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Posts tagged "self-hosted"

Introducing Obskurnee: A Companion for your Book Club

Obskurnee is a companion for your Book Club that will help you decide on your book club's next read, along with a few other things. It's a web app you can host yourself....

Airtable and n8n: a great fit

How to use a one-off workflow in n8n to fix data in Airtable....

Bridges into Matrix

Bridges are components that connect Matrix to other chat platforms and services. We'll make a quick intro into them, and set up bridges for Discord, Whatsapp and FB Messenger....

Setting up a Matrix chat server

Last time I started writing this post, I ended up explaining [https://zblesk.net/blog/privacy-ownership-federation-matrix-chat-network/] how federated services work in general, and what Matrix can do in particular. This post will describe how to set up a homeserver of your own and join the Matrix chat network. (Update: The third part, Setting up Bridges, is here. [https://zblesk.net/blog/setting-up-matrix-bridges/]) Initial considerations I will be using the reference server implementation, S...

Privacy, data ownership, federation, and the Matrix chat network

Matrix is a federated chat network. If you already know what it means, feel free to skip ahead a bit. Otherwise, here's the (very terse)[1] gist of it: The gist of it There are a number of issues with chat apps. Let's disregard those of accessibility or usability - there are plenty of tools with great user experiences, so everyone can find something just right. Let's just focus on two common issues: privacy and ownership. Privacy - and I also include security in this, since you can hardly have...