Capitalism is quietly erasing the idea of private property. All products are effectively becoming rentals, and the companies can revoke your right to use them whenever they feel like it. It's becoming increasingly difficult to actually own anything. Media is streamed, and devices are locked from the users.
It's hilarious how all the things people were afraid of happening under communism are actually happening under capitalism.
Tom Scott updated a video, and I still have gripes with it. Left them in a comment, that should be the top one when using this link.
Personal choices do matter, but regulation and tackling the big polluters is way more important:
“First of all, there is an attempt being made by them to deflect attention away from finding policy solutions to global warming towards promoting individual behaviour changes that affect people’s diets, travel choices and other personal behaviour,” said Mann. “This is a deflection campaign and a lot of well-meaning people have been taken in by it.”
gdpr data export is better than your UX
"GraphQL, fads, and tech fanboyism"
A consistent feature of web dev culture, esp., is that nobody likes to actually critically analyse the tools or technologies they use. It's either a love parade or hate-fest.
And when you do get a fair but critical analysis (like Rich Harris's post on why he doesn't use web components) it gets treated like a hate-fest instead of the practical decision-making tool that it is.
Why Collabora really added Digital Restrictions Management to Weston
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