meestal stijgt mijn vertrouwen in de betere toekomst na een aflevering van Tegenlicht, zo ook deze week:
This is the first blog post about Marmota, a distributed and Free Software alternative to Spotify (and by extension the majority of the music streaming services)
Boosts and feedback appreciated!
@arjenpdevries grote zaal? Becoming mainstream
If you use and like @Tusky then maybe you should go to https://opencollective.com/tusky/donate?referral=29576
Kamer kritisch over 'ondemocratische' brexit-noodwet - https://nos.nl/l/2268769
Naomi Klein 's Shock Doctrine.
A great explanation of what Solid is and how it would work https://ruben.verborgh.org/articles/redecentralizing-the-web/
Whoa, I just realized MIT has their own Mastodon instance! The future is now!
Hey fediverse admins, have you made sure your instance is being counted by https://the-federation.info/ ? I love being able to respond with that stats site URL when people say "nobody uses federated social networks" elsewhere on the web :) It now counts nodes running any one of 36 server apps, across 9 federation protocols, including #OStatus, and #ActivityPub, reporting about 2 1/2 million users.
"It’s much more efficient (yes, efficient!) if we can trust those already in the know."
Thoughtful piece by Lisa Herzog:
I was wrong about Google and Facebook: there’s nothing wrong with them (so say we all)
It’s always difficult admitting you’re wrong. But sometimes you have to in the face of overwhelming evidence to the contrary. So, today, I admit that I was wrong about Google, Facebook, & surveillance capitalism in general being toxic for our human rights and democracy … it simply cannot be true given how they are endorsed by some of the most well-respected organisations in the world.
In februari weer tijd voor de Art in Music bandfest met o.a. Crazy Stereo waarin zoon Ilja drumt
Adding @conservancy and “Copyleft Conference” to my personal list of surveillance capitalism whitewashers sponsored by Google and its ilk.
It’s not fucking rocket science, people. If you’re sponsored by the wolf, it’s highly unlikely that you’re working in the interests of the sheep.
German Federal Government chooses #Nextcloud:
and Government of France chooses #matrix:
Hope more governments will follow..
"Nextcloud is a counter-model to typical cloud-solutions from big US vendors like Microsoft" says Der Spiegel in their article about why the German Federal Government chose #nextcloud as their secure file exchange solution.