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Windows 11 is now an ad platform--this is why we're here
  • When you frame it that way, I start to think yours is the more likely prediction.

  • Windows 11 is now an ad platform--this is why we're here
  • I mean, this particular cyberpunk dystopia isn't what I had hoped for . . .

  • Kessler Syndrome and YOU

    Kessler Syndrome would end space travel and satellite communications for generations. It's worth taking a look at this group and its work.

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    FTC Warns Car Makers Regarding Privacy
  • Cody Doctorow wrote a short story about a group of newbie hackers doing just that.

  • Windows 11 is now an ad platform--this is why we're here
  • This is my assumption, and there's a roadmap in place already.

  • FTC Warns Car Makers Regarding Privacy
  • I hope you're right, sincerely.

  • FTC Warns Car Makers Regarding Privacy
  • As the FedGov always does!

  • FTC Warns Car Makers Regarding Privacy
  • It's a drop in a very large bucket that will never be filled, by design.

  • FTC Warns Car Makers Regarding Privacy
    arstechnica.com Connected cars’ illegal data collection and use now on FTC’s “radar”

    The regulator is warning OEMs to respect data privacy or it will get mad.

    Connected cars’ illegal data collection and use now on FTC’s “radar”

    It's not quite enough for me, personally, but this is a small step in the right direction.

    I think that the real "down near the metal" solution is to own a dumb car, but those are getting thin on the ground . . .

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    Windows 11 is now an ad platform--this is why we're here
  • I'm anticipating that an ad-free version will be made available on educational or commercial licenses--or to home users for a nominal monthly fee. This mirrors the model used by Hulu, Prime, et al so there's a roadmap in place for it.

    I'm with you re: FOSS OS migration. Some folks will but the majority will stick with Windows because that's what they do. It amazes me how many people think that Windows and MacOS are the only possible choices.

  • Windows 11 is now an ad platform--this is why we're here
  • I'm naive enough to think it would happen faster if there were more market demand, but that's likely my 1990s programming failing to adjust to the 21st century.

  • Farmers Hiding Bird Flu Cases in Cattle from the FedGov
    www.notus.org Mistrust Between Farmers and the Government Is Jeopardizing Bird Flu Response

    Dairy farmers, increasingly polarized following the COVID-19 pandemic and worried about economic damages, are hiding likely bird flu cases in cows from the feds.

    Mistrust Between Farmers and the Government Is Jeopardizing Bird Flu Response

    This has a real "hide the zombie bite from your friends" feel to it, albeit on a much grander scale.

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    Windows 11 is now an ad platform--this is why we're here
  • Granted I'm not a gamer but my Linux multi-OS desktop machine has zero problems with its nVidia GPU. YMMV, as we used to say.

  • Obscure screw added so appliance cannot be disassembled
  • A complete set of security screw bits is ~20 bucks and they're far more useful than I realized until I acquired them.

  • The Collapse Is Coming. Will Humanity Adapt? (interview with Peter Watts)
  • There's a general rule in academia: if the title contains a question, the answer is "no".

  • FOSS support in the local community
  • Are you looking to give the workshop or attend it?

  • Windows 11 is now an ad platform--this is why we're here
  • Personally I've never used PopOS so I can't speak to it.

  • Windows 11 is now an ad platform--this is why we're here
  • Get in touch if you want and I'll do what I can to help.

  • Anyone familiar with the "No Trace Project"?
    www.notrace.how No Trace Project

    No trace, no case. A collection of tools to help anarchists and other rebels understand the capabilities of their enemies, undermine surveillance efforts, and ultimately act without getting caught.

    I've just been clued into this and I'd like to know if anyone can give me an idea of the quality of the information contained therein. Thanks in advance--I hope you're well today!

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    Anyone familiar with "No Trace Project"?
    www.notrace.how No Trace Project

    No trace, no case. A collection of tools to help anarchists and other rebels understand the capabilities of their enemies, undermine surveillance efforts, and ultimately act without getting caught.

    Title says it all--a fellow bricoleur just turned me on to the No Trace Project and I'm curious to know if anyone else here has looked into it and the quality of the information therein. Thanks in advance!

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    Windows 11 is now an ad platform--this is why we're here
    www.ghacks.net Microsoft is testing Game Pass ads on the Settings homepage - gHacks Tech News

    Microsoft launched a new build to the Windows 11 Insider Dev channel on Friday and with it comes a Game Pass ad in Settings.

    Microsoft is testing Game Pass ads on the Settings homepage - gHacks Tech News

    The writing is on the wall--I suspect the next Windows OS will be a subscription service. Gather your ISOs while ye may.

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    Metro South Trash Cam: A Tangible Manifestation of the Contemporary Condition
    www.oregonmetro.gov Metro South trash cam

    Watch garbage flowing in and out of Metro's transfer station in Oregon City, just south of Portland.

    It's hard for me to explain in words how disturbing I find this. Here's a manifestation of how we as a culture see "stuff" and how we relate to the material world.

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    Just Checking In

    Another sober alcoholic here in the Fediverse, just checking in to see how everyone else is doing. Let me know where you are and how you are if you feel like it. If not, that's ok! I hope you're well and happy!

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    Tell me about your projects?

    I've been slowly converting all of my outdoor lighting to solar and adding more rain barrels for my garden. This got me thinking--what are the rest of you working on? I'd love to see and hear about your projects if you feel like sharing them.

    Thanks in advance, I hope you're all having a wonderful day!

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    Suggest unto me a new FOSS operating system

    I have a 1TB harddrive on my desktop computer that isn't doing much of anything, so I'd like to dual-boot something "interesting". Suggestions are greatly appreciated, so let me know what y'all find intriguing/interesting/frustrating/innovative.

    The logo is just for attention, but EFF is a great cause that we should all support.

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    Chrome Browser Zero Day Exploit
    www.zdnet.com Update your Chrome browser ASAP. Google has confirmed a zero-day exploited in the wild

    A new Chrome JavaScript security hole is nasty, so don't waste any time patching your systems.

    Update your Chrome browser ASAP. Google has confirmed a zero-day exploited in the wild

    We have a #ZeroDay in #Chrome's browser, just in case you're still using it.

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    MHSJenkins Michael H. Jenkins @infosec.pub

    Reader, writer, erstwhile IT guy, gardeners and firearms enthusiast. Acquiring and sharing the information and skills we need to navigate these trying times.

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