One day, a computer will fit on a desk (1974) | RetroFocus
In this ABC interview from 1974, science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke makes the bold claim that one day computers will allow people to work from home and ...
Continuing my previous thought on cross-instance shadow auth: I think for now it could be solved using two things:
- a client or a web interface trying to keep everything inside it as much as possible: opening links to external posts, subscribing to accounts etc. - this may require a sort of autodetection whether a link is a link to another Fediverse instance or not
- a browser extension having the same above autodetection capabilities, that plays its part on actual external instances
Space without the space
I just released #Tootle 1.0 (Alpha 1), which aims to be a lightweight Mastodon client for Linux desktops and phones
You can read the change log and download the sources here: https://github.com/bleakgrey/tootle/releases/tag/v1.0-alpha1
A Flatpak version will be prepared soon, so stay tuned :3
Delta.Chat развивает экосистему ботов и планирует бот-хакатон!
Друзья! Децентрализованный шифрованный мессенджер Delta.Chat, в команде которого мне посчастливилось работать, стремительно развивается. Мы выкатили стабильные версии под все платформы, внедрили исчезающие сообщения, возможность делать видеозвонки и создавать временные аккаунты, самоудаляющиеся после заданного срока (день, неделя, месяц, 90
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the-federation.info - a fediverse stats site - is looking for a new maintainer. In the Feneas matrix room today, the current maintainer @jaywink said:
Anyone knows why when I'm subscribing to a #Pleroma account, I'm often getting just "Something went wrong"?
What Is the U.S. Ban on TikTok and WeChat All About? https://carnegieendowment.org/2020/08/25/what-is-u.s.-ban-on-tiktok-and-wechat-all-about-pub-82566
Is there a facility in #ActivityPub and in clients to support multilanguage posts? Or at least something like that being planned? So that I can create a single post in multiple languages, and the followers see only the part in their language?
Actually, wondering why I can attach a relatively large video but can't add more than 500 symbols?
Another thought: does "#federated" mean "antisocial"? Being social for me is being a part of the whole world's community, not a part of an instance's community. Even more, talking about smaller communities, I'm usually a part of multiple communities at the same time, can't tell which one of them is more important so that I should make an account on that community's instance. Maybe the only proper approach I see is to have your own personal Mastodon/Pleroma server just for yourself.
Server run by the main developers of the project It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!