By running nothing more complex than a script on your completely fresh Ubuntu 14.04 machine, @JoshData's Mail-in-a-Box allows you instantly create your own mail server, calendar, address book and more, all easily accessible by mobile phone.
Mass electronic surveillance by governments revealed over the last year has spurred a new movement to re-decentralize the web: to empower individuals to be their own service providers again.
Although the core protocol of email, SMTP, is completely decentralized, in practice email has become highly centralized because it is so damn difficult to implement the dozens of modern protocols that surround it.
[...] I’ve been running my own mail server for 15 years and am tired of feeling like the last hold-out. So join me.
|Docracy Terms of Service Tracker|
|Facebook Can Predict a Change in a Userâ€™s Relationship Status Before it Occurs in Real Life.|
|Facebook: All Your Communications Are Belong To Us|
|Canada Makes Internet a Basic Service, With Unlimited Data|
|"Those magical social buttons aren't worth a damn anymore, and they won't bring you traffic."|
|Fake Name Generator|
|“Are the puppets coming for our jobs?”|
|“Research that could engineer dinosaurs back into existence within the next five to 10 years.”|
|Japanese Robot Serves Ice Cream From Inside a Vending Machine|
|How to Avoid Jury Duty|
|“A man-powered machine that creates scarfs in 5 minutes.”|
|Google Map Shows You the Most Photographed Areas of the World|
|“A machine meant to hurl rockets into space.”|
|“The only thing worse than assuming that carbon removal will save the day is assuming it will save the day.”|
|The (Very Scary) People of Public Transit|
|What Computers See When They Watch a Movie|
|CaptchaTweet: Write Tweets in Captcha Form|