I like it when even Cloudflare starts to de-Google-ify.
"We recently migrated from Google's reCAPTCHA to the independent hCaptcha. It helps address a privacy concern inherent to relying on a Google service..."
Here's an opportunity to join me on the board of the #IWAWales
Lend your skills & experience to an organisation which is making #Wales better
@jaz I was reading about you and what you do on Nation.Cymru. So I decided to enroll to Toots.Wales It's a great Site. My name is John Ward a Mechanical Engineer from Pontypridd. I Design Elevators all over the U.S. and all over the Globe.
@Mastodon I've written a short blog post about it https://blogs.toot.wales/davidoclubb/somethings-happening-in-the-fediverse
The Welshman on the front line of New York's battle with COVID-19 - Nation.Cymru
The Welshman on the front line of New York's battle with COVID-19. https://nation.cymru/opinion/the-welshman-on-the-front-line-of-new-yorks-battle-with-covid-19/
I noticed that a lot of people on Mastodon are open source folks, so I wanted to share this article. It was written with blind people in mind, but I think it could help developers feel where we're coming from, why we hold on to closed source operating systems and software, and I did give ways blind people could help make software more usable for us. https://devinprater.github.io/open-source-blindness/ #opensource #accessibility #linux
For private meetings with video/audio, the real choice remains open source software: Jitsi, @nextcloud Riot/Matrix, Wire, Signal. For groups, Wire seems to be the only end-to-end encrypted option, so using a trusted service provider is essential. You can find a list Jitsi instances here: https://github.com/jitsi/jitsi-meet/wiki/Jitsi-Meet-Instances
#Brexit (remember that?) - the continuing delusion.
Another amazing blog post from Prof. Chris Grey.
Interesting blog post on what's happened to electricity use in the UK during the #coronavirus lockdown https://constancecrozier.com/2020/04/02/the-impact-of-covid-19-on-the-electricity-network/
Gair y Dydd: tridiau(’r) aderyn du a dau lygad Ebrill http://geiriadur.ac.uk/gpc/gpc.html?tridiau'r%20aderyn%20du -- oes unrhyw un yn gyfarwydd â'r ymadrodd hwn am ddiwedd Mawrth a dechrau Ebrill? #cymraeg
Word of the Day: tridiau(’r) aderyn du a dau lygad Ebrill 'the last three days of March and the first two (three) days of April': http://geiriadur.ac.uk/gpc/gpc.html?tridiau'r%20aderyn%20du -- Anyone familiar with this #Welsh expression? (literally 'three days of the blackbird and two eyes of April')
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🎁 @Dropbox has failed to respond to our letter on #CloudExtraction - which allows warrantless, broad access to cloud stored data. This is a vital issue for security of Dropbox's customer data. Help us ask them to respond now and retweet. 🔁
Here's the official #WelshGovernment guidance on self-isolation (rather than social distancing) in case you develop symptoms https://gov.wales/sites/default/files/publications/2020-03/stay-at-home-guidance-for-households-current-guidelines-illustrated.pdf
Wales' first Partnership for Future Generations 🌱🌻
Co-design | Co-produce | Co-deliver | 🍎🌳🏴
Values-based, including a commitment to your online privacy ✊💻🕵️💗
The independent social network for Wales, the Welsh, and everyone else! | Y rhwydwaith gymdeithasol annibynnol i Gymru. Tŵt is the social media network that puts YOU in charge. No data mining, no silly ads. Your Wales, your voice, join today! Tŵt yw’r rhwydwaith gymdeithasol sy’n rhoi rheolaeth i TI. Dim cloddio data, dim hysbysebion twp. Dy Gymru, dy lais, ymuna heddiw!