Meanwhile we just learned that #facebook already suspected abuse of user data by Cambridge Analytica - but did nothing. #selfhosting
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Why do people always talk about the fraction of global energy the Internet consumes without mentioning the fraction of global commerce it's now responsible for? My guess is that it's far more energy efficient than the vast majority of commerce mechanisms.
Shipping stuff to people's houses probably isn't efficient, but I think that needs to be considered separately, so take it away from both sides of the equation.
Ending climate change requires the end of capitalism. Have we got the stomach for it? | Phil McDuff
We need to throw the kitchen sink at this with a total rethink of our relationship to ownership, work and capital, says economics writer Phil McDuff
In unsurprising news: Top oil firms spending millions lobbying to block climate change policies, says report
Ad campaigns hide investment in a huge expansion of oil and gas extraction, says InfluenceMap
RT @email@example.com: Yesterday on @BBCRadio4@twitter.com I talked about the problems of centralisation, how to regulate big tech, personal data stores and @firstname.lastname@example.org! You can listen online here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0003cn9 with #Web30 section starting 1:50 mins in 😊 (I'm from 7mins ish) #redecentralize
@jalcine They'll come crawling back with their tail between their legs 😆
For recommendations for alternatives to big tech companies: @switchingsocial
On a related topic if people want to contribute time to the #Fediverse then one idea is to scroll through the timeline and look out for questions that you have some interest in and do some quality research and then post links and comments in the relevant thread. If you post incorrect info people will probably point it out and you might even learn something new.
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