I'm not sure if I'll ever use these, but I now have PGP keys for all my emails.
- (firstname.lastname@example.org): 7276 F01E 8B82 665C
- (email@example.com): 5628 FC2F 4DEC 14FD
They are published on https://pgp.mit.edu
After years of insisting that DRM in HTML wouldn't block open source implementations, Google says it won't support open source implementations
thought experiment: a cat is in a box containing decaying nuclear material and poison gas. the box is on some trolley tracks. as the trolley approaches the box, it has all its parts systematically replaced so that no original part remains by the time it strikes the box. inside the trolley is a man receiving instructions on levers to pull in Chinese. do you take the money?
A Timeline Of How The Notre Dame Fire Was Turned Into An Anti-Muslim Narrative
Twitter and Facebook, circa 2010, gave us exactly what I thought I wanted that the 2000s blog era wasn't giving me: a way for anyone anywhere to comment on anyone else's post stream. Just link it all together into a big global heap.
(they didn't give me search tools or persistence, though)
But now it turns out I guess I don't want that after all. I don't know what I want! But not that.
Our Night's Black Agents #tabletop #rpg campaign Dracula Unredacted has now lasted for 33 sessions of active playing – and I think were still somewhere in the middle. I wrote about my impressions after playing Zalozhniy Quartet. It was one of the best campaigns I've run. This one is very different, with much less structure. There's a lot of potential here, but you must work more to reach it.
This is the web API I use for retrieving online content while at sea. It's pretty cool.
Oh holey moley someone kickstarted an Afropunk TTRPG and it looks so good!
This Microsoft leak is hardly a news in the toxic world of tech but it's most troubling, nevertheless. All the support to people coming out with this stuff.
tl;dr Ride-sharing is an awful business in every way, unless you are one of the owners getting rich.
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actually have no idea what the "joke" is supposed to be with stackoverflow's sparkles and comic sans layout? I mean, the elements of the design they've adopted are all signifiers of particular group memberships, uses of the web, stances toward what the web is supposed to be like. since it's positioned as a prank, it's implicitly arguing that those group memberships and uses and stances are absurd/outdated/whatever, which doesn't sit right with me.
I do digital culture, game studies, role-playing games and Linux.
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