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I'm a mid to late 30s white guy on Ngunnawal land (Canberra) in Australia, soon to be moving to palawa land (Tasmania).

I'm on the fediverse to follow my infosec friends, meet new people, learn more about solarpunk, anarchist and adjacent ideas.

I generally don't have much to say but will boost cool stuff.

My top 5 played music albums this year (by history | grep mpv):
SOPHIE - Oil of every pearl's uninsides
BabyMetal - Metal Resistance
Tool - Fear Inoculum
100 gecs - 1000 gecs
Trust Fund Ozu - Trust Fund Ozu
Tied with
Blackpink - Blackpink

brainstorming in public 

What would it take to actually win? I don't mean tread water and hold ground. I mean win. A future-proof free and open net, available to all.

I think OCAP is key. It's the only security model based on what is technically possible not on hype.

I think the IoT stuff that the folks behind the German covid trackers are working on is key, and I should get in touch with them again when I have the bandwidth. They're good at pushing privacy respecting design.

Governments that still have a stake in privacy and rights are key. Meaning not the usa, uk, nz, australia, etc...

Local-first and offline-first are a must; networks overall come and go but the net must in each locale go on. Whether by wires or by USB drives or by Bluetooth fistbumps in the hall.

Likewise old hardware support; obsolescence is for the employed.

A new data model, a new model of what a computer is and does and is for. A computer is for the user. Bring out your Tron memes, they're not ready to go on the cart. We're close to it with this exocortex / second brain talk, but take it a step further. Align in service to that.

Games can do it. Have done it. Remember Ingress? We should have taken that more seriously. But what does it look like in service to the user, end data holder first.

What does it look like when the only data sent is what you choose to send. When you can capability scope that to who needs to have it. When you control what runs on your device. What does that look like. Because it's glorious, and not out of reach.

@PINE64 I have successfully pre-ordered a , is that likely to arrive in Australia before the end of the year? If not, will have to change my shipping address!

Got a printer for kids to do stuff during lockdown, and I just tried to print something from my debian11 laptop. It just worked! Without futzing about with anything. It. Just. Worked.

Gnome found the printer on the network first go, it even printed with the correct paper size and everything.

My experience from 15 years ago may have exacerbated my surprise!

Coffee 

Second roast on the behmor. Is a bit better than my 10 year old janky corretto setup!

Poor attempt at linux humour 

Why is this neofetch a thing, do people not read dmesg anymore‽

Fedi probably isn’t representative of the general population, but: do you have a collection of TV series downloaded locally that you watch?

is deck.js still OK for writing presentation notes? It's been a while since I've done a proper presentation!

Eeeep! My talk idea has been accepted. Now I actually have to turn that idea into an actual presentation...

Advertising, family business plug 

feedforthought.com.au/ is my sister in law's company that launched today, providing carbon positive dog food from black soldier fly larvae, lots of work has gone in to getting here! I think only shipping to AU at the moment.

well, proposal submitted, going through my learnings around github.com/knorrie/network-exa

May be a bit of a shitfight as I'm moving house the week before the conerence!

linux.conf.au/

whoops, mail server was not set correctly and was failing SPF checks when receiving from my backup MX, which caused a number of incorrect bounces. <s>This is why upgrades are bad! Debian 11 changed the default SPF config and email broke</s>

A productive weekend finishing up my filter holder. Oak from a sapling I bought at around age 10, which grew at my folks until a few years ago when it got too big, and some spotted gum leftovers from axe handling making. Very pleased!

Ok, I finally figured this one out:
global header policy on my reverse proxy did not include 'data:' in the img-src. All fixed, along with some similar oddness in nextcloud

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post time I guess.

I'm a mid to late 30s white guy on Ngunnawal land (Canberra) in Australia, soon to be moving to palawa land (Tasmania).

I'm on the fediverse to follow my infosec friends, meet new people, learn more about solarpunk, anarchist and adjacent ideas.

I generally don't have much to say but will boost cool stuff.

What a dramatic race to end the season! Excited for next year's 🏎️

Australian Census, politicians 

That was a good read. Blame the pollies, as usual.

essays.djnavarro.net/post/cens

Is it a thing in mastodon to get all toots from a remote instance appearing on my local timeline? Or do I just have to follow everyone on that instance?

All the options in the interface appear to be to _stop_ a whole isntance from appearing. How does this federation thing actually work?

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