Takeaways from the #activitypubconf
1. SharedInbox is dead (look out for MultiBox and OcapsPub)
2. Strong interest to explore Object Capabilities as a way to secure social introductions, power delegation and transitivity, and to develop effective cooperation tools that prevent abuse in the #Fediverse
> built-in expiration date
okay, what the fuck. Chromebooks are cheap laptops not cheese, they can't EXPIRE. This is asshole design at its finest.
Some Chromebooks mistakenly declared themselves end-of-life last week
When your Chromebook or Chromebox approaches its built-in expiration date, it will warn you that it's time to go buy a new device entirely. Not long after that, it will refuse to apply any further security or feature updates. In addition to leaving users vulnerable to unpatched security exploits, this means that constantly evolving services such as Gmail will eventually stop working entirely.
I'm going to be updating my list of creative :fediverse: Fediverse instances soon, so I'm putting out the call!
🎼 🎥 📸 👗 💃 🍳 🎭 🎨 ✍️ 🎮 🖼️
If you know of any Fediverse instances with a focus on any creative industries, hobbies, genres, etc., please reply here and let me know!
Not just Mastodon, either. If it's part of the Fediverse I want to know about it!
Thank you! :boost_ok:
@nolan I wrote this resource to point those running open communities towards when they make discordant/dissonant decision like adopting Slack, Discord, or a variety of lesser proprietary collaboration tools towards: https://davelane.nz/why-slack-better-and-why-open-communities-shouldnt-use-it Perhaps it'd be useful for you?
Discord has a cool UI and emoji, but I have no idea why so many open-source communities are gravitating towards it. Color me Discord-skeptical.
Despite a persistent legend, the Chromium web browser is strongly tight with many Google services, and thus is *NOT* ungoogled.
In /e/OS we are using a fully ungoogled Chromium web browser.
On Linux, Mac and Windows, you can use "ungoogled- chromium":