Facebook and the colonialization of the internet, and how decentralization is our chance to fight back https://0xadada.pub/2017/02/18/encourging-individual-sovereignty-and-a-healthy-commons/ by @aral
“I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. I fear something terrible has happened.”
Wunderlist refugees flee the Empire of Microsoft to competitors like todoist as they announce Wunderlist will be retired
this 3yr old actually knows some great stuff https://www.reddit.com/r/casualiama/comments/65788g/im_3_i_know_everything_ama/dg8ct3e/ https://mastodon.cloud/media/_IYESxN8O65JndN0sQI
Using MapReduce on text yields some wonderfully elegant solutions to a myriad of problems in the text editing space https://github.com/google/xi-editor/tree/master/doc/rope_science
Super into strongly typed languages.
Im a computer fan
does mastodon have an official svg logo?
TFW type in 'lolcat...' when trying to type 'localhost'
Rotating carousel UI widgets is were bad content goes to be punished.
I'm only saying this because I've seen someone claim to be a Mastodon co-founder, not to toot my own horn.
A modern native system font stack for consistent multi-lingual typesetting, optimized by unicode ranges. https://github.com/mirai-audio/system-font-i18n-css #css #webfonts #webdev
Trump will justify war using the same children he prevents from entering the U.S.
What GNU Social/Mastodon may afford is a decoupling of network application from network effect. In particular, Mastodon builds on the network effects set down by GNU Social, in the same way that gmail and MS Outlook build on the network effects of SMTP.
This means that the network application instances can diverge, in how they model and render the underlying network, how they integrate and leverage tools and tooling, so to present different use cases for participants.