I have a pretty popular OSS project that's used by I don't know how many companies to make money, but, disappointingly, just a few individuals that sponsor me on GitHub. I'm grateful to them and use half of the money to sponsor other OSS maintainers. The rest I saved up and finally got something for myself: an annual subscription of the @phparch magazine, and I couldn't be happier 🥰
A blog post about different kinds of BS with some banger sentences! https://www.collaborativefund.com/blog/bs/
The Internet was supposed to free us from gatekeepers, the so-called "tastemakers" who judged what was worth seeing and hearing.
Instead, the gatekeepers have become algorithms, and thus something as human as taste has now become automated.
It's kind of tragic.
But one big reason I prefer the Fediverse over Twitter, for example, is that there is no algorithmic gatekeeping.
So maybe the dream is still alive.
French name, German accent. I post in English und auf Deutsch, mostly about development-related things.
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