YouTube disallowing adblockers, Reddit charging for API usage, Twitter blocking non-registered users. These events happen almost at the same time. Is this one of the effects of the tech bubble burst?

  • @nobody5050
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    138 months ago

    Cory doctorow is an incredible (journalist?) (blogger?) idk something, his posts are good

    • @zos_kia@lemmy.fmhy.ml
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      8 months ago

      His blog “Boing boing” was a luminary of the early blogosphere when that was a thing people believed would replace traditional media. He was very active with the EFF, copyleft/CC culture, the early maker scene. He was an okay novellist too ! All in all if you grabbed a copy of “Wired” from 2006 there’s a 100% chance his name would be mentioned at least once in it.

    • @Excrubulent@slrpnk.net
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      58 months ago

      Writer is a good catch-all, especially since he’s written some banger novels too. I read Little Brother right on the cusp of becoming an actual leftist and it had a big impact on me.

      • Meldroc
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        28 months ago

        Here, now, with the Fediverse, we are going Little Brother on enshittfied social media!

        Viva la Révolution !

    • @DashboTreeFrog@lemmy.world
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      58 months ago

      I first encountered him through the “This Week In Tech” podcast where he’s a frequent guest. I’m not sure what he is off the top of my head either but he’s brilliant