The web didn't model apps. Webapps were a hack, and the beginning of siloization. To fix, the #dweb needs to separate what the user does from how, so that how becomes a choice, no matter what.
Writing Python for the #dweb, you shouldn't import antigravity. The user could add antigravity to your function if they need it.
Free people have choice. The new #dweb must gather potentiality and sort best options. Attention is currency. Manage your budget.
To be free, we need high level building blocks anyone can compose programs with. Take a lesson from shell scripting, but level it up with the #dweb.
Everything closed is dead. If I can't open and fix it, I can be sure it will eventually break, if not already. Let's free ourselves with the #dweb with succinct, legible code, or nil.
Imagine using a web with no sidebars, menus, or embedded links. How would you have conversations, edit, and move between documents? This is the question we need to answer with the #dweb.
Connections don't need to stay open unless I know what I'm downloading. On the #dweb, apps/tools/links should be written to exit fast or give constant visual feedback. Kill everything that doesn't.
When I'm reading, I shouldn't have to wonder what the page I'm reading is doing. Let's make it impossible to misbehave on the #dweb.
There's been some progress in producing actual free software builds of the Android SDK. We'll need some help tp bring it over the finish line: https://forum.f-droid.org/t/call-for-help-making-free-software-builds-of-the-android-sdk/4685
#foss #fdroid #android
My semicolon key is borked. This has suddenly become a significant factor driving my adoption of #Kotlin.
I would totally buy Palm's tiny smartphone, but not if I have to switch to Verizon… https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/10/palm-rises-from-the-dead-as-a-zombie-brand-launches-tiny-smartphone/
My Ōura ring has been underwhelming the first week, not recognizing that I slept three days. But, I gotta say, just the fact that they made a round computer that works is pretty awesome. Computers have always been boxes, and circuit boards have always been flat. But people are round, so wearables need to be round too. This is the beginning of a wave.
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