Here is a report on some of the dangers of P2P and decentralized technologies, namely that tools that achieve some of the goals of #decentralization, #privacy, and strong #encryption have been used by far-right racists.
It discusses the challenges when they seek the same tools we want to promote freedom and equality, and the various ways those problems have been dealt with, and specifically covers #Mastodon and #Scuttlebutt and how Mastodon has been fairly successful.
the instance name lesbian.solutions always makes me feel like a call centre employee getting calls like "hey me and this girl im in love with held hands for three hours does she like me, oh also we've kissed every day for the last 3 years and she keeps talking about when we get married but idk maybe it doesn't mean anything?"
and I'm just like "have you tried turning it off and on again?"
Both my partner and I are immunocompromised. Telling us to just sit in an ER because no doctor wants to take the time to actually diagnose my partner with even a video call is beyond irresponsible. I have seen four queer poz men in my friends’ circles die of exposure now.
Blender in particular is fully capable. And not just ship shots, interiors, video editing, color grading
It’s totally in the realm of possibility for a single person to produce a short scifi film with effects that were top of the line for tv a decade ago
A "pushyocracy" ~ FLOSS highly masculinized and aggressive online talking that shape both material aspects of computing and the social identifies that people create for themselves through engaging with programming as cultures made by and for [white] men."
~ Dawn Nafus, 2012
This seems sadly accurate.
I write. Words, programs, poems.
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