@jdarnold I must be getting old, too
while #telegram is down (at least for some) take this as an oportunity to reflect:
- do you rely on a centralized service
- telegram runs on proprietary software
- it can't federate and creates by that something known as 'walled gargen'
- there are great alternatives you might like
for future use:
briar (in beta) has p2p
@dysinger every once in a while I search "nixos qubes" to see if some perfect combo is being worked on. I always come across this Reddit post https://www.reddit.com/r/NixOS/comments/3u6z52/thoughts_on_ideal_operating_system/
Mastodon and now Scuttlebutt / #ssb all over my news feeds! This has been a very exciting week :)
@reldnahcire not sure if when I replied to my original post it notified you, but this is what I found https://twitter.com/ioptio/status/597113993401098240
I've just looked around and found this old tweet. I'm understanding the situation a bit better now..
I keep hearing that this image depicting centralized vs. decentralized vs. distributed systems is misleading and bad. Based on my understanding, it's pretty good. Can someone fill me in?
It's kinda weird to think about a social network where businesses own their own presences, rather than relying on a capricious third party service like Twitter or Facebook. Imagine NBC or The Verge running a Mastodon instance for their reporters to toot from, or Bethesda operating an instance for PR and customer support. No more lost business when Facebook changes their algorithms again because they need more money from boosted posts.
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