/btd/1 (pdf)

#DigitaleGewalt
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