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Automattic WordPress.com and AI
I first saw the news from 404media that Automattic was going to start selling user content to AI companies looking for data. As with most media companies, 404 failed to make the distinction between Automattic/WordPress.com and WordPress.org the open source software.
Then I read this post about protecting user choice from Automattic which is big on
#LinksOfInterest #Automattic #WordPress
"Custom post types" are "models" in the context of MVC patterns.
Blog posts and news articles are posts. Images are posts. Contact form submissions are posts. Customer purchases in #WooCommerce are posts.
Imagine if Linus Torvalds was both the Linux release manager and the CEO of IBM.
This is the case with Matt Mullenweg, WordPress and Automattic inc.
Ok, you know the Tumblr AI opt-out setting everyone is talking about right? You see, there is something funny about how Tumblr internally works.
Every time someone reblogs one of your posts, an entire copy of the post is created in the blog that has reblogged you. That's why, for example, if you edit a post, the edits are not propagated down the reblog chain: those are, in practice, different posts with the same content than your original
#Journalists: Please. WordPress.com and the company behind it are what IBM is to Linux. It's not the same thing.
NEW: Tumblr and Wordpress are preparing to sell user data to Midjourney and OpenAI, according to internal documentation we've reviewed
Wanna hear about something cursed?
The lack of awareness of and participation of certain causes and campaigns here in Germany is sometimes baffling.
Like in Reykjavik, some bars have changed the name of Moscow Mule to Kyiv Mule a while ago.
Asking for such an exotic drink at a rather prominent queer bar here in Berlin this weekend only lead to frustrations until I used to original name.
When everything has been said
when the problems of the world are
prioritised and dealt with
when eyes have met
and hands have been shaken
in the seriousness of the moment
— there's always some woman
who cleans the table
sweeps the floor and opens windows
to get the cigar smell out.
That does not fail.
— Ingibjörg Haraldsdóttir
Það sem ég fíla ekki við klám er að það eru alltaf einhverjir karlar að þvælast fyrir.
Just found out that the wp-tests-strapon Composer package works on macOS during today's pair programming session.
The only difference is that macOS seems to use a different temp directory, but PHP handles that very well.
So that's great.
which one of you is this
It seems like the owners of the lot next door decided to destroy the trees and bushes that have been one of the few nice things visible outside our window with our courtyard being used as a storage space for construction equipment for years.
Is this even allowed? Aren't there permits that need to be applied for here in #Berlin?
This is a selfie thread. The rest will be set to Followers Only.
I need to spart posting more lewd and smutty stuff on here.