Bforartists

stands for Be For Artists. A reminder to develop for the user, not the programmer.

bforartists.de/

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#mastoart #art #onionshare #onion #share

OnionShare is an open source tool that lets you securely and anonymously share a file of any size.

onionshare.org/

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🎉 Owncast 0.0.3 is out! 🎉

This is pretty amazing! An open-source video streaming service that comes with batteries included: live chat, adaptive bitrate streaming, an admin interface.

Think of it as a self-hosted Twitch alternative!

Website: owncast.online/

Sources: github.com/owncast/owncast

Check out the demo instance: watch.owncast.online/

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"A handful of Free Software developers today achieved what official bodies have been missing for months: The German Corona Warn App completely free of dependencies on Google."

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When building technology, optimise for humanity first. Every other constraint is secondary.

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Thanks to @debian 's €10,000 donation (and not $10,000 as announced a few hours ago), we've just reached the 4th step of our PeerTube fundraising. Many thanks to all those who donated. And it's not too late to contribute : joinpeertube.org/roadmap

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Introducing JSDB

“It’s all JavaScript… What I mean by that is that even the data is stored as JavaScript code. Not JSON. JavaScript.”

ar.al/2020/10/20/introducing-j

#JSDB #SmallWeb #SmallTech #JavaScript #database

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How many of you are designing technology where success means that __you__ do NOT scale exponentially? (But that a healthy ecosystem evolves where no one entity has monopolistic control?)

That’s #SmallTechsmall-tech.org/about/#small-te

Case in point: mastodon.ar.al/@aral/104874266

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Can we please, please – PLEASE! not make the nonsensical US date format month/day/year the default in applications? 🤦‍♂️

PRE 👏 TTY 👏 PLEASE

And to all users of that format: it makes no sense, it's counter-intuitive, it makes collaboration frustrating, it introduces inconsistencies and errors... Just stop. Please. Use international standards.
(And don't get me started on your other units of weights, volumes and distances. Bloody hell.)

Boost if I'm right.

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I have started adding #smalltech foundation videos to my own #peertube instance so that they are discoverable in that realm of the internets. Spread the good word!

Small Technology Foundation are:
@aral @laura

peertube.davidpeach.co.uk/vide

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Blockchain folks: we have a new and private cryptocurrency based on proof of work, it’s awesome, you should use it!!! 🤓✋

Me: So if someone controls 51% of the mining power they become the God of this currency, yeah? And Jeff Bezos could 51% your network for the whole year with 0.1% of the money he made in a day this week? 🤔

Blockchain folks: *crickets*

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My dream for Mastodon is for it to be a viable choice as a publishing platform for any creator. In other words, for people to not feel like they're locked in to Twitter or Instagram if they want to be professionally successful.

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"How could I ever trust my Mastodon admin with my data? A large company like Twitter is more secure because they have proper procedures in place" A large company like Twitter:

reuters.com/article/us-twitter

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