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The treatment of Julian Assange is insanity. No matter what you think of him as a person or as a journalist, no matter if he had sexually abused someone or not, the Kafkaesque and demeaning treatment of him and his case is an embarrassment to the legal system and human rights.

what my girlfriend thought dating a software engineer would be like: "honey, I got an AI robot maid to do all our cooking for us"

what dating a software engineer is actually like: "if that microwave connects to the internet we're heating all our food with a blowtorch from now on"

Everyone should understand that is not the currency of the internet, IPv4 addresses are. And they're going up in price...

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This is a political problem. Politicians go on about helping the small companies and promoting digitalisations. Small companies can't even offer digital solutions not based on centralised services because of the most valuable resource is owned and controlled by someone else.

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They're totally happy with renting out space that they paid (and pay) nothing for, for prices like 1 USD per month. Why would they help move to IPv6? Not happening. Short term solution to this is the obvious: force everyone not using their space to hand it over. What you can't use for 5 years into the future should just be handed back. Ban large ISPs from charging for IPv4 addresses to their downlinks.

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There is obviously a shortage of these IP addresses and the long term solution is to replace the whole internet with IPv6, which is not likely to happen anytime soon. Because: the ones that own the internet links that we need to connect to also own the IP addresses.

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Apple also has 16.7 million IPs. And AT&T has the same. And the US postal service - they don't even deliver email (nor real mail anymore). The US DoD has 233M IPv4 addresses ($9B in market value). That's like 5% of all IPs ever available. And small ISPs struggle to get 250.

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IPv4 addresses used to be gratis. Today they're selling for ~40 USD each. Ford (!!) got 16.7 million IPs for free, hardly using them. Today they're worth $670M, a better value increase than any crypto currency. At the same time new ISPs can't be started because lack of IPs.

So I've updated my site and now I have my resume there (moving it off Glitch) at I'm looking for #RemoteWork mainly in application software development. Languages I'm comfortable with are #Python, #Rust and #Elixir. I know #Ruby as well but I'm definitely rusty (heh).

Feel free to boost for visibility.

Do you have crypto currencies? Where do you store them? Which brand wallet if a hardware one?

🚨 We're looking for an EdTech consultant!

Apply by the 17th July to come take a look at how technology is being used in schools and procured by and for schools around the world!

@noybeu welcome on the fediverse! Happy to hear all the progress #noyb is making. If you want to engage my follow tips are @aral @peter @privacyint @switchingsoftware @feditips and @pixelfed

Njalla has built (or copied, depending on how you see it) a clean and simple DNS checker
Hope you like it!

So Amazon bought wickr
I had a lot of issues with Wickr before, but this was of course the nail in the coffin for them. I've been moving more and more of my personal communication to Matrix and I've never been as happy since IRC. :)

I'm considering to organise a small decentralised tech event regarding next level peer 2 peer. Anyone up?

"The quieter you become, the more you're able to hear"... about @peter 's mysterious Mastodon server.