Sean Carroll's podcast is full of good conversations about interesting subjects. This one particularly so to me & this audience.
I grew up hearing from people (like Eben Moglen) about the importance of free software and federated networks for our freedom and privacy. But, since then, I've gotten the impression that normal people don't care. They don't worry or think about their relationship to the operators of the networks. Hearing these ideas come up in a more current form is refreshing.
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