Hi! You may most likely know me as co-editor of ActivityPub, the decentralized social network message which is more-than-likely how you're actually receiving this message!

Other things you may want to know:

- I'm a user freedom activist (free software, free culture)
- I post a lot of leftie politics stuff
- Expect lots of tech posts around lisp, decentralized network stuff, obscure-ish programming history

@cwebber Hi! Took a peek at your website and noticed we're both in Madison, WI! Are there any FOSS or lisp groups in Madison that you're involved with?

@paluche Hi! There's a Clojure meetup I go to sometimes. My spouse and I are also running some workshops to teach Racket to non-programmers.

@cwebber ah yes, Scribble, right? neat. is that through the UW somehow?

@paluche We're doing it as an event through the UW Material Culture program

@cwebber catching up about ActivityPub and the standards process. Reading the w3c rec right now. Thanks so much to you, Amy Guy and others.

Sounds like it was an incredible commitment of time and energy. I am fascinated by this tech and the notion of federation on the web and so appreciate ActivityPub and related standards.

I'm working on a tool for community organizers and I think a decentralized model makes a lot of sense

Thanks again for all the work & for documenting yall's efforts!


I actually was not aware of your existence until about two minutes ago, probably about a minute before you were aware of my existence. I'm very happy that @djsundog called you to my attention.

@LPS Hi! Thanks for the kind words... I appreciate it, and I'm glad to hear you're enjoying @librelounge :)

It's been a real treat to do it with @emacsen and I think we have a lot of good stuff ahead!

@cwebber great work! ActivityPub, just as previous forerunners like StatusNet, later GNU Social, are roots of future decentralized communication. Actually, we had it before, we are just coming back to decentralization over Internet, it is counter measure against corporate centralized and abusive social networks.

The way to get support and get paid for life is to ask people, but also foundations such as FSF and EFF
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