😻 € 20 000 in 5 days, #Mobilizon will exist... thanks to you all, so thank you!
Now is when we know if we'll get enought for a federated tool.
joinmobilizon.org/en/news#19-0
Sharing is caring ;).

We've got big news.

After months of work, Tor Browser is now stable on Android.

Tor Browser 8.5 brings the highest degree of privacy and censorship-circumvention available to Android users. blog.torproject.org/new-releas

As it's the 10th anniversary of Minecraft, a reminder that there's a free open alternative called Minetest:

minetest.net/

You can follow it on the Fediverse at:

@Minetest

It has many game modes including online multiplayer servers.

#Minetest #Minecraft #Minecraft10Years #Alternatives #FLOSS

France's largest free software organisation @Framasoft has just launched a crowdfunding campaign for an open federated events tool, Mobilizon:

joinmobilizon.org/en/

Mobilizon would replace Facebook Events and similar closed services.

It would use ActivityPub, so people would be able to organise events on the Fediverse.

You can also follow its Mastodon account here:

@mobilizon

#Mobilizon #DeleteFacebook #Events #Alternatives #Fediverse

Are you not feeling motivated to go outside for a healthy walk? How about downloading the application StreetComplete from @fdroidorg and start helping out OpenStreetMap by adding missing data about the places around you!

I started today and it made my daily walks a lot more fun! It also motivates me to walk even more and visit new places that I wouldn't visit otherwise. :)

#OpenStreetMap #OpenData #Fdroid

How the local #Hacklab #PicaPica in #Oviedo convinced the #Parliament of #Asturias to be the first Parliament to sign our #OpenLetter demanding "Public Money? #PublicCode!": fsfe.org/news/2019/news-201905

An interview with Iyán Méndez Veiga

YOU: so the A in RAID stands for "Array"?
US: Yes.
YOU: doesn't that mean saying "RAID array" is redundant?
US: Of course. That's what the R is for.

Mon petit doigt me dit qu'une nouvelle version de #PeerTube ne va pas tarder à sortir...

Il reste quelques chaînes à traduire, go go sur

trad.framasoft.org/

Merci 👍

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A new version of #PeerTube will be released soon....

There are still some strings to translate, go go go on

trad.framasoft.org/

Thanks 👍

Time to announce this plan: I am working on a redesign of the joinmastodon.org server picker. I am also planning to switch out the data source from instances.social to my own API. The main reason for this is the addition of a new guarantee that I would be able to give when linking to servers from joinmastodon.org: That those servers would meet certain standards and enforce some basic rules of conduct.

Below is a screenshot with old, uncurated data as placeholder.

#mastodev

is a file .

nnn is fast and the interface is simple, with links traversable with hjkl and the arrow keys. Up and down scrolls through the listing, right enters a directory or opens a file, and left goes up a directory.

nnn supports batch renaming with an editor, quick pager/edit launching, archive listing, filtering, link creation, and several other useful features.

Website 🔗️: github.com/jarun/nnn

apt 📦️: nnn

The last machine I had is now no more. I wiped the disk clean and tried just for fun... and it's feels just like Christmas!

@cwebber If Moore's Law still held, it would be a much different question. A 3x decrease would only be a few years old, so despite being objectively much slower, I'd be much more used to it because it would be so recently in the past.

A great deal of the reluctance to change, I think, is not just that the hardware's gotten better, but the software that we use _expects_ that modern, fast hardware. My (and I suspect other people's) answer was based on the assumption of continuing to use the software we already do as normal. But, if something like your hypothetical actually happened, and lots of people started using computers that were several times slower, I think we'd see the software adapt to that.

If the software adapted to work about equally well on 3x slower hardware as current software does on current hardware, I'd be much more willing to take the slower hardware, knowing that I'd still be able to do everything I currently do and be similarly productive. But, current software designed for modern computers, running on a 3x slower device, would for a great many tasks be unbearable.

reminder that my dating site is still up and it's free to use it

ben.lubar.me/dating-site/

From my mum, with a hat tip to @MicroSFF

The traveler from the past was recently arrived and anxious to please.
The baby was new, and the traveler smiled eagerly. “Aww! Boy or girl?”
The parent’s look was offended, appalled, alarmed. “It will be many years before Sonoma will be making sexual choices. Why would you ask such a question now?”

In case you missed it, you can follow people across the Fediverse even if you're using a different kind of site.

For example, here's a PixelFed account:

@earth

...here's a PeerTube account...

@documentaries

...here's a WriteFreely account...

@carbontwelve

...here's a Plume account...

@PlumeDev

...here's a Friendica account...

@hypolite

...and you can follow all of them from Mastodon.

Just click on the @ link to see their profile, and then click on Follow.

#Fediverse #Federation

My present Recaptcha policy:

Request audio.

Respond "Fuck you Google"

Repeat until access granted, or the joy fades.

Bonus: All audio AI parsing tends to "Fuck you Google".

Nextcloud 16 came out with some epic improvements, did you upgrade yet?
🖥Machine learning protects logins
🔎Smart recommendations
🔑ACLs in Group Folders
📝Projects to relate info across apps
🗣️Talk 6/w Commands
🛡️Privacy Center to keep you in control
nextcloud.com/blog/nextcloud-1

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