Finally all my videos should be on PeerTube, too (a few are still transcoding): 🎉🎉🎉

Get it while it's fresh! This Week in Matrix is out now! Big Conduit news, lots of server updates, plus bridges, Gitter, loads of clients, and a new social network being built on matrix! #decentralisation #twim #matrix

Yes, both. I'll dig them out & post a link with instructions n stuff soon... Probably tomorrow afternoon or Monday morning.

It didn't pick up much steam last week's (as in no one else did it) but I have more #followfriday recommendations for you all:

@unfa an open-source/Linux exclusive music producer and graphics designer.

@Gynux an illustrator.

@alcinnz a browser developer.

@unflocked a game developer.

@brandkopf an illustrator.

@gray a platform agnostic sysadmin.

If you want me to remove you from the toot please let me know, and sorry in advance.

Get followfriday in your Timeline: @FollowFriday by

A great day to stock up your own A Book Apart library. (My book is out of stock, but there’s so many other fantastic and valuable books there!)

Anything I must not miss for ?

(It's going out early this week (later today) because I want to have a free and relaxing week-end (also, birthday tomorrow)).

I'm going to try and do a little here, and I really liked the way @minkiu added a bit about each person, so here we go:

@kev / @mike - The Admins behind

@sylvia_ritter - You may recognise some of the artwork if you're an Ubuntu fan ;)

@dajbelshaw - A friendly chap with some interesting blogs to follow

@keyoxide - An alternative to Keybase to establish your online identity


If you'd like to participate, give @FollowFriday a follow!

PSA: My employer changed the CPR kits in all the first-aid boxes to ones that have disposable one-way valves in the event we have to use them during the pandemic. I hadn't even thought of our first-aid kits as being a transmission vector.

Encourage your employers to make sure you have safe CPR kits!

Major performance improvements coming to the thanks to work by Ondrej Jirman (megi).
Video shows UI performance of
@kde on
@postmarketOS, but the fix will benefit all OSes.

Someone on Fosstodon got in touch with me eventually, and we've closed a deal today. I'm starting next month and absolutely stoked to grow into my role and become even better for the next time around! 🎉

I had absolutely no idea what would happen or any expectation with this toot. Almost out of desperation, this was me shouting into the fediverse -- yet 76 boosts and dozens of replies and DMs later, here I am, incredibly taken aback by the response and the help extended. Thank you EVERY ONE! ♥

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Hey #Barcelona. This is a long shot. But I’m looking for someone.

Anyone else has tried to submit their contribution to the World #Dataviz Challenge between 23:00 and 23:59 on Monday Oct 26th on this website?

We are denied participation because the submission form was not working properly at that time. We are looking for anyone else that might have faced the same issue?

Thank you for your help.

🤡 <----- people who blame github for the RIAA takedown notice of youtube-dl, but pay for music streaming services that fund the RIAA.

Cancel those subscriptions, and go here...

Syncthing ( is my go-to tool for backing up photos and synchronizing password store across all devices. Run as a non-profit foundation, great UX in both web interface and Android app, multiple relay servers for NAT traversal run by volunteers. Totally worth setting up a recurring donation on Liberapay or their own website.

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Is it an SL5000, SL5500 or SL5600?
I have loads for the SL5500!
The software for the others can be found.
I'll set up a folder & share if you like. Bought mine in 2002 (I think) in Singapore. Used it a lot too. Still do on occasions 😃

It doesn't really change until just before it dies & by then it's too late lol!
@postmarketOS @danct12 @PINE64

This is a good write-up of the #youtubedl situation that should be accessible to non-techies:

If you need something to link your friends, family, or political representative to so that they can understand how absolutely preposterous and harmful the youtube-dl takedown is, this is a good link to have at hand.

Programming in 2020:

Can't wait to boot up my APPLE to open up my MICROSOFT text editor and GOOGLE for solutions to FACEBOOK's technical debt in my MICROSOFT repository so I can deploy to AMAZON and I'll pay GOOGLE and FACEBOOK for the privilege of getting site traffic to show my visitors ads.

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