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Just put in my membership request to #FENEAS (Federated Network Association)

My hope is that we might be able to do great work together, given some of my own goals with projects like #WeDistribute and #VidCommons probably align with their own initiatives.

https://feneas.org/membership/
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Hey fediverse admins, have you made sure your instance is being counted by the-federation.info/ ? I love being able to respond with that stats site URL when people say "nobody uses federated social networks" elsewhere on the web :) It now counts nodes running any one of 36 server apps, across 9 federation protocols, including #OStatus, and #ActivityPub, reporting about 2 1/2 million users.

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RT @derekshoedev@twitter.com

Today I learned:

`/usr` stands for “universal system resources” not “user”

`/dev` stands for “device” not “development”

Had no idea.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/derekshoedev/statu

Refuse to provide clicks but and the rest of the seem to be the exact opposite of crumbling to me.

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Let it be known that today I finally got the go-fed-tool to not just generate , but any extension that builds on ActivityStreams, and recursively on top of extensions.

Last major things to do before I work on the "pub" side of go-fed/activity:
- Resolver, PredicateResolver
- Managing `context` strings
- Migrate unit tests to new code generated stuff

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non-programmers are an important part of open source projects. non-programmer contributions are valid and useful and not second tier or otherwise less valuable.

it's easy to say programmers are the only value-add when you're fortunate enough to have enough non-programmers that you can take them for granted.

if you take away the feature requests, translations, and general chatter - many OSS projects would have never been more than flawed, narrow use case tech demos.

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"Gosh, how can free software projects get funded?" A complicated question, but in this @librelounge episode we take a crack at answering it! librelounge.org/episodes/episo

Part one of two!

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#UNICEF wants to invest in #FreeSoftware "The Fund provides investment-style funding for early-stage, #OpenSource technology solutions that address the most pressing challenges faced by children and young people", further "UNICEF requires that all code, content or hardware developed and tested be open source and be publicly available."... Great initiative! ungm.org/Public/Notice/82482

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An interesting look back at the early days of social media & how conventions of blogs, likes, comments, followers etc. evolved. It's a round table discussion with people who built and ran LiveJournal, Diaryland and Open Diary in the late 1990s.

glitch.com/culture/function-ep

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My #fediverse ( #diaspora #mastodon #pixelfed ) running on the BeOS inspired alt-OS Haiku :) #computer #geek
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This is technically the first Mac to ship with an x86 processor, although it was just a kit made for developers. macstories.net/stories/this-is

...and I understand tempers can flare, people can be worn out, people can ask seemingly silly or repetive questions, and people can in teh moment respond too flippantly etc. That's the point where you apologize not brag about such behavior though. Treating people like shit because it looks cool when you see renditions of it by Jobs, Torvalds, Musk, etc. is sadly perpetuating really corrosive behaviors which don't help at all. You aren't being witty or brilliant you are just being a jerk.

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Disappointed to see people bragging about shitposting in technical forums...oh well human nature is what human nature is...

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