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    This is an awesome throwback to waaay too much of my time around college – it inspired (what eventually became) http://revengerists.com/library/ – originally the library game was hidden, and to find it you had to navigate a few domains of notpron-style puzzles before being tasked with the library

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      I agree with the title.

      To me, the rest seem pretty obtuse.
      In 2018 people should be talking of self-hosting, not about paying web hosting (that are likely to resell cloud services)

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        I think paying for web hosting is one step above letting FB control your data.

        Of course, self-hosting is the best position to be in, but not everyone has a stable internet connection or the technical know-how to do that. Although, I would love for both of those to start moving in the right direction, baby steps first.

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          there are literally web/ssh/vnc/ftp/etc server apps for android… hosting your own servers is easier than ever… tho stable net is one obstacle, the bigger one is ISPs not allowing incoming traffic…

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            It sucks that ISPs have made it so difficult to have a home server - not impossible, just more difficult than it needs to be.

            If there was an iOS/Android app made to turn a phone into a server, that’d be incredible – I’d love to have people dial into my cellphone which hosts a BBS, but alas that’s only a dream.

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              dialing part might be a dream, but server part definitely isn’t…tho your server will probably not reach the internet cause dam ISPs deciding so…

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          I hope someday that Microsoft will give up on trying to create a working browser, and focus on creating a working operating system.

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            I don’t know their strategy, but given WSL, I suspect they will soon give up on trying to create a working operating system.

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              “… a buggy set of drivers…” is my hope, but with less “buggy” :)