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Went for a morning walk through the #CapitolHillAutonomousZone. Peaceful and quiet, everyone I chatted with was very polite and helpful. Lots of fresh food and mutual aid! #SeattleProtests #CHAZ

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Everything wrong with Discord in 5000 words or less. https://cadence.moe/blog/2020-06-06-fuckdiscord

Please boost. Please move off Discord. Please take your friends with you.

I can make edits upon request.
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I'm very happy that nixos.org/ got a new design. It's not complete, but a huge step forward in our effort to improve the presentation incrementally. The text at the top is still the same as before.

If you have feedback, please let us know.

github.com/NixOS/nixos-homepag

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The question on the minds of regulators and policy-makers should not be “When do we get to 5G?” but “When do we get to Open Standards and Open Source platforms for affordable access?” By abstracting radio hardware from software and embracing Open Standards and Open Source platforms...

manypossibilities.net/2020/05/

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Today, we've unveiled our roadmap to #PeerTube's v3: live streaming, global search, better plugins, playlists and moderation: we will need your help!
▶️ info framablog.org/2020/05/26/our-p
▶️ share and support joinpeertube.org/roadmap

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Would you like to read about feminist reflections on internet policies? Check out genderit.org/

GenderIT.org is a think tank of and for women's rights, sexual rights and internet rights activists, academics, journalists and advocates. It carries articles, news, podcasts, videos, comics and blogs on internet policy and cultures from a feminist and intersectional perspective.

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Just discovered a new messenger called Jami thanks to privacytools.io. It looks really promising! Almost fully p2p and fully e2e encrypted. Has clients for all common devices.

Anyone out there using it?
jami.net

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Microsoft is using Github moderation tools to bully people that are correctly using Github to call attention to their attempt to bully another FOSS project.

medium.com/@probonopd/microsof

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"macOS 10.15: Slow by Design"

If you'd like to give Linux a chance, here's how I switched after 15 years of Apple markosaric.com/linux/

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Very excited to try the new High Performance Backend to #nextcloud talk. This has been probably the biggest problem with my recommending Nextcloud- that the Talk backend just doesn't work beyond a few people at once.

Very excited to read this:

nextcloud.com/blog/open-sourci

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This weekend I'm updating Hometown to be synced with the latest Mastodon (3.1.4) and also fixing a bug where local pinned posts are shown to non-local viewers. Should have a release by Monday once I've tested it here on Friend Camp for a day or so.

#hometown

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dear #fediverse does anyone know a tool that allows multiple users to control a desktop computer simultaneously? And by that I mean full multiplayer desktop environment, multiple cursors etc.

Something like VNC but.. multiplayer

i'd guess there is some #linux way to do this with #xorg but can't find anything good...

also looking for something #floss not a proprietary tech support software suite

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Zoom acquired Keybase today.

Keybase helped me to identify a trend in the software industry: using a pretty UI to cover up the disruption of an open ecosystem with a closed, centralized replacement. Keybase seemed cool on the face of it - making encryption easier is a laudible goal, and PGP certainly could use the improvement. But, thanks to Keybase, now I ask different questions upfront.

Beware the Keybase formula:

1. Integrates with an existing, open ecosystem
2. May have open-source clients, but server is closed source and does not federate
3. Pretty UI and good marketing
4. VC funded

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Wow huge update to Matrix/Riot including end-to-end encryption by default. If you're looking for a team collaboration/chat tool, do take a look. There's a nice Jitsi integration for video calls too.

Congrats to everyone involved 👏

blog.riot.im/e2e-encryption-by

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