We've just published a new blog post "Why are we building yet another (federated) todo list app?"
#valueflows #nlnet #project-coordination #forgefed
"Working towards a future where communities can assemble their own social networks like lego blocks, to cultivate safe and private spaces while being interconnected with the rest of the "fediverse" and the internet at wide on their own terms."
-- we've just updated our new bonfire homepage :)
New blog post: "Let a thousand bonfires bloom
Dopamine and attention manipulation are not inherent properties of a social network. They can be replaced by healthier behaviours and other ways of connecting humans and exploring collective intelligence..."
KDE and @PINE64 Introduce the PinePhone - KDE Community edition.
Experience the future of KDE's open mobile platform here:
HOW TO JOIN: Using a Mumble voice over IP application, connect to server <http://fbx.freedomboxfoundation.org> using port 64738.
Know anyone passionate about defending an open #Internet? Nominations are open for the Internet Society Board of Trustees: http://www.circleid.com/posts/20201110-internet-society-seeks-nominations-for-2021-board-of-trustees/
If you want to leave GitHub due to their recent bad behavior but still need a presence there, you can absolutely do that.
What FOSS developers provide them is credibility. If you move your cool projects elsewhere and mirror them to Github with a pointer to the real repo, the message is clear: you're only on Github because you have to be.
Boycotting $BIG_COMPANY 95% of the time is almost as effective as boycotting it 100% of the time; this isn't an all-or-nothing deal.
ffmpeg -i ytd.mp4 ytd-%03d.png
for I in ytd-*.png; do zbarimg -Sdisable -Sqrcode.enable --raw $I | base64 -d > $I.out; done
ls ytd-*.out |sort | xargs cat > youtube-dl.tar.bz
Finally writing another little update ^_^
Opening and closing tickets is implemented. Submitting patches / merge requests too.
Now implementing updates to MRs and merging MRs. Then updating the spec.
Huge thanks to @NGIZero for the funding!
I hope we can make a patch/MR federation demo sometime soon.
A reminder to all creative people:
If the RIAA's recent actions have reminded us of anything, it's that you cannot guarantee you have a copy of any of your work unless you have backups of it on your own system.
The 'cloud' is someone else's computer, and there is ample evidence that the someone else who owns that computer does not care at all about the hours of passion you've poured into things you make.