Indeed: from a great article about Wikipedia at 20:
"Wikipedia shouldn’t really work, but it does. It shouldn’t be able to survive in a hyper-capitalist commercial world, but people keep donating to it. Its model is unique and bizarre – a relic of a more open, idealistic 1990s techno utopianism, but it may still outlast even the biggest corporate tech giants."
"Why I still use RSS...I firmly believe the Internet, and what it stood for, peaked with RSS....Having only the content I want to see only be shown when I want to see it with the freedom to jump between readers as I please, all with no ads? For me, no other service comes close to the flexibility, robustness, and overall ease-of-use that RSS offers."
“Why the Indieweb? …This is the story of the birth of the web, its loss of innocence, its decline, and what we can do to make it a bit less gross.” - https://briefs.video/videos/why-the-indieweb/
Looking to migrate away from Google but still looking for free/affordable replacements without the hassle of hosting them yourself?
There are many choices, take your pick:)
Feel free to add to this list if I've missed any good ones:)
PLEASE BOOST SO OTHERS WILL SEE IT!
I talk about leaving big tech behind a lot, but don't just take my word for it. Here's my thoughts on a Google employee who points out the dangers of relying on Google for all your data. https://chriswiegman.com/2021/01/relying-entirely-on-a-single-tech-ecosystem-is-bad-but-dont-just-take-my-word-for-it/
uspol, actually decent news feed
The PBS NewsHour live stream is pretty good, they have Yamiche Alcindor on right now speaking some good stuff
Election results should not be taken as a mandate:
What is this Gemini thing anyway, and why am I excited about it?