[RndTbl] Reminder: MUUG Online Meeting, Tonight, June 8, 7:30pm -- Intro to PeerTube
Gilbert E. Detillieux
gedetil at cs.umanitoba.ca
Tue Jun 8 12:02:39 CDT 2021
A reminder that the MUUG online meeting will be on Jitsi this evening...
The Manitoba UNIX User Group (MUUG) will be holding its next monthly
meeting online, on Tuesday, June 8th, at 7:30pm:
Introduction to PeerTube:
A Free and Decentralized Video Hosting Platform
The internet continues to trend towards large, corporate owned
websites and platforms. No one can deny that large platforms are
amazing and convenient! But due to their sheer scale, social
networks have difficulty with moderation and preventing abuse.
Rules that work well for one set of users might be unacceptable to
others, and automated moderation tools perform poorly outside of
the culture and language they were developed in.
These concerns have encouraged a wave of federated, decentralized
social networks, loosely labeled the "fediverse." Similar to how
email servers work today, any admin can run an instance of a
social network, which then associates with other servers to share
content and hosting costs. PeerTube is the most popular federated
video hosting platform in this space, with an active community and
Join us this month, as Chris Audet explores a possible future
direction for video driven social networks. Chris will discuss why
you might want to host a PeerTube instance, the cool underlying
tech, and the role of alternative social networks in a world
dominated by giants.
Join the meeting: https://jitsi.merlin.mb.ca/muug.2021.06
The group holds its meetings at 7:30pm on the second Tuesday of every
month from September to June. (There are no meetings in July and
August.) Meetings are open to the general public; you don't have to be a
MUUG member to attend.
For more information about MUUG, and its monthly meetings, check out
their web server:
Help us promote this month's meeting, by putting this poster up on your
workplace bulletin board or other suitable public message board, or
linking to it on social media:
Gilbert E. Detillieux E-mail: <gedetil at muug.ca>
Manitoba UNIX User Group Web: http://muug.ca/
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