DiscoverReality 2.0Episode 34: Privacy and Self-Hosting
Episode 34: Privacy and Self-Hosting

Episode 34: Privacy and Self-Hosting

Update: 2020-04-241
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Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman talk to Robert Douglass of Platform.sh about self-hosting collaboration tools, and other current privacy topics.



Show notes:



0:00:54 : Introduction to a couple of tools



0:02:04 : Doc's take on Zoom.



0:05:13 : A lot of what we do online is not especially private.



0:06:33 : Apple and Google and contact tracing.



0:09:00 : Healthcare is a B2B insurance business.



0:11:15 : Health information and advertising.



0:13:04 : Convenience versus privacy.



0:13:26 : SaaS products and convenience, Facebook, Apple. Concerns of the individual versus the concerns of the many.



0:15:46 : The inevitable part where we go dark.



0:16:02 : We're in the weirdest moment in modern civilization.



0:20:36 : Radio, Internet, Television and Trump.



0:22:21 : Bill Gates.



0:23:45 : SaaS collaboration tools and privacy.



0:27:20 : Who can you trust with your data, especially during a pandemic among questionable actors.



0:28:00 : Mattermost



0:30:23 : NextCloud



0:31:07 : Jitsi



0:33:19 : Cost differences.



0:38:31 : ideology and dogmas way easier than real life, right?



0:39:23 : Edward Snowden and Signal.



0:40:35 : Signal vs. What's App.



0:41:20 : Self-hosting and technical skill. Privacy trade-offs.



0:44:17 : Apple watch.



0:45:12 : Pragmatism.



0:46:58 : Zoom and security scrutiny.



0:50:54 : Facebook, privacy, and politics.



0:55:29 : Facebook vs. Google.



0:56:36 : Zoom scrutiny and appeal.



1:02:11 : Conferences, air travel, climate change.



1:08:07 : COVID innovation.



1:11:23 : Stay home, be safe, deploy Mattermost and wash your hands.

Special Guest: Robert Douglass.

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Episode 34: Privacy and Self-Hosting

Episode 34: Privacy and Self-Hosting

Katherine Druckman and Doc Searls