Did you watch the Sunday Keynote from the #Nextcloud Conference yet? Executive Director of the Smart Citizenship Foundation & international human rights lawyer, Renate Avila talked about the fight for a better, fairer and more open internet.
youtube.com/watch?v=a7sp0pTbx6

@purism what is the battery capacity in watt-hours for the Librem 13 laptop?

This is a critical read about human rights and modern life, especially for folks in the tech world: amnesty.org/en/latest/news/201

Check out Facebook's response in the full report, too.

I noticed a suicidal user on Hacker News, a popular tech news blog / discussion forum. I let the Hacker News staff know via their email contact link and I'll recommend the suicide prevention line to the user.

Anyone have any other ideas on how I might be able to help them?

news.ycombinator.com/item?id=2

“The technology behind the internet is not incompatible with our rights, but the business model Facebook and Google have chosen is.”

Yep, that’s Amnesty International saying that.

amnesty.org/en/latest/news/201

Come join my research collective @comdatasci! Applications to work directly with me at @UwCom are due 12/1. I'm happy to talk about the possibility of joining our group either this round or at some point in the future!
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Some cool collaboration/sync/privacy research by Kleppmann et al at Ink & Switch: inkandswitch.com/local-first.h . Nextcloud should have got at least an honorable mention ( nextcloud.com/ ).

Conflict-free Replicated Data Types (CRDTs) sound cool.

Many interesting links in there, including the library of congress recommended formats: loc.gov/preservation/resources

Taking about trends in gendered language, using Ann Leckie's amazing book Ancillary Justice as an example of a story with all gender neutral pronouns or "gender flattening." At Eva Monsen's talk on the Regender project. @SeaGL

Eva Monsen's stellar talk using Natural Language Processing to flip genders in text!

Sage Sharp rocks! We can create an environment where impostor syndrome will not exist.

RT @abbycabs@twitter.com
I’ve always been interested in drawing digitally but never have. And now, a 10 year old is demonstrating how she creates digital characters using open source @Krita_Painting@twitter.com and it’s MAGICAL ✨🧙‍♀️

Thank you

Mako at the helm. "Strategic openness is strategic closedness"

Calling all Faifcast fans! Our Executive Director @o0karen0o and Distinguished Technologist Bkuhn are going to be doing a LIVE podcast this weekend at SeaGL. If you can get to Seattle, you'll get to see the magic in person. osem.seagl.org/conferences/sea

"Wanna know what makes SeaGL special? We're FREE, we provide childcare, and we have a tea meetup called TeaGL! Learn more here and see you FRIDAY!!!"

seagl.org/news/2019/11/11/SeaG

#SeaGL #FLOSSconf #FLOSSevent #Seattle #FreeSoftware #TeaGL

Calling all #Tesla owners: let's discuss the source code for the #GPL'd parts of your car! Learn how to join the conversation with us at sfconservancy.org/blog/2019/oc

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