Apparently Truth Social is having some legal issues regarding violating the AGPL. This isn't super surprising considering they seem to have lifted the #Mastodon source code wholesale and given no attribution.
With the great @rubenverborgh
#SIDN Inspire 2021: Future internet, 1 december 2021 in Utrecht.
"except in Germany"... That's why I live in Kleve on Twitter. #seriously
How horrible is the algorithmic timeline according to Twitter? Pretty horrible...
'reclame is de kunstmest van het consumptie-kapitalisme'
Dertien argumenten tegen reclame - VPRO Tegenlicht - VPRO
#Facebook plans to change its name as part of company rebrand – report
Dear #Fediverse, this is the opportunity we get once in a lifetime -- we can suggest a new name for Facebook!
Quick first ideas:
- The Antisocial Network
- Tire-All Corporation
- Aperture Data Science
@Fairphone "Change is in your hands" 😆
Who did this to my @Fairphone??
This ain't funny...
Automated systems are hurting the US labour market for instance by automatically rejecting everyone with a gap in their employment history, whatever the cause (a pregnancy, caring for an ill family member, etc.).
Dear Søren Wichmann,
Thanks for inviting, but I do not intend to spend volunteer time on PLoS. With a questionable acceptance rate of 69%* and excessive article processing fees**, to me PLoS ONE seems to fit the definition of a predatory journal*** quite closely
* Valerie Spezi et al. Open-access mega-journals: The future of scholarly communication or academic dumping ground? a review. Journal of Documentation 73(2), 2017.
Why WhatsApp Will Never Be Secure https://telegra.ph/Why-WhatsApp-Will-Never-Be-Secure-05-15
If you're fairly comfortable with doing technical stuff on your own server, and you want to set up your own Fediverse instances, try taking a look at @yunohost which can be downloaded from:
YunoHost is a special version of Linux which makes installation of server apps and server administration much easier.
YunoHost currently includes support for installing these Fediverse platforms:
There are also lots of non-Fediverse apps available, see https://yunohost.org/en/apps for a complete list.
Documentation at Yandex:
Yesterday's announcement by Bing:
Professor of Federated Search at Radboud University. Formerly known as @hiemstra
The "unofficial" Information Retrieval Mastodon Instance.
Goal: Make idf.social a viable and valuable social space for anyone working in Information Retrieval and related scientific research.
Everyone welcome but expect some level of geekiness on the instance and federated timelines.