084: Federation Is Bad with Aurynn Shaw

June 13th, 2018 · 53 mins 55 secs

About this Episode

01:30 – Federation and Your Internet Identity


Stayin’ Alive in Technology: Who Are You? Coraline Ada Ehmke and Identity on the Internet

05:59 – Flaws of Federated Identity


10:18 – Onboarding

Eternal September

28:51 – All Technology is Political & Speech At All Costs

The Californian Ideology

Survivor Bias

15:45 – Mastodon Vs. Twitter and The Social Cost of Running an Instance

21:56 – When People React: Internet Backlash and Defensiveness

The Post-Meritocracy Manifesto

Poe’s Law

30:58 – Service Lock-in

37:48 – Losing Your Identity: The Failure of witches.town

39:32 – Creating Sub/Micro Federations/Communities

Metcalfe’s Law

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