anyway if jack wants twitter to implement activitypub, then very seriously we would love to have him—I do fundamentally believe the world is better when we collaborate on open standards.
As we've learned over the years, open standards aren't a panacea, and they need strong process to avoid being co-opted and distorted by corporate interests, but when it does work, it works *really well*
the controls are weird tho, I really don't think I should have to move my finger that much, i should be able to move without swiping my finger completely edge to edge. also this reminds me why u really really need a headphone jack on a phone. the latency you get with even the best bluetooth earbuds is still too much for rhythm games.
@platypus sometimes I ask people, "what if there was an innovation such that we could get five days' work done in four days! Do we all get Fridays off? Or do we lay off 20% of the workforce and then blame them for not being able to find new work?"
And when they've thought about that, I add, "And this ALREADY HAPPENED in the 1980s."
so this https://github.com/linkeddata/cimba/blob/master/README.md is running off of the Solid decentralization system and specifications, and this readme is really good look at some of the stuff that's great about the system. (portability of identity, easy switching of 'hosts' without losing ANYTHING, channels etc.) it's a good read.
activitypub is cool, but this, this looks great.
um wow, Solid ( https://solid.mit.edu https://github.com/solid/solid ) seems like an extremely ambitious project trying to decentralize social media and basically everything else. and it looks like it has some real steam going. heavy standards work done and it looks like they have some real funding too. this is something im gonna have to keep abreast of.
i really think that an equivalent post privacy option for replies to the options for blocking notifications from non-followers/non-following is a strong tool to help pre-empt and mitigate harassment and dogpiling.
the point of this notification options is a recognition that people should be able to post publicly without having to be forced to deal with every single thing directed at them.
personal responsibility for personal evils, personal responsibility for societal evils, societal responsibility for societal evil, and societal responsibility for personal evils.
some bad ideas come from misbalancing and selective application of these, but the worst ideas often have such a misbalancings selective applications explicitly stated in their popular justifications.
which makes them sound illogical to people whose viewpoint has a different balance of responsibilities.
doesn't know what/why. has opinions about it tho sometimes.
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