After 6 months of effort by our talented team of contributors, we are thrilled to announce the immediate release of GNOME 3.32, "Taipei". Please see our release announcement for the comprehensive list of changes.
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Will it ever occur to people that it is not in *my* interest to get tracking links with my newsletter?
I'm fine with people wanting to promote stuff and throw links towards my direction but can't they be so decent to not track me when I'm already kind enough to subscribe?!
"Die Bundespolizei speichert Einsatzaufnahmen von Bodycams auf Servern von Amazon. Laut Bundespolizei gibt es noch keine entsprechende staatliche Infrastrukur."
Willkommen im digitalen Entwicklungsland Deutschland. Dort, wo Uploadfilter gefordert werden, aber keine Infrastruktur für sensible, staatliche Daten existiert.
Free Software ↔️ Open Source … the old story.
#AkiraUX maybe consider just calling it "Free Software" then? 😉
Akira is needing help! First and only open source tool to make mockups, with a great interface! Their creator needs YOU to hire devs to fasten the development!
You are an Open Source fan? You like to contribute to open sources projects? Please consider donating to this one!
You can't? Spread the word by boosting
Forgot to mention the microphone we built into that smoke alarm, oops.
The Big 1.0. – Riot
Riot, the default and most mature client for #Matrix just hit 1.0, with a huge redesign <3 If you have ever checked Riot before, but didn't like the looks - please give it another try! If you haven't tried it but like things like, dunno, #Slack for example, have a try and you might be pleasantly surprised.
"Big Tech's problem is Big, not Tech" by Cory Doctorow (video) https://archive.org/details/decentralizedwebsummitmedia-2018-courtyard-2?start=509
I missed this when it came out a few months ago, but this is a great talk. I'm becoming more and more convinced that the problems of technology centralization can't be solved without antitrust. Tim Wu's recent book "The Curse of Bigness" also comes to mind here.
If you want to learn more about this topic, check out this excellent presentation by Joseph Nuthalapati (@njoseph) and Sudhamsh Kandukuri at ThoughtWorks XConf 2018 in Bangalore, India:
"Digital Empowerment in Rural India - powered by FreedomBox"
Great presentation of #FreedomBox at FOSDEM
#Peertube question: How does search work in peertube? Does it matter where to look for videos?
What is the difference between USA and USB? Show more
One connects to all of your devices and accesses the data, the other is a hardware standard.
“I'm not interested in punishing people for using any particular provider. If Geary nags people for using Gmail or whatever the evil company of the month is, then people will just stop using Geary.”
“When you’re neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.” – Desmond Tutu
The services of surveillance capitalists, if included at all in ethical technology, should come with tobacco-style warnings.