A year ago I tried learning ActivityPub, and more or less failed. I was confounded by a spec that was so abstract I couldn't make heads or tails of it. Turns out I was missing some key things.
I have written a guide to learning about ActivityPub that I wish existed a year ago when I first set out to learn how to write social media servers that conform to the spec:
Here's one of my absolute favorite shots, "Momentary", where one had been sailing over the other, before being kicked out of the way mid-air, leaving them with a perfectly hapless expression.
my current background viewing choice (while working) is the youtube channel Occult Demon Cassette. it's a bunch of VHS tapes ranging from "satanic panic" videos by evangelical groups, to "Phone Power," a 1988 instructional video about how to make business phone calls
TL;DR: "Voting with your wallet" in capitalism doesn't work because those with a bigger wallet get more votes.
And policing the consumption behavior of others is just shouting to people how they should ineffectually vote with their wallets.
A little more: Some peoples' wallets are so restricted that their capitalist "ballots" are also restricted, consumption-wise. Please bear this in mind.
If you want to affect *real* change for the better in this corrupt world, go after the system. Hold corporations accountable for the consumer goods they create, how they do it, and support plans to downsize them and democratize and unionize their workplaces.
i should be catching up on work but instead i'm watching #SonicMovie trailer reaction videos on youtube
i like bunnies & godzilla. draws, tries to make games sometimes. he/him (bunnyhero & BearInATeaCup on birdsite). toronto, canada http://bunnyhero.com/
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