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Kevin Marks

“I’m interested in people who know there is a choice in how you see the world, and what you do and think in this world. I am one of those people, and I design for them.” @christydena http://www.christydena.com/2018/06/the-two-markets-finding-your-kin/

Kevin Marks

“I’m interested in people who know there is a choice in how you see the world, and what you do and think in this world. I am one of those people, and I design for them.” @christydena http://www.christydena.com/2018/06/the-two-markets-finding-your-kin/

Kevin Marks

My notes from yesterday: http://www.kevinmarks.com/teacamp2018-06-07.html
@jacquitaylorfb: "GDPR is about building our web world with privacy at the core - so citizens can trust us"
@teacamplondon @baskers

Kevin Marks

As predicted, Facebook uses their privacy debacles as an excuse to lock out genuine data portability apps. https://snarfed.org/2018-06-07_turning-off-facebook-for-bridgy

Kevin Marks

“GitHub makes it easier for large, loosely coordinated groups of programmers—in corporations, for instance—to use git. It has a well-designed web interface. If you don’t think that’s worth $7.5 billion, you’ve never read the git manual.” @ftrain https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-06/github-is-microsoft-s-7-5-billion-undo-button

Kevin Marks

“Possibly to make Suzhou’s program feel a bit less Orwellian, the scheme is named after a flower popularly used in teas and cakes” http://www.wired.co.uk/article/china-social-credit
“Under the spreading chestnut tree, I sold you and you sold me.” —Orwell

Kevin Marks

“Once railway technology arrives, we can double the speed again to 16 mph – roughly the limit on early lines like Stockton-Darlington or Manchester-Liverpool.” - Stockton to Darlington now takes 55 minutes for 12 miles https://traintimes.org.uk/stockton/darlington/10:00/today https://www.citymetric.com/transport/here-s-why-high-speed-trains-don-t-always-save-much-time-3949 @benhouchen

Kevin Marks

This Rocket podcast where @film_girl and @Spacekatgal interview @ethomson (Microsoft's ex-github PM for version control and @libgit2 lead) is great context for today's big news about $MSFT buying @github http://relay.fm/rocket/174





Kevin Marks

Wait, @Twitter cannot separate content created before and after the user was 13? Seems like a straightforward condition to me, given that every tweet has a timestamp. Mind you, tweets from the first 3 years get exported with time set to midnight.

Kevin Marks

“Unlike in the South East, it is not the journeys disrupted that really matter, but the journeys never taken or even considered.” @thomasforth https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/devolution/2018/06/after-northern-rail-chaos-north-should-cont...