Programmer wanted to develop Reddit alternative

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Programmer wanted to develop Reddit alternative

fschmidt
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I have been waiting a long time for someone to develop a decent Reddit alternative.  This hasn't happened, so now I would like to pay someone to develop this.  I am offering $2500/month.

This isn't much money for a good programmer but this isn't a normal job.  Everything developed would be open source and I don't expect to make any money from this myself.  So I would expect to hire someone who is more motivated by creating something good than by making money.  $2500/month won't make you rich but it is enough to live on while you develop this.

I am a programmer myself, but I don't have the time to do this because I am involved in other projects.  As a programmer, I would like to be involved with the design of this project and I have some opinions on software.

Much of alt-tech is horrible software.  This is because they fail to understand to core issue.  The core issue isn't politics.  The core issue is that western culture is in rapid decline and so everything that modern western culture creates or does is horrible.  This includes both politics and software, as well as everything else.  It is useless to just rebel against modern politics (and its hatred of free speech) while programming with horrible modern software.  True conservatives (or even better, reactionaries) should rebel against all of modern culture, so they should rebel against modern software.  I have made a few posts on this subject in this forum.  I personally have developed my own programming language Luan to avoid having to deal with horrible modern development environments.  Ideally I would love to see a reactionary movement in software to develop all kinds of great software that rejects modern cultural insanity.  But as a start, I would like the Reddit alternative developed in Luan.

This software should be open source and should be distributed.  This maximizes its chance of success by making sure that there is no single point of failure.  Anyone can get the source, modify it as needed, and host it themselves.

I am also strongly pro- free speech.  So we will carefully select services like hosting and DNS registrar that also support free speech.  I will pay for these services and I have an excellent system administrator working for me who can do any needed sysadmin work.

I had the idea of developing something like this for a while now, but only now I am ready to pay for it.  I wrote up some of my old ideas here but this is now outdated.

If you are interested in this work, please contact me at fschmidt@gmail.com .  If you aren't a programmer but you support this project, please post links to this page wherever appropriate.
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Re: Programmer wanted to develop Reddit alternative

shak
Holy shit you seem like a really sad person lmao. Not everything is bad man; the global quality of life continues to improve
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Re: Programmer wanted to develop Reddit alternative

fschmidt
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Do you have anything of substance to say, or just meaningless modern bullshit?