So how’s that GDPR working out for ya?

One Year Into GDPR, Most Apps Still Harvest Data Without Permission Protected Media is regularly approached by companies offering to sell data or social graphs. Greiner always makes a point of asking the salesperson how the data they’re peddling was obtained and what’s in it. “Invariably, they can never answer me,” Greiner said, “which leavesContinue reading “So how’s that GDPR working out for ya?”

It’s just over 5 months since my dad passed away after a terminal illness. The strain of helping care for him was replaced by that of executing his will and sorting out his estate. It’s only now that the burden’s begun to lift from me, and I can begin to heal.

102KB ought to be enough for any email Good grief. I remember this from when I still used Gmail in my browser. (I switched away in 2013, moved to FastMail.) Why is this still a thing??? (The 102KB email display limit, that is. Gmail’s another matter entirely.)

Get off of Twitter Nolan Lawson doesn’t mince his words. Write blog posts. Use RSS. Use Use Mastodon. Use Pleroma. Use whatever you want, as long as it isn’t manipulating you with algorithms or selling access to your data to advertisers.