Just listening to this great podcast about #Mastodon with @Gargron. Interesting to hear how he sees Mastodon, the motivation behind it, etc. Nice to hear that it is not "just for fun" but that he has a clear vision on how the internet and #socialNetworks should work and about the importance of #decentralization and #federation. https://changelog.com/podcast/315
RT @EFF: For International Day Against DRM (#IDAD), we wanted to share some exceptionally absurd stories of how #DRM makes the lives of leg… source: https://twitter.com/fsf/status/1042419109840019457
My closing Decentralized Web Summit keynote: "Big Tech's problem is Big, not Tech"
Read this. This article pretty summarizes what I see every day. And when I criticize it, half of the audience doesn't understand my point. They are simply to young and grew up with smart phones and fast lines.
"Software disenchantment": http://tonsky.me/blog/disenchantment/ via firstname.lastname@example.org
Set a timer for 5 minutes and clean up the space around you.
What's the point of Mozilla? Great article by Glyn Moody about the past, present and future of the #Mozilla Foundation, his conclusion: What we do desperately need is a powerful, truly independent voice willing to speak up for ordinary users of the internet on today's key issues and to defend uncompromisingly their broader interests in the online world. Mozilla is probably the only organization capable of doing this credibly. https://www.linuxjournal.com/content/what-point-mozilla #firefox
Suppose Linus just accumulated wisdom over the years and ended up tired of his earlier self? It was perhaps time for the DFL to transition into a BDFL?
#Introductions huh? Well I'm a Linux padawan learner, having permanently ditched Windows for Ubuntu about 9 or 10 weeks ago. Since then I've become infatuated with Linux, with the mentality behind it, with the passion for it. It's actually dictated my writing at Forbes as I'm not mostly creating content about the Linux world. I love it. So cheers to that!
YES, I AM MAD.
meditating on this cat picture to hopefully absorb some of its peaceful energy
Multiply this by videos, by audio, by every other media type.
The "creators groups" who supported this batshit proposal said over and over that these technical issues would be solved once nerds were told they had to solve them. They said NERD HARDER. i
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