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Listening to @librelounge I don't know the history of software freedom etc. I've been picking it up over the last couple of years ie. from the wrong side of the victory of Open Source.. Suspect it would be great for anybody who knows more. Check it out.
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I really wanted to publish this week's @librelounge but I'm in Israel for the week (landed earlier today) and I won't be able to edit the show by Saturday. I'm really sorry all, but I will try to get next week's out on time if I can find the time.

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Congrats to the whole #Matrix team for pushing Synapse to #Python 3, epic!

Been running the #Feneas server on 3 for a while, no problems 🤘

RT @matrix: Folks, finally it's here. Synapse 0.34.0 - Python 3 recommended for production. This is a big one, with huge improvements in CPU and RAM usage. Thanks for everyone that helped us test it. matrix.org/blog/2018/12/20/syn

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2019.copyleftconf.org/ is the day after FOSDEM2019. @cwebber will speak, and I assume many other interesting people will be there, in a speaking role or as a participant. Also me. 😀
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I will give a talk today at #TehranLUG in one of their monthly events in #Tehran, #Iran. I am going to introduce @nextcloud and discuss its applications for private and business users. Wish me luck 😁​
evand.com/events/tehlug248 #Nextcloud #decentralized #FreeSoftware

Traveling today and tomorrow so won't have time to release the latest episode of @librelounge but stay tuned!

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Tumblr's porn filter blocked Tumblr's images illustrating what Tumblr's porn filter won't block
boingboing.net/2018/12/18/shit

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:heart_parrot: HELLO AGAIN!! :heart_parrot:

I've made a really simple tool for searching your outbox.json (Mastodon archive) file. It's all browser-based and all data stays on your computer — it's not uploaded to the cloud!

There's lots of room for additional features so feel free to suggest some! 💚

beta.observablehq.com/@nuklear

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#Inventaire is an open source online book inventory site, where you can keep track of your collection, share books with others and create your own libraries for groups.

It uses open data site Wikidata to fetch details of your books, so that they're easier to catalogue and share.

The site is here:

inventaire.io

You can also follow Inventaire on here at:

@inventaire

#AlternativesAtoZ #Books #Libraries #BookSharing

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Really happy to see the term "user freedom" taking off more. A lot of what we do spans more than just the software itself; network freedoms a great example. And users are and should be the focus.

@cwebber and I won't be recording another podcast of @librelounge until 2019 but I'll be editing three fresh new episodes for you until then.

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Bella diras:

I am constructing a ‘Christmas Ad’ which will compile videos of young people asking for one thing for Christmas – a future. I would like to have young people from all over the world (speaking in their native language) about how climate change will affect them and why they care. [...] Each video needs to finish with ‘for Christmas I want one thing; a future’.
[...] Please send me your video by wetransfer to arabellalack@gmail.com
PS Record in landscape, not portrait – thank you!

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The same will hold true for the Fediverse. When people you care about quit Facebook and Twitter and are exclusively here, if you make the process easy, they will follow.

I recently got insight on how social networks spread recently. I told some friends (who are not on Signal) that a group I was forming would be on Signal. They joined. No hesitation or complaints- they just joined.

Trying to convince someone that the Free alternative is better doesn't work nearly as well as simply being on the new platform exclusively. People join so they're not left out.

After threatening to leave Facebook, I've taken the step of giving myself (and my FB friends) a sunset date. March 1st. After that I will not be on Facebook any longer.

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@cwebber @emacsen @librelounge And yeah, disabilities! You talk about disabilities in a way that requires a lot of courage and a lot of introspectiveness.
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@cwebber @emacsen I'm listening to the third episode of @librelounge and I'm impressed by how naturally and (visibly) effortlessly you are discussing topics like exclusion and depression. I'd definitely recommend listening to this episode to anyone, whether subject to exclusion or depression or not.

(I believe I've never come close to depression myself and I started sympathizing with the Free Software movement and culture because I've seen cool people do cool things 🙂 )
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