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Wouldn't this be amazing.

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@Purism I can't seem to access developer.puri.sm. Site maintenance?

Where is the conversation on alive, other than technology-specific communities?

@ashfurrow I dream of a time when it's possible to communicate entirely over short-distance tech like bluetooth and wifi (however slowly). solutions (delay tolerant networking) like work towards that potentiality.

Anyone talking about decentralized back-end? Like maybe . Functions could usually run locally. Seems like a good abstraction to make work for the .

The web didn't model apps. Webapps were a hack, and the beginning of siloization. To fix, the needs to separate what the user does from how, so that how becomes a choice, no matter what.

Writing Python for the , you shouldn't import antigravity. The user could add antigravity to your function if they need it.

Free people have choice. The new 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 .

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 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 .

Connections don't need to stay open unless I know what I'm downloading. On the , 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 .

don't serve anyone well except Apple and Google. We can look forward to a free/libre where you don't have to install shit and submit to spam and fees.

What's wrong with the ? It's embedded, it breaks, it runs on someone else's computer, and it's ugly. needs beautiful hyperlinks that live inbetween documents, live as long as they are used, and are free/libre!

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