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
OK let's give this a whirl. Here's my quick take on the unique privacy issues the Fediverse have. And, honestly, how they're probably worse than the privacy issues Facebook and Twitter has.
> The software development world is plagued with the idea that developer productivity and happiness comes before all other considerations. Can you imagine a car manufacturer building something that get's 2 mpg but excusing it with "but it was quicker to build"? Yet we have electron.
- flukus on HN
#2207 "Math Work"
I could type this into a solver, which MIGHT help, but would also mean I have to get a lot of parentheses right...
My first thought when hearing about Denuvo for Android was "exactly how different will it behave to a power virus?" considering games are already pushing the limits of what mobile SoCs consider an acceptable workload.
DRM punishes customers. Run-time decrypt & obfuscation-first code already seems dodgy on laptops (where many gaming laptops are on mains) but mobile: I know what I'd avoid ever installing (if not hidden from store listings).
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