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What Are Mastodon and Post Like? Examining Twitter Alternatives

Blocked Nazis and Boring Billionaires: What It’s Really Like on Mastodon and Post by Gwen Snyder (Jezebel)

An antifascist researcher gets the vibe of each Twitter alternative, just in time for Elon Musk to make another terrible decision.

Nazis, manosphere weirdos, dirtbag “left” trolls, ambiguous terms of service, cakes that look like people…For all its utility, Twitter has never not been a hell site. Under Elon Musk, though, things are getting undeniably worse. Seemingly every day, a new Nazi gets his account back, even as Musk issues orders to suspend accounts working to…

It says: Detroit's Reparations Awareness Day, DRAD2023, will take place February 25th. This year's theme is "Repairing Black Genocide Above and Below: Reparations from Asteroid Mining". Your host is Anita Belle, President of the Reparations Labor Union and creator of "ExodusToMars", an upcoming Afrofuturistic musical comedy about black Martians. Invited guests include SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, and UN ambassadors for nations that have signed the anti-genocide treaty.
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Ancient Alien-Aryan Theory Infiltrating Panafrican Spaces: Example Of The Day – Asteroid Mining Reparations

Okay, I just, I don’t know. This is something I saw in the profile of someone who is actually trying to add me on a Black social media platform. Oh there are AI generated photos, but I am not showing them because for certain, they ganked someone’s art and someone else’s appearance. I just decided…

Visions
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Someone Is Trying to Break Mastodon By Attacking One Large Instance. No Really.

As I post this, someone is seriously attacking Mastodon.social. They are probably also going for other large instances. I mean, maybe it’s that by brain does not want to accept the possibility that anyone on Earth who can locate and press a power button would think that they could successfully destroy :: breathe :: a…

Naked Post
Posted in Artificial Intelligence Technology

Artificial Intelligence Risk Management Framework (AI RMF 1.0) – NIST.AI.100-1.pdf

https://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/ai/NIST.AI.100-1.pdf (nvlpubs.nist.gov)

Artificial intelligence (AI) technologies have significant potential to transform society andpeople’s lives – from commerce and health to transportation and cybersecurity to the envi-ronment and our planet. AI technologies can drive inclusive economic growth and supportscientific advancements that improve the conditions of our world. AI technologies, how-ever, also pose risks that can negatively impact individuals,…

Deepfaked Panafricans
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Deepfakes circulate of AI “Pan-Africans” backing Burkina Faso’s military junta • FRANCE 24 English

Deepfakes circulate of AI “Pan-Africans” backing Burkina Faso’s military junta • FRANCE 24 English from YouTube

We investigate AI-generated videos that call for support for the Burkinabe military junta and its leader Ibrahim Traore, just days after the junta ordered Fr…

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EUyEADrp5M&ab_channel=FRANCE24English[/embed] We investigate AI-generated videos that call for support for the Burkinabe military junta and its leader Ibrahim Traore, just days after the junta ordered French troops to leave the country. We take a closer look in this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl.

TikTok Enshittification, a cartoon drawing of TikTok as the witch and potential users as Hansel and Gretel
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Pluralistic: Tiktok’s enshittification (21 Jan 2023) – Pluralistic: Daily links from Cory Doctorow

Pluralistic: Tiktok’s enshittification (21 Jan 2023) by Cory DoctorowCory Doctorow (pluralistic.net)

https://i0.wp.com/craphound.com/images/21Jan2023.jpg?w=840&ssl=1 https://i0.wp.com/craphound.com/images/21Jan2023.jpg?w=840&ssl=1 Today’s links Tiktok’s enshittification: The company manually allocates surplus to creators, and they can take it away again, too. Hey look at this: Delights to delectate…

Here is how platforms die: first, they are good to their users; then they abuse their users to make things better for their business customers; finally, they abuse those business customers to claw back all the value for themselves. Then, they die.I call this enshittification, and it is a seemingly inevitable consequence arising from the…