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I'm a pretty "run of the mill" geek. I'm an operations engineer by trade and don't talk much about work here unless i'm having one of those days.

You'll find me posting about:
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I'm locked down if you try to add me, but that's so I can filter out the bots. If you've got a few posts I'll accept :)

there is a problematic and intentionally badly drawn comic I made in my younger years about "Linux audio" that every now and then I delete from my website and then every now and then I pull out again

guess which state it is this time

Cambridge, MA became the latest among a dozen cities around the country to require civilian oversight of police surveillance. When will your town join the movement?

Hey @kemonine I can appreciate that you're feeling manic because of some success, but i really dont appreciate the name calling and general shitty commentary at me.


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Back in the GTalk days, you could talk to your entire Google contacts list via federated XMPP.

So even back then I had way more contacts on XMPP than GNUSocial or Identica.

Google played a large role in killing off XMPP usage and the day they announced sunsetting GTalk was when I realized they're just another embrace-extend-extinguish monopolist.

Society needs self-hostable, scalable and functional alternatives to surveillance capitalist systems of manipulation and censorship.

Is there a script out there that will go through my follows list and unfollow accounts that have the "moved" status and give me a list of where they moved to or follow their new account?

The world is actively decentralizing things like trust. Truth is hard to decentralize when the majority of people don’t believe it. Even if it is scientifically possible to prove something, a consensus based approach to truth is a non starter. Truth is much harder to decentralize than trust.

Made a thing for while noodling around.

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A quiet, safe space. A great place to maintain a minimal social network presence.