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Who is the outsourcing firm that employs 1000s of super low-paid TikTok+FB content moderators in Morocco?

Majorel, one of the largest customer services and call center operators in EMEA, 75k staff, is owned by Saham and the German media group Bertelsmann.
https://twitter.com/_RosieBradbury/status/1554082126261272579

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Feminist Server – Visibility and Functionality
>> Digital Infrastructure as a Common Project
text by Shusha Niederberger

Worth watching the video - @Femke and Spideralex

creatingcommons.zhdk.ch/tag/fe

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@shusha Ah sorry. I meant the admins here at @lurk – they could say what kind of RAM usage to expect. But it sounds like you already have some other ideas with pleroma or misskey.

As for Olimex or RasPi it should not make too much difference as long as they have adequate memory.

lurkers and friends!
I need some conversations and advice: I want to have a sort of digital infrastructure for educational situations about the algorithmic domain.

It should allow the collection of materials: pictures, texts, and possibly videos. And I would love it to be in the form of a feed, which allows for comments and forking discussions (and to introduce participants to the fediverse in this way ;-))

Now the thing is: I would love to host it on an SBC, either under my sofa at home (via my router), or even directly as visible hardware at the workshop venues.

what are your thoughts? (SBC: Olimex or Raspi, mastodon or pleroma? performance and connectivity?)

and: shoutout and big thanks for basic insights provided by homebrewserver.club/

fellow lurkers,
I would like to include a discussion of some artworks in a paper about web searches and knowledge structures.
what artworks addressing the politics or aesthetics of web searches do you know?

I just realized this when thinking about a data literacy workshop for 6th graders.

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it's crazy: the first cultural experience of metrics, tracking and the politics of proxies is not in social media. it is being graded at school.

tomorrow 2nd event of the Amgibuos Data event series: Ambiguity, Scoring and Modelling. (De)Quantifying social interaction. With Martin Warnke and Ben Grosser, moderated by Cornelia Sollfrank. Tue, 29.3. 19-20:30 CET.
More info: latentspaces.zhdk.ch

Very proud to announce our first event. With the fantastic Mireille Hildebrandt and Wendy Chun, moderation by Felix Stalder. Part of our new research project "Latent Spaces – Performing ambiguous Data".
Details: latentspaces.zhdk.ch/general/p

I am so proud of myself for getting elementaryOS to run on an 8 years old macBook, using an old kernel that still supports its graphic card. I learned so much, damn! (and eos is great, I love it!)

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Canon can't get enough chips to make the DRM in its toner cartridges to work so it's having to tell people how to bypass it. 💯

(German-language site) https://www.canon.de/support/business-product-support/interim-toner/

I enjoyed reading Francesca Bria's rounding up of roughly 20 years of activism and policymaking for digital infrastructure and institutions for the common good: the-crypto-syllabus.com/france
also with nice takes on the flaws of crypto solutionism.

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„Sisters with transitors”, a about about the pioneering in , is available at the EU public broadcaster ARTE for free: arte.tv/fr/videos/104017-000-A

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Spread the Call
https://eclectictechcarnival.org/

The Feminist Hacker Assembly from the galaxy of Hacker Feminisms all around the world takes place at #rc3 2021 online. The glue is /etc, Eclectic Tech Carnival, running since 2002. Contributions: managed #servers (https://systerserver.net/ and https://anarchaserver.org/), #fanzines https://psaroskalazines.gr/zines/, #books, #radio https://hackordie.gattini.ninja/hack-or-wave/, #codes, #games

For proposals/submission: 📧 call AT eclectictechcarnival org (first schedule draft 18/12)

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Processing Community Day 2021 in Basel, Switzerland – November 13 https://basel.codes/2021/

With Open Call for talks and workshops.
It will be in person event and workshops are free. So if you’re in or nearby Basel/Bâle and want to get into Creative Coding have a look!

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RT @jsrailton@twitter.com

🚨 UPDATE YOUR APPLE DEVICES NOW🚨

We caught a zero-click, zero day iMessage exploit used by NSO Group's #Pegasus spyware.

Target? Saudi activist.

We reported the #FORCEDENTRY exploit to @Apple@twitter.com, which just pushed an emergency update.

THREAD 1/
https://citizenlab.ca/2021/09/forcedentry-nso-group-imessage-zero-click-exploit-captured-in-the-wild/

🐦🔗: https://twitter.com/jsrailton/status/1437498350895501314

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Femke Nijsse: "On Monday the #IPCC released their assessment ... This ends years of hard (volunteer!) work for hundreds of scientists.

It starts a journey of updating hundreds or thousands of #Wikipedia articles, which will equally take years

I would like to invite researchers, especially early-career researchers that are doing a literature review, to join us at
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_Climate_change

What better way to get an in-depth understanding of a new topic than write about it to a lay audience?"

I will be talking tomorrow at 6pm CEST about data colonialism, and how data extraction affects commonality in and outside of technological practice.
mybehavioralsurplus.org/projec

I love that project: Low Tech Magazine Solar-Powered Website:
solar.lowtechmagazine.com/
it goes offline when the weather is bad for a too long period. the footer is including a weather forecast to give you an idea about future availability <3
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