"Embrace, Extend, and Exterminate"
Phrase used internally by Microsoft to describe its strategy of extending standards with proprietary capabilities, and then using those differences to disadvantage competitors.
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I don't understand why some people are complaining about samsung giving a grant to support mastodon development. I'd prefer to see development crowdfunded, but what is the harm? If it were ms/gates, I'd be concerned about embrace-extend-extinguish, but that doesn't seem to be samsung's MO. #NoCrosspost
Who's going to #NetSci this year?
This one was a win for academic privacy researchers. Still scary though. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aj2yxJ_wrEk
A very short story, apropos nothing. #NoCrosspost
"I'm sorry, I must have left it in my other pants."
"You're not wearing pants."
A: Because it would be a pair-o-docks! #puns
"Cryptocurrency exchange says it can't access some $190 million in bitcoin and other funds after its founder ... died at age 30 — without sharing the password for his encrypted laptop."
PhD candidate at @UMSI. Networks, decentralization, civic tech, cats, bad puns. Formerly @civicMIT @medialab @i3detroit.
GreatJustice.net is a general-purpose, principles-based, cooperative Mastodon instance. The purpose of GreatJustice.net is to foster mutual trust and respect among its members by having explicit Core Principles and a Code of Conduct.