Writing this as procrastination from actually finishing my presentation slides :p
I am a Fedora contributor, though my $dayjob is working for Facebook (luckily my role lets me work on Fedora and other open source technologies).
I am concerned with the direction both the technology sector is taking, and the wider economy in general - the predominance of large companies creating increasing monopolization of many sectors of the economy (especially true in the US), the increasing relegation of end users to be mere operators of their devices, the bloat and wastage and upgrade treadmills…
My ongoing resolution is to gradually achieve what Kashmir Hill famously tried and failed at last year – reduce the influence of proprietary technology, and non-community-owned companies, in my life, especially those funded by advertising since that is a perverse incentive (monetizing attention span) diametrically opposed to the user’s best interest, whether privacy or well-being.
You can find me on Matrix at michel-slm:matrix.org and michel:michel-slm.name – the latter is less active as I use Matrix to bridge to Freenode
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