All software devs should read this. Accessibility is important. (And Apple should make its dictation features better.) https://tidbits.com/2019/01/21/nuance-has-abandoned-mac-speech-recognition-will-apple-fill-the-void/
For comparison, seems like there are around 450 Telnet BBSs: https://censys.io/ipv4?q=%2823.telnet.banner.banner%3A+%22bbs%22%29+OR+%2823.telnet.banner.banner%3A+%22mud%22%29+OR+%282323.telnet.banner.banner%3A+%22bbs%22%29+OR+%282323.telnet.banner.banner%3A+%22mud%22%29
According to Censys there are >1400 Mastodon instances in the fediverse: https://censys.io/ipv4?q=%28443.https.get.headers.server%3A+Mastodon%29+OR+%2880.http.get.headers.server%3A+Mastodon%29
"Do your part" energy conservation plans, like turning lights off when you leave the room, are great for your energy bill, but their job as part of "lowering carbon footprints" is to deflect from the big corporations that actually use the vast majority of the power.
For example, the average US stand-alone home uses ~11,000 kWh per year.
The VERY MOST EFFICIENT roadside LED billboard uses ~61,000 kWh per year. That number rises to ~323,000 kWh at the top end.
Currently reading: “Remote Mac Exploitation Via Custom URL Schemes:” https://objective-see.com/blog/blog_0x38.html
As I follow more people here, I realize I'm adding their websites' RSS feeds to Vienna regularly, instead of assuming they'll toot something with a link or (heaven forfend) they do some stupid cross-site link thing to chaff up their feeds.
I like that people have blogs. It reminds me that I have one too.
Emoji Consultant. #nobot
Cybrespace is an instance of Mastodon, a social network based on open web protocols and free, open-source software. It is decentralized like e-mail.