Public Transit Projects Cheaper Than Uber's $5.2 Billion Q2 Losses, Ranked jalopnik.com/public-transit-pr

Please fund more transit for people instead of pernicious capitalist nightmares for rich sycophants.

And that's it... we have 40 attendees! ActivityPub Conf 2019 registration is closed! dustycloud.org/blog/activitypu

Looks like a great group; see all you who registered there!

Are there implementations/forks that should be added to this Alternative.to list? Please let me know: alternativeto.net/list/5696/ac

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Please boost.

! Happy birthday Internet! April 7, 1969 was the date of publication for RFC 1, Steve Crocker's proposal for host software for the new Interface Message Processor hardware. rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc1.txt

Did the European Parliament just outlaw the only Europe-made social network with #Article13?

I was gently reminded today to pay close attention to TPMS alert lamps

It was only a matter of time. A piece of my High School internet history just died: music during MySpace’s first 12 years just vanished into thin air reddit.com/r/technology/commen

Los Angeles! EFF's @elliotharmon will be presenting at @crashspaceLA next Wednesday 3/20 on how the pervasiveness of digital locks & DRM tech have affected the hacker & tinkerer communities. blog.crashspace.org/2019/02/el

- Is there an option I should be using in my config/production.yaml to connect to a remote Postgres cluster with SSL required? I can't find the necessary documentation on this

I mostly write about security and such, but every now and again I get to churn out a massive story about how to quit Twitter and start a new life here on Masto. I tried to cover as many bases as possible, but lmk if I missed anything really important!
pcmag.com/article/364850/how-t

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My team just activated our next round of $100,000 USD for #OpenSource projects that support work at the nexus of humanitarian action, development, and peace.

Please spread the words to #FreeSoftware projects working to make the world better.

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Medieval diseases are spreading across California’s homeless population:

Los Angeles recently experienced an outbreak of typhus—a disease spread by infected fleas on rats and other animals—in downtown streets. Officials briefly closed part of City Hall after reporting that rodents had invaded the building.

Prevention of these diseases is largely related to sanitation, rather than vaccines (there is a vaccine called BCG that prevents tuberculosis, but it’s not typically used in the US), so it’s not directly related to anti-vax concerns, but it is alarming none-the-less.

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