I got featured in the Micro Monday podcast by Micro.blog's @macgenie, in which I briefly talk about blogging, birthday unconferences, #IndieWeb etc. https://monday.micro.blog/2019/11/11/ton-zylstra-aka.html
On to a start of a day full of Data Visualisation for the public sector!
Serving citizens through better data visualisation :-)
Op #DojoConNL van @CoderDojoNL gaf ik afgelopen zaterdag een presentatie over wanneer maken als een superkracht voelt, en de morele verantwoordelijkheden van een #maker Mijn werk aan Impact door Connectie met @wijzijnfers was het startpunt https://www.zylstra.org/blog/2019/11/handelingsvermogen-in-en-met-je-omgeving-coderdojo-conferentie-2019/ #creativecommons #techpledge #indieweb
First, you install @PrivacyBadger.
Then you follow us on social media.
Then you cover your webcam with an EFF sticker.
Why not take the final step and apply to join the team? https://www.eff.org/about/opportunities/jobs
Today 17 years ago, at 14:07, I published my first blog post, and some 2000 followed since then. Previously I kept a website that archive.org traces back to early 1998, which was the second incarnation of a static website from 1997 (Demon Internet, my first ISP other than my university, entered the Dutch market in November 1996, and I became their customer at the earliest opportunity. From the start they gave their customers
Human life expectancy is ~80. A company's life expectancy ~15 yrs. When companies disappear they will take your data down with them. You can use platforms for reach and collaboration, but also having your own 'mothership' to host your original material is ~5x as sustainable. #indieweb
Looking forward to speaking @coderdojonl DojoCon19 next week. Watched a cool keynote vid today by @felienne who will speak at DojoCon too, on teaching programming.
Taking a stroll through archive.org I realised it has my old 2003-2008 postings on a different URL in Dutch and Germany, and 33 postings on energy transition from 2004-2006. Now contemplating to bring them 'home', so I have all content in my main blog. #indieweb
dear recaptcha tools enlisting me in training your visual recognition machine learning models: fire hydrants are not globally ubiquitous. You can't assume e.g. European users will recognise US street furniture.
Dumbed down my site's language support, so that Google Translate actually picks up the correct language setting for most pages. Lesson learned: Google never checks for language mark-up, only the default setting or in its absence the primary result of a ML model.
Lezenswaardig weblog over service design research bij DUO v @manuelame Iedereen rond digitale transformatie bij de overheid: toevoegen aan je feedreader! (dank @alper voor de tip)
Date Ethics Baby Steps: how being there at the start of writing regulation allowed better data collection and less friction, making the ethical thing the most efficient thing. #ethicsbydesign
MacOS Catalina update junks my Scansnap scanner as 'legacy'. So no OS updates for a while to keep using my peripheral hardware. Check which software you use daily that gets dumped by MacOS 64bit.
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