"There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs." - John Rogers
Chris Webber, the co-editor of ActivityPub (which enables Mastodon, Pleroma, Peertube, etc.) is inventing the next generation protocol for decentralized social games & online collaboration.
It is really important work.
I am convinced that there are institutions out there that would give him a grant to work on this.
Foundations? Boston-area universities? If you know of one, please consider nominating him!
Facebook has been censoring this post to raise funds to transport women and children of the caravan. Let's circulate the shit out of it on the #fediverse.
This journey for asylum seekers is treacherous- miles on foot, fighting sickness and fatigue and state violence.
This rad organizer Jessie Sandoval is on the ground organizing transport to those most vulnerable - making a weeks long trek on foot a short and safe trip on a bus.
#chromedevsummit I know the main way we sell the web is to be like "yay, web enables capitalism" but I prefer "the web enables us to support each other".
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ENGLAND: literally the only country where, when given large amounts of opiates, we think to ourselves "let's trade all this for tea"
Previously @suetanvil (RIP)
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