Two developments at the Fediverse to point out in this regard are:
#podcasting picking up steam at #SocialHub (the community of technologists that work on the foundations of the #fediverse and its ecosystem): https://socialhub.activitypub.rocks/t/using-activitypub-for-podcast-comments-exploration/1909
The undead left of the #SWP played a stupid and destructive power play. The antomus crew burned out and there "cloths" and "words" were taken up by our more liberal frends to push their reformism. The embrace of the #stupidindividualism of #failbook poisoned any hope. We are in a mess... the are projects to compost this #OMN and #indymediaback are examples. The is a good #openweb "libertarian" leaning community on the #fediverse that worth looking at https://visionon.tv is an example.
Its now fashionable to buy a lifeboat. They are not the best boats for open sea but the small ones work well on UK canals and the bigger ones on European inland waterways. You can do coastal with care for the weather.
Political and tech - On the political side, there is arrogance and ignorance, on the geek side there is naivety and over- complexity
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