Posted some reflections on returning to to watch my advisees @kayleachampion and @salt present their research using data from

My student @salt just gave a great talk on his master's thesis work on "Resilience in FLOSS: Do founder decisions impact development activity after crisis events?" at 'w :

While working on our style guide, we realized our colors need better names. You can help us choose! Submit your suggestions at


I'm going to let you in on a little secret: @cwebber and @mlemweb will be presenting a #SeaGL2021 keynote. If you want to be on the schedule, too, the #cfp is open until August 19!
#SeaGL #flossconf

The #SeaGL2021 staff will hold office hours next week!

Sun Aug 1, 3pm PDT
Tues Aug 3, 5:30pm PDT
Sat Aug 7, 3pm PDT

Join us at for questions and live assistance with your proposals. Come ask us anything related to the CfP!

🎶It is one week til proposals due
SeaGL program wants to hear from you
Tell us what you know 'bout FLOSS
Help make #SeaGL2021 awesomesauce🎶

There has been some conversation around whether the reports that vaccinated folks are still transmitting the virus means that we'll be wearing masks forever. I couldn't stop myself from throwing this picture together... is still working to get launched, and we've made huge progress in charting the path forward. You can help too!

New blog post "What Snowdrift Needs to Launch"

What free software do you use everyday the most?

Please help share.

:gnu: :linux: :kde: :kubuntu: :firefox: :inkscape: :gimp: :emacs:

#Computer #FreeSoftware #OpenSource

The SeaGL 2021 call for proposals is open

office hours aren't yet announced, but we will have them

The #cfp closes August 5th for our November 5th and 6th virtual conference

#SeaGL #FLOSSconf #FLOSSevent

The Spritely Project aims to create a next generation of Fediverse networks and services. You can follow at:

➡️ @spritelyproject

The official site is at

Spritely is run by Chris Lemmer Webber, one of the authors of the ActivityPub standard that the current Fediverse runs on. You can follow at:

➡️ @cwebber

#Spritely #Fediverse #ActivityPub #Federation #Software #Dev #Development #FOSS #FLOSS #Libre #FreeSoftware #OpenSource #SocialNetworks #SocialMedia #SelfHosting

@cwebber @ehashman @mlemweb @fossandcrafts generally I could make it, but this Saturday I may be in the woods away from things after the quarter... Hope it goes well and will try to forward some scheduling thoughts nearer!

Let's make things together!

@cwebber and I are starting a companion series to @fossandcrafts! These Hack and Craft events will be monthly virtual sessions where we can sit around, socialize, & craft!

The first one is Sat, June 19 2021

@fsf Thanks for the comment and links @jigmedatse ! I just presented a revised version of this talk at and clarified the timelines. In the case of the 1950s, I was referring to Paul Samuelson's 1954 paper, "The Pure Theory of Public Expenditure"

@fsf is there a place to login for the FSF instance? I'd prefer not to create another random account to reply to a comment...

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