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Modern Industrial @Modern_Industrial

BC Electoral Reform Show more

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hold on! i shall contribute to a MEME!

*slaps roof of programming* this bad boy can fit so many new ways to experience failure

Advanced artificial intelligence has analyzed over 2,200 pies and developed these delicious new flavors.
aiweirdness.com/post/180349337

“Last March, Tony Schmidt discovered something unsettling about the machine that helps him breathe at night. Without his knowledge, it was spying on him.

From his bedside, the device was tracking when he was using it and sending the information not just to his doctor, but to the maker of the machine, to the medical supply company that provided it and to his health insurer.”

propublica.org/article/you-sno

#SurveillanceCapitalism

Via @gilles

BC Electoral Reform Show more

@cmart Looking to conduct cross-border business chat with a colleague via phone, and he uses Signal exclusively for close family - meaning he's asked for me to use something else. :)

Just saw my first 3m-tall-inflatable-Darth-Vader-with-a-candy-cane of the season, so that means Christmas is just around the corner.

Hey Mastoverse!

Any recommendations for privacy-oriented chat apps that aren't Signal?

global warming, solutions Show more

I'm loving these Canadian winter gear catalogs.

CATALOG: Do you like being in the cold?
ME: Sure
C: No, like really cold?
M: I mean, I guess
C: Like frozen antifreeze cold?
M: That sounds unplea-
C: How about living in the woods?
M: Like a cabin?
C: Sleeping under a tree, no tent
M: I think n-
C: Would you wrestle a moose?
M: wut
C: Fistfight a yeti

Bad idea of the day: transpose Pretty Hate Machine into a major key, shift every word in the lyrics to the least semantically distant word with a more positive sentiment score, and call the result Pretty Great Machine

2.5 Billion.

That's how many license plates these 200 law enforcement agencies scanned in 2016-2017. eff.org/pages/automated-licens

Pretty Funk Machine, where each original track on the NIN album is mashed with a classic funk cut, e.g. "Up for the Down In It Stroke" or "Head Like a Flashlight"

Just set up my own owncloud instance, and it's my first time setting up any system on a cloud server, from scratch, and/or getting certbot to work

and now here is my picture

I see by the clocks it's time for my biannual rant about the evils of Daylight Savings Time

canpol question Show more

@SuzanEraslan It feels like there would have to be a fairly specific subset of brass instruments here. Like, would one get turnt for tuba?