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2nd annual UK Summer Picnic:

Saturday June 29, 2019

Hyde Park

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Session proposals for 's 2019 tenth year celebrations of are now being accepted, right through to August 1.

Get your thinking cap on!

mozillafestival.org/proposals

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[ukpol] A brexit related thing I did in 2016 that got to the front cover of Gay Times magazine 

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I just used a big word in an important thing and I am totally an adult now :eyebrowwiggle:

While trying to convince us all that they take user #privacy seriously, Google is prohibiting ad blockers in Chrome. Trackers will be able to follow your activity across the Internet - and Google will be able to continue collecting its ad-based revenue.
forbes.com/sites/kateoflaherty

Why do tissues come in separate sheets and toilet paper in a roll? #musings

Mastodon meetup in London? 

constantly getting angry online? a little sunshine and fresh air can do wonders for your mood and perspective

[Tentative date]

2nd annual UK Summer Picnic:

Saturday June 29, 2019

Hyde Park

[UK Pol - Brexit] Marcus Ball v Boris Johnson 

10 years of #Mozfest, feed into this years celebrations with your stories, @mozilla@twitter.com want to hear them.
surveygizmo.com/s3/4967733/Moz

Absolutely *superb* analysis here from Heather Burns (@webdevlaw@twitter.com) on how the new "age appropriate design" regulation from the UK ICO is a *disaster*

webdevlaw.uk/2019/06/04/just-h

TLDR is that it mandates *all* if us (yes, us - anyone in the UK or who runs a website that UK people can access) to become complicit in surveillance, profiling, and destructive fear-building. It's *awful*.

Do read, I hope it makes you as concerned as I am - the ICO needs to change tack on this...

Watching the new series of on BBC last night I was again blown away by the power of the music from .

Not the first time the BBC have used this track. Great songs are simply, great songs!

youtube.com/watch?v=wwjUb4urJd

Unity is coming to linux!

blogs.unity3d.com/2019/05/30/a

It's not libre & opensource or anything but cool to have more stuff for linux natively! I've heard that ableton is going to linux too but can't confirm it yet.

#unity #unity3d #linux #opensource #foss #floss #gamedev #videogames #godot #ableton

Session proposals for 's 2019 tenth year celebrations of are now being accepted, right through to August 1.

Get your thinking cap on!

mozillafestival.org/proposals

Mastodon.social is blocked in China chinafirewalltest.com/?siteurl, but many other instances are not, cuz it's hard to block 'em all. XD
#Fediverse #anticensorship

shoutout to everyone out there

constantly going through a lot
in poverty and underpaid for your skills and services
without help for disability
afraid
chronically sick
misgendered
misdiagnosed
traumatized

y'all are the real heros, simply for surviving.

someday I will have money, power, or some measure of influence,
and I will do my inhuman best to uplift you in any and all meaningful ways.

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but for today, I salute you, and hope beyond hope that you able to keep being brave.

Yo, #Fediverse software authors: if I block account A and follow account B, I should not see messages from A appear in my TL even when boosted by B.

#Mastodon #Pleroma

Communities make free software happen! Last weekend, the German LibreOffice community met to discuss the project, exchange ideas โ€“ and have fun: blog.documentfoundation.org/bl

Any #haskell developer looking for a job in #Berlin? A friend of mine works there and they seem to be good people.

medium.com/@neongreen/806bf2e3

Nice touch. Mozilla has also deleted Telemetry data for that period as some users had to enable Telemetry to get the hot-fix.

"In order to respect our usersโ€™ potential intentions as much as possible, based on our current set up, we will be deleting all of our source Telemetry and Studies data for our entire user population collected between 2019-05-04T11:00:00Z and 2019-05-11T11:00:00Z."

#Firefox #Privacy #Respect

blog.mozilla.org/blog/2019/05/

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This is my very own instance just for me. My rules. Get off my land and stuff. ๐Ÿ˜† This new home opened Thursday, August 16, 2018. I've just moved from mastodon dot social because independence is fabulous.