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I'm a nerd from (Calgary, Canada) into software, and a bit of among other things. I host my own email and web including the mastodon instance coales.co as a hobby.

I work on stuff like , and personally, and professionally in the field of .

Also big advocate of .

I'm kind of libertarian but closer to Chomsky than Rand.

New Blogpost: http://ajroach42.com/peertube-video-roundup/

It's a roundup of the best peertube videos I've watched (or created) in the last few weeks.

Lots of love to @emilysoddities and @blitzcitydiy and the entire Vidcommons team.

Watch some, tell me what you think. Post some, tell me you've posted them. Find some you like elsewhere, also tell me about them.

Benjamin: This will be my first trip to the Planet of Terror so I'd like it to be a pleasant one.

Fedizens of the #Fediverse ..

I want to attract attention to the #weblite hashtag, as something important is happening!

@alexandra and @alcinnz have kicked of a great initiative to finally address the #BloatedWeb and bring it back to its essence.

Existing standards bodies like #WhatWG #W3C #IETF have lost their way. Long-lasting #BigTech influence has led to #web #specs that serve current #browser monopolists only.

A better alternative is now emerging on #Codeberg ..

https://codeberg.org/weblite

So it's municipal time in on Monday and that means making some informed decisions over the weekend in preparation to vote.

As futile as it may seem to go through the bother of voting when nothing seems to change it is the least and first thing I think we should do, especially at municipal level as it has the most impact on our daily lives. Of course civic engagement only starts there and we need to be continually informed and involved.

Interesting observation: if the polls are accurate, the successor to our city's outgoing first Muslim mayor of our city will be either the first women of colour or the first openly gay person to be mayor of Calgary.

Seems our "redneck" city isn't beyond redemption...

I haven't got a clue what you did last summer leave me alone

Holy shit! It checks out!
@Campster@twitter.com:
My wife recently pointed out to me that the little girl Laurie Strode babysits in Halloween is one of the women in the cat meme and I don’t know how to feel about that

So what's the deal with this craze anyways? Like people suddenly discovering this "new" sport/game?

My family has played it for YEARS. Like...DECADES. As in we played it if we weren't playing lawn darts.

Its rediscovery seems so...random. Perhaps rollerskating on old school quads will be next? I think the boundaries of space and time are breaking down.

was thinking of joining in on tonight but remembered that I'm in Canada where streaming content goes to die

then I thought hey I'll just fire up openVPN on the VPS I have but then as I was messing with that I realised it has a Quebec IP and it was already well into the show *sigh*

sometimes i'm just clueless

It looks like, as of today, coales.co ... which literally runs off a couple of old servers bolted to the ceiling of the garage in my back yard ... will have better uptime than all of Facebook for 2021 :blobthinkingcool:

My friends and family thought I was just being weird/eccentric as usual when I deleted my Facebook account as my New Year's resolution in 2018, because "Facebook is an unethical company that is ruining the internet"

Do y'all believe me yet?

So I performed a brain transplant on my recently (3 gigs RAM! 32 gigs SSD! woo!) and combined with a fresh install things are quite fantastic!

Anyways now I have an extra community-edition CPU board and it seems a waste to let it sit in a junk drawer.

Anybody out there doing neat non-phone things with these boards? Can a PinePhone brain run headless?

**Turkey: 'Missing' man joins search party looking for himself**

"A Turkish man joined a search party without realising he was the person they were looking for."

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-58746703?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA

#news #bot

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