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Public Money? Public Code! This should be everywhere!
Nice article about something I've been thinking about for some time. It suggests that in this era of quickly-spreading information with not so clear credibility, we can do better by combining Twitter for getting the reach and university-hosted blogs (to which the tweets would point) for providing trustworthiness of the said information.
Of course, also other institutions could be "trustworthiness providers" (e.g. the BBC) and host blogs of their people. One problem is that now in the eyes of many people universities and other traditional institutions have lost their reputation for some reason.
How much is a quattuorquinquagintillion? :-)
Here we go:
French publishers win decisive battle against Google
Europe’s copyright directive proves its mettle as France orders the US search giant to pay for press content.
I wonder if I manage to interlink my webnest with my mastodon profile https://mastodon.social/@jaklt
Have you noticed how fresh the air is these days? Could we do something after this pandemic is over to keep it that way please? :-)
A year on and I wonder how much of the new legislation has been implemented without much public debate. Despite that the tiny details will matter more than anything.
Apple just killed Offline Web Apps while purporting to protect your privacy: why that’s A Bad Thing and why you should care ar.al/2020/03/25/apple...
Join us in our push for more repairable, longer-lasting smartphones. We love and depend on them, but they shouldn’t cost the earth! https://repair.eu/smartphones #LongLiveMyPhone
How is it that a major podcast producer like Pushkin Industries doesn't even have raw RSS feed link on their podcast pages? Why should I have to hunt for simple links like feeds.megaphone.fm/happinesslab on their website? If they're worried about potential UI issues, why not use something like SubToMe?