#Patreon is putting up their prices, creators will get less of their fans' donations.
There's a free open source alternative, #LiberaPay, which is non-profit:
LiberaPay is itself funded by donations.
You can follow them on the Fediverse:
(alternative at request of reader @mjog 👍 )
I'm doing a bit of an exploratory UI survey, and I NEED YOUR HELP! I'm trying to understand and quantify a few things, so if you have approximately two minutes, could you fill this out? Sharing helps a ton, too! https://goo.gl/forms/rx6rSHmt3B1ftAih2
#mozilla announced they're graduating Firefox Send from an experiment to product status, complete with higher upload caps and an Android app.
This is a neat solution for simple users who don't want to think too much while maintaining their privacy.
Personally I use a combination of transfer.sh, my own personal web server and RetroShare for P2P file transfers between friends.
Request from a reader:
Are there good free open alternatives to Google's #recaptcha?
It is very difficult to avoid recaptchas as so many sites seem to rely on them. It would be nice to have alternatives people could suggest to websites.
American tech companies are quietly working with the FBI on "solutions" to end-to-end encryption, @gizmodo reports. https://gizmodo.com/silicon-valley-and-the-fbi-take-their-encryption-fight-1833069827 There is no such thing as an encryption backdoor that only lets in the good guys. https://protonmail.com/blog/encryption-backdoor/
*Introducing: @firstname.lastname@example.org DESIGN SPOTS*
We’re extremely excited to show you our most recent work!
Let us know what you think & if you have q's you want us to work on: http://bit.ly/2SLQlMT
Je regarde les données des voix du projet Common Voice de Mozilla.
7% seulement de voix féminines sur le français ^^'
si vous voulez contribuer :
If you're as upset as I am about the unfair media coverage #tulsi gabbard has been getting, this list of articles that debunk the accusations against her might come in handy: https://www.reddit.com/r/tulsi/comments/af3n6x/refuting_antitulsi_propaganda_information_database/
Hey developers & ActivityPub enthusiasts!
@GetTogetherComm is a free open alternative to MeetUp.com.
The lead developer needs help with implementing federation, either coding or better documentation about ActivityPub.
There's an open issue for it here:
There's been discussion but no code contributions yet.
Can you help?
(It would be *so* cool to get this kind of service federated, imagine every town having its own instance )
We Need Google Chrome No More https://redalemeden.com/blog/2019/we-need-chrome-no-more
The decision for Signal to not back up messages by default—and to make users deal with the backup files manually—is kind of decision that sours people on privacy-first technology. If your out of the box experience is that users lose data, it's not good.
Open-source enthusiast, animal rights activist, interested in nonviolent communication. Just seeing if Mastodon would work for me...
Fosstodon is a Mastodon instance that is open to anyone who is interested in technology; particularly free & open source software.