@esm thanks for the heads up. My building had an internet outage for a few hours, then my router and raspberry pi were mad at each other after that. I've added some monitoring to catch this sort of thing quicker next time.
@TheFuzzStone I've been plaing around with it and having a ton of fun, and the community is great. If you give Beaker a try, check out my profile!
@rho I've used privacy.com occasionally over the past few years, mostly for free trials that require a credit card and I may forget to cancel. It is straightforward to use and has always worked as promised.
Tom Scott clearing some things up about VPNs. Well done and hilarious.
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I don't think you really need a business card nowadays, but I had fun making an HTML one anyway. 😀
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@ohyran yes, a mouse and a camera. It's great being able to move everything I need between computers with a single keyboard USB cable.
I'll do a big brain post and say, in my opinion, blockchains aren't even that decentralized. They're just distributed. You have a single global state and you need consensus in the network to modify it. Mastodon servers have a lot more independence than that 'cause they don't care what else happens in the network.
Fosstodon is an English speaking Mastodon instance that is open to anyone who is interested in technology; particularly free & open source software.