Cabal, the open-source & p2p group chat I've worked on with friends, is in a quadratic funding pilot experiment run by Open Collective!
What that means for us, as an example: for every 10 USD donated, we get a total of 83 USD
boosts appreciated 🖤
Idea: Standardized code of conduct documents for ActivityPub instances similar to MIT/GPL for open source, that not only includes current moderation policies, but also a sort of philosophy for how future moderation policies are chosen.
The scholar.social instance has banned "Advertisement or apologia for cryptocurrencies, NFT's, or multi-level marketing schemes."
So glad I didn't sign up for this instance.
We've all appreciated those award-winning commercials worthy of every bit of praise, but we also got our fair share of dreadful ads. Soon we will release an on/off-button for Ad-blocking in our app (beta out any day now). Until then, do this if you please:
Add and test any or all of these DNS servers under advanced settings and give us your feedback:
100.64.0.1 – for Ad-blocking 100.64.0.2 – for Tracker blocking 100.64.0.3 – for Ad + Tracker blocking
andrew lee just seized over 700 channels on freenode because they mentioned libera.chat in their topic.
This includes projects like openbsd, wikimedia, FOSDEM, etc.
https://archive.is/uHw1g shows 720 channels that match what is being checked.
here's an example log: https://gist.github.com/pushcx/ab2a1d5b1d18e964c581ef18ccb3a79f
boost this if you care about foss in any way.
Also check out Devine Lu Linvega for awesome, low-tech projects
They've made tons of amazing projects and games, and are most notably working on uxn, a small virtual machine that allows them to port all their software to any platform they want by porting the VM
Spent five hours now trying to disable the fans on my laptop, because when I have a single terminal running it’s like I’m at the airport
Still can’t figure out how to turn them off. Tempted to get an arm machine just for traveling, I can’t afford to have my laptop keep draining this fast
Anyone have a good Linux on Arm device recommendation? Battery life is top priority
You can even control playback using the ssh terminal!
I like good questions
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