@tbernard Thanks for your great post "Doing Things That Scale" . Since I read it in January I stripped down many customizations. The fish shell is awesome 🙂
You wrote that self-hosting is also a thing which isn't scale. What is your personal solution to that? Do you use mainly commercial services?
Currently I try to get rid of #iCloud (Calendar, Contacts, Drive). My first thoughts were to go with an Raspberry Pi or an Synology NAS.
@timkrueger I think it depends on the type of service and the exact use case, but yes, I think service providers with good incentives (i.e. paid rather than surveillance-supported) and good values (privacy-first, zero-knowledge where possible, minimize metadata) are a better solution overall than self-hosting stuff at home or on someone else's server somewhere.
@timkrueger Personally I've been using Fastmail for many years and I can recommend that, but I only use it for email. I don't use any services for Calendar/Contacts/File storage, so no idea what the landscape looks like there.
@timkrueger All of that said: It would be very cool if there was a completely hassle-free freedombox-style device you can just buy and set up at home.
Acutally getting that right is really really hard though, so I'm not holding my breath :)
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