Note-taking app Roam may give anyone your info to stop “imminent financial loss”

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  • logseq

    A local-first, non-linear, outliner notebook for organizing and sharing your personal knowledge base. Use it to organize your todo list, to write your journals, or to record your unique life.

  • athens

    Athens is a knowledge graph for research and notetaking. Athens is open-source, private, extensible, and community-driven.

    You can store data locally, but it costs $500 up-front.

    I'm a freedom-respecting software (the F in FOSS) philosophy activist. I agree that developers need to make money and capture value for software development to be sustainable.

    I believe Roam is unethical because the incentives between the user and the proprietor are misaligned in Roam's business model, where a monthly fee is required to continue using the software.

    Feel free to ask me any questions on why I consider Roam unethical, digital ethics, or the free software philosophy.

    For those looking for other knowledgebase management software, look at freedom-respecting (and open-source too) software: Athens Research[0] (YC20), org-roam, and logseq. If you'd like extensibility, try org-roam.


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    Access the most powerful time series database as a service. Ingest, store, & analyze all types of time series data in a fully-managed, purpose-built database. Keep data forever with low-cost storage and superior data compression.

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