Software is trending in the wrong direction. Decreased transparency, centralisation, and proprietary monopolies.
In this article I describe the 5 ingredients to ethical software:
- open data
- open source
- distributed deployment
- decentralised hosting
- end to end encryption
Let's make software less about profit, and more about people again.
Periodic reminder: submissions for the No Budget Film Contest open April 20th https://medium.com/@enkiv2/announcing-the-2019-no-budget-film-contest-d7eb339a3ed5
I tend not to like Infowars, but whenever AJ gets on the JRE podcast it's a whole other experience, 5 hours of WTF, insanity, funniness. Would recommend
Our map serving load is increasingly spread over cache servers located worldwide, with donated hardware and hosting. At the moment we'd love a new server donation located in Brazil or Australia/New Zealand! : https://blog.openstreetmap.org/2019/02/24/can-you-help-make-openstreetmap-org-faster-in-brazil-or-australia-new-zealand/
I have switched to #VoidLinux recently. Enjoying the experience! Somethings don't work since I'm using musl instead of glibc (notably Java and Steam, although Flatpak can fix this.)
Talking about matrix, it lacks end to end encryption.
It is really quite sad and therefor I'm recommending against matrix for anything but conversations that you fully expect to become public.
Go to this page and keep on refreshing the page
ha, love this. Riot.im's new device verification flow involves keys represented by series of emoji (it used to be 45 characters)
Riot.im has also just reached version 1.0
More here: https://medium.com/@RiotChat/the-big-1-0-68fa7c6050be
Non-Programmer guy. Fan of libre. User of Debian. Privacy matters! Peace, Love.
Linux Geeks doing what Linux Geeks do..