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It looks like the Data Portability Project site got hacked. At least Google thinks so (https://i.imgur.com/ZN03g7S.png). Either way, the wiki that should hold all the info about the project, is unreachable. @chrissaad do you know what happened?

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I'm really enjoying using the Memex browser extension from https://worldbrain.io. Very useful, enabling you to search your browser history, and for annotating to the pages you visit and read.

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Been looking for a good bookmark tool for a while, and came across https://github.com/shaarli/Shaarli. Excellent little tool. Imported my bookmarks from del.icio.us and raindrop.io without a hitch. One more piece of my puzzle falls into place.

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Still images has been manipulated since the inception of the media. For moving images, we have deepfakes. Combined with technology like Adobe's VoCo, and anyone will be able to say anything.
https://www.wired.com/story/these-new-tricks-can-outsmart-deepfake-videosfor-now

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An excellent Chrome experiment for playing with sounds. Targeted to kids, but I just spend an easy 30minutes there, with my inside kid.

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Got an email in my inbox for an event. In the marketing text, this section is included

"[...] and most importantly, amazing instagram photos to make your friends have serious FOMO."

That's when I instantly know, that I'm not supposed to go to this event.

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The 2 volumes of "The Travels of Marco Polo" from gutenberg.org should be good fuel for my autumn.

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/10636
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/12410

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Updated to the latest master of Known via github, and also updated PHP on the server hosting my Known instance. Turns out it was running PHP5 0_o

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MisinfoCon https://misinfocon.com

"Trust, Verification, Fact Checking & Beyond: MisinfoCon is a global movement focused on building solutions to online trust, verification, fact checking, and reader experience in the interest of addressing misinformation in all of its forms. It started as a large gathering at MIT in February 2017. That gathering brought together ambassadors from technology platforms, news organizations, as well as experts in social science, media literacy, policy, advocacy, cybersecurity and more."