@djsundog The Honeywell H316 Kitchen Computer may have been: http://valerieaurora.org/kitchen.html
@maloki I realized my phrasing was wholly incorrect as soon as I posted it -- While US law doesn't apply internationally, it does present a particular can of worms that is cumbersome to work around and may best be avoided unless you know what you're doing.
@maloki Any such server would need to be COPPA compliant, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Children's_Online_Privacy_Protection_Act
@webinista 5 / 110 by any chance? There's a reddit thread from last night about that interchange: https://www.reddit.com/r/LosAngeles/comments/9g92hq/what_was_that_clogged_toilet_smell_on_the_5_110/
I'm from the Philippines. Everyone is scared here. When I speak against the current governtment my family/friends are concerned for my life. People who believe the government's propaganda thinks I'm crazy.
I guess I just needed a place to share my thoughts.
I used to not care about these things, though my parents were strong activists during Marcos' time.
Now I think I'm slowly waking up to the harsh reality that our country is now being run by a dictator.
You don't have to choose between being glad that Alex Jones's brand of hatred and disinformation is being downregulated and being worried that monopolism has put our public sphere under the control over a tiny number of corporate interests. You really don't.
Hey Mastodon sysadmins, what kind of cool shit would you like to see tootctl do?
Today's Too Much Not Enough is live, and in this one @darius teaches me about the decentralised web and ActivityPub, including Mastodon (especially Mastodon). I did not understand decentralisation until we recorded this, and now I do, which should be taken as a ringing endorsement IMO. https://toomuchnotenough.site/episodes/s01e07.html