Youtube, TikTok and Instagram Delete Russian Posts Promoting #Navalny Protests
Activity on the http://matrix.org homeserver has been up 5x over the last few days, and we started to get dangerously close to the ceiling on the Synapse master process again... so we just fixed it with more workers (as per https://matrix.org/blog/2020/11/03/how-we-fixed-synapses-scalability)!
Happy birthday, Wikipedia 🎉
Wikipedia turned 20 years old on January 15, 2021!
Wikipedia has contributed to free and widely available knowledge like probably no other platform. Showing the world the true power of collaboration on the open internet and what a great cooperating community is capable of. ❤️
Firstly, I'm no great techie!
I use #Matrix with Fractal on the laptop and FluffyChat on the phone. I'm a fan of it. I've managed to persuade a group of friends to join. None of them had any problems doing so. And none of them are techie either.
Perhaps Matrix's Achilles heel is the server thing... Some signed up and stayed with the Matrix server, others changed after a period of time.
Trump is a danger to democracy. But the response needs to follow the law. Corporate censorship of what a head of state can say is totally inacceptable! When will our institutions finally set up their own interoperable social media nodes (fediverse) and force big tech to interconnect? https://www.europarl.europa.eu/doceo/document/E-9-2020-005987_EN.html
Diving into cognitive biases:
xkcd image explained:
1) Remember that often, we don't see the whole picture, and thus, conclusions might be biased.
2) Learning from 'successful' people might not be the best idea. Learn from everyone :)
Survivorship bias explained:
Een jaar voorbij, tijd om de klimaatgrafieken voor Nederland bij te werken. Te beginnen met de klimaatstreepjescode.
U vindt alle actuele grafieken steeds hier:
Cool! An insight in the source code of the BioNTech/Pfizer SARS-CoV-2-vaccin:
With translations in multiple languages!
Mastodon is een sociaal netwerk (vergelijkbaar met Twitter) dat gebruikt maakt van open webprotocollen en vrije software. Het is net zoals e-mail gedecentraliseerd. En dit is mijn server.