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Is there a nice st alternative for wayland? Both in what it does, and the philosophy.

LOL they really made Drew mad this time!

Are pixelfed instances all private? How can I browse?

Any mobile clients for Pixelfed in the works?

Finally reading the Bitcoin Standard, and nodding a lot.

Apple should straight up ban Facebook from its App Store.

One software freedom that Stallman does not mention is the freedom *not* to use the program because you dislike or don't want it for some reason

Free software tends to be flexible, have clear boundaries, split responsibilities, and replaceable components, thanks in part to openly defined protocols and formats

Proprietary software tends to want to lock you in into their freaking ecosystem, and even if they adopt an open standard, it's a part of an E-E-E strategy

I've started a BBS to serve as the comments section of my website/blog, but it's also open to anyone reading this via the fediverse:

Please come and claim your username. :)

Wanted: a cli program to sync scuttlebutt feeds

I don’t want to run a GUI, or a server. I don’t want a JavaScript app. Something in Golang or Rust.

Calling smartphone equipped teenagers 'digital natives' is a mistake because a smartphone makes you a consumer rather than a native of anything.

If you want a child to become a digital native give them an actual computer instead of a corporate controlled and curated consumer device.

scuttlebutt is such a great idea...

... the reference implementation? not so much

layers and layers of javascript, custom js db, looking around in .ssb it's a huge mess

I wanted to see how hard it would be reimplement it so I could have a cli/emacs client. No info anywhere apart from the fairly high level protocol guide (which is great).

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