Got Marika Hackman's "Cover" album yesterday. It's really nice https://marikahackman.bandcamp.com/album/covers
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...
Feeling very Seen right now. I still choose search terms like it's 2010. http://www.threepanelsoul.com/comic/old-ways
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 https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuberkulose#Die_Tuberkulose_in_der_Kunst (English one has its own article https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuberculosis_in_human_culture) 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
Privacy Camp Brussels, online conference, is open for attendees registrations (free).
#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:
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 (https://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! https://meet.diode.zone/b/kat-ksb-1at
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.
Creative technologist or something like that.
Video games and interactive things, programming, privacy and FLOSS. And occasionally movies and music.
Based in Berlin.
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