The #NZHerald is one of #NZ's most prominent daily 'papers of record'. It's "most popular" story of the day, according to a #clickbait sidebar, is a piece of exhaustively researched public interest journalism entitled;
'Man's farts so deadly he kills mosquitoes in a 6m radius'. This sidebar was next to an article about recent floods Te Wai Pounamu:
The second speaker for panel 2 talking about the #RightToBeForgotten. Ironic to be putting a photo of this on the fediverse 😏 She starts with a brief history its roots as a legal concept in Europe, beginning in the EU in 1953, with Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, proceeding through its evolution in EU law, and then focusing on the #GDPR.
The first panel of speakers from #Netizen21
The UI of the #Jami mobile app is pretty good, but it could use work on the desktop client. Here's a side-by-side comparison with the #Wire desktop client, on the default desktop of #Trisquel GNU/Linux. The differences are subtle, and hard to fully appreciate without seeing them in use, but something about the Wire UI just feels more ... polished. If I could even had the option to change the colours in Jami to a darker palette, that would help I think.
It occurred to me today that the mint plant I keep on my windowsill is strangely emblematic of modern life. A plastic tub full of water is not it's natural habitat and it doesn't get enough sun to fully mature. It stretches itself into a shape that allows it to survive, if not thrive, and as a result if I planted it in soil and put it in the sun it might die from the shock. Still, life finds a way ...
If someone starts assassinating my character, spreading lies about me, trying to turn people against me, my first instinct is to panic and try to fix it. Especially when it happens, as it does at times, in the context of community organizing. What I've learned from all my failed attempts is simply this; don't feed the trolls. If a person's goal is to upset me, I win by keeping my balance. If a person's goal is to make me waste my time defending myself from their bullshit, I win by ignoring them.
"#Facebook is not your friend, it is a surveillance engine" - Richard Stallman.
I see #TheSpinoff don't have social media display cards yet for images in their articles, so here's that drug policy spectrum diagram without you having to hit their CDN