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Archive for November, 2022

Sustainability Re/CC

OpenSource.com has a really good article about sustainability up, focused around the sudden popularity of Mastodon, and how us FOSS people can keep things going for the foreseeable future, by participating in distributed systems. Just as an FYI, or if you were wondering: The systems that power CyborgCentral and its services are all run on […]

IPv6 Enabled

All of CCs services should now be available via IPv6 (as well as still being available via IPv4). You shouldn't notice any differences, so if anything weird happens, please let me know.

“Mastodon is Boring”

The source of Twitter's utility is its advertising algorithm, its ability to put words in front of people who are interested in things - but not interested enough to actively seek those things out, and who might not even know what to search for. It's easy to throw a few search terms into Google, but […]

Reconfiguration Completed

The changes to CC's setup have been completed. IRC should be available as well as the Kiwi IRC page, and we have a new service available: Mastodon! This is a federated service, allowing it to interact transparently with other Mastodon servers on the distributed network. If you would like an account, please contact me, or […]

Joining The Federation?

So I've added a plug-in to CC to allow follows and comments from fediverse posters, i.e. Mastodon and the like. The plug-in is still in beta, so it might not work perfectly yet, but you should be able to follow me at @browren@www.cyborgcentral.net. I might also stand up a Mastodon server, if it appears to […]

Ubuntu 22.10 on the Asus ROG Strix G15

Upgrading my laptop to the new Ubuntu release broke the audio, but that isn't really news - the sound system in many ASUS laptops, specifically the ALC294 chip in these machines tends to be a real pain to get working. This guide is mainly for myself, but I figured other people might appreciate it. These […]