- No more platforms please
David Heinemeier Hansson
We have enough social media platforms, and they are all broken. Content moderation is bust at even moderate scale, and algorithmic amplification is broken at any scale. We need a reboot. We need to double down on the ideas of Web 1.0, and the tools that make carving out your own place on the interne…
- You are sharing your downloads with your Antivirus Company
23 Mar 2021
I recently have provided a customer with a link to a firewall image (using the Turris MOX router with a variant of OpenWRT) hosted on my own webserver. The image included keys material for an OpenVPN connection. The image file was in a hidden directory on my projects webserver. I monitored closely if there would be any downloads besides the one I expected from my customer.
- Success Mysticism
31 Dec 2020
Few things make me sadder than the now predictable moment at which a successful person creates a sellable mysticism out of their good luck and privilege. I find it astonishing how often success creates a 360° blind spot from which the beneficiaries of so many privileges, gifts, and fruits of other peoples’ labor can no longer see reality.