w00t! Just got small web place creation → serving flow working with Place, with key material being generated and the client being cloned from a remote repo. Will do a S’update live stream tomorrow to show it off :) Feels so great to have the conceptual model of what I’m building properly solidifing in my head and to be making progress again :)
Last night’s Small is Beautiful live stream video is now up along with captions, or a transcript if that’s more your kind of thing. Thanks to Paul Frazee (and Kit) for being a fabulous guest and such an in-depth discussion of decentralised social networks.
I’ve no idea why I referred to @aral as “that man” multiple times… 😂
Amfora for #gemini got an update today with a neat new feature.
"You can now open files from Gemini directly in your default application."
Release v1.8.0 · makeworld-the-better-one/amfora
Just released @small-tech/https version 2.1.1
(Replace Node’s https package with @small-tech/https and get automatically-provisioned Let’s Encrypt certificates in production and automatically-provisioned mkcert certificates during development.)
npm i @small-tech/https
Lagrange is the antidote to the over-complicated web. https://gmi.skyjake.fi/lagrange
#Gemini won't replace the web, and that's not the intention. But it is useful as a low maintenance document system with minimal attack surface. It might also be useful for educational purposes. Like the early web you could teach a class and have students build their own site within a short time.
My 2020 book "How to Destroy Surveillance Capitalism" is a critique of Big Tech connecting conspiratorial thinking to the rise of tech monopolies and proposing a way to deal with both:
Now, it's available in paperback!
This is a nice text about why some people is stuck on Gemini #gemini
My 3rd radio outpost message @ cosmic.voyage
i want to draw your attention to this video by @ChrisWere -
in it he says a lot of nice stuff about Gemini but the bit that really jumped out at me; "I like the rebellion against the idea of chasing followers, chasing views, chasing all of these metrics that at the end of the dare are just going to give us more anxiety"
and that really nails what I love about Gemini space and Gopher space. they are a rebellion against that that kind of clout chasing mentality and a return to community and camaraderie.
How to use the Zoom malware safely on Linux if you absolutely have to
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