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Looking for Finnish Fediverse people

Re-posting a message from @Jonne Arjoranta :headbanger:in our chatroom. He is looking for #Finnishpeople in the #Fediverse- make contact if you're interested in joining the effort!
Hey everyone! I'm planning on spinning up a sister/child association for Feneas to support the Finnish language Fediverse. It would at least run mastodontti.fi, pixelfed.fi and peertube.fi. Would someone active in Feneas be willing to sit on the board? I would like to make sure that we collaborate with Feneas. It would probably make sense if they spoke Finnish.#finland#suomi friendica.feneas.org/display/7

based platform for and craftsmen Tictail closed on April 2019 πŸ˜• Sold to Shopify. It was a place with character and neat UI. International marketplaces have become just a bit more centralized, yay?

What are "domain blocks" in Import and Export feature ? How can I block a domain? I see only user mutes and blocks in the post's dropdown.

A quick search revealed *at least* 40 active accounts for hacklabs / fablabs / spaces in Fedi, as of today. Yeah, you guessed it: 74% are Germany based.

Don't know how about you, but I get excited every time I see a new active account of a Google/Facebook/otherBigCorp engineer in Fedi. a) because it's nice to have smart people around b) Fedi is contagious, once you're in, resistance is futile 😈

Mhm. Fediverse archiver. πŸ€” Not sure there's any value in duplicating TBs of all public Fedi memes, but... who knows.

@luka yep, it's good not to depend on a single payment mean!

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@GreenandBlack hubzilla has answered nearly every single "is there a federated alternative to" question ive ever seen but nobody ever goes for it so im just gonna tell u this once but hubzillas got options

While microblog fedizens of are passionately discussing ways to make ActivityPub better, is silently working on empowering its users by introducing domain blocks *for users* (so that domain block for the whole node will not be strictly necessary): github.com/friendica/friendica

"The Victorian Internet" turned out to be well-written (and, I hope, prophetical). Big thanks to @rixx for the recommendation!

Skype, Slack, other Electron-based apps can be easily backdoored

"At the BSides LV security conference on Tuesday, Pavel Tsakalidis demonstrated a tool he created called BEEMKA, a Python-based tool that allows someone to unpack Electron ASAR archive files and inject new code into Electron's JavaScript libraries and built-in Chrome browser extensions."

arstechnica.com/information-te

#infosec

Why is there only one Mastodon personal server provider for non tech people? One for PeerTube and Pixelfed, none for other software. Seems like the most low-hanging business idea. Is it non profitable? (a couple of previously running services closed).

May be handy if pitching Fediverse we can say to friends: "and I personally know the admin who can spin up your very own family node as a service". Local providers would help further data.

Will demand beget supply in the future? πŸ€”

@jeroenpraat this acc. will try to avoid most cross posts, so to have a true fediverse experience.

Reports on actions might be crossposted.

the-federation.info showcases new federating (?) projects: Gancio, Squs, Nih, SpugPub

Short names trend? If I were a random web user, on first glance I would never notice nor remember any of these titles. There're so many words that sound right and have all the good social connotations, it seems almost a crime not to use them when naming a new Fedi project.

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