So our Sonos locked us out this morning until we let it update its firmware.

This is a dark UI pattern which strongly suggests they are holding the system hostage until I agree to let them remove features or add anti-features like sharing what we listen to or surveiling our home network.

Anybody know of an alternative, free/open source Sonos firmware?

Here’s a brief interview with Oliver Baptiste from the most recent This Week in the IndieWeb Podcast.

🎧 Full Episode:

🎧 Listened to The Contrafabulists Episode 70: Where the Sidewalk Ends.

It’s October, the season for spooky ghosts and/or spooky ghosting in this week’s We Have to Ask Podcast!

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Who's Ghosting Who? • Ep 14 - Ghosting Me, Ghosting You
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Three of the loveliest people in tech talking about helping people to code #indieweb

Things are gettin’ wild for the detectives of @DnDSVU! Check out part 1 of our Season 3 Finale: Deep Poison.

Homebrew Website Club Baltimore November 1st, 2017

Digital Harbor Foundation Tech Center 1045 Light St., BaltimoreMD, 21230

Join us for an evening of quiet writing, IndieWeb demos, and discussions!

  • Create or update your personal web site!
  • Finish that blog post you’ve been writing, edit the wiki!
  • Demos of recent IndieWeb breakthroughs, share what you’ve gotten working!
  • Join a community with like-minded interests. Bring friends that want a personal site!

Any questions? Join the #indieweb chat!

Optional quiet writing hour starts at 6:30pm. Meetup begins at 7:30pm.

More information:

A “photobooth” picture of me meeting a Matt at a birthday party for another Matt. 🙃