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A benefit of the OPA this article doesn't mention: being government-made IP, OPA reports are in the public domain -- and having high-quality serious PD summaries of scientific material is great.

Just discovered this article about the band called Lorenzo's Music which is a #opensource and #creativecommons band that decided as a challenge to create their album using only open source with the OS @ubuntustudio

Pretty great stuff. Here is the article:

I've also decided to mirror these guys on so that we can have their creative commons stuff on #peertube too. @lorenzosmirror
#linux #ubuntustudio #music

Who in the fediverse is an active leader/officer of a union?

(Boosts appreciated!)

I originally posted this on :birdsite: because somehow I assumed people on Mastodon would know… :flan_wink:

Stanford has published on Youtube 111_{10}¹ lectures by Donald Knuth:

¹ given the subject I thought specifying the base was relevant.

From 2011, but this is new to me, and bit of chiptunes fun on a Sunday morning. Show more

From 2011, but this is new to me, and bit of chiptunes fun on a Sunday morning. Show more

#FreeAsInFreedom is back! In this episode of the #OggcCast, Bradley and Karen discuss the new wave of non-free licenses with #FieldOfUseRestrictions:

The World President took the call.
"All right, Dr Dastard, what are your demands?"
"Media always talk about my inventions and schemes, and call me 'mad scientist' or 'evil genius'."
"I can't control media-
"But it's not just me! It's never a lone genius! My team deserves credit!"
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

@cstanhope We need to get more people to build other types of products that don't screw their customers. Me, trying to: But need lots more.

I was really hoping that these home informant devices (e.g. google home) would be a fad, but now that the tech is getting integrated into TVs (and probably other products in the future), I suspect it is here to stay. Only the most dedicated among us will be able to avoid this stuff, and doing so will likely come at a cost that most won't be able to afford.

In Greensboro, closure of food co-op illustrates challenges faced by those hoping for this model as a way to solve “food desert” issues

From Scott Manley on birdsite.
"CTO Of Vizio confirms that Data collection in Smart TV's is now offsetting the cost of the hardware to the point that a non-Smart TV would have a higher price tag. Just like android phones, user data is used to reduce costs and stay competitive."
That's so gross. #infosec

Folks, there's just 5 days left for @conservancy to meet their 2018 year-end match! I'm one of those matchers and I'd love to ask you to please consider becoming an individual member 💖​

I think Conservancy is one of the coolest and most important non-profits out there in the free software space. They interviewed me about it on their blog!

Let's say I want a self-hosted collaboration and communication suite (calendar + document editing + file sharing + chat).

Should I go for Nextcloud, Sandstorm or something else?

Help and boosts very appreciated.

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