Interesting little rant at the doteveryone event.
Basically pointing to our ultimate comfort with propriety & opinionated software & services when complaining about things like Mastodon, Wire, Signal, etc.
All lack the engaged user base to break through because decentralised/federated systems are "just" too hard?
I say balls!
Maybe actually we're too lazy and rubbish judging long term benefits in the face of short term rewards? Theres a whole industry feeding our short term highs
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