My hope is that the ideals that Richard Stallman planted and cultivated for these many years can finally bloom without having their sunlight taken away.
I also believe in forgiveness for those who are truly penitent. I hope that RMS will eventually learn from his mistakes without the microscope upon him.
These ideas are too important to throw out; too precious to let degrade.
Wired, 1993: Rebels with a Cause - Your Privacy. "On the cover were Eric Hughes, Tim May, John Gilmore, holding up an American flag, faces hidden behind white mask, their PGP fingerprints written on the foreheads. Gilmore even sporting an newly-founded EFF T-shirt. (from Thomas Rid, CS Monitor)"
Wired, 2019: YOU'RE IN PRIVATE MODE. To continue using a private window, sign in or subscribe. The title of the article being denied reads "It's Time to Switch to a Privacy Browser. Ad trackers are out of control".
(finally) continuing my series on becoming a private-label Amazon seller: https://www.colinmatthias.com/blog/fba-how-to-part-2-selecting-a-product/
This video is a fantastic intro to the basic math behind 3D graphics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ih20l3pJoeU
Posted a quick writeup about an issue I had with ufw and Docker: https://www.colinmatthias.com/blog/ufw-docker-fixing-security-issue/
I'm pleased to announce the v1.0.0 release of Hometown, my Mastodon fork! It's up to date with Mastodon v2.9.3, and unique features include:
- Local only posting
- Full support for rendering incoming `Article` posts from federated blogs like Write.As
- "Exclusive" lists that let you follow someone without clogging up your home timeline
For more info, including rationale for each new feature, check out our wiki:
And the release itself is here:
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If you only use 140 characters like on Twitter, you will be able to sign those 140 char
messages with GPG (ECC keys) here on mastodon.social
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Software/web guy (programmer, manager). Former game developer. Self hosted tech > walled gardens.
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