#Nextcloud introduces social features, joins the fediverse https://nextcloud.com/blog/nextcloud-introduces-social-features-joins-the-fediverse/ #activitypub
Nextcloud's Frank Karlitschek was an early supporter of the ActivityPub standard and I remember well sitting across from him over coffee talking about how to get our projects to talk to each other. Excited to see Nextcloud friends join the fediverse!
Something dark and terrible and salty and yeasty is happening in the world of underground electronics
More Star Trek thoughts and tech grumbling Show more
We *don't* mean that we want a voice interface like in Star Trek
Nobody actually wants that
Voice-activated stuff in Star Trek happened primarily as an expositional device in a TV programme, and actual voice interfaces are pretty much useless in real life
Same goes for the communicator—cool on Star Trek, obnoxious in real life
The main contradiction of liberal democracy is that it has largely been shaped through a history of various forms of illegal civil disobedience against entrenched power structures. Such civil disobedience is retrospectively seen as justified, and the people committing it are retrospectively seen as heroes. However, each successive generation is asked to believe that any further civil disobedience would be unreasonable.
OH YOUR GOD! Radiogarden is THE coolest thing I have seen! It is how this should have been!
Basically a map with all open broadcasts around the globe, you can zoom, move around and test different stations around the world, from Vladivostok to Patagonia
Why not try EMACS? https://icosahedron.website/media/Qb-NP2c-r-VoYA8U6pY
progressives: we should give trans people rights
conservatives: we should not
liberals: hmm is there some way we could make everyone happy
trans people: no
conservatives: why not compromise and give trans people less, but not zero, rights
liberals: finally some common sense that makes everyone happy, so much for the tolerant left