[NetBehaviour] ello ello, what av we here then, an exclusive club for the digerati ?

dave miller dave.miller.uk at gmail.com
Tue Sep 30 21:59:45 CEST 2014


I left facebook about a year ago and don't miss it, though I feel isolated.
Many things seem to require fb and I dont see them or get to hear about
things. I'm going to look at the fb alternatives mentioned here.
Dave
On 30 Sep 2014 20:34, "ahanon" <aha at aharonic.net> wrote:

> > Annie;
>
> Hiyas,
>
> Interesting links, Rob, Annie, Geert, Joel.. (eg the bible myth link.. ;) )
>
> Am going to throw another: http://twister.net.co/ (keep meaning to check
> out, though am a tad suspicious of sequences that includde stuff like:
> "Bitcoin Copyright (c) 2009-2013 Bitcoin Developers libtorrent Copyright
> (c) 2003 - 2007, Arvid Norberg twister Copyright (c)" - taken from:
> https://github.com/miguelfreitas/twister-core )
>
> Another, more fb oriented kind of platform is http://friendica.com/
>
> Hope to get some time soon to check the gnu social.. It looks interesting
> indeed. Not sure why, or how come there aren't more people using it...
>
> Anyhow.. Perhaps its interesting that this thread indicates people would
> rather fancy having a social social network - rather than privatised
> digital socialsperes kind of "social" network... Perhaps the ello people
> used a capitalistic logic that attempts to, err, capitalise on that very
> fancy?
>
> The other bit of "Interesting" in my mind, seems to be linked the need for
> a social network to have a bunch of people doing networking. We clearly
> have that - however, it seems like there is a certain dynamic of
> sequences, and/or aesthetics, that keeps people crowding in facebook..
> (idk.. am out of there, come join me at elsewe.re - where no one's non
> data is a living social ghost..? ;) )
>
> Cheers and many late september 2014 ciaos!
>
> aharonon3
> xxx
>
>
>
>
> >
> > Thanks for the link.
> >
> > For-profit, now even not-for-profit, companies all begin by sounding
> > like they are humanitarians, but as they become profitable their will to
> > power, knows no limit, and unfortunately there is no limit imposed on
> > them.
> > "Too big to fail,"//means that in Wall Street's reading of the myth,
> > Goliath slaughters and eats David.
> >
> > -Joel
> >
> >
> > On 9/29/2014 11:48 PM, Annie Abrahams wrote:
> >> I was there for one day
> >> I left already
> >> feeling betrayed because it turned out to be capital ventured and
> >> wasn't as "free" as it announced
> >>
> >> https://vimeo.com/106681730
> >>
> >> Renee Turner wrote an interesting post about the ambiguity
> >> http://www.fudgethefacts.com/?p=829
> >>
> >> Personnaly I find it harder to not be able to trust people who act as
> >> if they want the same thing as you want, than to know I am exploited.
> >> There is also this https://aralbalkan.com/notes/ello-goodbye/
> >>
> >> On Tue, Sep 30, 2014 at 8:02 AM, BishopZ <xchicago at gmail.com
> >> <mailto:xchicago at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >>
> >>     consider it like a bridge...
> >>
> >>     a leap to yet another already dissipating plateau
> >>
> >>
> >>     On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 10:33 PM, Roger Mills
> >>     <roger at eartrumpet.org <mailto:roger at eartrumpet.org>> wrote:
> >>     > anyone uncomfortable about the exclusivity that ello seems to be
> >>     propagating
> >>     > ?
> >>     >
> >>     > who has been invited ? why people haven't ? who you need to be,
> >>     or what you
> >>     > need to have done to get an invitation ?
> >>     >
> >>     > exhibitions in all the right places with all the right people ?
> >>     >
> >>     > isn't the basic premise of invitation only deeply flawed ?
> >>     >
> >>     > i know the arts thrive on this sort of thing but do we really
> >>     need more ?
> >>     >
> >>     > who does the vetting ? and who vets the vetters ?
> >>     >
> >>     > just sayin....
> >>     >
> >>     >
> >>     > --
> >>     > Roger Mills
> >>     > http://www.eartrumpet.org
> >>     > http://roger.netpraxis.net
> >>     >
> >>     > "Knowledge is only rumour until it is in the muscle" - Asaro
> >>     Mudmen, Papua
> >>     > New Guinea.
> >>     >
> >>     >
> >>     >
> >>     >
> >>     >
> >>
> >
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