'Hackers - Wizards of the Electronic Age' mooie documentaire uit 1985 over de hackers van die tijd! Leuk om al die oude apparaten en software te zien, maar ook om de ideeรซn te horen uit die tijd. youtu.be/zOP1LNr70aU

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So the Verge article for which I wrote some thoughts about Jack Dorsey announcing #Bluesky is out and it used only a few sentences from what I came up with, so I wanna share the full thing...

I was asked, if Twitter did indeed adopt #ActivityPub instead of coming up with something new, would it be better or worse for the decentralized social web?

Twitter launches a new initiative for distributed social networks, interesting, hope they will use ActivityPub twitter.com/jack/status/120476

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CWI Lectures: slides now available.

Including Guido van Rossum talking on Python through the years :-)


Lijkt me een goed idee, maar dan wel een inlog/identificatiesysteem waarbij de macht bij de gebruiker ligt en niet bij ee partij die vervolgens allerlei data kan gaan combineren fd.nl/beurs/1323728/sleutelen-

Very nice Spotifyplaylist, Pete Keeley's 'a-z songs', 'only' 69 hours of music ๐Ÿ˜‰ (can we finally get that 'continue listening' feature on Spotify?) open.spotify.com/playlist/2rJv

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If I don't land any freelancer gigs this week, I might need to take a break from Pixelfed development ๐Ÿ˜”

Interesting new WordPress plugin: Matomo Analytics for WordPress,
a full self hosted analytics solution inside your WordPress site. Not the best solution if you're managing multiple sites, but for small clients it could be a solid solution: matomo.org/blog/2019/10/matomo

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Hello Fediworld ๐Ÿ‘‹

most of the #switchingsocial website is restored - have a look:

(or swiso.org for short)

I want to thank @gemlog for preparing the web-archive version and @LuKaRo for extracting the missing pages from the Google Cache. Would have taken so much longer without you two ๐Ÿ™‚

@ton @frank Ik hoop dat jullie een goede indiecamp hebben dit weekend! En ik hoop ook dat ik een volgende keer er eindelijk wel bij kan zijn....beetje te veel weekenden van huis geweest afgelopen tijd, dus ik moet even prioriteiten stellen....

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If you see an open-source project that has support for Twitter (in one way or another, could even be just linking to Twitter profiles in a website theme) but not Mastodon, go file an issue and ask kindly for it to support Mastodon, too.

Let's help this network grow!

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The new mobile web layout is live!

You can add Pixelfed to your home screen and use it like a native app on Android and iOS devices.


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