U.K. police will soon be able to collect data from the U.S. without a warrant—or any prior judicial approval. It’s a bad deal. Congress must stop the U.S.-U.K. Cloud Act agreement. act.eff.org/action/tell-congre

Me to people who return to Mastodon whenever Twitter fucks up somehow

Emo: The world is broken, and I'm sad because there's nothing I can do to fix it.

Goth: The world is broken, but there's an odd beauty in the dark parts.

Punk: The world is broken, and I am angry, and I am going to fight to fix it.

Ska: Maybe the world is broken, but I've got a fucking trumpet.

@skynebula @aral I'm currently reading "21 Lessons for the 21st Century" by Yuval Noah Harari. I definitely recommend it...
bit.ly/2GrOGse

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@aldersprig Ah... That's our consumer society that has not yet taken on-board the ecological problem of consumer packaging... I don't know of a solution for that, unforutately...

@aldersprig How about one of those multi-compartment pill boxes? Or something like that, that you can probably buy in Ikea or somewhere like that?

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@YourAnonRiots
Maybe people should stop reading comics that pretend to be newpapers...

@bryn
Why is that picture marked as sensitive content? It's totally innocuous...

please do not follow me on social media. I hate attention, and I HATE getting boosted

@aldersprig Yeah, and watching the stuff operate was fun, too! 😄

@aldersprig It was all a bit more fun and innocent than some of the tech we have around now...

@aldersprig Try asking people where this sound came from... :-D That's what an exchange at the other end of a rotary telephone sounded like... 😄

@aldersprig
Oh year, absolutely... I also used to work in a Strowger telephone exchange... Real Heath-Robinson stuff... Why do you ask?

Oh dear... The British government is starting to use facial recognition cameras without prior consultation either with the public or the parliament... So sad, and scary...
bbc.com/news/uk-51237665

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