Yesterday I found the nightly builds of Weechat Android on the Play Store -- it seems rather bug-free and much more stable connection-wise than both the "non-nightly" release and Glowing Bear.
What eInk device does the #Fediverse use to read complex technical PDFs? I adore my Kindle Paperwhite, but it's not adequate for that use-case, and I hate reading off of my monitor.
They're both quite expensive, though...
Just found out from the #Noisebridge Slack that Scott's video hit 1.7 million views! It's about his quest to make his own iphone from parts bought in Shenzhen. (Parts cost him $300 in the end). https://strangeparts.com/how-i-made-my-own-iphone-in-china/
This VICE interview with Peter Sunde is dated April 13th, 2017, but I swear I've seen it before and I can find traces of it quoted all the way back in 2015. Weird.
Alex Payne, (engineer who helped scale Twitter), way back in 2010: "Decentralization isn’t just a better architecture, it’s an architecture that resists censorship and the corrupting influences of capital and marketing.
"At the very least, decentralization would make tweeting as fundamental and irrevocable a part of the Internet as email. Now that would be a triumph of humanity."
"Designing computers to treat their owners as untrustworthy adversaries, unfit to reconfigure them or know their defects, is a far more dangerous proposition than merely having computers with bad software."