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Good messenger - check.
Questionable cryptocurrency integration - check.
So, when is Zoom buying Signal?

@djsundog All this Boston is bringing back memories. I have Third Stage either on vinyl, or one of the first few CDs I ever bought.

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This is just a feeler for now, but would people be interested in helping organize a Free Culture conference online?

If so, could you drop me a line?

No blizzard, but there was some snow while I was out running errands this morning.

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I have the motorcycle out of storage, and the summer tires on the car. I apologize for the inevitable upcoming blizzard.

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This week we're using current events to think through the larger structures of governance and leadership within the FOSS world and how founder's syndrome effects communities that are inherently based on freedom

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I've had some thoughts on the current situation. Too much for the character limit here, though.

@djsundog This set of music you're playing. Is it from a collection? It seems like such a familiar set, but I can't place it.

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:boost_ok: :ablobcatwave: Please boost this post if you would like the EFF to join the fediverse. :ablobcatbongo:

In a survey the EFF sent me, I suggested they create an account on the fediverse, so they can reach more supporters and support innovative free software that promotes interoperability among platforms, something they've advocated for in the past, too.

If you can boost this post, maybe I'll be able to show them that there are quite a few users who would like them here!

The EFF is the infamous nonprofit organisation that fights for privacy, government transparency, and digital freedom. Their fight is very important, and the EFF is very special to me.

You can see some of their work here

In the meantime, you can follow @eff, which is an unofficial mirror of their Twitter.
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First #bike ride of the season. Thankfully, there wasn't a whole lot of snow, but there was a little to remind me that winter is still not over. #mastobikes #rideon #morristown #newjersey
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World’s Oldest Computer Festival is This Weekend - There was a time when owning a home computer was kind of a big deal. In the days before the populari... more: #trentoncomputerfestival #vintagecomputing #retrocomputing #fleamarket #eastcoast #toool #cons #news #tcf

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@mwlucas no glasses, but from the angle of the glasses pic, because I'm saucy and I vote outside the box.

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we don't actually have the rule of law in America, it's all a misunderstanding that started with a transcription error. We're actually governed by the rule o' flaw, which states that if there's a fucked up way to do something, that's how it will be done

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@djsundog I haven't listened to this much in ages, and it's fantastic. Thanks.

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FOSDEM is too damn big. Too many talks at too many times covering too many topics that I'm too interested in :notlikemiya:
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Fosstodon is an English speaking Mastodon instance that is open to anyone who is interested in technology; particularly free & open source software.