Wooh! I finally finished the blog post. This one was orignally about federated platforms, but I ended up shifting it into something else. Here it is: https://brainblasted.gitlab.io/replacefacebook/
Please read through it, criticize it, and let me know your thoughts. And more importantly, please boost it so we can get more people involved :)
I've been putting this off for long enough. Hello newcomers! My name is Chris, and I am a first year college student, as well as a free software and privacy advocate.
I love contributing to projects, my favourites being Fracal, a GTK client for Matrix chat, and Godot. I have a (small, for now) blog at https://brainblasted.gitlab.io.
LibreJS is looking for someone to do contract work
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re: some RMS takes I've seen
RMS/ESR/etc. are very deeply flawed, and rather unsuitable as figureheads for their ideas.
this doesn't mean software freedom is somehow bad, and it doesn't mean we should frame social movements as being fundamentally at odds with it by association.
I am extremely suspect of people (esp. on birb) sowing discontent with such broad scope.
it's extremely useful for tech corporations if the core principles of copyleft get dragged through the mud. let's not align with them either.
PSA for those who still have a Twitter account (very important)
Change your passwords, they've been stored in plaintext. https://twitter.com/verge/status/992137095861981186
I'm a free software enthusiast, CompSci student and indie game dev in my free time.
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