October 8, 2022
Not Going Away
The Twitter sale
news circus is making me pause more, not because I care about Twitter — really don’t anymore — but because of the announcement that Mastodon.technology instance is going away.
Mind you, this is exactly why Federated networks are great. The implication is just a few minutes of exporting, and a lot more minutes of finding another instance. But, the little voice at the back of my head which tells me:
While the tech is great, it won’t catch on because it can’t scale.
I played with Mastodon hosting earlier in the year, with the idea of replacing a Slack group — but that failed miserably. So then, if the tech doesn’t scale, and the business doesn’t attract users… is it a case of Much Ado About Nothing?
Amazon WorkSpaces Introduces Ubuntu Desktops
Sébastien Stormacq, on aws.amazon.com: Starting today, you can also provision Ubuntu desktops for your developers, engineers, or data
Two Days Until Monday
Ladies and gentlemen, the weekend… and I’m thinking about some tool changes for Monday: Revisit Bunch: specifically for setting up Shutdown,