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What's your favorite FOSS icon pack?

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@thelinuxEXP I still find super hero movies entertaining. Morbius no, but I did like Doctor Strange, since it at least had unique Sam Raimi horror elements that no other super hero movie has. But not everyone likes the same thing. Some people like pineapple on pizza, and some people actually have taste.

As long as the code behind "smart" home devices is proprietary, these companies are free to spy on us as much as they like. Help us fight back: tell your friends about free software and urge then to join the FSF! Support #FreeSoftware. fsf.org

@pixelfed in terms for artists & musicians, this is fantastic

since some venues are still wary due to COVID etc. this is a great resource to help those still perform & share

thanks @dansup 🖤👍

Are people seriously fucking taping their mouths every goddamn night just to sleep? That's just begging for asphyxiation.

@thelinuxEXP

Why would they stop ? People continue to throw money at them. People have to stop watching them first.

I would probably love to contribute to some open source software, but either all of the things I'd want to improve are closed source or I feel like I'll be completely lost in the code.

@TerryHancock Yes. Though not using it at the moment, peertube as a "dedicated" platform does seem to make much more sense than pixelfed which (though good at what it does) doesn't, at least to me, seem to do more than one also could achieve "just" using Mastodon, Friendica, Pleroma, ... with a more image-centric backend. From that point of view, my personal gut feeling is that, for that matter, it would need two things: (a) Dedicated "servers" that solve the nasty stuff of managing, storing, presenting, sending, receiving data, and (b) purpose-built frontends for certain use cases (like, Instagram'ish "image streams" for a continuous presentation, Flickr'ish "folder/gallery" presentations for exploring larger archives, ...). The current #fediverse, at times (and that feels a bit sad) seems too often about re-inventing the wheel by building yet another full stack application that somehow mixes up both and duplicates work already done this way. For a more sustainable, democratic social networking and digital infrastructure, removing duplicate work and rather focussing on fewer solutions that are really good at what they do (both technically and in terms of meeting users needs) seems something of ... importance. 🙂️

@humanetech
@rriemann @EU_Commission

Every time I have mentioned the excellent social reading network @bookwyrm, people have replied or messaged asking if there is a film & TV version. I'm not exaggerating, it is every single time, and different people each time.

If there are any developers out there looking for Fediverse ideas, please do a film & TV version of BookWyrm! (More info about BookWyrm here by the way: joinbookwyrm.com)

Film data is (I think) available freely from Wikidata, so that side shouldn't be an issue?

There is demand for a federated film review site, its users are just waiting for it to come into existence.

"If you build it, they will come" :blobcheer:

#Fediverse #AskFedi #AskFediverse #Dev #Development #ActivityPub #Film #Films #Movie #Movies #TV #Television

Twitter is a game. 

Twitter isn't what you think it is. You already know this, but you might not have said it out loud, or really thought as much about it as you can. Twitter is, in fact, a game.

Twitter is the most successful and popular advertiser-paid, free phone game ever invented. People play this game day and night, from nearly every device, in almost every circumstance. And they believe it is a central part of their identity and lives. It is also still, a game.

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Hey, this is Klaas, I am new here 😀
I am contributing to free software for long already, starting with Bugzilla, , , my own projects like and and of course .
Happy to be here!

👋 Hello new followers!

✨ We are an ethical alternative to Instagram!

▶️ Find an instance to join here fedidb.org/software/pixelfed #pixelfed

@pixelfed First #FDroid.

Tell people they'll get the newest, hottest beta only there.

Then #GooglePlayStore.

Then #AppleAppStore.

@phil_s
What about releasing it on F-Droid first and delay the Google Play release until you release for iOS?
That would be a real statement pro FLOSS!

@pixelfed

@waimus @feditips

Yes, and for #Fedilab the added advantage of using #FDroid is that here the app is free, while there's a modest fee required for a Google Play installation.

(Though your payment via Google Play will help support the project, but you can also donate directly. See the fedilab.app/page/donations/ page)

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