"Freedom dreams are born when we face harsh conditions not with despair, but with the deep knowledge that these conditions will change— that a world filled with softness and beauty and care is not only possible, but inevitable."
Wrote down some thoughts on "The Art of Gathering Remotely"
Aaron Macsween from @cryptpad: " Our goal is to provide a private alternative to proprietary collaborative tools where people can feel comfortable writing freely." -> https://www.ngi.eu/blog/2020/05/26/whos-ngi-aaron-macsween-presents-cryptpad-the-encrypted-collaboration-suite/ #NextGenerationInternet
For anyone going to DrupalCon next week, I'm co-organizing the Nonprofit Summit and I think it's going to be real informative. We're also setting up a directory people can opt into for networking and organizing.
Check it out!
back in January, 100000 years ago, I got a chance to talk with @darius about running friend.camp; why hometown, his fork of mastodon, is currently needed to create safer spaces; human-scaled social media; and trust networks and technology, for an interview in @logic.
we just recently released that conversation for free online. check it out!
RT MargaretAtwood: Some science here: "When Sex and Gender Collide." https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-new-science-of-sex-and-gender/ #TransGenderWomen Biology doesn't deal in sealed Either/Or compartments.
We're all part of a flowing Bell curve. Respect that! Rejoice in Nature's infinite variety!
CryptPad 3.20.0 is now live on https://cryptpad.fr! 🎉
It features some nice security improvements and a lot of small tweaks to enhance usability. The full release notes are available on GitHub with all the details: https://github.com/xwiki-labs/cryptpad/releases/tag/3.20.0
The best things in life are free...like Mauricio's Drupal webinars! Intro to Drupal? Yes. Migrations? Check. First one starting in <1hr - sign up now! https://agaric.coop/blog/free-drupal-9-webinars-site-building-migrations-and-upgrades
The Ethical Source folks recently put out a guide to transitioning a project to an ethical source license. I'm really curious to hear about projects doing this and how it goes.
A great op-ed piece by @jelkner on the need to push back against tech giants taking over public education and instead funding public (ie: free and open source) tool for public schools.
Spending the last few months learning about open source and FOSS alternatives to the programs I used every day has been an incredibly rewarding experience.
Having spent the last month writing about it all for fellow newbies has been a humbling one.
Imagine that the privacy/security scale is 0 to 5. Ive found that the biggest hurdle is getting from 0 to 1. Going from not caring to caring, that’s huge. After that it’s just a matter of scale.
Krita.org needs #krita artists to interview! Teens, kids, and people making animations especially invited.
I released 2.36.0-beta-1. What's new:
- Select text for media description
- Increase media description length to 1500 chars
- More details about accounts in notifications
- Media management in timelines
- Allow cross-account replies with followed instances
- Remove extra spaces at the bottom of messages
- Scheduled toots from server side have an incorrect date
- Incorrect feeds when checking instance admin account [...]
Full release notes: https://framagit.org/tom79/fedilab/-/tags/2.36.0-beta-1#added
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