RT @AllThingsOpen@twitter.activitypub.actor
The Call for Speakers is now open through March 20th! If you love talking about , we have a community who loves learning. Check out what topics we're looking for and submit your talk(s) today: 2020.allthingsopen.org/call-fo

RT @OpenSourceOrg
The Open Source Initiative (OSI) actively promotes
software by educating developers, decision makers, and users about the advantages of open source software and collaboration techniques.

opensource.org/osi-open-source

RT @MiniRidley@twitter.activitypub.actor
Missed ? Don't worry, the @fosdem@twitter.com team have been working extremely hard to review, cut & upload all the amazing videos of talks & more! ๐Ÿ‘

Check them out here ๐Ÿ‘‡
video.fosdem.org/2020/

RT @MiniRidley@twitter.activitypub.actor
What a fantastic start to my morning with @DivaDanese@twitter.com talking about helping cities change for the better by utilising for local initiatives. Start talking to your politicians & discuss how harnessing OSS can impact your city residents!

RT @vmbrasseur
Reasons for dropping:

โ€ข FB reneged on pricing promises
โ€ข FB required sending all data to them

Instead, replaced functionality w/ solutions like @Mattermost@twitter.com & @discourse@twitter.com. ๐Ÿ‘ twitter.com/itraor/status/1223

RT @KathyReid
@VTeagueAus@twitter.com concludes her brilliant keynote with speculation on what might be possible in collaboration with folx like @OpenAustralia@twitter.com and @RightToKnowAu@twitter.com to create more ways to engage with parliamentary processes.
Outstanding keynote at

RT @KathyReid
"We can't just throw money at the problem"
We need broader citizenship for the holistic health of open source - @joshsimmons@twitter.com

RT @floeff@twitter.activitypub.actor
So, millions of cable modems are broken. Critical infrastructure like that should be and flashable by the end-user, rather than proprietary and only upgradable by ISPs.

RT @vmbrasseur
These are some great tips for contributing to .

If you want to learn more (and more in-depth), there's a book that covers it all:

fossforge.com

Bonus: The book doesn't assume your contribution is code. needs all kinds of contributions. twitter.com/lfredolo/status/12

RT @OpenForumEurope@twitter.activitypub.actor
EVENT: EU Open Source Policy Meeting 2020 (Pre-FOSDEM)

With the EU's attention increasingly being directed towards we invite OSS stakeholders to be part of the conversation.

๐Ÿ“… 31 Jan 2020, 09h-13h
๐Ÿ“Fondation Universitaire, Brussels

openforumeurope.org/eu-open-so

RT @bzg2@twitter.activitypub.actor
I have shared some personal thoughts on in the french public sector on my blog: bzg.fr/en/open-source-and-the-

Happy to discuss them with anyone!๐Ÿงข๐Ÿ™

cc @Joinup_eu@twitter.activitypub.actor @publiccodenet@twitter.activitypub.actor @teamdigitaleIT @ADULLACT@twitter.activitypub.actor @cnll_fr@twitter.activitypub.actor @TOSITOpenSource@twitter.activitypub.actor @ljo@twitter.activitypub.actor @AntoineAugusti@twitter.activitypub.actor

So much this. BTW one of the best ways other than payment that companies can contribute to is being open about their use and providing meaningful bug reports. Payment would be nice to though. Developers still need to eat. Really great post.
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RT @PowerDNS_Bert@twitter.activitypub.actor
New post: Dear anonymous internet user asking for help with my software, project or documentation

"Why I can't help you"

With special โ€ฆ
twitter.com/PowerDNS_Bert/stat

So much this. BTW one of the best ways other than payment that companies can contribute to is being open about their use and providing meaningful bug reports. Payment would be nice to though. Developers still need to eat. Really great post.
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RT @PowerDNS_Bert@twitter.activitypub.actor
New post: Dear anonymous internet user asking for help with my software, project or documentation

"Why I can't help you"

With special โ€ฆ
twitter.com/PowerDNS_Bert/stat

One of the many reasons why it's better for UK tech to be in the EU, so much less red tape in the logistics . I also like the fact that there seems to be a lot more opportunity for collaboration in in the EU.
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RT @alexbloor
Why being in the EU is handy in the tech industry 1/4

A few days ago someone I know had a server die in a datacentre in Amsterdam. He grabbed a replacement server off the shelโ€ฆ
twitter.com/alexbloor/status/1

RT @lfnw
What are you thankful for in the FOSS world? What do you want to sing the praises of? Think about it and consider submitting a talk for LFNW2020! Share tales of hard work, cooperation, and awesomeness.

RT @downey
Thinking that if your community requires an NDA to have a chat with its community leader, that's a bad sign. :-(

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