it's really amazing to me how many haters moxie has. just goes to show you that even if you're a cypherpunk doing great work, doing the impossible (actual free software that actually works well, which is cryptography on top, making it 3x impossible) that people will still find lies to repeat to shit on you because you did something big and great and successful.
i was about to say "there should be a name for this" but then i recalled that there actually is:
A lot can be said about moxie's web3 post.
I'd like to consider just one sentence here.
"People don’t want to run their own servers, and never will."
First part is true. But why?
Even my grandma can install android apps. Apps have become so easy because big tech pushed for it to be. Big tech never developed the concept of set-top box-like homeservers, not in their interest. If pushed like apps, homeservers would be easy too!
People don't want to? They never were given a proper chance to!
@eletrotupi Hey, do you have a list of features/ideas you wish that smithy supported?
I didn't run into any borrow checker nonsense yet. Most time was spent on looking for the "window" function.
I'm officially detached from all major tech companies. No facebook, insta, google, twitter. Everything self hosted (email, calendar, notes). I plan on self hosting my activitypub node in the future as well once I get around to finishing that code. cya corporate web!
OK THIS IS THE BEST INTERNET OF SHIT STORY
From a story about Prince Phillip:
“In more recent years, I am told, he extolled the joys of his Kindle until, disgusted by all the direct marketing of books he didn’t want to read, he threw it in the bath.”
they bought him... a cheaper Kindle... with the ads.
New ebook published, this time James A. Grier's Notes On Psalmody
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