My friend Serge (emacsen) and I just kicked off a new podcast, Libre Lounge: https://librelounge.org/
"Episode 1: Corporate control, org-mode, mobile phones and PDAs" is out: https://librelounge.org/episodes/episode-1-corporate-control-org-mode-mobile-phones-and-pdas.html https://archive.org/download/librelounge-ep-001/librelounge-ep-001.mp3
I just became a monthly patron of @fosstodon
If you like Mastodon and want to see it succeed and replace Twitter, you need to support your instance too.
By helping pay for the hosting and maintenance of your instance you will not only make sure it can keep running, but you also give the admins a reason to ensure that it's run and moderated to your liking.
If you're an instance admin, let people know how to support you.
TL;DR: Chrome sync server has access to all your browsing data, Firefox sync server has not.
Private by Design: How We Built Firefox Sync
(submitted by feross)
That's a surprise. The next version of HTTP won’t be using TCP https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/11/the-next-version-of-http-wont-be-using-tcp/
Retake control of your online blog reading experience by relying on a Desktop app instead of a SaaS. No mining, no accounts, no ads, no algorithmic timelines...
Y’know, I don’t say this enough (heck, I don’t think I’ve ever said it) but thank you to those of you lovely, caring, and wonderful people on the fediverse for being there and for being you. It’s an inexplicable joy just to watch you folks being kind to each other, taking care of each other, and sharing your everyday experiences with empathy and love.
You know who you are.
Keep being awesome!
And thank you!
I read this today and it was good, and important!
There is no Free Software company - But!
...We concluded that good action remains good action, and that the FSFE should encourage good actions. So instead of focusing on the company as such we should focus on the activity itself; we should think about "Free Software business activities", "Free Software business offers", and such...
The latest episode of #CommandLineHeros (an original #podcast from #RedHat) talks about something that I guess relate to many people here: How to make (or accept) the very first contribution to a free software project. While it is very thin on technical details (and understandably so) it does a good job of describing the situation from both perspectives, i.e., the first-time contributor and the maintainer.
Micro-action my friend in Canada did. She would be happy if you copied it :) http://www.creativaty.ca/
A win for #privacy! Now make your voice heard so that all countries follow the Danish example: https://tutanota.com/blog/posts/denmark-email-encryption-gdpr
Weird. I had just figured out how to fix an #RTL rendering issue (related to <bdi>) in #Mastodon by testing it on a local HTML file. But the moment I started making a pull request upstream, the issue is gone and I cannot reproduce it no matter what I try.
I wonder if I had just dreamed about the issue.
But hey, it is fixed now! (Or never existed in the first place? 🤔)
Does #ActivityPub protocol support concept of groups (communities), pages, and events?