"The checks and balances of democratic governments were invented because humans themselves realized how unfit they were to govern themselves. They needed a system, yes. An industrial age machine.
Without the use of computing machines they had to arrange themselves in crude structures that formalized decision-making. A highly imperfect and unstable solution." — Helios, Deus Ex (2000)
Build rejected because it links to the GitHub of Mastodon which links to the Patreon
The lesson of this story (of a Catholic blog using commercially resold Grindr data to out a gay priest) is *either* that anonymised data can always be de-anonymised (pretty much the intuition of lots of experts I know), or, less generally, you can't expect an org that benefits from selling other people's data to calibrate how much they should spend on anonymising.
Today is #nonbinaryday, so I want to raise awareness that integer factorization based cryptography is becoming obsolete with the rise of #nonbinary quantum computers. Switch to alternatives like lattice-based #cryptography or supersingular isogeny Diffie-Hellman key exchange now, save yourself from trouble later. Furthermore, gender is becoming obsolete and enbies are hot.
Habits from survival games are strong and I had to eat them directly from the bush
Fun fact about the universe:
Everything is constantly moving at the speed of light through spacetime. You can't accelerate/decelerate in spacetime, only change directions.
If you accelerate in the space direction, you automatically decelerate in the time direction, making your time pass more slowly, and vice versa.
This is a brand new server run by the main developers of the project as a spin-off of mastodon.social It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!