NEXT FRIDAY on VUC, Internet pioneer Paul Vixie talks:
Abstract: "Fail fast and fail early, are the lessons of growth. Yet when it comes to Internet protocols we are advised to <<be conservative in what you generate, and liberal in what you accept>>. How can we reconcile these? By incinerating one, that's how. Examples will include thickwire ethernet and IP fragmentation."
Wednesday at 11AM EST (10 CST, 9 MST, 8 AM PST, 4PM UK) I will be doing a video with a friend in Canada. We'll be talking about the effects of all these devices on humans. Things like phones, watches, IoT, lightbulbs, smart tv...
Join us : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIunDMsc9yk
Yes, I am spread too thin.
Based on my plans for "Visions Under Construction", I started a new Mastodon instance at https://masto.vuc.me If you read this Medium post and want to follow the adventure, [email protected] to keep current.
Chat live with @Gargron! Your hopes and fears, your desires. Oh, and we can talk a little about Mastodon, too. Please spread the word because you will see and hear him live, should you wish, otherwise, video and audio versions will be archived and public.
Join us Friday at 12 Noon EDT (9 AM Pacific, 16:00 UTC, 5 PM BST, 6 PM CEDT (Paris/Berlin), etc.
Friday September 1st, our weekly IP Communications Conference will have as guest Eugen Rochko, aka @Gargron to talk about nothing but Mastodon! This week I will be "spamming" the instances I am on with the announcement because we want you to talk to us on IRC, on Mastodon or on your phone. Developers can join the live video panel, too. Stay tuned for the links on how to join the session.
Dr. Paul Gardner-Stephen is working on The Serval Project, a way to use cellphone to communicate where there are no towers. The Android app uses wifi to do voice calls, send texts and share files. Join us to hear more: http://live.vuc.me at 4PM UTC (12 Noon EDT, 6PM Paris/Berlin) https://mastodon.cloud/media/5EKItLFRy4dvtRBRWx0
The Snopes Fund Me sure took off. The need for their service is at a peak. Unfortunately, it's a very ugly lawsuit regarding who owns what and who is to manage it. The crowd has funded them for 5 months operation costs.
Simon Woodhead's rant about when he hears "Encryption is Pointless" http://blog.simwood.com/2017/06/encryption-is-pointless/