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: Apple Releases Open Source AI Models That Run On-Device - MacRumors: Apple today released several …

: My Dinner With Andreessen - The American Prospect I had long kept in the back of my mind as an …

: How the TikTok ban could survive a court challenge: “If the Chinese government wants data on …

: 96% Of Hospitals Share Sensitive Visitor Data With Meta, Google, and Data Brokers | Techdirt: …

: This Totally Sucks - by Dave Pell - NextDraft: The internet has long operated according to an …

: Why single vendor is the new proprietary - OpenSource.net Single vendor isn’t a reasonable way to …

: Why single vendor is the new proprietary - OpenSource.net: The second misconception is that …

: When Web and Chaos Theory Meet, The Future Could be Weird (1996: EFF webmaster Tachibana takes it a …

: These protest signs against New Coca-Cola is taking me out.

: No Tech For Genocide Day of Action - April 16: Google workers do not want their labor to power …

: Sam Altman, OpenAI CEO (Jan 2024): The honest answer is we have no idea. We have never made any …

: Thought— The concepts of federation and decentralization can be complimentary, but are not …

: Threads no longer available in Turkey following a decision by the Turkish Competition Authority: …

: (Automattic Aquires) Beeper This is a big bet. Automattic is doubling down on chat after their …

: Facebook Knows You Better Than Anyone Else - The New York Times (2015): Given enough data, the …

: Jay Graber: Building Bluesky and a Decentralized Social Media Protocol | Protocol Labs If …

: What is Decentralization? · Field Notes In it’s simplest definition, decentralization is the degree …

: Report from the front: Tonight’s launch of Open Social (2007): Freedom wins, and openness …

: The Boondocks Unaired TV Pilot (2003) - YouTube: “Radio DJ: “You just heard R. …

: Mark Zuckerberg just told Congress to upend the internet - The Verge (2020): If Facebook starts …

: How Cambridge Analytica Exploited the Facebook Data of Millions | NYT 2018: In 2014, you …

: Facebook snooped on users’ Snapchat traffic in secret project, documents reveal | TechCrunch: …

: Pluralistic: Conspiratorialism and the epistemological crisis (25 Mar 2024) – Pluralistic: Daily …

: Big Tech Can’t Stop Telling On Itself – Pluralistic: Daily links from Cory Doctorow Memos show that …

: Reddit says it is being investigated by the FTC over its AI data licensing programs - Neowin Reddit …

: This is my ADHD playlist. Over the past six months, I’ve carefully curated a collection of …

: Don’t Eat Before Reading This - Anthony Bourdain for The New Yorker (1999): I love the sheer …

: The App Store, Spotify, and Europe’s thriving digital music market: Despite that success, and the …

: Threads API to become available to developers in June: The Threads API will let third-party apps …

: Tumblr and Wordpress to Sell Users’ Data to Train AI Tools: Tumblr employee announced in a Tumblr …

: Attached to Technology and Paying a Price - The New York Times (2010): He goes to sleep with a …

: Meta tests cross-posting from Facebook to its Twitter/X competitor, Threads | TechCrunch: The …

: AI.com now forwards to a Youtube video by tech journalist Marques Brownlee (MKBHD). The video is …

: Meta warns it may shut Facebook in Europe but EU leaders say life would be ‘very good’ …

: Reddit Is Said to Sign AI Content Licensing Deal Ahead of IPO - Bloomberg: The San Francisco-based …

: Pluralistic: My McLuhan lecture on enshittification (30 Jan 2024) – Pluralistic: Daily links from …

: Rebuilding corporate reputations | McKinsey (2009): Leveraging existing grassroots support—through …

: Pluralistic: My McLuhan lecture on enshittification (30 Jan 2024) – Cory Doctorow But every pirate …

: Reality TV Is Frugality TV - CBS News (2009) So in this downturn, as Americans are clipping …

: Why Sephora’s attempt to recognize employees fell short: Some research has shown that recognizing …

: Lost Futures: A 19th-Century Vision of the Year 2000 – The Public Domain Review The most accurate …

: Full subway breaks out singing Dancing on my own by Robyn Even if I were pre-coffee and grumpy that …

: Re: Elon Musk Had Twins With His Top Neuralink Executive, But They Never Dated — She Explains …

: FAANG (Facebook Amazon Apple Netflix Google) is an outdated paradigm for how we quantify ownership …

: Bluesky social network drops invite-only sign ups - The Verge: Even with ActivityPub taking off, …

: What share of all chips are high-end data center AI chips? In 2021, the semiconductor industry …

: Hate to be that guy (i love it) but, The Verge’s attempt to appeal to a younger audience by …

: There’s a growing curiosity and invigorated appreciation for physical buttons. Apple, with its …

: Make A Tiny Raspberry Pi Based Cyberdeck - The DIY Life: cute!

: What Meta’s Fediverse Plans Mean for Threads Users | WIRED: “It really does feel like we’re …

: Netflix Architecture: How Much Does Netflix’s AWS Cost?: Netflix uses AWS for almost …

: Man Is Charged With Killing His Father After Posting Grisly YouTube Video - The New York Times: …

: Propaganda Model According to the theory media operates as a business which sells its products …

: The most beneficial writing habit I’ve acquired is to remember to just write first. When I …

: Critical vulnerability in Mastodon sparks patching frenzy • The Register Using specially crafted …

: Critical vulnerability in Mastodon sparks patching frenzy • The Register “This is one of the …

: The Rise of Techno-authoritarianism - The Atlantic Silicon Valley, under the sway of its worst …

: The Rise of Techno-authoritarianism - The Atlantic: They tend to hold eccentric beliefs: that …

: Re: Amazon Uses a Twitter Army of Employees to Fight Criticism of Warehouses - The New York Times I …

: The Rise of Techno-authoritarianism - The Atlantic: Recall, too, the company’s secret …

: Is it too late for a Tracy Chapman Fast Car discourse entry? No? Great. The song Fast Car is an …

: Rise of techno-optimism: Silicon Valley backed new political force in America This group — mostly …

: Re: Lindsey Graham Promises To Try To Repeal Section 230 Every Week | Techdirt Color me suspicious …

: What song describes you in the morning? Me:

: Re: A crypto mistake via We keep making the same mistakes with spreadsheets, despite bad …

: There’s a lot of tweets to consider when we think of the all-time greats. But none match the …

: News blogs: why is everyone using ad blockers? 😭 Also news blogs: 🥴

: I would love to see the term Digerati make a comeback to describe the corporate social media …

: In Loving Memory of Square Checkbox @ tonsky.me: You see, people on the Web think conventions are …

: About iMessage Contact Key Verification - Apple Support: iMessage Contact Key Verification …

: I have a question for the #smallweb Rereading The Garden and the Stream: A Technopastoral – Hapgood …

: Part of my day job is information architecture. I’ve been working towards making it most of …

: Microsoft CEO: AI needs ‘guardrails’ after fake explicit images of Taylor Swift go viral | The Hill: …

: It’s wild looking back at file share with hindsight. In the 80s and 90s, record labels poured …

: Looking to kill a couple hours? Enjoy: List of Internet phenomena - Wikipedia

: Artist trained rats to take selfies to make a point about social media | CBC Radio After the rats …

: Now, AOL Everywhere - The New York Times (1999) on the emergence of broadband internet: Ultimately, …

: Patterns — Gordon Brander: This is my bag of tricks — patterns, rules-of-thumb, tools, cheatsheets, …

: A directory of tumblelogs Stumbled on this beautiful relic. A directory of tumblelogs from 2007. No idea of any of the links …

: Meta’s new goal is to build artificial general intelligence: External research has pegged Meta’s …

: For my last five or so essays, I’ve settled into this writing process where each morning …

: OpenAI opens the door for military uses but maintains AI weapons ban: On Tuesday, ChatGPT developer …

: A quick rant on that 2023 “leaked” Google memo “We Have No Moat And neither does …

: Each Facebook User is Monitored by Thousands of Companies: On average, each participant in the …

: live laugh blog | 2024: another year of blog on the desktop: there are only 2 good things about …

: What do Threads, Mastodon, and hospital records have in common? | Ars Technica It’s taken a while, …

: The invisible problem – Scott Jenson Text editing on mobile isn’t ok. It’s actually much worse than …

: The History of the Web - The best stories from the web’s history: I have thought a lot about …

: RTÉ’s Dave Fanning initiates defamation case after his photo appeared in article about sexual …

: Re: Here’s a look at what Keynote looks like on Apple Vision Pro. The thing is, this looks fine. …

: Remember NEWT TWITTER? It was born from this tweet: What if we all just migrate over to the same …

: Anything that makes the web feel smaller is good for business. A Social Web browser would be a …

: Threads now lets you transfer your data to Google Drive, except it didn’t work, and now Meta …

: TikTok’s $1 billion creator fund is shutting down - The Verge The creator fund was originally …

: Parker Molloy on Threads screen recorded a Twitter search that appears to show dozens of bots …

: Coca-Cola boycott launched after killings at Colombian plants (2003): The unions claim Coca-Cola …

: Protocols, Not Platforms (2019): The benefits of building a service as a platform are fairly …

: Tim Cook wants Facebook dead and his strategies are working (2020) Vegas casinos famously design …

: Characteristics and prevalence of fake social media profiles with AI-generated faces: We present a …

: Where have all the websites gone?: That’s the question one Twitter user asked this …

: Regarding: Elon Musk Has Used Illegal Drugs I find it odd, borderline infuriating even, how many …

: iCloud+ is lowkey an incredible service. iCloud Drive, Mail, Keychain, Multi-device sync for all my …

: Blogging platforms I’m listing some blog platform recommendations for a friend, so figured I should just make …

: There’s some interesting parallels between the Technocracy movement of the 1930s and 40s, and …

: Meta allows Facebook and Instagram ads saying 2020 election was rigged | The Guardian Nov 2023: The …

: FYI: Will Blocking remain legal for all in the USA? Supreme Court to rule on issue. from Bob Wyman …

: The People of Solano County Versus the Next Tech-Billionaire Dystopia: California Forever aligns …

: Jon Bakos live posting winners of Words of the Year from the American Dialect Society. Here are a …

: From techemails: Holds up spork!

: Thinking about a #Meta pivot to infrastructure, and the subtle physiological effects it would have …

: Let’s grow online greenspace for healthy sociality & mutual aid: tl;dr Now that so many …

: Effective Altruism is fun because billionaires get to claim they’re charitable toward a broken …

: I’m telling ya, buttons are back. People want to feel something. Even if that something is …

: I adore Jeff Goldblum. ADORE. But, whoever thought that a Silicon Valley, Venture Capitalist-type …

: Perhaps I’m biased, but this photo is worthy of an award. This is my grandmother, Juanita, …

: The first and last Time Magazine covers for 1999.

: Do you ever wonder if we’re entering a golden age of blogging? And if so, that maybe …

: EveryoneShouldBlog.txt | the library of alexandra: someone recently commented that their life was …

: ‘Fake’ Amazon workers defend company on Twitter (2021): Amazon has previously used this …

: Bloktoberfest— Some anticlimactic thoughts on blocking: I wrote some drivel on the rising trend of …

: Meet ‘Link History,’ Facebook’s New Way to Track the Websites You Visit In 2022, privacy researcher …

: New years 2023 It’s funny. One of my favorite pieces this year is called It’s All Bullshit by JS Tan, and it …

: My latest post is currently number one on Hacker News. Mods changed my title, but hey, that’s …

: New Year’s Message: Moving Fast And Breaking Things Is The Opposite Of Tech Optimism | Techdirt You …

: Sometimes I revisit an old bookmarked post to find that the domain now points to an ad farm site, or …

: What do we do with our “please” and “thank you’s”? I find myself thanking ChatGPT when …

: Any typeface weirdos out there? Thinking I might use Public Sans for a new text-heavy website …

: One of my favorite short stories is a press release by the USDA called Custer Wolf is Dead (1921). …

: BlogMix 2023 Wrap-up Vol. 1 For the new year, I’m sharing my favorite bookmarks of 2023 to my …

: Next week, I was planning a big end-of-year links list of my favorite bookmarks. But, that sounds …

: The Cheap Web is one of my favorite things I read all year.

: The Death of Decentralized Email The next major development in email deliverability included the …

: The Medium is The Message is part one of a series (probably). In it, I argue that #Threads is not …

: Mastodon.social links behave differently than other links on Threads: All links posted to Threads …

: Okay, I tried #Ivory for a week, and Mammoth for a day, and I already like #Mammoth better. Shout …

: From Gruber’s App Store Rankings as a Proxy for Social Network Momentum: Regular people do …

: Some late snark on Gruber’s Not That Kind of Open The whole point of ActivityPub as an open …

: A few studies conducted by #facebook / #meta I’ve bookmarked over the years: Private traits …

: I have a big gripe with #Mastodon CEO’s letter to anxious minds about #Threads: It’s not …

: Instagram’s #Threads steps into the #Fediverse eighteen days after these two stories dropped: …

: The vibes I get from this are worse than when Kendal got in the car with that waiter from …

: The most popular site on Facebook right now is a… blog? I mean, it’s a Catholic …

: From Sam Altman’s Weird Eyeball Scanning Crypto Tech Comes to Minecraft: If you haven’t heard of …

: Beeper Mini users in iMessage

: I wrote Why is gifting subscriptions so hard? a couple weeks ago. I had an idea to ask my family for …

: He killed something beautiful— This short Twitter in-memoriam happened to be the first thing I …

: From: As ChatGPT gets “lazy,” people test “winter break hypothesis” as the cause On Friday, an X …

: From Pluralistic: “If buying isn’t owning, piracy isn’t stealing” (08 Dec …

: From The Verge, Apple has seemingly found a way to block Android’s new iMessage app Reached for …

: iAノートブック, the Notebook for Writers: In the iA Notebook, every element is crafted to minimize …

: I’m working on a “boutique search engine” write-up, so I got a little sources …

: From Vice: Apple Just Confirmed Governments Are Spying on People’s Phones With Push Notifications: …

: Encinitas, California 2021

: Regarding ad blockers: The web wasn’t always for-profit. In fact, it was decidedly free and …

: From the Financial Times: Generative Al is already taking white-collar jobs and wages in the online …

: Anonymous Shopify employee explains how the company is laying off employees in favor of AI tools …

: Harvard Gutted Initial Team Examining Facebook Files Following $500 Million Donation from Chan …

: The hypertext wolf or, a clumsy observation of our social media feeds The shift away from the preverbal “for you”— finite, human-curated— and to towards the …

: PayOnceApps: Curated directory of applications for one time price If they add an iOS section, this …

: From PlayStation’s Legal Department: As of 31 December 2023, due to our content licensing …

: iA Writer 7 keeps you honest iA Writer 7, my favorite writing app, integrates ChatGPT (sort of): The only person that can safely …

: CARI— Frutiger Aero: Term coined by Sofi Lee to describe the corporate tech aesthetic popular from …

: Behind The Bastards six part series on Henry Kissinger is worth the listen. Here’s part one …

: Anthony Bourdain on Henry Kissinger: Once you’ve been to Cambodia, you’ll never stop wanting to …

: My wildly embarrassing Apple Music Replay 23'

: Reddit’s new brand identity by Pentagram: Pentagram saw an opportunity to turn Snoo into a …

: It’s All Bullshit by Servizi Multimediali for The Baffjer: Unlike the industrial firms that Marx …

: Reverse-engineering GPTs..: Most GPTs will require a single message to dump all the requested …

: Another “Neo-Braun” design. Mechanical keyboard by Lofree

: Regarding the WSJ Instagram report: r/instagram is full of users expressing concern over …

: Zuckerberg can kiss ‘Hot Zuck Summer’ goodbye by Katie Notopoulos for BI: In the …

: ECHO Dumb Phone Concept by Mike Skuza: Buttons, man. We all just want to feel something again. Even …

: Derek Chauvin stabbed in prison on Black Friday. From AP: Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis …

: From In 2020, Two Thirds of Google Searches Ended Without a Click: From January to December, 2020, …

: I’m using defined tags to filter my public bookmarks. Posts with lots of ads will be tagged as …

: I wanted my micro.blog bookmarks public and filtered, so I did some digging: @sod has a great public …

: November 2023— No Feature by Information Architects: Writing is thinking. iA Writer is designed to …

: Motherfucking website: You. Are. Over-designing. Look at this shit. It’s a motherfucking …

: December 2004— Mozilla Foundation places two-page advocacy ad in The New York Times: The rows of …

: Let’s talk about the Dieter Rams-inspired retro tech movement and why this cassete player …

: Just posted a rough draft of my digital content initiative to GitHub. When I say “rough …

: iPhone users: autocorrect and predictive text are horrible iOS 17: what if I interrupt your writing …

: Increasingly fascinated by boutique search engines like Marginalia. Because when was the last at …

: Apple working on 5G MacBooks Well, cellular-powered Macs. 5G is assumed. Unless they use some other technology.. 👀 From …

: A search engine that prioritizes websites with little to no Adsense 😍

: Thinking of ways my micro blog can complement my main site. One idea I like is to use my micro blog …

: My favorite photo. A true moment in time. I miss Atlanta.

: This is an experiment. Frmjsn is a way to enjoy the abilities of dynamic content while keeping my …

: Oh hey. This is my first post on my new frmjsn micro blog located on my site’s subdomain …