At #TheWebConf ? Come to Gratte Ciel 2 after lunch and learn how the Social Web is the Next Big Thing. I'll even use the pedestrian bridge next the conference center as the perfect metaphor.
Okay, finished my slides for #WebConf talk, enough to go to bed. Gentle comments welcome. Had to trim a lot I wanted to include due to time constraints (25 minutes).
This is an invited W3C talk at a web research conference, so I'm hoping to inspire researchers to do cool new projects on top of the Fediverse software and protocols.
@tzviya I just sent you (another) zulip invitation. Did you get it?
@lain I'm giving a talk on the fediverse tomorrow at #theWebConf .... last minute putting together my slides, wondering if you have any key messages you'd like an audience of mostly web-oriented researchers to know (about pleroma, the fediverse, activitypub, the future of the web, the future of humanity, ....)
I'm in Lyon for #TheWebConf.
It's a beautiful day and I'm starting out by getting everything I own thoroughly covered in hair at a cat cafe. I think it's gonna be a good week.
I'll be at Researcher Centric Scholarly Communication on Tuesday, the journalism and misinformation track on Wednesday, and the Developer track on Thursday. See you around?
Switching planes in a crowded Munich, en route to #WebConf, trying to decide if it's unlikely that humans have essentially unique faces. So many, all different.
I mean, DNA is quantized, essentially digital, right? I'm not sure genetic twins have exactly the same faces, but they're far more similar than otherwise. Why is that? That suggests there are 30+ bits of DNA data affecting the face. Why? What if it were ten, and there were only 1024 different faces?
In case you didn't know, you can use https://dev.pinafore.social to test out the bleeding-edge version of Pinafore before the official release. This is a good way to see if your bug is already fixed, or to find new bugs if they sneak in! (And they do sometimes. 😅)
If you had a time machine, what would you do?
The classic answer is to travel back in time to 129 years ago today, 4/20/1889, and kill baby Adolf Hitler to prevent the holocaust.
On today, 4/20, let's reflect on how the holocaust didn't happen because one dude said "what if... mass-murder?" and everyone was like "Yeah!!! Good idea!! I never would've done that if you didn't suggest it!!"
The materials conditions *and* ideology which went into the holocaust all existed before and without Hitler
If #Mastodon clients did nice thumbnail rendering of url content, then I should bridge my RT's here, looking fairly reasonable and not violating any rules, I expect. Maybe?
"Cloudflare has confirmed to Motherboard that the company terminated service to Switter because of FOSTA, but also said it's 'a very bad law.'"
It's been a hard winter for the woods near my house. (And yes, that's snow from this morning, in April) https://w3c.social/media/YbahkzCcwDhsXOqVc-4
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