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Who wants a decentralised github?

No servers or self hosting, no third parties.

Written in Rust!

Let us know what you'd like:

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One week to save this civilisation.

And it's in the hands of..


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“if Jeff Bezos gave each of his 876,000 employees a $105,000 bonus, he'd be left with as much money as he had at the beginning of the pandemic”

— Tori Bedford (on bird site)

How did I get to 2020 without knowing about Clan of Xymox?!

Thanks to the film The Guest, which is well worth watching (not just for the soundtrack), I have a new band to listen to. It's The Cure, The Damned, and a sprinkling of Magazine (first impressions anyway). Aka bloody marvelous!

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"""Laptop manufacturers have also justified decreased usability in the name of security. I should call their solutions "security theater", because they seem to benefit Microsoft more than computer users. Many have said that UEFI is an overly-complicated system that provides a much larger attack surface than BIOS, and several security flaws in UEFI implementations have been found that seem to negate many of the supposed benefits."""

I have been saying stuff like this for YEARS now; and I'm routinely chided at for it.

Yet another person who gets it. I stand by my firm belief that UEFI is unnecessary, and dare I say it, utterly undesirable. I've been burned by UEFI too many times in the past. I've learned my lesson the hard way.

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Every time I see a software engineer write their blog on Medium, my hope for an open web goes down a little.

"Things That Would Not Have Happened On Safe" is a topic that just reached 539-ish examples! The latest being theft of mental health record from Finnish mental health clinic.

Safe Network is designed to prevent or minimise many of the vulnerabilities of the current internet. Things like data breaches, domain loss/take-down, Odds and other censorship and surveillance.

Take a look:
= Secure Access For Everyone

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I have brought up an RSS-to-ActivityPub server. It can convert any RSS feed into a ActivityPub actor, so that one can follow them from Mastodon, Misskey or other ActivityPub compatible platforms to receive updates of the feed.
It's still under development so please do not abuse.

I have modified the code so that it should be compatible with latest version of Mastodon, Pleroma and Misskey.

Feel free to report any issues on GitHub:

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We could solve the world's poverty and many other problems in a generation with one measure.

A global cap on inheritance.

Just occurred to me, how much of instances goes on?

And how would we know?

I guess they are not a very attractive target, and hacking would mostly be for sabotage, or targeted surveillance/identification, but what about the ?

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Wow some people got funding for #Discourse to add #ActivityPub and then backed out after getting the funding and gave the money back.

While drinking coffee the coder in me is itching to get at the keyboard and start putting some of the into being!

There's much to do, but every journey starts with a File New!

I note that there's not much / / (0 per week) activity on mastodon as far as I can tell.

I'm a bit surprised given the popularity of (41 per week).

If you are into those please say hi!

I'm concerned about using / (for git-bug) for the .

/ wasm would be better for bundle size and tooling, and the Golang support is still 'experimental' and so could disappear.

Unless we can have a git-bug (or similar) in Rust.

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