Hello social.coop people,
I'm Alfonso, connecting from the Pyrenees, the mountains in the south of France.
Here in the Pyrenees, i've co-founded Lab Place, a maker and co-working space in a little village https://lab.place
I also take part in the international network Civicwise https://civicwise.org
Has someone in the room tested Open XChange in a self-hosted instance? http://oxpedia.org/wiki/index.php?title=AppSuite:Main_Page_AppSuite#information Any thoughts about it?
If you're looking to #deletefacebook maybe check out #Hubzilla. Its a decentralized alternative with tons of features. Events, groups (called Forums), fine-grained privacy settings, and even a CMS, wiki engine, and file storage.
It could definitely use some frontend work and UX improvements. But it's a really powerful system. And, unlike #Mastodon, you don't have to stress about picking your first hub because it allows channel migration!
Bryan Lunduke: The time of the Internet giants is coming to an end.
"The time of the Internet giants... is coming to an end. Google. Facebook. Twitter.
The whole lot of 'em. Their time has passed. Some will disappear. Some will be broken up. Others will dwindle into obscurity.
Either way, it's happening."
2013, but relevant with the recent (and the old) #Facebook revelations. In other words: it wasn't a surprise (privacy advocates and such did warn for years about this).
*Alessandro Acquisti: What will a future without secrets look like?*
"The line between public and private has blurred in the past decade, both online and in real life, and Alessandro Acquisti is here to explain what this means and why it matters. …"
To me @davidbollier is one of the most cogent teachers on the commons out there. Hear him interviewed by @thenextsystem: https://thenextsystem.org/learn/stories/episode-17-social-transformation-through-commons-w-david-bollier
Anti-vaccines. When the problem is not just a question of resources
France is the country with the lowest vaccine confidence level.
40% of French respondents (vs. an average of 12% worldwide) responded that they disagreed or strongly disagreed with the following statement: “Vaccines are safe”.
Interesting health data analysis by Civio
Want truly alternative search results?
Use Searx rather than (US-based, Amazon AWS-reliant, centralized) duckduckgo!
Searx subverts data from search engines while protecting your privacy in a truly decentralized matter!
https://searx.me for main (often saturdated instance)
https://stats.searx.xyz/ for a list of instances.. and better, deploy your own! <3
Très bel hommage à Georges Orwell. Il serait ravi.
Easily fund open source projects with these platforms.
1. Liberapay | a non-profit, open source organization that helps in a periodic donation to a project.
2. Bountysource | for open source software, unique way of paying a developer for his time and work in the name of Bounties.
3. Open Collective | has more than 500 collectives being backed up by 5000+ users.
4. Open Source Grants | still in its beta stage.
Cambridge Analytica, ou pourquoi vous ne devriez pas cliquer sur n'importe quoi sur Facebook https://www.franceinter.fr/societe/pourquoi-vous-ne-devriez-pas-cliquer-sur-ce-test-de-personnalite-sur-facebook
What open source programming isn't and what it should be https://opensource.com/article/18/3/what-open-source-programming
Impresión de moldes para fabricar jabón hacker https://voragine.net/link/impresion-de-moldes-para-fabricar-jabon-hacker
[fr] [LeParisien] Internet : comment le gratuit fait du client un produit — http://www.laquadrature.net/fr/comment-le-gratuit-fait-du-client-un-produit
The Open Data Inventory (ODIN), by Open Data Watch, assesses the coverage and openness of official statistics to help identify gaps, promote open data policies, improve access, and encourage dialogue between national statistical offices (NSOs) and data users