Short rant about misconception of Mastodon
I read an article where the writer is repeatedly uneasy about how conversations on Mastodon are devoid of politics, ”as if the outside world doesn’t exist.” The idea being that the birdsite is more connected to reality?
It’s frustrating to me that anyone would portray algorithm-boosted rage as representative of the world stage, and real, human conversation as non-representative of the human condition and human desire.
The world is upside-down.
Gajim 1.4.0 has been released 🚀
After more than a year of development, it’s finally time to announce the release of Gajim 1.4.0! 🎉
Gajim 1.4 series comes with a completely redesigned message window and conversation management. Workspaces allow you to organize your chats to keep matters separate where needed. These changes were only possible by touching a lot of Gajim’s code base, and we appreciate all the feedback we got from you.
Livestream notifications have been added to Podverse iOS and Android 🥳
Podcasters can now broadcast live to all podcast apps by adding the Podcasting 2.0 live item tag to their RSS feed.
"New episode" notifications have also been added.
Here is a look at the first 14” laptop designed to protect your digital life!
Ultra-portable workstation laptop that was designed chip-by-chip, line-by-line, to respect your rights to privacy, security, and freedom. Learn more: https://puri.sm/products/librem-14/
apparently my elderly neighbor has been maintaining a personal website about the history of UK photography and it is an incredible piece of work.
apparently he still uses some piece of adobe software from the 90s. there is so much care and effort here, and its such a pristine image of the early web being still updated 😭
After using #Fediverse services, sites, and apps more than ever over the last two weeks I'm finding that I can't even go use something like Reddit because there are ads and suggested posts popping up in the feed and I constantly think: It doesn't have to be like this.
Ruined in the best way.
Introducing Tam-AI-Gotchi, a quick game we made in 48 hours for Science Jam 2022 with Gothenburg Science Festival.
Feed your virtual AI pet with data and see what kind of AI it will evolve into. Beware, if you don't clean up your data in time your AI might crash.
You can download and try the game for yourself at, https://johandin.itch.io/tam-ai-gotchi
PC Magazine - December 1997
Introducing the Hare programming language
the Facebook Papers
We're Publishing the Facebook Papers. Here's What They Say About the Ranking Algorithms That Control Your News Feed.
#Facebook employees knew that a computer-curated feed increased the time users spent on the social network—and that it led to unhealthy behaviors.
the cache of papers: https://gizmodo.com/facebook-papers-how-to-read-1848702919
We have informed Apple of our preliminary view that it abused its dominant position in markets for mobile wallets on iOS devices.
Our preliminarily findings show that Apple may have restricted competition, to the benefit of its solution Apple Pay.
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