Today we have a rare chance to make #dataprotection law serve everyone better. Speak out for UK #privacy rights by responding to the @DCMS call for views on the Data Protection Act 2018. https://action.openrightsgroup.org/make-data-protection-law-work-everyone
"Giggle; laughable security"
Can we please, please – PLEASE! not make the nonsensical US date format month/day/year the default in applications? 🤦♂️
PRE 👏 TTY 👏 PLEASE
And to all users of that format: it makes no sense, it's counter-intuitive, it makes collaboration frustrating, it introduces inconsistencies and errors... Just stop. Please. Use international standards.
(And don't get me started on your other units of weights, volumes and distances. Bloody hell.)
Boost if I'm right.
When my app first starts up, it's in its most optimal, pristine state. It's a work of art. I've foreseen everything about that one perfect moment.
It's when people actually start using it that everything goes to shit
I've updated the animated #COVID19 case map with Week 32 data. Oldham really standing out in the final week.
Former ICANN CEO is now a co-CEO of the private equity firm that tried to buy .org https://domainnamewire.com/2020/07/16/fadi-chehade-is-now-co-ceo-of-ethos-capital/
Blockchain folks: we have a new and private cryptocurrency based on proof of work, it’s awesome, you should use it!!! 🤓✋
Me: So if someone controls 51% of the mining power they become the God of this currency, yeah? And Jeff Bezos could 51% your network for the whole year with 0.1% of the money he made in a day this week? 🤔
Blockchain folks: *crickets*
Do not shame folks for being averse towards the terminal. Not everyone is as adventurous or (gasp!) fearless as you.
Example: my partner is averse to using the terminal for fear of making a grave mistake (as anyone learning about linux *should* be). I tell them that they should explore a little bit but to be careful when they do.
You don't tell someone to "stop being a pussy" when they express hesitation. You quell the hesitation by assuring them that you'll be there to help if they need it.
Software Engineer 👨💻
Lib Dem 🔶
Living in Manchester 🐝.
My home on the Fediverse.