OK am starting to feel like am trolling "Reimagine the Internet" as its all academic and history.

The same people and the same story we have heard for the last wasted 10 years.

Nothing so far touching on the let alone the .

It's off TOPIC I feel like shouting though out the oneway ZOOM video presentation - you can find their video's on youtube.

After proding they are talking about putting them on ;)

I showed the en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Soci to my elderly parents, they were shocked. It's a powerful film with a ending that is completely irrelevant for a good outcome It's the looking at themselves.

Upload a PDF "No, I think not."

Trying to upload a formatted text doc to a project.

"Needs a settings change, and then its possible. But it is disabled by default, because people might upload malicious PDF’s, so there’s that."

OK that raise the question of what is a good UX safe non formatted text document. And why after 20 years of dev do I have to even ask this question. This second point is likely the more interesting one to try and ansear.

People in tech are rethinking the power and use of "group" we should keep an eye on what's happening in the here is a view of changes facebook.com/community/whats-n

The are pure undiluted

The is like herding cats and when you work hard and scratch the surface you find the just the same.

We can't keep doing this, please try not to push agenders as the current outcome is BAD, and we need to try and make things better.

It's not just the sprit of the age, which it is, its the sprit of a tiny minority of people that is now grown into a worldwide problem from/for the and the alt-tech crew.

There are simple ways out of this mess and the and are examples of this path that we need to take.

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The has fallowed this in that it is direct copy’s of existing useful - peertube is youtube, pixalfeed is Instagram etc. On balance has been positive, though not without its problems. Has clearly overcome the last 10 years of pointless in alt-tech for now.

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is an attempt to overcome the churning of alt tech and been doing this stuff for more than 20 years and have seen hundreds of me to/NGO projects grow and fail, rise repeat for ever into a flow of pointlessness. its a BLOCK that we have lived with for way to long.

In resent years the first project to get me motivated was Mastodon and as both were based on they were evaluations of existing projects and standards - twitter/tweetdeck and atom/pubsubhub

Plan is to go back to that stage and take the different path where we did use the and instead built out tech. Almost all contemporary tech and the ideologues' underling it are that needs composting. The project is based on this SOCIAL understanding.

A post from a few years ago.

The have poised the well of alt-media at many steps I meet defeatism and negativity. Its bad timing as mainstream is stepping away from the and need a place to step to.

Yes stupid fashionable ideas have failed agen and agen, This does not mean that the basics no longer work the

People worshipped the and put their energy into the leaving the to the to dispoal. We need shovels to clear up this mess and composting to make the current tech shit into something useful.

Food for thought today.

Open is life
Closed is death

Are our geeks feeding the

10 years ago the was all about open. Our bowing down to the has left everyone pushing for closed.

For death.

Make some compost.

Where is the positive in this mess? I would look at the current healthy projects. I would strongly advise and incurage people to "use them of lose them" and use a tool like the to step away from the obvious and pushing. Pick up a and compost the mess plant seeds of your own lived life and nurture/water the social gardens with your care.

Don't ask, just do it.

This is an interesting project onionshare.org/ worth looking at for "security" beyond the and "privacy" apps.

created this mess, cannot fix this mess.

The built the The played its role in destroying alt-media and the

The embraced the mess for sugar and spices.

Shovels and composting come to mind - I use the shovel metaphor because its our sweat and work that will get us out of this mess.

The is no magic tech fix, it's a human problem that needs humane crew to solve it.

The blocking humanity.

Most usage is a function of this is a problem as the is strong value in hashtags. They are a tool for organizing outside the constraints they are not a toy for childish individualism - now that is NOT a controversial thing to say in the era.

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