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If you donโ€™t want to become that which you despise, you must design your systems accordingly.

Multi-user federated servers are inherently open to economies of scale and thus to embrace, extend & extinguish.

Fediverse servers should be designed _so they cannot scale beyond a certain size_ to ensure no node becomes a centre.

If your aim is to devolve wealth/power/control, vertical scale is your failure mode. If you want to raise mini Zuckerbergs, by all means, scale onโ€ฆ

#fediverse #smallTech

@Corben78 That's true - I did make one stab at a Battlefield game as well.

@Corben78 Yeah I knew what series it was but I couldn't pin down the version.

@popey @ChrisWere @Hamish When is 1900 UK time - where is dependent on what is available.

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A reminder that Mastodon and the Fediverse do NOT use cryptocurrency, blockchains, NFTs, tokens, coins, mining, web3 or anything like that.

Masto and the Fedi run on traditional servers and use a sustainable network federation model somewhat similar to e-mail (that's why Fediverse addresses look similar to e-mail addresses).

Also a reminder there are no venture capital firms or other investors either. No one owns the network, each server is independent. Masto and Fedi server running costs are paid by their owners, sometimes with donations from users.

No one is getting rich from the Fediverse, it is all volunteers with some getting donations and a few getting modest grants from foundations. Please remember this when you interact with admins or developers.

(There might be some individual users who post about cryptocurrency/blockchain, but the infrastructure this place runs on doesn't use it at all.)

Tl:dr - Decentralisation does NOT mean cryptocurrency/blockchain

#Fediverse

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RT @sodaraptor_dev@twitter.com

Hypnagogia: Boundless Dreams' ๐—”๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—จ๐—ฝ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ is now LIVE on Steam and itchio! The game is also now fully playable on Mac and Linux platforms. If you enjoy, please leave a review!

โžคsodaraptor.itch.io/hypnagogia-
โžคstore.steampowered.com/app/166

#lowpoly #indiegames #n64 #gamedev

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/sodaraptor_dev/sta

The website has this week's streaming schedule up now: thepolarbear.co.uk

All FOSS games this week.

Beware that I am working on the website so it might change as you are using it. ๐Ÿ˜€

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Dentist: "Do you floss daily?"
Me: "Do you backup your data daily?"

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My favourite swipe typo of the day: "Norse cancelling headphones". Presumably that means Bluetooth is turned off.

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#HiveTime v1.2-119 is now live, with a fix for a possible crash when a chat bee enters the conga line while sleeping. Apologies to anybody affected!
cheeseness.itch.io/hive-time/d

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