"The goals of the advertising business model do not always correspond to providing quality search to users."
witzig, wo das steht... http://infolab.stanford.edu/~backrub/google.html
Dendrite 0.2.0 (next-gen golang homeserver) is here, with tonnes of bugs & perf fixes since the initial 0.1.0 beta. Read all about it at https://matrix.org/blog/2020/10/20/dendrite-0-2-0-released - intrepid testers wanted! help us squash bugs! 🐛🔨
where were you when you found out the UK's track and trace software (which cost 12 billion quid) has excel as a backing database
sadly there is a backlog of cases which were untracked because they exceeded the excel row limit
worry not, they have solved the problem and are now using two excel files to keep track of people
WindowsSpyBlocker: Microsoft setzt HOSTS-Datei zurück
> We should build systems which don't scale. Instead build small systems which federate or peer together.
We should also build systems that do scale – that scale *down*.
A system that can only be run by a small business helps, but only a bit. One that a group of friends can run on a $5/month VPS helps a lot more. One that anyone can run on a raspberry pi or in the background on their laptop (without a noticeable effect on performance) helps far, far more.