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mucho fogoneo de comparativas con África últimamente

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“Date amor y el Covid-19 no te toca, amigo, te lo prometo”

y si te toca el covid, es porque lo hiciste mal, no te diste suficiente amor, es TU culpa y bajo ningun concepto aceptaré mis negligencias!
No soy un pedazo de carne que se comporta segun lo que estadísticas de engagement y marketing digital le dictan. Soy lo mejor, me amo. Una vez me pasó ser una perdedora como vos, pero ahora tengo millones de followers y mi espíritu creció


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Don't let the algorithm govern your taste

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Gran cierre de año con la segunda charla abierta virtual 🎙de la Cumbre Argentina de Redes Comunitarias 🕸️

📲 Podés seguirla a través de YouTube en

¡Les esperamos!

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I'm excited to share my #apconf2020 talk, "Decentralized Social Media vs the Trolls."

In it, I tell how the #Fediverse, a #decentralized social network, rallied together to isolate an invasive right wing extremist group through codes of conduct, human moderators, and strong moderation tools.

Thanks to @ashfurrow, @emi, @maffsie, @catgirl, @laurelai and all the folks who gave me their time and perspective.

(Hosted on a #peertube instance,!)

UpdatePanel: in 2008 you could make ajax websites when ajax was the buzzword, even without knowing what a request is. Just a drag and drop away, using the control from visual studio.

Problems appeared when your app was not trivial, and MBs of viewstate travelled in each request/response, or for some reason something did not update and you had to end up calling __doPostback() among other nasty hacks.
What a wrong abstraction

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Y éste quién es?
Se vino a Argentina y no sabe si hablamos español o portugués. (No tiene remate)

Vino a generar conexiones por trabajo y no sabe eso. Le chupó literalmente un huevo haber venido. De qué conexiones habla? jajajjaaj
debe pensar que somos todos latinos, todos iguales

momentos antes naham casi que nos equipara con "exotic places"

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There are a LOT of good conference talks this year at #apconf2020. Like, seriously, I can't believe how many are so good.

I'm going to highlight a few in particular in this thread (if I don't highlight yours, it's just due to lack of time, I was seriously impressed by all the talks)

Cannot understand why smart people are still posting their writings to medium :fishthink:

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The Social Dilemma and instrumenalization 

One of the things that I liked from the Social Dilemma is that they pointed out that the problem isn't necessarily the existence of the technology, or the algorithms, or social communication platforms in themselves... but that a major issue arises when we turn those algorithms back on to ourselves.

It was kind of a subtle point made in passing, but in my opinion this is the whole point: Instrumentalizing people through the application of algorithms on people produces bad outcomes for people.

It's not just that the algorithms are biased (they are), but simply the fact that they are being used to measure and sort people and then provide or enforce different outcomes on people based on how someone gets sorted.

I'm curious if there are any exceptions or if this instrumentalization is universally unhealthy for humans (because it is inherently dehumanizing)?

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