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@furkachi @seachaint @eloquence Try using the terms "cooperative technology" or "cooperative software" with people unfamiliar with FOSS. IME they'll understand it quickly without needing to explain much if anything. And there's no need to explain what source code is.

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@seachaint @eloquence @furkachi I think we need a new vocabulary that isn't a sell out to capitalists and also isn't associated with Stallman's pedantry, misogyny, and other problematic behavior.

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I renamed the essay to "Towards A Cooperative Technology Movement" and moved it to cooperativetechnology.codeberg

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Boost this if you want to be part of an explicitly anticapitalist technology liberation movement.

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@zacchiro

As was pointed out in our previous post, the root cause of approximately 70% of security vulnerabilities that Microsoft fixes and assigns a CVE (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures) are due to memory safety issues.

Actually, the C in CVE stands for C.

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@zacchiro i can't find the original source any more, but i think somebody made this for me

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@be I always ask myself, why is this not part of llvm/gcc? ccache is easy to setup, but still. I think that's what makes languages like nodejs/python so interesting, the developer experience is a lot better then with c/c++. Okay rust is setting a new goldstandard here in my opinion but still.

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If you are interested in jackctl, a more modern management UI for jack audio, we now also have a Matrix room: matrix.to/#/#jackctl:matrix.or

gitlab.com/igbc/jackctl

If you're writing C or C++ and not using ccache, you could be saving a lot of time.

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If anyone has some programming contract work they need done, please let me know. I have experience with Rust, Python, C, Go, Java, and JavaScript, and I primarily do frontend work. I can create designs if needed.

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@t54r4n1 It's in sweden where sex in public is legal, as long as you're respectful and don't bother others.
Combined with the so-called "freedom to roam" which means you may be in private forests, to camp, pick berries, have forest sex, or whatever, again as long as you are respectful and don't ruin the place.
I know of one case where a woman called the cops on some old gay dudes who were having sex in a forest, and they told her the law is very clear that sex in the forest is allowed.

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If you're interested in GNOME Mobile development, adaptive apps, and the future of the GNOME platform join our virtual Q&A later this week!

We'll have many of the core people behind various pieces of the stack, including @agx, @KekunPlazas, @exalm, @dos, and myself.

Thursday, July 29
14:00 UTC

meet.gnome.org/ale-z3p-pjq-kkn

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@owl
For example: Soundcloud took VC funding massively and fucked over their users in so many ways. Bandcamp did once back in 2010 and never since then.

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Yeah I honestly don't understand what Matrix does that XMPP doesn't. Migration of channels between servers maybe? That could be added as an XEP no problem.

I dunno.

The q with VC funding is always "ok so you're going to go meteoric - how?" Because running sustainable is simply not enough for VCs.

The answer is usually either 'monopoly' (which needs enforcement mechanism, i.e. centralisation), or 'going bust and selling off all assets, including user data'.

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Didn't know Matrix was VC-funded. Another reason to avoid it I guess :(

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Revision 2 of the PinePhone keyboard, this one is actually nice to type on :D

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fossbros 

"Signing up for different forges is a barrier for contributors"
"Email patches via git command line stuff avoid barriers!"

*my eyes are rolling that hard that they heat up my head*

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@luis_felipe @meena

That is cultural debt

It's a pity, it's unjust and it's counterproductive to the freedom cause

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@abbienormal @meena *nod*

Several years ago I started contributing to GNU. I joined Savannah, and did some things. But I eventually left because I didn't see much interest in shaping the software to be accessible|ergonomic to the average person.

The four freedoms are not enough.

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