More Google and Privacy problems

If you are still using google for e-mail, then you should read the recent article disclosing that 3rd parties may be able to read PRIVATE e-mail,   the fact that this is NOT against their policies is rather worrying. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-44699263 If you want real privacy, then perhaps it is time to dump Google,  if you need…

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People are waking up, finally.

  Given all the current media attention given to Facebook and Cambridge Analytica. This demonstrates real anger at how our personal data is potentially (mis)used and how people are using this. The consequences are now proving costly to those involved. If you want to #deletefacebook,  then please consider joining the free, decentralized, privacy aware and…

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Tech Jam – Jan 2018 write up.

January 2018 We set the room up as usual and implemented a new table layout for the Physical computing are, which myself and Matthew worked out in Early December 2017. This worked really wall as the horseshoe shape allowed 3 sides to get access to hardware while leaving a larger area, sectioned off with chairs…

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Decentralized social media

  Further to a recently created page regarding the programming languages behind the various decentralized social media networks.  I was provided (via Diaspora discussion) with a far more comprehensive list on Wikipedia.  This list can be found  here.  This list also includes the language and licensing for each of the social media networks listed.

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January 2018 Tech Jam

January 2018 Tech Jam   The next tech jam is on Saturday 13th January 2018.  12:30 to 15:00 This month we have the usual physical computing activities set up We also have Shelley from Encounters Arts dropping in to do a workshop on the Chrysalis mobile hackspace being developed so a good chance to find…

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Nothing To Hide (Documentary)

I found this on Diaspora. Nothing To Hide (Documentary) How many times have you heard someone say: “I’ve got nothing to hide, so I’ve got nothing to fear. I’m not worried about government or corporate surveillance.” A new documentary film looks at how our passivity in the face of mass surveillance and corporate theft of…

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Euro 2016

EURO 2016 COMING SOON Euro 2016 football starts on Friday 10th June with an opening game between France (Hosts) and Romania.   England are in Group B with their first game on Saturday 11th June against Russia. Follow the action on the Euro2016 Website. Join the discussion on Diaspora by following #euro2016. and #Euro2016   Diaspora…

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