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Today is a "can't be arsed getting out of bed" type of day.

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"The Trustworthy AI story is a marketing narrative invented by industry. [...] Hence the Trustworthy AI narrative is, in reality, about developing future markets and using ethics debates as elegant public decorations for a large-scale investment strategy [...].

We are in a rapid historical transition that is taking place at many levels simultaneously. The window of opportunity within which we can control the future of AI will close in a few years' time."

Is this still on? Moved my instance from one server to another. I must have done something wrong as fedilab crashes when I log in now

Why can't I access the Facebook events api Mark!?

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Someone is thinking "shit"

No mention of federation though.

Mark Zuckerberg: The Internet needs new rules. Let’s start in these four areas. - The Washington Post

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Well, I know this has been going around the #fediverse a lot already, but it is such a great project, I think it can't be mentioned (and hopefully copied) often enough:

This is a very nice example:

-> a #Solar-powered, self-hosted website.


Just set up a server. So far so good!

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RT @Senficon

Breaking: @ManfredWeber and the @EPPGroup want the vote on #Article13 and the Copyright Directive moved ahead to next week to pre-empt the #SaveYourInternet/#StopACTA2 protests! We need a public outcry to stop this!


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This picture has such unbelievably powerful energy. I feel like I'm looking at a shackled god.

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@jeffalyanak @alcinnz People don’t want iOS, macOS, or Windows. People want to share their photos with their friends, chat to their loved ones, maybe write up a paper or play a game. No one ever wakes up saying “I want that operating system.”

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Things that are hard about building an SPA:

- Managing the back button yourself
- Managing scroll state yourself
- Managing focus state yourself

A lot of the nuts-and-bolts stuff that the browser is supposed to do automatically now becomes your responsibility. I think a lot of people underestimate this when building an SPA.

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