Sending Webmentions with F# - Luis Quintanilla
What is Facebook? Instagram? Youtube? How do you define each of them? By the features or the community?
Should alternatives like Mastodon and Pixelfed have the same exact features? Should Pixelfed allow text-only posts?
🚨 New Episode Alert 🚨
Today’s podcast covers the complications of content moderation, and solutions that could make social media less like a battleground and more like a dinner party. Listen here or in your favorite podcast player: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2021/11/podcast-episode-putting-people-control-online-speech
Working on redecentralizing the internet? The Internet Archive is holding a winter fair on Dec 9th with booths from many of the projects working on the same thing. Find new partnerships, chat about challenges, plot the future! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dweb-holiday-fair-dec-2021-meetup-tickets-218423960947
🎉🎉🎉🖖 #PeerTube v4 is out! 🖖🎉🎉🎉
Customization, content discovery, empowering through more control… Our free-libre and federated alternative to YouTube takes the power back to you!
Did you know you can follow PeerTube channels, accounts and pages through RSS?
1. Go to the account, channel or page you want to subscribe to on PeerTube
2. Click on the "subscribe" button on the page you want
3. Select "RSS"
4. Alternatively, click on the RSS logo and select the format you want (RSS, atom, json).
Shopping weekend 2021
We'll have a few sales on Write.as throughout the weekend! But I let this important national holiday slip my mind until today, so not all sales are live yet.
Right now, you can get:
- 25% off our yearly Pro subscription: https://write.as/start/pro
- 33% off the @writefreely iOS app: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/writefreely/id1531530896
And there's plenty more to come. I'll post here and on our @deals blog when everything is available 🙂
Still working on my full post about using the Internet in the #1990s, but I found an old blog entry from 2004 where I was talking about late-90s campus network safety and how I got in trouble for "running a server" because I used Linux to avoid all the pranks and hacking going around with everyone's Windows 95 computers.
Original blog post:
Imported to my Gemlog:
The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!