So I have an announcement. I sent an email to my work saying that I wanted to be able to focus on my work on taking advancing the federated social web to the next level. Read: better security / abuse resistance, richer interactions, virtual worlds.
How will I be funded to do this? I don't know. I do know that the state of the political world scares me enough that I feel I have to do this. If you want to support me: https://www.patreon.com/cwebber
Wish me luck. More updates soon.
- The web today: you can use the Web Gene Editor API to modify the human genome with bluetooth!
- Also the web today: hey, we finally got rounded outlines
besides NYC which is what I meant
Oh gosh I was today years old when I learned that Walla Walla and Baden-Baden carry the same sobriquet
it's 2021 and we are still talking about "free software" instead of:
* community software
* liberated software
* anti-capitalist software
* transformative justice software
it's been 35 years, and our philosophy and understanding of the role of computing and software in our society has changed drastically. The FSF and the culture of turning RMS into a 'great man' haven't changed in decades.
The worst part about RMS being back on the board of the FSF (from my perspective, YMMV) is that this submarine bullshit of "hey, guess who's back" undermines the very foundation of trust and openness that the FSF is supposed to foster.
"Don't trust corporations with your private data or they'll do bad things with it" rings fucking hollow when "trust us to be above board with our openness" is met with an end-run announcement that someone who has lost trust is back on the board.
BookWyrm is a Fediverse alternative to GoodReads, which is currently in closed beta testing.
You can add your name to the waiting list for beta test invitations by going to the flagship instance at:
Just arrived at the new apartment to find that the neighbors below have a similar fig tree in a similar pot.
📦 Just released: 🌟 Glow v1.4.0
This release contains a few small, helpful features as well as some bug fixes.
For details, see the release notes:
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