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Old 02-11-2019, 02:39 PM   #31
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Exactly, I added "" for context.
Sorry, in my defence, I was posting from a phone whilst riding a train (or was I?!).
 
Old 02-11-2019, 03:43 PM   #32
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I stay away from it. Closest "social media" activity I have are forums, especially LQ, and a few blogs. If someone wants to communicate with me, they can call, email, send a text, or speak in person.
Yes.
 
Old 02-11-2019, 04:00 PM   #33
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but these things [LQ et al] are not "social media" -- they are communication and are as anonymous as "a good chat in the line at Tesco"...
"A good chat in the line at Tesco", something apparently trivial but actually very important to each of us - a discussion with someone with no personal axe to grind.
 
Old 02-11-2019, 04:06 PM   #34
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"A good chat in the line at Tesco", something apparently trivial but actually very important to each of us - a discussion with someone with no personal axe to grind.
Unless the person in line behind you sees that you have the last item of that "on sale item".
 
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"A good chat in the line at Tesco", something apparently trivial but actually very important to each of us - a discussion with someone with no personal axe to grind.
Indeed! Actual communication without the need for advertisers or it being recorded against anybody's name for the rest of their lives. The most interesting conversations happen with "strangers", with some kind of anonymity.
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Unless the person in line behind you sees that you have the last item of that "on sale item".
Well, yes, that means war for some people...
 
Old 02-11-2019, 06:56 PM   #36
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Unless the person in line behind you sees that you have the last item of that "on sale item".
They can have my can of baked beans when they... ummh nevermind.
 
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They can have my can of baked beans when they... ummh nevermind.
Well, in the UK beans may be in demand after Brexit... Thankfully I played a lot of DayZ in the past, so know the value of a can of beans

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Old 02-12-2019, 05:21 PM   #38
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This interview with Denis Roio (Jaromil) of Dyne.org may be of interest to this thread, especially the sections on technological sovereignty and IoT:

Jaromil Rojo on technological sovereignty, blockchain, bitcoin and the Internet of Things
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTZD9iJHOSc
 
  


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