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🪐 The Planet Holds Strong (S2024-E08)
by Dyne.org

The galaxy is crazy. Then again, so is a dyne. A little bit anyways. Sometimes perceived as contrarian, but always constructive in the ambition. In the shadows of the galactic madness, this episode of Planet Dyne explores sources of hope, conspires to obtain the right to repair our devices, fights for the privacy of all, mock the corporate overlords and while it joins hand in community, it definitely doesn't sing "kumbaya". Buckle up, it's been an eventful couple of weeks. ✊ Tools for Resistance Workshop #3 Hope is scarce goods in these gloomy times. Baltan laboratories are changing that by developing a culture of hope and attempting to unpack, redefine and ultimately foster a healthier relationship with the technologies surrounding us. In that context, they've invited dynebolic to throw a party hold a workshop on the 13th of June in Eindhoven. 0:00 0:10 1× On 13th of June 2024, dynes are invited to bring an (old) Windows laptop, USB stick (2GB or more), an ethernet cable (optional) to get a test of digital creative freedom! More information and link to RSVP bellow: Open-source Alternatives for Multimedia Production | Workshop by Denis “Jaromil” Roio Tools for Resistance Workshop #3 Baltan Laboratories 🛠️ The power to repair Kind of like it is with being happy, being able to fix something in the era of high-tech and nanotechnology is a revolutionary act! Dynes everywhere are worried that the rest of the universe don’t even have the power to turn some of their devices off anymore. The ignition button is eluding; extracting the batteries requires tools, craftsmanship and experience. In this pervasive digital dimension, the power to repair needs to be an inalienable right: every dyne in the galaxy should be able to observe, study, modify and distribute modifications. It is key to a sustainable life-cycle of devices. "Europe, let's reuse, refurbish, repair" - https://repair.eu By repairing tech, entropy turns into a resource, circulating the economy. Planet Consumerists' thirst for new high-tech gadgets is leading the solar-system to depletion of mineral resources, to slavery and wars. In such paradigm, repair-shops that recycle, restore and resell become like shrines, granting us the power over the machines. Let's support the dynes behind these shrines and the philosophy of free and open source software. On June 16th at 4 pm CEST, Iper Festival takes you on a date with ethical hacker: Denis "Jaromil" Roio, to explore means of taking back the power to repair. Iper – Festival delle periferie – 2024 - HIC SUNT LEONES. Dove abita l’immaginazione Iperfestival Roma ⏳ A new era Okay Goggole, what are you going to do when there's no more Internet to learn from? As a smol language model, the dyne manually typing out this post has no answer to that question. However, a multi-gazillion dollares webshit, that made its name by providing high quality indexes mixed with ads on dynes' queries, has decided that the very same Internet that taught the AI everything it knows is now secondary. Instead, by default it will let a parrot respond to the queries with trivia. This has some pretty deep ramifications. If there's no incentive to write cool stuff on the Interwebz, where is the robot going to get new stuff to learn from? One plausible theory is it will get it from the DMs you send to your loved ones. At the time of writing this, AI is being shipped in toasters and diapers world wide. There seems to be no end to the frenzy. The parrot is getting good though, that's for sure. But at what cost? Google Search adds a “web” filter, because it is no longer focused on web results Google Search now has an option to search the “web,” which is not the default anymore. Ars TechnicaRon Amadeo 🔻 Web3privacy Summit Remember last year in Rome when a dyne rocked the stage at the Web3privacy summit? Well it happened again! This time in the mythical venue of Paralelní Polis. It was a proper blast! Some dynes that witnessed it felt a little overwhelmed, being thrown back in the delicious times of punk and squats. A dyne like you addressing an audience at Paralelní Polis. Behind them a slide on the screen showing the infamous ASCII Internet café. No dyne craves dressing in suits and be presented by academic titles. In fact, to a dyne their names are not that important. They're just dynes like you. Two dynes like you on the stage holding mics looking happy. Behind them a slide on a screen showing the zenroom.org logo There is no prognosis on when the video of the talk will be released, but for the nostalgic, here's the one from last year: 🦾 Inclusive Avec A small dyne brings attention to some work of an Olivia King. She has designed a king typeface made for accessibility and legibility for all readers. There are many attempts at easing reading for dyslexics out there, and while they are functional, their looks aren't that terrible. This one here combines the best of both worlds and is entirely open source. Typography dynes rejoices and it echoes across the channels. Inclusive Sans — Olivia King A text typeface designed for accessibility and legibility for all readers. Olivia King0 💱 And now, a word from our sponsor 0:00 3:24 1× 💣 Forkbomb in the parliament In this episode, the Italian speaking dynes were blessed with a special video. One dyne made it into a parliament with a forkbomb. Of course, this bomb was friendly, albeit sharp. forkbomb (don't paste this in your terminal) The inhabitants of planet DeCifris invited the dyne to talk about the importance of sovereignty when it comes to security. The need to be able to hold firmly in hand tools that can be controlled and improved by the dynes wielding it. A must see! Link to YouTube video 🪴 Permacomputing There are many terms to describe sustainable computing. A fairly recent one is "Permacomputing". It's an idea that is mostly proposed by adorable dynes with beautiful beards and a certain nostalgic je-ne-sais-quoi in their eyes. While it might seem like plain nostalgia at first, because of the omnipresence of old tech, this movement is about preserving the environment by optimizing existing tech instead of producing new, resource craving stuff. Because there are huge environmental and societal issues in today's computing, permacomputing specifically wants to challenge them in the same way as permaculture has challenged industrial agriculture. With that said, permacomputing is an anti-capitalist political project. It is driven by several strands of anarchism, decolonialism, intersectional feminism, post-marxism, degrowth and ecologism. You can imagine the surprise that ensued in the channels when a dyne showed up with a link from Le Monde talking about it. « Permacomputing » : la discrète communauté qui défend des outils numériques libres, sobres et décroissants Et si le numérique était un espace de choix pour expérimenter autour de la notion de limites ? Chercheurs, chercheuses et activistes du monde de l’art, du design et du jeu vidéo tentent de réensauvager Internet grâce aux principes de la permaculture. Le MondeNastasia Hadjadji pssssst.... can't read it? Try this: https://archive.is/bNNdz That's it for this edition of Planet Dyne! It is in your mailbox. Or is it? Hopefully you will read it there... or here... and share it! Feel free to leave a comment bellow and tip off the redaction of some hefty links or tell them what you REALLY think about all this data. But remember, this is a communal effort, the product of an ever ongoing discussion in the many, bridged channels out there. If it misses anything to you, it probably means it misses You, fellow dyne: come to the planet! Schrödinger holding a box. He says "There is no way of knowing if the cat is dead or alive until you open the box" Out of the box a speech bubble utters "MEOW!" upon which Schrödinger responds "SHUSH!" 🫰 Help a dyne hack, get yourself an artpack! Dyne Supporter Artpack Vol. 1 Inside of it? Simple beauty in Multimedia! Maybe a little bit of mystery, too. Planet Dyne's residents certainly hope it will make you feel something positive. 2 bucks or name your price Tune in to the discussion 💬 (These services are bridged: join your favorite and reach them all) 🗨️ IRC 🗨️ Matrix 🗨️ Telegram 🗨️ Discord Support Dyne 🫱🏿‍🫲🏾 Help dyne.org stay focused on hacking the planet! 🪙 Bitcoins: bc1qz9wz2f9swcefra2tfrhk4fx49evqsv03m9nx4l ☕ Ko-Fi 🍴 Github.com 🧁 LiberaPay 🍥 Patreon.com Follow Dyne.org 🗞️ Social Media everywhere! 🐭 Lemmy 🐘 Mastodon 🎬 Peertube 📸 Instagram 🐦 Xitter 👔 Linkedin 🪞 Facebook 🧵 Threads ✍️ Medium

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💐 The return of the bloom (S2024-E07)
by Dyne.org

For dynes residing in the northern hemisphere, it is easy to forget that, when spring unfolds, the south finds itself in autumn. But seasons have no effect on the warmth of a dyne's heart. Roses come in many colors, ultraviolet this rave. Olive-oil is getting expensive & WiFi is microwave. Welcome to the greenhouse, fellow dyne! 📖 New book is out And it's on five-finger discount! You read that right: open access for the masses! This book is the fruit of long process involving many dynes, be they residents or neighbors. Global collaboration, local production. Fab City als Modell für Kreislaufwirtschaft und nachhaltige Entwicklung. In it, a close look at "Creative Flows"; a Keynes inspired grass-root economic system applicable to on-site as well on-line DAO designs. And "Digital Product Passport" documents, using Valueflows in Fab City Hamburg. Global collaboration, local production Dieses Buch gibt aktuelle interdisziplinäre Forschungseinblicke rund um das Fab City-Konzept. Springer Fachmedien WiesbadenManuel Moritz ✊🏾 Reclaim The Tech - 2024 Bologna, Terra Promessa! Dynes love conferences. Well, dynes love meeting with other specimens, and if it's in a nerdy set-up it's all bonus! The city of Bologna in Italy, is not at all famous for it's pasta sauce, but totally renown for it's academic history, it's bike-friendly peaceful traffic, bellissimi creatures and incredible camaraderie. It hosts one of the most human tech-conference ever; Reclaim The Tech. This year it is taking place from 17th to 19th May. Graffiti mural from the venue of Reclaim The Tech (TPO - https://municipiozero.it/) showing a pair of giant boots and hands stepping on a city like a Godzilla, only to plant a sprout in a hole that the giant just dug upp. This is a community organized event that unites fire-souls from the entire universe, to converse, plot and conspire around tools, techniques and narratives to put the control of tech back in the hands of the People. While it is a good idea to learn Italian before you go, it is not a requirement. The species attending have a generous relationship to knowledge and information. And there is no length that will be avoided to get the camaraderie through. Also, if there is one planet you can navigate socially with hand gestures, Italy is the one! 🤌 Festival 2024 - Programma Officina di saperi e pratiche per la giustizia digitale, sociale, di genere e climatica. Reclaim The Tech Reclaim The Tech is a community on the move, fighting for digital justice. In a world marked by conflicts and transformations, we seek a space for hybridization and reappropriation of technologies, open to alliances with the fight for social-, gender- and climate-justice. In 2023 Reclaim The Tech was a bet, today it is a collective reality based on the participation and sharing of ideas, projects and alternative technologies. Here is the program of the second edition of Reclaim The Tech Festival, from 17 to 19 May 2024 in Bologna. 📨 A telegram from Mrs. Dyne Telegram. We came for the open source client and stayed for the sticker-packs. It's a webshit like any other but oh, does it do the convenience dance right?! It's got all the bells and whistles. Your kids love it, and your granps too! If there's anything this webshit can't do, you WILL find a bot for it. Some dynes from a nearby galaxy where people wear grey hats have hacked together an interesting piece of software and given it a poetic name: CCTV - Close-Circuit Telegram Vision. With this tool, you can monitor others' real-time location for, erhm, say... logistics or safety! While no one on planet Dyne would encourage anyone to surveil their peers, this piece of software highlights the precarity of attitudes towards fun and dandy webshits. Like sharing your location in a seemingly private environment. GitHub - IvanGlinkin/CCTV: Close-Circuit Telegram Vision revolutionizes location tracking with its open-source design and Telegram API integration. Offering precise tracking within 50-100 meters, users can monitor others in real-time for logistics or safety, redefining how we navigate our surroundings Close-Circuit Telegram Vision revolutionizes location tracking with its open-source design and Telegram API integration. Offering precise tracking within 50-100 meters, users can monitor others in… GitHubIvanGlinkin 🥁 New music style dropped, whodis? Still in the tones of privacy, here's a platitude for you: Music unites. Music heals. Music educates! The following music is no exception. Drone and noise aficionados will resonate to these exquisitely eye-opening tunes! Turn-up the volume and get into the groove! The creepy sound of online trackers I can’t get the noise out of my head. People who watch the video express awe and disgust. And that is why Dutch software developer Bert Hubert’s experiment is so powerful. It doesn’t really uncover something that we shouldn’t already know. Something we often choose to ignore. The brilliance is Axbom • Digital CompassionPer Axbom 👾 Questa È Zona Warpa! Almost everyone loves games and parties. But have you heard about a nomadic party before? Maybe you have, but ponder the concept for a second. Typically, artists and shows are touring. This Zona Warpa thing right here is flipping the tofu-steak on all of that, and takes the whole party on to the tour buss! Wow! Quest è zona warpa! And they do it with such cool and grace, in a pure grassroots, down to earth style, with beautiful graphics and emphasis on open social networks! Zona Warpa 🫰🏾 And now, a word from our sponsors El secreto de la paz mundial esta en los chilaquiles. Chill all. Kill less 🥇 Narrative video championship Some videos should age like milk, not for being bad or predictable, but because they cover outraging topics in detail and everyone should be mad and triggered into changing all of that. But generally, not much happens so the milk stays fresh. However, fellow dyne, our struggle is not a matter of hours, days, months or years. It's the story of our lifetime. And sometimes, a good narrative can help a dyne better frame ideas in order to more effectively disseminate them. Here's an excellent one by exurb1a. Don't Hex the Water - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fzhkwyoe5vI 💾 The sound of 1632 KB Quoting someone on the interwebz: mind blown . I also like to imagine me seeing this in 1991. Then mind would have been melted :) And yes, the technical prowess IS mind melting, but also WHAT A FUGGING BANGER TUNE! Test of a new Amiga module player which streams compressed sample data. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lbqFsjcYLPI That's it for this edition of Planet Dyne! Remember to look after each other. In a cruel world, kindness is a radical attitude! buss-rider meme, where one character is happy looking over the colorful valley while the other is sad looking at the grey mountain wall. But in this take, both characters are sitting on the sunny side. The happy one is holding the sad one in their arms This newsletter is a collective effort! Help make the next episode by tuning in to the discussion 💬 (These services are bridged: join your favorite and reach them all) 🗨️ IRC 🗨️ Matrix 🗨️ Telegram 🗨️ Discord Support Dyne 🫱🏿‍🫲🏾 Help dyne.org stay focused on hacking the planet! 🪙 Bitcoins: bc1qz9wz2f9swcefra2tfrhk4fx49evqsv03m9nx4l ☕ Ko-Fi 🍴 Github.com 🧁 LiberaPay 🍥 Patreon.com Follow Dyne.org 🗞️ Social Media everywhere! 🐭 Lemmy 🐘 Mastodon 🎬 Peertube 📸 Instagram 🐦 Xitter 👔 Linkedin 🪞 Facebook 🧵 Threads ✍️ Medium

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🪁 Cognitive Resonance (S2024-E06)
by Dyne.org

Inside the dyne's mailbox a little seed. Planted and watered, it might just grow another edition of Planet Dyne. Scrolling an infinite, attention-grabbing, omnipresent feed of information from the tip of the finger, it can feel as if the world is dissonant. Well, good dyne, it is. But what is dissonant to one dyne, can be beautiful harmony to another. The celestial bodies don't care about scales, nor do they bother with whatever color smol beings project upon them. And while the corporate webshit machines are hard working at amplifying the undertones of our differences, dynes from everywhere are here to remind you that we are the world, fellow dyne! 💫 Future is Rural If you are new to this newsletter: Welcome, fellow dyne! If you've been around a minute, you probably read about PACESETTERS in the previous episode. One of PACESETTERS' real-world laboratories is the city of Genalguacil. This smol town in the south of Spain has been living in the spirit of The New European Bauhaus for 30 years now. Resilient and determined to push-back against depopulation, from the 14th to the 21st of April 2024, Genalguacil hosts the only rural satellite event of the NEB events in Spain. This satellite is a site of co-production combining film-making, with food-making - as ways to renew our connections with heritage, nature - through arts, and culture. It aims at challenging people’s stereotypes of what being rural really means, and reframing innovation from where it is the least expected… The future is rural! LAB Genalguacil. From today, The Future is Rural Rural Innovation Laboratory Parts of the event will be streamed on DyneTV on April 20th, for your viewing pleasure. Dyne.org TV 🔗 https://dyne.org Our mission is to create a more open world where all non-personal information is free for everyone to use. Our success is measured by the social, economical and environmental imp… Diode Zone 🤙 Dynebolic on ZDNET Dynebolic v4.0.0-beta has been out for a couple of weeks, and already good dynes from all over the galaxy are getting their hands dirty. Reviews come in from here and there and the channels are getting warmer. Jack Wallen, Contributing Writer at ZDNET writes a tasty piece about it. It is full of love and understanding. Clearly they get it. Dynebolic is a portable Linux distribution that can be used without installation If you’re a digital artist or multimedia creator, and you’ve always dreamed of having an operating system that can travel with you, Dynebolic is back after a 10-year hiatus. ZDNETJack Wallen Honorable praises, but there's still a lot of work to be done to push for the final release. Have you tried it already, dyne? Come say hi in the channels, the dynes hacking in there will gladly help you free your creative workflow form the iron claws of rentifying corporations. You don't want to miss this boat! (spoiler alert: it's never too late) 🚢 Bloat or float It's the year 2024 on planet dyne and the interwebz can do everything. It can send faxes, it can close your doors, watch your baby and get you in jail. The computing power and bandwidth increase incessantly, and looking at their curves from the point of view of the past makes it seem like we'll soon have access to the last digit of Pi... Jevons's Paradox enters the chat. A good dyne from a neighboring planet creates a benchmark for JavaScript webshit in 2024 and the results show how easily the concept of "normal" can shift. JavaScript Bloat in 2024 - fed.dyne.org fed.dyne.org 📠 And now, a fax from our sponsor 👨🏽‍🎤 Communities, not webshits. Defining love is difficult. It has so many shapes, forms and expressions. Dynes can love each other, but dynes can also love robots and webshits. One instance of the latter phenomenon recently turned into a big drama. Imagine a poly-amorous relationship between a bazillion of dynes and one webshit. It was cosy at first, but after a while the webshit started doing all kinds of crazy crap you'd expect from a toxic partner. This in turn forced the bazillion of dynes to reluctantly break up with the webshit. It was sad. Beautiful graphs of beautiful dynes were shattered and tremendous damage was caused to grassroots organization. But it was also a new beginning: many dynes turned to the decentralized social networks. With wounds still bleeding but new experience and hindsight, some dynes realized that it doesn't make sense to try and emulate what was. The relationship should begin on a healthy basis. Thomas is on to something... Mastodon Isn’t Just A Replacement For Twitter | NOEMA Users flocking to the platform will need to shift their expectations for social media and become engaged democratic citizens in the life of their networks. NOEMANathan Schneider What if the solution to giant monopolistic apps and websites not being able to reliably moderate content at scale is to not have giant monopolistic apps and websites 👩🏾 Can there be a web without women? The long answer is: No. No Web Without Women An educational website featuring a collection of innovations by women in the fields of computer science and technology. No Web Without WomenSelman Design 🐇 Matrix in the matrix While giant corporations are pushing out megatons of marketing bullcrap about proprietary virtual spaces, some excellent dynes have built open, decentralized, immersive worlds based on the Matrix protocol. Most of this VR frenzie still feels like it did in the 90s to the derpy ol' dyne writing this newsletter. But there's delight in knowing that the space isn't entirely crowded by white-collar execs with big plans of value extractions. This thing is actually quite fun. And since it is on the Matrix, one can participate the way you'd expect in any chat. Third Room Open, decentralised, immersive worlds built on Matrix Third Room Dyne Supporter Artpack Vol. 1 Inside of it? Simple beauty in Multimedia! Maybe a little bit of mystery, too. Planet Dyne's residents certainly hope it will make you feel something positive. 2 bucks or name your price 🎊 That's it for this edition of Planet Dyne! Clearly you know what love is, fellow dyne. Would you even be here if you didn't? If you are new here and want more, why not participate in the co-creation? All you need to do is join the channels and share what you care for! Tune in to the discussion 💬 (These services are bridged: join your favorite and reach them all) 🗨️ Matrix 🗨️ Telegram 🗨️ Discord Support Dyne 🫱🏿‍🫲🏾 Help dyne.org stay focused on hacking the planet! 🪙 Bitcoins: bc1qz9wz2f9swcefra2tfrhk4fx49evqsv03m9nx4l ☕ Ko-Fi 🍴 Github.com 🧁 LiberaPay 🍥 Patreon.com Follow Dyne.org 🗞️ Social Media everywhere! 🐭 Lemmy 🐘 Mastodon 🎬 Peertube 📸 Instagram 🐦 Xitter 👔 Linkedin 🪞 Facebook 🧵 Threads ✍️ Medium

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🫒 Daemons, devels and dynebolic (S2024-E05)
by Dyne.org

JAH RASTASOFT! Big up yaself all fresh Juvenile, all heartical Kings & Queens. Dash whe all Copycat! Wickedness bun ina Hotta Fire. Leggo all envy, greed and jealousy and live up to Ure work. Perform it well, escape outta hell, babywrong is a spell. Ure Willpower shall conquer! 📀 Dynebolic Raises From The Ashes The prophecy was true! Everything you heard was right! Dynebolic 4.0.0-beta is here! Breaking boundaries and spaghetti like ninjas in the break of dawn, dynes from all light-years back are crawling out from their hacklabs to hack once again on the legendary 777% Free Software, live-bootable, GNU+Linux distribution for multimedia production. 0:00 0:29 1× Promotional video for dynebolic 4.0.0-beta This is your call to be part of something great, your chance to give your old machines new breath, new life, new power and let your creative juices flow. It is a beta, so expect bugs! We gotta catch them all! Download the ISO, boot it in your machine, YOU are invited hang out with us in our channels the dancehall! Download Dynebolic 4.0.0-beta d:b gangsign 🏃🏽‍♀️ Setting The Pace In this episodes, a couple of dynes landed on the Trondheim moon, gravitating around planet Norway, to help driving the climate transition in Art and culture. This is no small bid, but many dynes believe most realities begin with a dream. Also, how to sit around on an arse while the solar-system is on fire? 0:00 0:06 1× Looped video logo of PACESETTERS PACESETTERS is a research project that brings together partners and places, creative practice and research perspectives that are out of the ordinary: climate scientists and artistic entrepreneurs, difficult heritages and whitewashed villages, psychometrically validated surveys and circular aesthetics. All partners share the confidence needed not just to adapt to, but to drive the transition into more just and sustainable economies. These dynes came together in the conviction that innovation mainly happens where it is least expected — for example, in cultural institutions that are well-anchored locally even if they aren’t globally branded. Genalguacil’s public museum foundation, Galway’s art festival, and Nowa Huta’s cultural centre C.K. Norwida may be small-scale organisations but they are lean, flexible and experienced enough to produce huge effects and impacts in their communities and beyond.  ⏩ Fast-forward To The Past One dyne shares the news that a mythical Magazine has been digitized and published online for everyone to read. The first edition contains Cyberpunks and Tim Leary on the same cover, featuring a fazed dude reading a magazine about REALITY. Mondo 2000 - Anarchivism Anarchivism An article by Terrance McKenna and a picture of Robert Anton Wilson; mind blowing to see all of this under the same magazine! It is a wonderful collage of computing, mysticism and psychedelics. Needless to say, this is art! A drawing of Richard Stallman riding on a gnu. He is wearing a knight armor and a crown that looks like the tower of babel. 📹 Generative Video Bonanza "Live coding" and "Video". If you find yourself lonely in a bar, these are two of the words you can utter out loud to instantly locate the dynes in the room. Few things attract a dyne more. Some dyne from a neighboring planet has created a tool to mess around with video in the browser. Think, "lavalamp7000" but on steroid. You can plug your camera, trigger stuff with audio signals and blow your own mind in real time. HYDRA live coding networked visuals in the browser 🦿 Literature Against The Machine One dyne shares an interesting exercise: What follows is a writing proposal to communicate without being comprehensible by generative AI such as Chat-GPT or Gemini: an unprecedented !de-machine storytelling, a provocative and irreverent gesture that invites reflection on an evident one-way speculation that sees humans feed artificial ‘intelligence’ degrading culturally and without receiving much in return, if not a feeling of comfort and pleasure with respect to a relationship rebalanced (from an economic point of view in the first place). The 1st ‘de-machine storytelling’ Contest Quella che segue è una proposta di scrittura per comunicare senza essere comprensibili dalle AI generative come Chat-GPT o Gemini: un inedito !de-machine storytelling, un gesto provocatorio e irriv… Scacco al Web: repository didattico in tema Inclusive DesignVedi tutti gli articoli di ebisenzi Perhaps the machines have gone too far, but is that a bad thing? A more interesting question might be what we are doing with them. When a USB wall-charger CPU has more power than the Apollo Guidance Computer (AGU), but many of the galaxy's inhabitants are still working 9-to-5 cubicles to shuffle values in spreadsheets (at best), it becomes rather clear that something isn't adding up in the equation. More interestingly, can a USB wall-charger run Doom? A woman playing the flute with boxing gloves on her hands That's all for this edition of Planet Dyne! Thank you for joining the adventures. Tell a friend about it and remind them that this story is a participative one: you can decide where the planet goes by simply sharing your mind in the channels. Tune in to the discussion 💬 (These services are bridged: join your favorite and reach them all) 🗨️ Matrix 🗨️ Telegram 🗨️ Discord Support Dyne 🫱🏿‍🫲🏾 Help dyne.org stay focused on hacking the planet! Dyne Supporter Artpack Vol. 1 Inside of it? Simple beauty in Multimedia! Maybe a little bit of mystery, too. Planet Dyne's residents certainly hope it will make you feel something positive. 2 bucks or name your price 🪙 Bitcoins: bc1qz9wz2f9swcefra2tfrhk4fx49evqsv03m9nx4l ☕ Ko-Fi 🍴 Github.com 🧁 LiberaPay 🍥 Patreon.com Follow Dyne.org 🗞️ Social Media everywhere! 🐭 Lemmy 🐘 Mastodon 🎬 Peertube 📸 Instagram 🐦 Xitter 👔 Linkedin 🪞 Facebook 🧵 Threads ✍️ Medium

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🌊 Tides turn but the ocean remains. (Planet Dyne S2024E04)
by Dyne.org

While the galaxy known as the Internet is busy figuring out what the next social pole will be, Planet Dyne is continuing on it's course towards sovereignty and togetherstanding. 🦶🏽 The battle of the giants, part 78 If you haven't heard about the epidemic of enshittificaiton by now, welcome to the Planet, fellow dyne! Hopefully, the time spent under the rock was cosy and full of creativity and hacking. There's no shame in locking oneself out of the incessant hype-buzz of the myriad of things happening everywhere, all the time, all at once. Here's the gist of the current spike in noise-to-signal ratio: corporate social networks are going down the drain. A person gives a note to a robot saying: "Please share this with my friends". The robot has a label that says: "social media algorithm" on it's metal body. The robot looks at the note and says: "I will show this to... No one!". The person answers: "But" and the robot pulls out a gun and says: "Pay me" It's like a breached ant-nest out there, where most native internauts are moving around, jiggling and shouting to try and settle what they believed was their followers, in a new corner of the web. Preferably one that Just Works®. All this is happening while the grassroots are playing a tune on the world's smallest open source violin. Hands playing on a very tiny violin But how to pivot that following? Where to take it? How to channel what was, into something to be? The situation has highlighted many concerns, particularly among small business waking up to the realization that their entire customer-base never belonged to them. Let alone influencers. Where they ever entrepreneurs or mere isolated employees of a network brand? What is certain is that, suddenly, they are in need of reinventing their entire brand to fit the changing tones of the crumbling behemoths and adapt to the new formats on the speculative successors. And there's no shortage of contenders. Some are brand new, others are the same old same old, and some are old but kinda fresh. cats: all your base are belong to us. Belonging in the 21st Century Dynes are social beings. While technology, arts and hacktivism are the forces that unite dynes, everything dynes do has always been about community. In times where the Internet is omnipresent, it is easy to forget that inter-personal networks go far beyond the digital. Dynes move fast, but they don't fear taking a well deserved aperitif with their fellows to recenter the focus on the path ahead and contemplate the journey it took to get where they are. This has led the Planet Dyne to have portals open on most of the known platforms, but be attached to none of them. (Except of course IRC). Because nurturing authentic connections is a platform agnostic activity. A commercial showing two persons holding hands looking at each other smiling. The picture is captioned "Nurture authentic connections". The second panel is close up of the two persons' hands which look absurdly deformed, revealing that the image is generated by AI. But platforms have their role. They frame the Wildest Webs of the World into user experiences that are easier to grasp than it is to understand the nature of a protocol. They allow for sending "😘" to Grand'ma without her having to get a degree in computer engineering. They are platforms within the greater Internet-Platform. They take care of the complexity, so you don't have to. And the current situation is the price of that service. Because the reality is that knowledge is power. Education and Organization While it is profitable to gate-keep knowledge through convenience, it is still possible to gain knowledge. And by gaining knowledge, a dyne becomes independent from webshits. Communing with fellow dynes and venturing outside the paradigm of doom-scrolling is one way to accrue emancipating experiences. It's a smol step for a dyne but takes the courage and effort to ask a hard question: "What is it I want to do?" The Internet may be facing an identity crisis, but the events that have lead up to it are well documented and mainly boil down to decisions made by people who's names and address can be found. These decisions can be undone. And if life together is to function in a digital society, dynes from all azimuths need to get involved in this process to bring back diversity, collaboration and constructive competition in a nearly monolithic realm built on a colonialist tradition. Effectively, work needs to be done on changing the broken regulations that have already been adopted and engagement with upcoming regulations need to happen. EU countries give crucial nod to first-of-a-kind Artificial Intelligence law The ambassadors of the 27 countries of the European Union unanimously adopted the world’s first comprehensive rulebook for Artificial Intelligence, rubber-stamping the political agreement that was reached in December. EURACTIVLuca Bertuzzi Together, everything that is impossible alone comes into reach. And Planet Dyne has channels for you where you can conspire how you want the future to look. It doesn't matter which platform you use, dynes will be waiting for you there with a helping hand to guide you into the warmth of decentralized community. Come conspire ▶️ Dyne:bolic IV After a long period of inactivity, the legendary live bootable GNU+Linux distribution called Dyne:bolic is making a come back with version 4 (IV). This time based on Devuan (Debian fork without systemd). True to it's roots (and the reggae), it promises a 100% free operative system, as defined by the FSF. For culture and information to circulate freely and unbiased, media activists, artists and creatives need to be independent from corporate alienation. Dynebolic is an Operating System and a practical tool for multimedia production: it enables the manipulation and broadcasting of audio, video and graphics, with tools to record, edit, encode, stream, and publish. Dyne:bolic automatically recognizes most device and peripherals: audio, video, TV, network cards, firewire, usb and more; all using only free software! A dyne spotted in Bangalore while hanging on a tree branch with his recycled old laptop. The aim is to make an OS that can run on as many computers as possible, old and new, including as a single executable inside other OS:es! The development takes place in a Git repository on the free platform Gitea at https://git.devuan.org/jaromil/dynebolic and the team welcomes contributions, feedback, documentation, testers, lurkers and happy dynes. To reach out to the dynes involved in this resurrection, head over to the bridged chat space using your favorite client: Matrix, Telegam or Discord. Stay tuned to be informed of the Alpha release! Sign up for News From Dyne 🕊️ Free to share code. 👩🏽‍💻 Code to share freedom. Subscribe .nc-loop-dots-4-24-icon-o{--animation-duration:0.8s} .nc-loop-dots-4-24-icon-o *{opacity:.4;transform:scale(.75);animation:nc-loop-dots-4-anim var(--animation-duration) infinite} .nc-loop-dots-4-24-icon-o :nth-child(1){transform-origin:4px 12px;animation-delay:-.3s;animation-delay:calc(var(--animation-duration)/-2.666)} .nc-loop-dots-4-24-icon-o :nth-child(2){transform-origin:12px 12px;animation-delay:-.15s;animation-delay:calc(var(--animation-duration)/-5.333)} .nc-loop-dots-4-24-icon-o :nth-child(3){transform-origin:20px 12px} @keyframes nc-loop-dots-4-anim{0%,100%{opacity:.4;transform:scale(.75)}50%{opacity:1;transform:scale(1)}} No spam. Unsubscribe anytime. Who will be the master, and who will be the slave, in a future dominated by super intelligent machines? 📠 The Intelligent Machine Artificial Intelligence has been around for a minute. But not nearly as long as the yet unanswered question: "What is intelligence?" There are some ideas as to what it means, but a consensus is yet to be found. Sega AI - SMS Power! SMS Power! Boot screen of the AI Computer. Click the image to read more about this old robot. In this episode, one dyne comes down with alarming news from PrivacyMatters. In a profit-seeking interest of trying to raise the intellectual level of the robot overlord, some corporate webshit has come up with the smelly idea that reading everyone's private messages is a good solution. Click the image to read the article This echoes across the planet as a gruesome idea, also from the perspective of a robot. Everyone knows what a dyne does in the bathroom, yet everyone would still rather want the door to the bathroom remains closed. A picture of a woman bend over what looks like a desperate robot in distress. The caption says: "My gmail personal assistant. Analyzing my sentiments for free" And this is not the only front on which the battle for privacy is taking place. Together with mobile OSs AI integration, the same dyne brings up a paper showing the latest forms of proposed mandatory subversion of crypto and the legitimization of state surveillance. Bugs in our pockets: the risks of client-side scanning Abstract. Our increasing reliance on digital technology for personal, economic, and government affairs has made it essential to secure the communications and de OUP Academic... Show more Planet Dyne is ready to push forwards, but that's it for this episode! With your co-conpsiring it could achieve even greater greatness: You can help Dyne.org hack the planet today! Join the discussion. Or get yourself an Artpack! Dyne Supporter Artpack Vol. 1 Inside of it? Simple beauty in Multimedia! Maybe a little bit of mystery, too. Planet Dyne's residents certainly hope it will make you feel something positive. 2 bucks or name your price Tune in to the discussion 💬 (These services are bridged: join your favorite and reach them all) 🗨️ Matrix 🗨️ Telegram 🗨️ Discord Support Dyne 🫱🏿‍🫲🏾 Help dyne.org stay focused on hacking the planet! 🪙 Bitcoins: bc1qz9wz2f9swcefra2tfrhk4fx49evqsv03m9nx4l ☕ Ko-Fi 🍴 Github.com 🧁 LiberaPay 🍥 Patreon.com Follow Dyne.org 🗞️ Social Media everywhere! 🐭 Lemmy 🐘 Mastodon 🎬 Peertube 📸 Instagram 🐦 Xitter 👔 Linkedin 🪞 Facebook 🧵 Threads ✍️ Medium

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💾 On the quest for the Main Disk (Planet Dyne S2024E03)
by Dyne.org

Planet Dyne is back in your super calculator, exploring the memory of the Internet, including the blank spaces. From the Gopher to the Cypher and everything in between. 🖖🏾 Greetings fellow dyne! At the time of writing this epsiode, the (known) Internet consists of about 25 Million Petabytes, growing at approximately 70 Terrabytes per second! Yet, it's memory isn't very long. Sometimes there's friction between a dyne's memory and that of the Internet: every dyne above 30 remembers MySpace Tom, but the very website that got him befriended with half of the webz doesn't remember his profile pic. In 2003 it was estimated that the average lifespan of a website is surprisingly short: 100 days! More recent studies conducted by people with stake in the game of selling websites claim it is longer. Still appallingly short considering how much of everything that happened between 2010 and 2024 is relying on this memory. Thankfully, the Neighboring Galaxy known as The Internet Archive is doing an excellent job at trying to save some of this history. Yet, the Internet expands. One can't help but wonder where all the thumb-drives are stored? Large Data center on the moon And this growth is not going to stop anytime soon. In fact, large corporations are working relentlessly at building the ultimate grey-goo generators to fill up the interwebz with all the none-sense we've come to expect. Huge Proportion of Internet Is AI-Generated Slime, Researchers Find A recent study by Amazon AI researchers found that a “shocking amount of the web” comprises poor-quality AI-generated and translated content. FuturismMaggie Harrison Meanwhile, as in most cat and mouse stories, some mitigation is taking place. 🫚 In the darkness, light can be While the corporate machine is humming like a crow. The grassroots keep growing. In terms of experience, maturity, resilience... Soon they will be strong and deeply settled roots. Baobab roots! In this episode Planet Dyne got a cosmic ping from one of the largest Baobabs growing on Planet Mocambos: Baobàxia.net. Baobáxia On a mission to merge Internet with Sneakernet, residents of Mocambos are building beautiful networking-tools for communities that exist far off the grid by choice or by fate. A heartwarming revitalization of communication between the two planets begins. Rejoicing music could be heard from the hack-labs of every Zenroom fan out there. Installation of the Community Data Center in the Wede'rã village - Xavante Territory Check out what Mocambos are doing to distribute the power of Mobilization via the Internet. Watch Video in Brazilian 🤖 And now, a test from our sponsor Please click on the duck's head. Do it! You know you want to. 🔙 In the dayz "It used to be simpler and better." — Every aging human. Ah, the comfort of childhood! The glory of the teenage! Getting robbed for bubblegum. Or; the sweet existential doubts and candy-crushing dread of seeking out the courage to walk up to a crush. Every time has it's time. And then it is gone. The appreciation of the past is most likely subjective. But there are good reasons to study the evolution of the complexity of human existence. From the the point of view of the individual human to that of the collective humanity. Knowledge is power, and in this episode the Planet got exposed to some pretty enriching perspectives that can be applied to a wide range of systems. Complexity Rising: From Human Beings to Human Civilization, a Complexity Profile — New England Complex Systems Institute Since time immemorial humans have complained that life is becoming more complex, but it is only now that we have a hope to analyze formally and verify this lament. New England Complex Systems Institute 🧎 Aftermath of chaos The CCC is such a rich experience. There's a litteral ton of interesting things that comes out of it. (And bare in mind that digital matter doesn't weigh very much) Looong after the event is over, many dynes are busy catching up with all the incredible presentations. One dyne shares an interesting talk about work, productivity and management in the digital era. From Managerial Feudalism to the Revolt of the Caring Classes One apparent paradox of the digitisation of work is that while productivity in manufacturing is skyrocketing, productivity in caring prof… media.ccc.de 🫠 NSFW, you've been warned. No comments on this one. Just some rarely seen cybernetic sexiness. Viewer discretion advised. 🎓 The European union of humans Amalgamations bring a lot of good mixes but can be challenging. Especially when it comes to cultures and customs. This is something that is fairly easy to manage on Planet Dyne, where every dyne is very clear about what constitutes "home". But for much bigger and heavier Planets like Europe, it poses many challenges. Thankfully, the planet is being proactive about it, with cool initiatives that showcase that residents of Planet Europe are better equipped to face today’s challenges through collaboration. The European Young Leaders represent an alternative infrastructure of leadership – a new generation of leaders able to inspire action and generate change. Together, their passion, diversity of backgrounds and opinions, and innovative thinking create the right formula for generating fresh ideas to build a more forward-thinking Europe. This year’s EYL class includes a winemaker, an Olympic swimmer, a glaciologist, politicians from all levels of government and national parliaments, green tech entrepreneurs, an award-winning Roma actress, unicorn and start-ups founders, CEOs, award-winning journalists, and artists that have established themselves at the highest levels in their fields. European Young Leaders (#EYL40) - Friends of Europe The think tank for a more inclusive Europe Friends of EuropeEPIC 🪐 Sovereign star-system Planet Dyne is part of a larger star-system sometimes refered to as DigiSov. Recently, a meeting was held on the topic of Digital Sovereignty where the alliance of Planet Avant Garden and Planet Dyne was formalized. Check out the recording of the meeting (Portuguese) REUNIÃO DE 12/12/2023 - Soberania.digital Esta gravação foi realizada utilizando ferramentas livres e está sendo disponibilizada usando nossa conta no disroot diretamente com um player de vídeo do Soberania.digitaldiegorojas That's it for this issue of Planet Dyne! But.... If you've come so far, you deserve a little something extra! The intro promised a voyage through the memory of Internet. This entry, shared by a dyne like you, about Internet Artifacts on Neal.fun couldn't fit any better! Internet Artifacts Browse through the old internet Help Dyne.org focus on hacking the planet, and get yourself an Artpack in the process. 2 bucks or name your price! Dyne Supporter Artpack Vol. 1 Inside of it? Simple beauty in Multimedia! Maybe a little bit of mystery, too. Planet Dyne's residents certainly hope it will make you feel something positive. 2 bucks or name your price 🖖🏾 Come co-create the next episode! Tune in to the discussion 💬 (These services are bridged: join your favorite and reach them all) 🗨️ Matrix 🗨️ Telegram 🗨️ Discord Support Dyne 🫱🏿‍🫲🏾 Help dyne.org stay focused on hacking the planet! 🪙 Bitcoins: bc1qz9wz2f9swcefra2tfrhk4fx49evqsv03m9nx4l ☕ Ko-Fi 🍴 Github.com 🧁 LiberaPay 🍥 Patreon.com Follow Dyne.org 🗞️ Social Media everywhere! 🐭 Lemmy 🐘 Mastodon 🎬 Peertube 📸 Instagram 🐦 Xitter 👔 Linkedin 🪞 Facebook 🧵 Threads ✍️ Medium

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⏳ Time traveling to the present (Planet Dyne S2024E02)
by Dyne.org

In the midst of recapitulation season, a fresh issue of Planet Dyne is landing in your super calculator. Take a look at the future in four dimensions, leaning on the past and enjoying the moment. There's a fine line between reminiscence and nostalgia. Both are useful, learning from the past is paramount to navigate the present and build a future. But the future never rests. This edutainment post is a mixture of all times known to the world wild web, hand-written by a human dyne, for fellow dynes like you. It will not list the 10 worst pizzas of 2023, nor will it give you a hint on the unbelievable things that happened next. But hopefully, it will make you want to subscribe! And maybe even help Dyne.org focus on hacking the planet. Sign up for News From Dyne 🕊️ Free to share code. 👩🏽‍💻 Code to share freedom. Subscribe .nc-loop-dots-4-24-icon-o{--animation-duration:0.8s} .nc-loop-dots-4-24-icon-o *{opacity:.4;transform:scale(.75);animation:nc-loop-dots-4-anim var(--animation-duration) infinite} .nc-loop-dots-4-24-icon-o :nth-child(1){transform-origin:4px 12px;animation-delay:-.3s;animation-delay:calc(var(--animation-duration)/-2.666)} .nc-loop-dots-4-24-icon-o :nth-child(2){transform-origin:12px 12px;animation-delay:-.15s;animation-delay:calc(var(--animation-duration)/-5.333)} .nc-loop-dots-4-24-icon-o :nth-child(3){transform-origin:20px 12px} @keyframes nc-loop-dots-4-anim{0%,100%{opacity:.4;transform:scale(.75)}50%{opacity:1;transform:scale(1)}} No spam. Unsubscribe anytime. Tintin and Hadock meme. Hadock: "What a year, huh?" Tintin: "Captain, it's week 2" Milo: *sips on rootbeer* ✒️ DID for credential issuers After the right amount of party-hard hacking, the dynes in Zenroom are back at DID hacking. Wasting approximately -0.1 time, they've implemented a DID for credential issuers, containing multiple public keys including the zero knowledge proof BBS and Coconut, as well as a P-256 public key compatible with the EUDI-ARF standard. For the JSON hungry, here's an example fresh out the DID Explorer: DID:Explorer by Dyne.org Explore, search and retrieve Dyne.org Distributed Identifiers, based on W3C standard. DID:Explorer by Dyne.org If you just embarked on this journey, DID means "Decentralized Identifer". It is a dear topic on Planet Dyne. Because it's applications can have a very deep impact in society. If objects, organizations and possibly even dynes are to be identified by hashes, it better be done in sovereign ways that respect dynes' integrity and privacy. Planet Dyne is very lucky, some of the most knowledgeable minds in the field live here. Come say hi sometime, fellow dyne! Either way, the future of the project is looking bright: there's even a standard on planet W3C. W3C DID Federated Service 🚲 Does time ride a bike? Popular culture would have it fly, but do we know for sure? Most likely there's an online community that does. But how to find it? As it looks today, many of the answers to that question would point to some centralized data-harvesting silo. Take for example the contemporary scene for cryptocurrency: a large portion of its documentation teed-bits and clarifications is hidden in some super interesting convo in a meme-battered Discord channel. Chances are that this Discord is the documented project's official one, but it could also be created by aficionados looking for some clam. Nobody can tell for sure, because Discord won't let you join all guilds in existence. The good practice of websearch-fu is helpless here. The walls of the goodest guilds are impenetrable to the search engines' crawlers! Heck, it's getting harder and harder to even enter those guilds as a human: the more popular they are, the harder the anti-spam guards. Proving humanity has become close to inhumanly difficult. And if you succeed, good luck with the local lingo! Ah, Tribalism... Now that is a promise that the Internet delivered on! The web was once decentralized and beautiful, until a couple of rich kids turned it into an interactive TV. Or at least so it can seem to the untrained navigator of the Interwebz. The decentralized web still exists, more beautiful and mature than ever. And it's at reach! You just have to put on your infinity pants and get out there on your quest. One good place to begin is Redecentralize.org Redecentralize.org 🌱 Large Lentils Mortar LLMs are all the rage and fuzz. Massive amounts of time and energy is consumed to fear them, revere them, build them, run them and implement them. In everything, preferably. There is seemingly no problem that this solution can't claim to be it's own. Dynes pride themselves in talking to each other without intermediaries and engage in comradery still estranged to robots. But the fascination is strong on this planet too: Who wouldn't want a personal all knowing daemon to crunch the basic daily maths? Maybe we'll get there. One way to get there is to acknowledge that technology is always political. This is an effective way to protect the fringes that bias may overlook. It also happens to be a technique applicable to anything tech. Not just warmongering rapping parrots. One good dyne shares good lecture on LLMs, fairly fresh one at that. As an added bonus, it promises not to be a retrospective on LLMs. Despite it being clear that 2023 was a special year for artificial intelligence. LLMs and Programming in the first days of 2024 - <antirez> <antirez> 💳 And now, a word from our sponsor Treat your passwords like your underwear! Never share them with anyone. Change them regularly. Keep them of your desk 🥗 The Salad Theory We got theories! Brown theories, yellow theories. We got blue theories, red theories, fresh theories! Come get some theories! Have you ever wondered why Cesar salads have croutons? Or why pasta-salad sometime has no lettuce? Well, like most things in this universe, there are maths behind it. And some residents of a far off galaxy have crunched the numbers for you in this delicious Salad Theory. Salad Theory Salad Theory saladtheory.github.io 🧠 Brain on my head It's alive! Aliiiiive! The data output and input of dynes is very small compared to a robot. Sure, a dyne can listen and read real fast, sometimes in many languages! But that's nothing compared to the amounts of MP3s and books a powerful robot could listen to in one second! This is worrisome for some scientists. So they are trying to raise the hopes and mitigate these worries by hard-wiring brains to the computer. Wigsplitaz - Represent The Dead by Samling-Recordings Naturally, this assumes consciousness is a brain thing which, yeah! Makes sense... the eyeballs are there... and when the voices inside the head of an annoying dyne are disturbing, they can give very real headache! Also, data suggests that it is possible to translate brain activity into their corresponding thought! The potential is endless: picture yourself pushing some fresh hack to the repo and being able to read the mind of the critics pressing the blame button! No more fake-ass code-reviews! Just raw unfiltered human brain-farts. Imagine the purity of the comment fields! I am not finished yet to start my career at twenty without having gotten my license I never have to pull out and run back to my parents to take me home. Advances in Mind-Decoding Technologies Raise Hopes (and Worries) Devices that connect brains to computers are becoming increasingly sophisticated. Can the fledgling neurorights movement catch up? Undark MagazineFletcher Reveley What could go wrong? Well the good news is that there is already a distinction between "invasive" and "non-invasive" methods. And one of the players in camp "non-invasive" took the leap to go open source in 2024! They'll even follow the model of successful for-profit open-source companies like Red Hat and others in the tech industry. 😺 This is going to be great! 0:00 0:22 1× 🙌🏿 That's it for this edition of Planet Dyne! Come co-create the next epsiode, and don't forget to hike, cement and subculture! Tune in to the discussion 💬 (These services are bridged: join your favorite and reach them all) 🗨️ Matrix 🗨️ Telegram 🗨️ Discord Support Dyne 🫱🏿‍🫲🏾 Help dyne.org stay focused on hacking the planet! 🪙 Bitcoins: bc1qz9wz2f9swcefra2tfrhk4fx49evqsv03m9nx4l ☕ Ko-Fi 🍴 Github.com 🧁 LiberaPay 🍥 Patreon.com Follow Dyne.org 🗞️ Social Media everywhere! 🐭 Lemmy 🐘 Mastodon 🎬 Peertube 📸 Instagram 🐦 Xitter 👔 Linkedin 🪞 Facebook ✍️ Medium

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👾 New season, new episode (Planet Dyne S2024E01)
by Dyne.org

It's a new dawn, It's a new day, It's a new life for dynes, yeah! Dynes in space, you know how it feels. River running free, you know how it feels. Blossom on the tree, you know how it feels. Nina Simone - Felling Good (Sanvtto Remix) by Sanvtto What could be a better argument than a planet completing a cycle around a star, from an arbitrary position to another arbitrary position to further push the sovereignty of Planet Dyne? There are in fact many: 2023 being a shit year for users of corporate networks is one example. But hey, this is awesome because it means it's been a mad good year for self-hosted, grass-roots driven data. By the people, for the people! Why bother with someone else's webshit when one can run their own? The attentive dyne might remember Episode 38 of Season 2023, where a cool system for a sovereign mix of Patreon and Substack was mentioned, and dynes were encouraged to check it out. Well, as usual, Planet Dyne put their mouth where the fork is and practiced what it preaches. In fact you are looking at it now. This, fellow dyne, is the latest addition to the planet's propaganda apparatus: a self-hosted Ghost! Whatever brought you here, first and foremost: Greetings, fellow dyne! If this is your first time being exposed to Planet Dyne's writings, you're wholeheartedly invited to sign up! Sign up for News From Dyne 🕊️ Free to share code. 👩🏽‍💻 Code to share freedom. Subscribe .nc-loop-dots-4-24-icon-o{--animation-duration:0.8s} .nc-loop-dots-4-24-icon-o *{opacity:.4;transform:scale(.75);animation:nc-loop-dots-4-anim var(--animation-duration) infinite} .nc-loop-dots-4-24-icon-o :nth-child(1){transform-origin:4px 12px;animation-delay:-.3s;animation-delay:calc(var(--animation-duration)/-2.666)} .nc-loop-dots-4-24-icon-o :nth-child(2){transform-origin:12px 12px;animation-delay:-.15s;animation-delay:calc(var(--animation-duration)/-5.333)} .nc-loop-dots-4-24-icon-o :nth-child(3){transform-origin:20px 12px} @keyframes nc-loop-dots-4-anim{0%,100%{opacity:.4;transform:scale(.75)}50%{opacity:1;transform:scale(1)}} No spam. Unsubscribe anytime. Sure, many dynes could have done without the sound of a voiceless middle-class pretending to power. The loud noises that the Vogons inflict upon the galaxy, by blowing up money in the sky and watching the terrified animals under the heavy-metals falling back to the ground. Sounds of Peace by Sound of Peace 👼🏿 The corporate benevolence A recurrent theme in the plot of Planet Dyne is the bizniz going on in the world of corporate networks. In this episode many dynes went to 37C3 to share and absorb propaganda of the tasty sort. It's some sort of anarchist plot via MostlyHarmless Thanks to Boris Larin, Leonid Bezvershenko, Georgy Kucherin, Igor Kuznetsov, Valentin Pashkov, and Mikhail Vinogradov, we got to see the loooooooooooong attack chain of a 0-click iMessage attack, which used four zero-days and was designed to work on iOS versions up to 16.2. Corporation shipping a friendly and peaceful product to the public It's pretty mad and also funny: rasterizer that get broken, still!?! Read everything about it here: Operation Triangulation: The last (hardware) mystery Recent iPhone models have additional hardware-based security protection for sensitive regions of the kernel memory. We discovered that to bypass this hardware-based security protection, the attackers used another hardware feature of Apple-designed SoCs. KasperskyBoris Larin Or watch the talk if you're feeling lazy: ⏳ Extension of time #2023PriavcyProof The annual privacy tech poll was extended to 15th January 2024. Web3 communal privacy poll of the year - selecting key projects, news & doxxers. This will help crucial projects to be exposed & increase privacy literacy across crypto. This means there is still plenty of time for lagging dynes to huge-up some Dyne.org projects! Annual Privacy Tech Poll - #2023privacyproof leaders behind privacy protocols, enthusiasts, developers, researchers, and community builders share crucial privacy projects, people, and events. #2023privacyproof — Web3privacy now 💰 And now, a word from our sponsor Minimalism is a scam created by big small to sell more less. 🎷🐛 Debugging systemd Every dyne knows how to debug systemd; all you need to do is to uninstall it. Or easier yet, install Devuan from the get go. That way, systemd isn't even a problem to begin with! Some good dynes have managed to leverage the Devuan-PI Daedalus build from http://arm-files.devuan.org to run a Pi-Hole. Doing that, the difference with Raspbian and other ARM distros bugged by systemd becomes evident. Here some images showing how they managed to run the Pi Hole v6-beta in less than 70MiB of RAM and below 50 °C temp on a RPi3-modelB htop screenshot showing the low resources in use. Pi-hole status showing a temp of 46.2 °C degrees, CPU at 0.7% and memory usage at 7.6% 😿 Sad news for the galaxy John Pilger, Australian journalist, filmmaker and activist has passed away. His films, writings and activism over decades covering conflict zones including East Timor & Palestine have always spoke truth to power and offered hope to the oppressed. So long and thanks for all the data! May your energy echo throughout the future. We extend out deepest condolences to the family of John Pilger who has sadly passed away aged 84 - may he Rest in Power The veteran journalist, writer and filmmaker was a ferocious speaker of truth to power, whom in later years tirelessly advocated for the release and… pic.twitter.com/ftSRfyXft7 — WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) December 31, 2023 🗺️ Cartographers' delight Maps are beautiful, maps are cool. One dyne brings the news of a super cool map showing the cables of the hyper highway of information. It's sexy, informative, and beautifully done. Basically, it is the map of all the known submarine cable in 2023. This new edition depicts 529 cable systems and 1,444 landings that are currently active or under construction. 🤞 New year's resolution still 1024x768 Same resolution as always: 1024x768 Promises can be beautiful, but they can also be burdening. Many dynes have a habit to put their hands to the dough everyday, but it doesn't stop one from making a resolution for the new year. Sort of a Tantra... ehrm... a MANTRA!... to try and improve existence during another spin around the star at the center of their system. Hands to the dough, via ajaneu The redaction of this newsletter encourages daily introspection of smol habits over trying to push a 7 metric ton of clumped bad habits. Like, maybe just try to be polite in some context where it could be worth it... Basically, less like this kid: 0:00 1:01 1× A kid showing every way in which he pissed off Italians during 2023 ... and more like these kids: Public High School Debate Billboard 🤌🏽 That's it for this episode! Hope you liked it! Remember that you are always welcome to come co-create the next episode! And as usual: don't forget to Hike, Subculture and Cement! Sign up for News From Dyne 🕊️ Free to share code. 👩🏽‍💻 Code to share freedom. 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🌺 The year Internet reblossomed (Planet Dyne S2023E50)
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Once again inside your inbox, a tiny spark of contrast has landed. Planet Dyne is back to bring you the gratest, and the latest from the Internet Galaxy. While the giants of internet are taking jabs among themselves, grasping for the others' slice of the Interactive Television they built on top of the Internet, the smol web is blossoming. Dynes of all walks of life, shape and color are organizing in various forms to deliver the initial promises of internet: diversity, better communication, less middle-hands. Where the corporations are destroying their interoperability, musicians are repurposing RSS, Vloggers are appropriating the channels for their patrons, writers are self-hosting their blogs, communities are gathering in their own corner of the galaxy. Unless you just landed on this planet, it is no mystery that it has always been a proponent of the sovereign ways. In fact the inhabitants of the planet are working relentlessly towards digital sovereignity for all. And it would be beautiful if you could lend a hand! To do that, no need to be a coder! The easiest way to support Dyne.org is to donate a coffee or a slice of cake's worth of Bitcoins or state issued shitcoins. You can do this in your preferred ways, through: Bitcoins: bc1qz9wz2f9swcefra2tfrhk4fx49evqsv03m9nx4l State-issued shitcoins: ☕ Ko-Fi 🍴 Github.com 🧁 LiberaPay 🍥 Patreon.com ♻️ Why support Dyne.org? In an Internet overtaken by corporations' services designed to harvest personal data, human-centric communities are needed more than ever. To navigate a digital society we need to be empowered with tools and the knowledge to wield them. For 3 decades, Dyne.org has been producing free, safe and accessible technologies that are used by millions of users worldwide to inspire, communicate, share and create. 🫱🏼‍🫲🏿 By donating to Dyne.org you help us: Connect in physical space 🚄 Donations allow us to send expert peers from our networks to speak at events happening around the world, where we can share tools and expertise on how to navigate a digital world. Maintain the tools 🔩 Your donations ensure that our team has the capacity to maintain, support, animate and update the myriad of tools and services that Dyne.org puts at the service of the greater humanity. Thanks to you we can make sure it is free of charge for everyone. Promoting education 🎓 Dyne.org is committed to emancipate humanity with digital tools. But the tools aren't everything. Your donations helps us ensure that the knowledge necessary to wield these tools to the full extend of their potential is evenly distributed to everyone in possession of an internet access. Empower communities 🤜🏾🤛🏼 Saving the world is a collective effort. We want to make sure that any community sharing the values of the commons can take advantage of our tool set. Your donations help us put the digital resources in the hands of those who need them. Creating a new reality 🧪 Everything starts with a dream. To create an alternate system that renders the current paradigm obsolete, a tremendous amount of research is needed. With your help we can draft a different world to be collectively implemented. 🍩 And now, a word from our sponsor 0:00 0:07 1× 🖖🏽 Devuan FTW! Devuan, the delicious GNU+Linux distro with init-freedom that stood up against the opak and convoluted systemd, keeps proliferating! With an average rating of 9.24 on DistroWatch, its rocking and shocking the universe with unparalleled stability. There are tons of community channels out there, it’s absolutely beautiful! But remember: the only official channels are those listed on devuan.org/os/community. In that list, let this newsletter recommend the exquisite and mythical billboard: dev1galaxy. Would be neat to see you there, fellow dyne! 🎷 Ardour 8.2 is out Lately, many dynes have expressed that reality feels like this: But it doesn't have to be this way. A dyne can define where it stands in the multiverse. Even in captivity, the mind of a dyne roams free in the realm of dreams. Reality has many natures. All of which are hard to fully comprehend. But while a dyne is free, a good way to practice dreaming and sharpen imagination is to create music. Music can radically alter a mood, and rally dynes from all calls. Something extremely important in this day and age. Some great dyne-like creatures from a neighboring planet are working on a super powerful Digital Audio Workstation called "Ardour". They have just released the latest version of their software. The raves and the bonfires are epic! That’s it for this edition of Previously on Planet Dyne, a little shorted than usual... But hey, you have the power to change that. Simply join the co-creation of the next episode, and: Don't forget to hike, subculture and support Dyne.org! Donate to Dyne.org Tune in to the discussion 💬 (These services are bridged: join your favorite and reach them all) 🗨️ Matrix 🗨️ Telegram 🗨️ Discord Support Dyne 🫱🏿‍🫲🏾 🪙 Bitcoins: bc1qz9wz2f9swcefra2tfrhk4fx49evqsv03m9nx4l ☕ Ko-Fi 🍴 Github.com 🧁 LiberaPay 🍥 Patreon.com Follow Dyne.org 🗞️ Social Media everywhere! 🐘 Mastodon 🎬 Peertube 🐭 Lemmy 📸 Instagram 🐦 Xitter 👔 Linkedin 🪞 Facebook ✍️ Medium

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🧱 Breaking walls, one silo at the time. (Planet Dyne S2023E49)
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Whether you're a recluse in the darkness of the northern hemisphere, or tanning your peach in the southern, Planet Dyne brings you last week's latest and greatest from the galaxy. 🙃 Radical happiness In a solar-system full of gloom and cynicism, the happy is a rebel. In the void of space, sources of happiness can seem scarce to the untrained soul. But a dyne can count blessings. Food, shelter, drinking water, friendship, WiFi… Scale is a matter of perspective. It's especially true in terms of happiness. Your mental well-being is important. First and foremost to you. But also important for the grand scheme of the universe. The balance of the galaxy needs happiness. And that could be coming from you, or your neighbor. Most likely you AND your neighbor. Take a trip in inner-space, contemplate the sum of all the small beauty around you and allow yourself to channel happiness, fellow dyne! CIFRIS23 💜 Zenroom A couple of dynes from the Zenroom continent will be attending CIFRIS23, in Rome, 14-15 December 2023. This event will take place in the prestigious CONSOB. CIFRIS23 is an international event, supported and organized by De Cifris, aimed at bringing together dynes in the field of cryptography, practitioner dynes, building dynes, and dyne-dynes to foster cooperation and exchange techniques, tools, experiences, and ideas. See Full program 🏴‍☠️ Piracy is back A scoop hits the planet: some sleeping dynes thought piracy was gone. Maybe the noisy chants of the corporate media rental made them feel comfortable or something. If anything, corporate convenience is... convenient. But a good dyne drops the hot numbers proving that piracy is alive and kicking. Dynes like original pirate material. Not because it is free, all work deserves remuneration, especially maintenance like Plumbing, IT and Art. But to have a fair Plumbing-/IT-/Art-market, there needs to be a fair market. And until that happens, maybe a little subversion is legitimized? A hard question begging for answers. One thing is certain, the derpy dyne writing this newsletter can't come up with a straight answer. Finding the answers can probably only happen collectively. The good news is that at midnight on the first of January, everything that was created in 1928 enters the public domain. Can you hear the planet calling, Cthulhu? 🪙 A word from our sponsor 🤖 To be lazy, or to be smart-lazy? A meme creates a rave on Planet Dyne. AI is high up in the collective hivemind. It still seems unlikely that AI will replace humans, but maybe humans with AI will replace humans without AI? Kind of like coming to a construction yard with a spade, where everyone is driving a backhoe. The future is whatever dynes make it to be. But inter-specie friendship between humans and robots seems like a cool thing. Hopefully by then we'll all be too busy doing the things together that we really enjoy to even think in terms of labor. 🎙️ Pseudo-Ops Dynes like to talk, that's no secret. Vortex and Setto, AKA Grump and Chirpy took this to another level and initiated a podcast, called Pseudo-Ops. Episode 0, which was meant to be kept secret, leaked (as secrets tend to do). The curious can catch the replay on the DyneTV channel. 💊 Acid December For thousands of years an inter-dimensional tradition happens occasionally during December. What makes those December special is that Acid December takes place IN OUR DIMENSION! It was initiated by the amazing people at DevSound while they were re-inventing Lemon Trees. Incidentally, a seed fell into the Internet and roots spread all over the web, calling contributors to compulsively send acid tracks. These tracks are then released one by one during December. If 42 contributions are sent in, it runs until December 42nd. Tune in, turn on and email acid@datapop.se! Attach your audio in the mail with a picture if you want. Download links are cool if the files are big. Don't forget to write your name and add a link to your web. That’s it for this edition of Previously on Planet Dyne, join the co-creation of the next episode, and… Don't forget to hike, subculture and support Dyne.org! Donate to Dyne.org Tune in to the discussion 💬 (These services are bridged: join your favorite and reach them all) 🗨️ Matrix 🗨️ Telegram 🗨️ Discord Support Dyne 🤜🏼🤛🏾 🪙 Bitcoins: bc1qz9wz2f9swcefra2tfrhk4fx49evqsv03m9nx4l ☕ Ko-Fi 🍴 Github.com 🧁 LiberaPay 🍥 Patreon.com Follow Dyne.org 🗞️ Social Media everywhere! 🐘 Mastodon 🎬 Peertube 🐭 Lemmy 📸 Instagram 🐦 Xitter 👔 Linkedin 🪞 Facebook ✍️ Medium

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📏 Measuring The Ratio Between Time And Energy (Planet Dyne S2023E48)
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After spending a considerable amount of time in orbit around a blue planet in the suburbs of this galaxy, Planet Dyne is back inside your mailbox! 🔔 It's that time of the year! The season changes, hotter or cooler, depending on where you are. But the warmth in dynes' heart goes up up up! It is a time to contemplate what has happened during this round around the sun, the dynes we love and the projects that have carried us on their shoulders. And so dynes gift! Every dyne knows that time is more precious than money. The time it takes Dyne.org to raise money could be spent on more important things. Like hacking the planet to empower artists, creatives and citizens in the digital age. Or bring forth the knowledge and tools necessary to navigate the 21st century in sovereignty. That's why we'd like to ask you, fellow dyne, to make a smol donation. Regardless of size, it can create time for Dyne.org and make a huge difference. Imagine what Dyne.org can do with one hour of hacking. Now imagine buying a smol coffee for a dev, keeping them coding for more hours with the passion derived from your generosity! This is your chance to make a difference, the moment to become an active part of something bigger. Now is the time to open your heart and your wallet. Support Dyne.org On our freshly opened ko-fi page, you can make significant and smol donations. Regardless of size, you will receive a delicious Artpack as a token of appreciation. Inside of it? Simple beauty! Maybe a little bit of mystery, too. But Planet Dyne's residents certainly hope it will make you feel something positive. Dyne.org exists thanks to dynes like You. By no means should you feel guilty if you cannot contribute by financial means. There are many ways to contribute. Simply showing your unique self in the conversation and sharing your thoughts is an act of radical beauty. 🪐 Why was planet dyne absent for so long? If you wonder where the redaction went, it worked on Unifying a Federation of Planets. Remember the days of mailing lists? You don't? Oh well... It was a fantastic medium where dynes could shout or cheer at other invisible dynes from the internet. One of the great things about Mailing lists is that they have a federated nature. It doesn't matter if you are using a home-built mail server; you can send mail to a mailing list address. This mailing list will then redistribute your email to everyone who is subscribing to it. Regardless if they use hotmale or goggole. In modern terms... Imagine you posted a picture on Instagram, and Tiktok users could also interact with it! Sounds modern, futuristic? Well, it's not. Since everybody hates to admit they love email and love to hate their shiny webshit apps, some people have created a mashup of both worlds. It's called the "Fediverse". The frowning echoed across the ether: "the Fedi-what?" The Fediverse. You probably know it as "Mastodon", which is a big part of it, but not all. There are plenty of different webshit servers available to interact with the Fediverse. The one that got the redaction's attention is called Lemmy. Lemmy acts like a mailing list for the Fediverse. It allows dynes to create groups where anyone with a Fediverse account can participate. When someone sends a post to the group, it re-posts it to everyone who is following the group. And all of the Fediverse can interact with it in ways that feel granted today: Hiking, Subculture or even Cementing! Feel free to request an account, just don’t forget to write a nice poem to motivate your request. 💩 Enshittification “Enshittification did not result from the decay of the morals of tech company but rather, from the collapse of the forces that discipline corporate wrongdoing.” C. Doctorow Ow, do dynes enjoy the ramblings of the good old Doctor? Some of them for sure. Cory produces a sharp and fierce analysis of webshits going to shit. Some time back, he even coined a self-explanatory word for it: “Enshittification”. He eloquently argues the beanbags and ping-pong tables in the buffet cafeteria of corporate IT workplaces were just means to make worker drop their guard. Which resonates pretty deeply in the sector, especially all those who've been layed off. 💸 And now, a word from our sponsor. Feeling squeaky from the gloomy news? Is the season making you rusty and moist? Are your mechanism sticky or are you unsure if you are binary or non-binary? Fear no-more: WD40 sprays both ways! 🎄 Volunteering for the poor corporations Free labor is fashionable on Planet Bigbizniz. Some corporation located there, in the business of emotional surveillance and occasional music rental is failing to turn a profit, again. To help the company up their user-base, the good inhabitants spread the word and show the entire galaxy how much they are being surveilled. Simon Cain wraps it up pretty eloquently. 🦈 Do sharks dream of electric humans? Support Off The Mark Humans are fragile creatures, very cute and cuddly. "But not all humans", someone mutters in the back. Well, a new experiment has been conducted and the results are suggesting they all are! Potentially. The "but" lays in their bu… erhm… insecurities that make them do irrational things. Support Raph Comic 📊 The economy of attention Asking questions is a core component of a dyne's identity. But not all questions need an answer. Some of them don't even have one. Not yet anyways. One dyne proxies a thought-provoking Tom Wait meme on the nature of wondering and the delights of pondering simple facts before finding them out. Of course, some neighbors complain about the loud volume of anti-intellectual music that they are hearing in the distance. But the general discourse is rather profound. 👩🏾‍💻 Coding oneself out of the Void You might have heard of this, but some dynes are building something called Zenroom. It's a super tiny, mega-powerful, ultra-compatible open source Virtual Machine. It's goal is to give crypto-power to the people. During this fall, the anchor was set for the v4 series. And a webinar was held that should be of interest for you, fellow dyne. 0:00 0:20 1× Full-length on DyneTV Zenroom is used in many beautiful project, such as the Global Passport Project. (You should check it out!) And if you have moment or two, be a sweet dyne and help promote the ongoing awareness campaign with a boost on Mastodon, a rexeet Xitter, a share on Facebuck or LankedIn. That’s it for this edition of “Planet Dyne Is Amazing And You Know It”. Join us for the co-creation of next episode and as always: Don't forget to hike, subculture and support Dyne.org! 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🪅 40 years of GNU (Planet Dyne S2023E38)
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It's been a remarkable week for Planet Dyne as dynes joyfully celebrated the 40th anniversary of GNU, a project that positively transformed the lives of countless dynes. 40 years ago, Richard Stallman announced a Free Unix, that was to be named "GNU" which stands for "GNU Not Unix". The golden rule required that, if a dyne likes a program, the dyne must share it with other dynes who like it. No dyne can in good conscience sign a nondisclosure agreement or a software license agreement and thus be restricted from letting everyone benefit from the goodness. GNU 40 🔨 Luddites A dyne brings the word of the good Doctorow Cory to the chat. It talks about luddites, you know those brainless, terrified, thick-fingered vandals who smashed machines and burned factories because they didn't understand them. Well turns out they might not be what they seemed. They might even be ODs from way back (Original Dynes). There's no doubt that there is overlap between dynes and luddites. But then again, history tends to be written by the winners. And the machines are good at this game! Image from 🔗 https://thenib.com/im-a-luddite/ 🎹 Moog goes east Is late-stage capitalism failing? It often seems so. Yet, as Mark Fisher puts it: It's easier to imagine the end of the world than it is to imagine the end of capitalism. Is there any real success in global capitalism? Maybe the entire meaning of the word "success" needs to be tuned and the metrics to measure it revisited. Moog, the brand making delicious sounding synthesizers since the dawn of electronic music, are laying off a big bunch of the staff and might go east. It is hard to say what this means for music, probably not much to be honest. But dynes feel for the dynes that have suddenly found themselves without a stable income. Fight the system and thank you for the fish! 🍄 Be weird And now, a message from our sponsor, the Outergalactic Mycelium Network 0:00 0:18 1× ✊🏾 Empodera LIVE, 2023 The event was a success, and if you missed out on the live feed, here it is for your viewing pleasure: An interesting side effect is that during that event some cool connections where made, and some dynes have started using Nostr. Be weird, but don't be a stranger! 🪤 Trapped in a database The American health system is weird. It has inspired a TV-show, where a high-school teacher turns to producing industrial quantities of methamphetamine just to pay his medical bills. One dyne comes with a surprising piece of information showing that the American market for Narcotics also is connected to databases in unexpected ways. More specifically how we all got trapped in them. RIP, Hank. 🔑 I got the keys to your Bimmer! As the great poet Beenie Man once said: Sim Simma, who got the keys to my Bimmer? Turns out some dyne from a neighboring galaxy has created a tool that allows any dyne to make a copy of your Bimmer keys! Great news for car-sharing and couch-surfing! 👼🏿 When EU saves the children Who doesn't love children? With their cheeky little cheeks, their pranks and loud noises! They're adorable in every way, but weak and therefore they need protection. The EU also loves children. Or so they say... One dyne shares an important investigative piece debunking the network behind the CSAM proposal in Europe! The proposed EU regulation "against child sexual abuse" will break basic privacy rights beyond repair, and is “influenced by companies pretending to be NGOs but acting more like tech companies”. “Groups like Thorn use everything they can to put this legislation forward, not just because they want to combat child sexual abuse, but also because they have a commercial interest in doing so.” 🤱🏽 Parental confusion Big papa Goggole continues to treat all dynes like children in its patriarchy. But so are many webshits doing. One dyne brings attention to the fact that parenting measures on Discord are similar to what Big Papa Goggole sees about dynes’ usage of Signal. But that's no biggie for a dyne. They all know privacy is beyond leveraging an app. If it ever was an app. Privacy is a type general digital hygiene. 🏜️ Rust never sleeps Rust thrives, so don't rest too long on those laurels. 👑 Sovereign Patreon Dynes like being sovereign. One thing that has always been hard to achieve in a sovereign way are digital tip-jars. A group of dynes from a neighboring planet that used to build a blogging tool have pulled off a great system to self-host a digital tipping-jar. And it looks amazing! Even some Big Papa-Data use it. Maybe you should too? ⛓️ Blockchain explorers Blockchain explorers are cool, some of them anyways. But they can be daunting to set up. There are cool and FLOSS solutions out there that pack everything you need to explore a blockchain. But what if you don't want all the bells and whistles? What if you just want a CLI tool to query a node or it’s corresponding but sensibly sized database, for all the good stuff inside the blockchain? A couple of dynes start conspiring about ncurses which naturally leads to some hacking action. You might want to watch this space. 0️⃣ Webp 0-day A 0-day in webp has been discovered. Patches are being deployed as the dyne typing this is typing. A good reminder that the digital realm is still a very wild west web. Stay safe in cyberspace, fellow dyne! 🔞 CERN has an onlyfans! This one is too NSFW for a description. Hold your hat, and click this link with caution: it is HOT... or... is it cool? Well... figuratively hot hot hot anyways. CERN OnlyFans That’s it for this weeks retrospect of everything going down on Planet Dyne. Join us for the co-creation of next episode and as always: Don't forget to hike and subculture! Tune in to the discussion 💬 (These services are bridged: join your favorite and reach them all) 🗨️ Matrix 🗨️ Telegram 🗨️ Discord Support Dyne 🤜🏼🤛🏾 🪙 Bitcoins: bc1qz9wz2f9swcefra2tfrhk4fx49evqsv03m9nx4l ☕ Ko-Fi 🍴 Github.com 🧁 LiberaPay 🍥 Patreon.com Follow Dyne.org 🗞️ Social Media everywhere! 🐘 Mastodon 🎬 Peertube 🐭 Lemmy 📸 Instagram 🐦 Xitter 👔 Linkedin 🪞 Facebook ✍️ Medium

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🌚 A trip to the moon (Planet Dyne S2023E36-37)
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Planet Dyne continues to navigate the oceans of information and data-seas, like pirate girls on a mission to give all the bases back to the people! Over 120 years have elapsed (1902) since George Méliès first took audiences on a journey to the moon in his groundbreaking film "Le Voyage dans la Lune," which also happens to be the very first science fiction film ever screened. Fully available 🍿 here 📽️ 10min worth it! The plot has a lot of analogies to how the working group of the The European Digital Identity Wallet is acting: Reluctant scientists say dynes can't go to the moon. When finally some pioneers are able to get there, they are sent. But once arrived they kill all the Selenites, just like the rights of European citizens to have their identity preserved are being slayed. 🎉 Empodera 2023 The 15th edition of Empodera LIVE is around the corner! This is the type of dyne-stuff that goes straight up the alley of any dyne: Digital Citizen Sovereignty: Under Construction 📅 September 26th and 27th 📍 Teatro Echegaray. Málaga, Spain Don't miss out on your seat! It's free so be quick! 👉 Register here 👈🏿 As any leading event in Civic Technology would do, they've asked one dyne to come check the mic one-two with some powerful message. The dynes that aren't going can't wait for the videos to be uploaded. Check out their mad video editing skills! You'll be able to catch the same dyne in Rome at Web3privacy in October. But don't worry, we'll blow the horn about that again! ⚰️ Tomb 2.10 In this episode, Tomb 2.10 gets an update alert💥 Fixes, updates, and a game-changing addition: Argon2 KDF support to safeguard passwords from brute-forcing. Plus, the brand new Tomb website is up and running. 0:00 0:10 1× 🪀 1 hour sleep, 23 hours play Play is vital to dynes. Most dynes call it "hacking", but it is essentially the same thing. If you are unfamiliar with play, think of it as doing something that makes you feel good and gives you purpose, over and over again! A couple of dynes explore the possibilities of play with a funky tool. It looks like a toy, sounds like a synth and acts like a computer. What more can a dyne possibly desire from the material world? 🐌 Measuring molluskosity The giant moneyslug's tantrums are echoing louder across the world. And like most beings in this galaxy, dynes are on the hunt for a new place to organize on a grassroots level. As usual with software and webshits, there's a plethora of options. Some more free than other, all with percs and problems. One of the popular options is to collectively ride on the back of a mammoth. It is getting so common that even the tiny Swiss are adopting it for their government. There's a sense of pride and fear seeing governments boarding on a FOSS platform. Pride because "FINALLY!". Fear because governments have a tendency to turn. 🌏 Dyne is a Libre Planet A neighboring planet is making a call for papers. A super cool event will go down in March 2024, and you should apply now! Community really is like a garden, it needs to be cultivated. 👉🏽 Go here 👈🏾 🌉 Influx The previous episode of Planet dyne triggered an influx of dynes. All channels get a bump in joy and happiness. And probably you are reading this now thanks to that! Well met, fellow dyne! It's nice to see you. Dynes acknowledge how hard it is to find community on the Interwebz. Well, there are plenty of communities, many very excellent. But places where humanity and robots can gather in all their beauty and flaws are rare. And on this planet, even the robots are totally human! ❓How to include it all You can’t. There’s too much out there and at some point, an episode has to end. But the good news is that the next episodes are lining up, thanks to the contribution of dynes like you! So join us for the co-creation of next episode and don't forget to hike and subculture! Tune in to the discussion 💬 (These services are bridged: join your favorite and reach them all) 🗨️ Matrix 🗨️ Telegram 🗨️ Discord Support Dyne 🤜🏼🤛🏾 🪙 Bitcoins: bc1qz9wz2f9swcefra2tfrhk4fx49evqsv03m9nx4l ☕ Ko-Fi 🍴 Github.com 🧁 LiberaPay 🍥 Patreon.com Follow Dyne.org 🗞️ Social Media everywhere! 🐘 Mastodon 🎬 Peertube 🐭 Lemmy 📸 Instagram 🐦 Xitter 👔 Linkedin 🪞 Facebook ✍️ Medium

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🐱 It was the cat! (Planet Dyne S2023E35)
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Planet Dyne is hurling through space, and its inhabitants are relentlessly scouting the networks with the intuition and efficiency of slime mold. Some neighboring planets are busy releasing Llama's and farting cats. It's a mess out there, but the potential is undeniable. Dynes explore ways to have a sentient Daemon running on their own computer instead of that of the corporate overlord. No perfect solution has been found yet, but the sum of all dimly lit rooms where hacking is going on adds up to the brightness of a supernova. Thanks for reading Planet Dyne! Subscribe for free to receive new posts and support our work. Signup 🏃 What is a runlevel? Some questions are simple, others are hard. The best questions are those that are still unanswered. They provide the "AHA" for everyone. 💩👑💩 The Emperor looks Fat Dublin will have a dyne to represent in this intriguing event by Friends of Europe (and therefore our friends). Your own personal Jaromil will remind everyone of the most obvious but least listened lesson we get from the Internet: tech is political, and we need ethical hacking. He has also promised to write more about the topic after a very successful intervention held at the opening of the Italian chapter of the Berggruen institute. History will tell if this is just wasted time or the big shots are really listening! 🏛️ Residing in the Byzantine Dynes are planning creatures. They have so many plans! In case anyone is planning to do digital art on byzantine subjects (WHY NOT), one dyne recommends a residency in Verga, Messenian Mani, Peloponnese, Greece 👉🏽 Apply here 👈🏿 📻 Camp Radio Redux Chaos Communication Camp Redux on Freifunk Radio with dyne guest Adam chewing the fat over the highlights, including an impromptu Devuan meeting & his workshop on DNSSEC related freakery. Freak of the weak Weeks belong to the freaks. But what do the freaks get for that? Reading between the lines of the dynes, it would appear that they are about to get some holiday. One that could disrupt the concept of holidays. Imagine a holiday for freaks, but an entire week. A week of the freak! GNU/Linux on MOS6502? Boot up the latest attempt to port Linux to the Motorola 6502 arch, and your maxed out Commodore64 with an unfeasibily large paged memory expansion kit should finish booting "in about a week". If you decide against spending quality holiday time with family & friends whilst waiting for that shell prompt, a more lightweight and possibly more useful 6502 posix *nix was developed some 20 years ago (approximately the same time takes for this latest port to load firefox). Names, Numbers & Trust as a Service Brought to you by the letters DNSSEC and the number 13: This week the geek-sec dns overlords over at Verisign announced their roll out of elliptic curve DNS zone signing beginning with the .edu TLD. Co-incidentally, in the last few months mozilla foundation dev Dana Keeler inexplicably ended 12 years of dev excuses & discomfort over why keeping open the feature request to support DANE standards in firefox really just hurts their feelings (and not the trust control they hold with the browser root certificate store). No DANE in the googleplex browser either. It hurts their feelings if you don't use Chrome browser and their humungous blockchain-adjacent Certificate Transparency datastore as your source of truth for all cert-related issues. Of course, there is no secret CABAL of web browser developers and certification authorities in the CA/B Forum. They are out in the open, have no feelings to hurt, and invest in a business model to provide a "community service" of announcing who is trustworthy. And without DANE, you are certainly not on that list - that's what you pay them for. The only way we're aware of to get DNSSEC integrity visible on the chrome browser is via a plugin that used a binary side-car strategy to bypass restrictions or lack of chrome & android APIs. Similar frustrations with Firefox. So much so that keeping up with increased restrictions in both browser environments prompted them to give up further development. Freak of the Week: Modern wisdom for crypto developers? "I’ve never fell off a big chimney. You only fall off one of them once." Touching wood War. Dyne's are not in charge of the universe, and they are quite thankful for that. But those who are in charge have lost their marbles. Luckily a neighbouring planet has experience with war that it is possible to learn from. Maybe this will be the last one? Imagine if a war was started and no one went to fight it... War is waged on the mind, too. Take care of your mind, fellow dyne! What sauce goes with a Tech Barbecue The best of course. That's what Planet Dyne is bringing to Copenhagen in September. It happens between 13th and 14th in 2023, and the panel will be about Privacy. 👉 More info here 👈🏾https://techbbq.dk/speakers-2023/ To spiritual or not to commune? The deepness of last episode opens up for introspection. Where is the limit between doctrine and spiritual guidance. Dynes turn their best cheek and accept each other. Thanks for that! 🤖 Skynet day Only a few days after Outernational skynet day, reports come in that the robot is already wrecking havoc on a small scale Meanwhile, at a secret offline XR resistance camp, the training continues... You too, fellow dyne, can take part in the saga. Come co-create the next episode in our channels. And don't forget to hike and subculture! Tune in to the discussion 💬 (These services are bridged: join your favorite and reach them all) 🗨️ Matrix 🗨️ Telegram 🗨️ Discord Support Dyne 🤜🏼🤛🏾 🪙 Bitcoins: bc1qz9wz2f9swcefra2tfrhk4fx49evqsv03m9nx4l ☕ Ko-Fi 🍴 Github.com 🧁 LiberaPay 🍥 Patreon.com Follow Dyne.org 🗞️ Social Media everywhere! 🐘 Mastodon 🎬 Peertube 🐭 Lemmy 📸 Instagram 🐦 Xitter 👔 Linkedin 🪞 Facebook ✍️ Medium

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🔐 Zen news enter the chatroom (Planet Dyne S2023E34)
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Another episode of adventurous computing, improbable creativity, and powerful activism was aired. If you were busy tanning your forearms on a terrace while it was happening, this recap is for you! The week had just begun and the dust from the poll in Episode 33 had settled, when the news broke out: the Zenroom webinars would be held in Episode 35! 🗓️ Attend here 2023-08-30 10:00 CEST: Starters/Signroom/DIDroom 11:00 CEST: Zenswarm, EVM SC interop 2023-08-31 17:00 CEST: Starters/Signroom/DIDroom 18:00 CEST: Zenswarm, EVM SC interop All the info (including the calendar files to help you remember) were shared on the Event page of Zenroom. The thing is happening on Zoom. For the dynes who are keen to keep their computers of the corporate networks, the stream will be relayed live and direct to the dyne Peertube channel. 🧠 Consciousness, and the spirit of a dyne Soon thereafter, dynes where invited to strap on, erhm... in! exurb1 had dropped their latest vid. For good and worse, the relationship between robots and dynes is a passionate one. But what do the robots dream about? Will they want to come visit planet dyne? Will they want coffee? Do they even have a will? Being a bit of a hive-mind, when one dyne plants a seed of curiosity, others come help grow it horizontally. There are many speculations. Maybe dynes and robots aren't so different after all. Or maybe there's a universe separating them? What is consciousness and does it read it’s email? Is it a symptom of the soul, subtle material entities? Or is it objectively reduceable to an orchestra of tooting saxophones? The universe is full of secrets, and that's a nice thing. So much unknown beauty, planets to explore and dynes to meet. There's a lot to unpack but dynes are shining in their most curious self, sharing their wisdom and contemplating that of others. 💩 The intellectual properties of Piero Manzoni While Argentinian hackers are building beautiful custom midi controllers, the AI world is growing. In this world art belongs to everyone. Or does it? On planet US of A, some old person in a robe has decided that AI shall be altruistic. Well, a dyne can wish anyways! This gives the passion sparked by exurb1 a new turn. What happens if AI is massively adopted in remixing, but copyright attribution only is possible to the "original" works? Maybe it is the "original" sin? If Shannon defines information as the capacity of a system of symbols to surprise you, to tell you something you don’t know, and is proportional to a system's (cultural?) entropy - then remixing allows for lower entropy through existing cultural referents, without which maybe it goes unnoticed, closer perhaps to cultural gray goo. One thing is for sure, if nothing is normal, then Piero Manzoni might very well have been a dyne. And some of the mysteries of the universe can be found right under our nose. 🤫 Rage quitting the algorithm Suddenly, dynes in the European Union are logging on to a quiet revolution on mainstream social networks. A new law let them silently rage quit the algorithm. Meanwhile, open source is catching up in the race to create the perfect coding bot. With a 34 billions parameters model, it is getting better at coding then the 2 trillions parameter OpenAI models. The party goes on in Planet Dyne, like a swarm of peers seeding a game on a local-first framework. Then again dynes are great at throwing parties! Especially online. And you're invited to come co-create the parties going down in the next episode! So don't forget to hike and subculture! 0:00 0:04 1× Tune in to the discussion 💬 (These services are bridged: join your favorite and reach them all) 🗨️ Matrix 🗨️ Telegram 🗨️ Discord Support Dyne 🤜🏼🤛🏾 🪙 Bitcoins: bc1qz9wz2f9swcefra2tfrhk4fx49evqsv03m9nx4l ☕ Ko-Fi 🍴 Github.com 🧁 LiberaPay 🍥 Patreon.com Follow Dyne.org 🗞️ Social Media everywhere! 🐘 Mastodon 🎬 Peertube 🐭 Lemmy 📸 Instagram 🐦 Xitter 👔 Linkedin 🪞 Facebook ✍️ Medium

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