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Dear friends in the Netherlands. We are heading your way and are looking for a Dutch postal address to order a few bits and bobs for our boat.
We will be looking as well for a (preferably free) friendly winter mooring if anyone has any ideas or wouldn't mind to have us alongside for a few months? See you soon and keep your eyes our for the orange lifeboat!!

The Twitter hack is the latest in a long line of failures of centralised platforms. Regardless, the decentralised community underestimates resilience of these platforms and remains dangerously unprepared for the wolves that howl at the door of our users.

"This is Fine": Optimism and Emergency in the Decentralised Network.

managed to get some connections after i added this : Seems to address all my concerns with the pubs and also seems quite easy to self-host!

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Oh gosh check out
substack's gorgeous solarpunk garden computing setup:


@thegibson *grunt* delicious Earth meats mmm and with this system’s currency exchange a steal!

If you've still got a account, join in the fun and make a new github repository with the name of your username and put this absolutely fucking sick Abolish ICE gif in it so that if anyone visits your github username page, they get face blasted with it! See and and get forkin'

"Syster Papyri Magicae is a project that unfolds the phenomenon of gender exclusions in male-dominated tech environments, aiming to document, discuss and activate a variety of feminist practices that respond to this issue."

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ok, trying again, send me your keys if you're also lurking! not sure I quite understand yet what the implications of joining a pub are so I might skip that and try to find some friends first...

I'm a "tech guy" on a lot of teams. My major skill is confidence. If I don't know how to do something, I'll type whatever keywords I can think of into DuckDuckGo and keep trying things until they work. I usually have no idea what I'm doing before starting on a new task. I like doing things I haven't done before.

If you can search the web and can be comfortable with some ambiguity, you could do this too.

A lot of women have been told this approach is insufficient. That was a lie to oppress you.

We’re happy to reveal that Floppy Totaal has received funding from @StimuleerFonds
for our first publication: ‘Floppy Disk Fever: The Curious Afterlife Of A Flexible Medium’, slated for a 2021 release through @onomatopeenet
. For more info, check: "Leftover has nevertheless its own peculiar consistency, which luckily attracts some individuals and utterly repels some others…" <3

@steko @el_joa I’ve been playing with and talking about the core technologies (what is now hypercore, etc.), not Beaker. I have nothing against Beaker but it’s not what excites me. Given Apple’s move to kill offline web apps by erasing all your data if you don’t use the app for seven days, I’m now of the mindset that we can’t trust local browser data anyway so I’m changing my design (this was what I was originally thinking of using Dat for). Ironically, might make it more robust.

another small piece of the in python puzzle is done! A tiny library that stuffs integers into bytes for sending over the wire, what joy 💃

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