Federating technology isn't as important as democratizing technology. I find myself pretty in agreement with this article.
It's technically challenging to design and build these systems, but more fun and easier than actual social organizing and political activity.
The letter which is what is really needed to actually catapult use of federated services into the mainstream.
Alyssa Rosenzweig – The Federation Fallacy https://rosenzweig.io/blog/the-federation-fallacy.html
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