Software Doldrums
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.

@neauoire Yay!
I'm still disappointed I missed it but at least the recording is up now.
Would be cool if it was paired with an IRC log replay, like how BBB records and replays chat.
Maybe it could be exported into a subtitle track...

@csepp aaah yes, it was a pretty chaotic haha, I didn't think they'd include the Q&A at the end.

@theruran @rek you're already familiar with all that stuff tho, enjoy anyways ;)

@neauoire @theruran haha ya, i was gonna say... we repeat ourselves a lot XD.

@neauoire @rek you did a really good job of demonstrating the importance of the living of your life as a catalyst to spur creativity and innovation in your creative work.

*I especially appreciated the exuberance in you both when asked about living without a fridge.

@kpc @rek working within limits is a great catalyst! glad you enjoy the talk :)

@neauoire I enjoyed it a lot. I also watched your XOXO talk yesterday, and that one in Berlin you gave alone. 100 rabbits binge!

@tagomago glad to hear you enjoyed it! I think between FSF and XOXO, you've seen the most interesting ones :)

@neauoire Do you plan jumping to the Atlantic à la “Fitzcarraldo”? I believe you would enjoy the Mediterranean a lot. Crossing an ocean feels pretty scary though.

@tagomago crossing an ocean is alright( but crossing the north-west passage to find the atlantic is a .. project. We're slowly working our way there.

@neauoire 😮 ... The north-west passage isn't like... really hazardous stuff? Panama is an exorbitant ticket, I gather... Pretty much like towing Pino by land, I assume.

Anyway, happy to learn you're willing to sail the Mare Nostrum.

@tagomago yeah it's harrowing, but it's better documented each year, and the weather is warming up fast up there.

We'd be crossing at the peak of summer, but it's all very much in the air. We have to learn a thousand things to be able to do this first.

@neauoire wonderful.

On top of the great content, I very much enjoyed @rek clarifying:

"Someone else was, you know, in the same boat" - "Not literally in the same boat!"

The fact that you manage to live in a context where that turn of phrase could have had its literal meaning is ... quite an achievement in itself :)

@neauoire that was really enjoyable! the illustrations by @rek were delightful as always!

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