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> The Web was Never Decentralized

Interesting history and deconstruction of the Web for a '99er.

medium.com/design-warp/the-web

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What is this Gemini thing anyway, and why am I excited about it?

drewdevault.com/2020/11/01/Wha

gemini://drewdevault.com/2020/11/01/What-is-Gemini-anyway.gmi

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"I reverse engineered McDonald's internal ordering API and I'm currently placing an order for a McSundae every minute at every McDonald's location in the US to figure out which ones have a broken ice cream machine."

mcbroken.com/

😂

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@rek reminds me of a conversation with this one guy i know who was going crazy trying to make a static webpage with an editor component, using "modern practices" (node server, with all that jazz), and was absolutely baffled when i said that he can just write and open html files with his browser as-is and everything still works just fine for his usecase

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Oh speaking of "fuck the RIAA", deemix!

A spiritual successor to Deezloader written from the ground up. Rip music directly from Deezer's servers in FLAC (without paying for 'premium'). No electron, no DRM, no bullshit.

PyWeb GUI: codeberg.org/RemixDev/deemix-p

Install scripts: codeberg.org/RemixDev/deemix-t

You do need an "ARL" (auth token) which requires you to register.

Unless someone were to share their ARL of course... bin.idrix.fr/?943fa653baaa7362

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"More Than a Feeling

Emotion detection doesn’t work, but it will try to change your behavior anyway'

Frank Pasquale

reallifemag.com/more-than-a-fe

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after overworking myself for the glory of capitalism and reading Keiji Nishitani, i see Aristotle that hung himself in the lines of text

I guess some people won't accept my follow request cause of my empty profile which makes them suspicious of me, as if I am a russian bot, f*b*i, that unlucky date or whatever another reason.

No, most likely I will never even interfere into your mentions or DM; my sole purpose of being in the Fediverse is the same one why I am on the Internet - I live here. If I don't get anything, I won't bother anyone and just read and learn continuously on my own. Well, maybe the issue is my quite poor communication skills that is caused by living a big part of my life in a very judgemental environment and I can't get used to something different. Self-reflection is hard to process.

Also, I am still getting acquainted (and quite amazed, ngl) with federated network. I need time.

That's it. I am not sorry if I made a language mistake, English is not my native tongue.

Peace out.

Qoto Mastodon

QOTO: Question Others to Teach Ourselves. A STEM-oriented instance.

No hate, No censorship. Be kind, be respectful

We federate with all servers: we don't block any servers.