I just published The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Deploying Your First Static Website to IPFS https://interplanetarygatsby.com/ipfs-deploy/
Did you know that with the Librem 5 smartphone you can remove the back and have access to :
- the battery
- a removable OpenPGP smart card
- a removable cellular modem
- and a microSD card so you can expand your storage later on
@switchingsocial / anybody else: know of a good alternative to Pocket? I want to save links to read later, maybe organize them, and sync those between devices.
Bookmarks are clunky, and syncing them requires online services usually.
Ideally this would work with an add-on, so adding things to the collection would be easy.
"Why We’re Relicensing CockroachDB" https://www.cockroachlabs.com/blog/oss-relicensing-cockroachdb/
Interesting to see this explosion of new open-ish licenses.
A year ago I tried learning ActivityPub, and more or less failed. I was confounded by a spec that was so abstract I couldn't make heads or tails of it. Turns out I was missing some key things.
I have written a guide to learning about ActivityPub that I wish existed a year ago when I first set out to learn how to write social media servers that conform to the spec:
🆕 New stuff
- Polls! 📊 Create polls, vote in them, and get notifications when they're done.
- Filters! You can now filter boosts/replies from the home timeline, or boosts/favs/mentions/follows/polls from the notifications timeline.
- Improved push notifications
- Accessibility and usability fixes
- "x minutes ago" updates automatically
Release notes: https://github.com/nolanlawson/pinafore/releases/tag/v1.8.0
I'm honestly a bit surprised how much Guix appeals to me in reading about it, because I don't think anyone suggested it a few months ago when I was asking about what distro to install. But it looks like the best-fit for my stated goals.
Firefox Containers are one of my biggest selling points of the browser, so I'm happy to announce my new add-on, 🦝 Trash Bear 🦝, which lets you open single-serving containers that get deleted after you close the tab. https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/trash-bear/
Hey, if you're in school and are having trouble paying for your textbooks, search them up on libgen.io to find them for free.
I'm realizing that a lot of people at my college don't know this and are skipping meals to afford overpriced textbooks, so it may help someone on here too. #sharingiscaring
case in point: https://twitter.com/agentofuser/status/1134571046340833280
>My dream (👋⚠️) is a web of hashlinked data (md, html, json, code) rendered and manipulated by client-side user software composed of sandboxed pieces more granular than extensions. Like a npm of pure functions and react-like components summoned by the user in an emacs-like way.
It is proven! I am agentofuser on Keybase: https://keybase.io/agentofuser/sigchain#d31434960dea207e2b36208a365809889c11a2c11e6b103b2f7d56d25085d07d0f
Turning it into explicit stack + for loop made me solve in 20min what I had already poured hours into. Damn you imperative mind.