If any devs are interested in a side project; I’m still up for building a chat app with the amazing UX of Instagram Threads, but running on https://matrix.org/ (which is the future) instead of Facebook (which is the devil)
Open 👏 Source 👏 Companies 👏 Get 👏 Off 👏 Discord
They are absolutely shit if you do anything to protect your privacy.
I straight up refuse to invest anything substantial (money/time) on an open project if the only promoted/official means for real time discussion is a closed source platform with a bad security and privacy track record.
You shouldn't either.
New meetup event added:
Dungeons & Dragons - Fight Club at Online event
Thu 13th May 2021 7:00pm
Njalla's blog post about my stolen domain dark[.]fail. The hijacker allegedly faked a court order and gag order. https://njal.la/blog/hijack/
Do you have a WordPress Blog?
Did you know you can connect it to the Fediverse so that people on Mastodon can follow you and comment on your posts?
It works through the WordPress ActivityPub plugin:
(You may also be able to find this by searching for "ActivityPub" in the plugins section of your WordPress blog)
If you have any comments or questions, the plugin's developer is on the Fediverse at @pfefferle
6:30pm Wordpress Glasgow: Core Web Vitals. Are you ready?
I used to love Jelly Tots, but one day, more than two decades ago, they changed and I found them too hard/sticky.
However, I've just tried some today and they've changed again! Now, they're more like dolly mixture jellies. In other words, they're good again!
I'm posting this, because I'd want to know 😂
We're running our bi-monthly #opensource #Linux command line basics for beginners event tonight from 6pm - https://www.meetup.com/Open-Source-Glasgow/events/277170826/
Open Q&A using Matrix in #opensource:glasgow.social all welcome (experts welcome to lend a hand too!)
Aye Write Book Festival moves online in May
@aral Spotted some discussion of small-tech.org over on the #gemini mailing list today
You can use Mastodon to add comments to your static blog engine.
Anyone know anything about the history of the Participatory Culture Foundation?
It would be intriguing to discuss why they couldn't achieve their founding aspirations with their early free code projects; Downhill Battle, Broadcast Machine, Democracy Player/ Miro, VideoBomb? As well as what is similar and different about the PeerTube project:
I wrote a quick script to link #Owncast chats to #Matrix rooms (and vice versa)
Check it out here:
2020 was a record-braking year for data leaks.
That's why we do not collect any user data, and why you should be mindful that if you give yours it *will* eventually be leaked. (via @Canalys@twitter.com ) https://www.canalys.com/newsroom/cybersecurity-investment-2020
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