by Rek and Devine of Hundred Rabbits.
This talk, which was featured as a keynote at LibrePlanet 2022, is about the dangers and shortcomings of relying on always-online proprietary platforms. Hundred Rabbits will share how they reimagined their software to encourage the reuse, repair and maintenance of existing hardware.
We spoke with the FSF, and we found an arrangement so we could have access to a somewhat reliable internet connection for the event, and so we'll be happy to give a keynote at the upcoming LibrePlanet, March 19 and 20!
@d @cblgh You can report it here: https://forum.merveilles.town/thread/4/about-this-forum%2c-and-what%27s-to-come/
If you wan to help fixing the issue: https://github.com/cblgh/cerca
@cblgh where should we report bugs for the forum? Don't want to get annoying in case there's a list somewhere already.
💬 "I think there is a world market for maybe five computers."
🗣️ Thomas Watson, president of IBM, 1943
💬 "There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home."
🗣️ Ken Olsen, founder of Digital Equipment Corporation, 1977
💬 "I predict the Internet will soon go spectacularly supernova and in 1996 catastrophically collapse."
🗣️ Robert Metcalfe, founder of 3Com, 1995
💬 "People don’t want to run their own servers, and never will."
🗣️ Moxie Marlinspike, founder of Signal messenger, 2022
I wonder if you could make a nice little rotary dial to speed up, slow down, and skip back. It's terribly amusing to see people objecting like "some material requires time to consider!" as if a speaker can have perfect control over when I need to spend that time consideration.
or, you know, you could just give me written material and I'd already have perfect control over exactly this..
Once upon a time Adobe Illustrator was just 240KB. I have the current 2022 version, it's now 1,840,000KB.
Just an observation noted while browsing these vintage mac program about screens: https://systemfolder.wordpress.com/2015/01/17/about-box/
Finally, a new desk situation at home (workstation for two). The frame was salvaged from a NASA office outside Houston, some elements powdercoated, others polished, and the top was commissioned in quarter sawn ribbon sapele from a local woodshop. This worked out. #theWorkshop
Folks who need avatars, get a commission out to @pamela - she made my whole team at work kickass artsy headshot renderings, and took the time to do it right!
I am a person and I do person things.
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