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Imma make this clear: I'm not building software for developers.

I'm working to building tools for people.

You shouldn't have to know to maintain and secure a server to have your own independent identity online. You shouldn't need to know what libsodium or similar library to be secure online.

That's my objective.

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Serious question for the /#DecentralizedWeb.

What kind of content do y'all want to see produced in the realm of media?

@deadsuperhero's video really inspires me to get on that boat of content creation (outside of other things) and I want to know from y'all. video.jacky.wtf/videos/watch/6

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Lemme do a longer .

I'm a software developer. I also like to cook, dance (hip-hop largely, step), read, write, TV crunch and be outdoorsy. I'm a lot ;). I <3 my dog!

I like giving people tools and the notion of autonomy. Especially over data. If you have questions about me, check my faq at jacky.wtf/faq. If it's not there, let me answer and add it for others to find!

Never feel afraid to ask me anything. I'll do my best to answer - or find someone who can.

Okay, about to see if this client is still on board. Kinda need them until August (ideally).

One perk of being sourced in books: you can get a copy!

Can we all please stop using Medium now? - webdistortion.com/2019/05/16/c

> Medium is cancer. A trojan horse. It’s Facebook. But for blogging. A walled garden behind which all your favourite content lives, and yet you are forced to login via their shitty UI, or worse still pay for access.

#DeleteMedium #DeleteFacebook #Medium

Mac Open Web: A collection of open and indie Mac, iOS, and web apps that help promote the open web

macopenweb.com/

(via Brent Simmons)

Bruh after like ~3 weeks of trying email clients, Geary has been the only reliable one thus far. This is nuts.

I gotta put "i'm most likely 60% aware of the answer to what I ask on here" in my bio

Female-voiced tech often gives submissive responses to queries, Unesco report finds Assigning female genders to digital assistants such as Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa is helping entrench harmful gender biases, according to a UN agency. Research released by Unesco claims that the often submissive and flirty responses offered by the systems to many queries – including outright abusive ones – reinforce ideas of women as subservient. Continue reading... Show more

ugh I need to purge all of these "ActivityDesk" tests lol

Me to my French companion: Why does my French suck so much? Five years and all I've got is "it's not omelette DU fromage, it's omelette AU fromage"???

Honey: Pour t'améliorer il va falloir que tu commences à parler en français.

Me: *screams*

this is more success than I expected, lol. this is loading not knowing what kind of 'service' is underneath. I'm working to have parity with microsub/micropub systems as well as mastodon

is all of GNOME like this? this looks really nice!

I'm kinda tempted to install it side-by-side with KDE on here just to check it out

wait it was in the wrong place (for me - everything is on the left side; left handed)

granted, not having a directly accessible menu is very jarring and no direct window controls is trippy

shit

I'm using GNOME Builder...

This shit is nice

A lot of the F/LOSS browsers use Chromium (if not all)

I wonder if one could use Firefox's Web engine to build a Web browser.

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