Now that I finally (yay!) exported my calendars from Google Calendar, imported them to Nextcloud and fully made the switch to Nextcloud calendar…
Okay a little side track here. My typical use of Gmail and the Google Calendar lately has been opening them to search for something in the past — times before going to Nextcloud. So clearly, the way to fully uncloud myself is to actually migrate my old stuff to the new systems. In this context, calendar is the easy thing. Email will take longer because of the size. Side track over.
…I have a shortlist of stuff I want to see in Nextcloud, calendaring-wise: Continue reading Calendaring vs. Nextcloud.
switching.social published this list of projects using the ActivityPub protocol, the tools basically making up the #fediverse — some more mature than others, all of them worthy of attention:
It’s been a while, but it does not mean I stopped with my little charade to get my
head data out of the cloud. Continue reading Update on Project Unclouding. (Story time, mostly.)
Along with the recent rediscovery of Mastodon (and not entirely coincidentally) I came across Pixelfed, a (let’s put it this way) Instagram clone… in a very early stage.
Continue reading A very early look at Pixelfed.social, the federated Instagram clone.
So I have been rocking my own Nextcloud instance for a while.
I could say inspired by this tweet…
…but that wouldn’t be true, as I installed it some time before that, and have tested/piloted it by then.
It’s a Nextcloud on one of my servers. It works. I like it. Continue reading Take the power (of my data) back.