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近期有不法分子冒用本人昵称及头像进行诽谤活动。谨此提醒各位,本人只使用 austinhuang.me 上已注明的账号,若发现可疑账号,请勿理睬,应尽快通知本人。谢谢各位合作。

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New to replace ieji.de/@austin/10707415366238:

Austin here. Pronouns are We/Us because we must collaborate.
BSc student at University, Montreal, Canada.
English/简体中文/Français. Can read Japanese, but can't speak much.

I contribute to .
I made , the better client. You know how that worked out.

Music tastes are 70s/80s/90s hits (English and J-Pop), jazz, blues... just not the modern stuff.

Please ask anything.
Nice to meet y'all!

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...which is the case. I suppose it's natural that we are self-centered, but that's not how it works: is what a society is built upon, and life is dominated by processes, not results. Is the system really preparing kids for adulthood if it simply follows human instinct?

nytimes.com/2022/07/27/opinion

And look at the current shortage of . If every person is for themselves, who even wants to be a ?

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6.8.22 古着古物店

其实古着古物店在马来西亚不常见,这是我第一次去这里的古着店。踏入店里就能感受到老板的用心布置,墙上没有一处是空白的,大量放了海报、吉他等。看到黑胶唱片机又激起我想存钱买唱片机的冲动了。

中庭有阳光洒落,我站在这里许久。

在这里经营古着店不容易,买了一件夏威夷衬衫和一杯咖啡,支持满腔热血的创业青年。

The -speaking has finally been noticed by English media, and the users are already concerned about the potential negative effects of such exposure. It bears reminding for public instance to take good care of users from diverse backgrounds, so to defend their newfound freedom of expression (compared to their backgrounds, and within moral limits) without interference from bad actors.

wsj.com/amp/articles/as-china- (Intentionally AMP; turn off JS to remove paywall)

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Windows failed as an operating system when they got rid of the flying document animation

哇,新版日本高中音乐教科书的封面作者,是春宵苦短少女前进吧和四叠半的原案,好好看好丰富啊,羡慕死了!

Certain bad actors have been impersonating me (nickname + avatar) and spreading defamatory statements by various means (especially through ). I only communicate publicly through accounts written on austinhuang.me which is my sole personal site. Please do not interact with suspicious account, instead report to me ASAP. Thank you for your cooperation.

近期有不法分子冒用本人昵称及头像进行诽谤活动。谨此提醒各位,本人只使用 austinhuang.me 上已注明的账号,若发现可疑账号,请勿理睬,应尽快通知本人。谢谢各位合作。

早上笑过了,但是现在再看一遍还是好好笑啊哈哈哈哈哈…
政府误把4630万日元打到他的账户,然后他不打算还,然后他被抓了,然后他又被保释了,然后…没有一个记者拍到他的脸哈哈哈哈哈怎么回事!

youtu.be/IIWq7I3UL5s

I agree that should remain as practice is key to learning, but on top of avoiding a competition of resources, it should also avoid rigidity so to not train students into blindly giving responses that they perceive as "desirable" for the teacher (and the system in general). The goal for students is to learn, not to push out their peers, although I guess it can't be helped if everything in life is about fighting for limited resources...

nytimes.com/2022/07/25/opinion

Regardless of what tragedy it is, being pain or , there's always a lot of focus on a "poster child" to rally people behind through shock. "Good cause" does not make dehumanizing victims acceptable. We need to move onto solutions - to support victims and to protect the future alike - so to get the problem behind us, not to constantly farm for attention yet not action...

nytimes.com/2022/07/01/opinion

友搬家找出一盒马克笔,问我要不要

我一查亚马逊,哇原价一百八,立时驱车四十分钟直取贵价马克笔

是夜桑企鹅初试马克笔

So Tim Hortons (Canadian coffee chain) illegally accessed location data of users of their app (in background) for more than a year and now the class action settlement is only one hot beverage & one baked goods (<$10)? Not even free identity monitoring? Quebec court should definitely toss out the settlement... The law needs to put invasion on the same ground as financial loss. Make them pay!

claims to be rolling back its UI and algorithmic -ification after "protests" from and their followers, suggesting that the only way to fight money (advertisers) is with money... If connects people and provides a public square, then it is critical infrastructure and a cultural institution, which shall be non-profit: they should only earn enough to cover their expenses. Preventing them from taking sides for profit will ensure a user-first experience.

Someone asked me how my life improved since deleting my Facebook account. There's many ways, but this realization was the biggest factor:

Almost all of my Facebook "friends" were not my friends.

So why give them access to my life?

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微博话题 "香港18岁少女遭网暴跳楼身亡" 。想吃瓜的自己去看,聊天记录非常过分。网暴真的非常不好,自己敲敲键盘一时爽,对方可能会付出生命代价,活活被逼死。而在群对一的网暴中,法律又达不到惩罚的目的。

Putting criticisms of Facebook aside... I suppose many have hyped for new tech - I used to register for random sites just to check out some promised features, as what a curious person would do - not realizing that less is more: do you really need these? I think we need to be less greedy - especially in the digital world - so to be less reliant on tech. After all, tech is to serve us, not to rule us!

nytimes.com/2022/07/21/opinion

...and there's the network effect too.

I need every infosec person to understand that surveillance capitalism is structural, not individual, and we are not going to ethically-consume our way out of it please and thank

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