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// now has a dedicated page where you can find a lot of insights:

For example can you read about our : according to the Website Carbon Calculator, // is cleaner than 98% of websites tested \°/

Only 0.01g of CO2 is produced every time someone visits our website. And the Green Web Foundation confirms we run on .

No future, no more !

So happy to see 1000's of enthusiasts come to next week to exchange knowledge and hack together. We wish everyone, participants & organisers, a nice time and happy hacking at , , @xmpp summit, Europe, @fosdem &

May the source be with you!

If you are in next week, I am happy to meet you at


Find my contacts at:

Ping me on Mastodon, Jabber or Phone. Other channels are checked only irregular.

I really love the 's idea to call the release of proprietary software under a free license after the end of its support to " "

this gives a very meaningful connotation to an otherwise rather technical / legal issue and helps to make it understandable for non-experts. Also it is short and handy & works pefect for slogans. Great job! I will re-use it from now in further debates and argumentations.

And btw, sign the petition to :

Imho the best campaign on and I have seen in a while: Since turned around and is nowadays claiming they "love ", the puts them to the test and calls on Microsoft to

Sign the petition:

Apart from giving users freedom, doing so would probably millions of computers that otherwise suffer from , resulting from forced updates to

We are excited to announce our brand-new feature on //

From now on you can import every event within an easy click into your personal calendar \°/

Check out your favorite event and try it out.

"The big, homogenous, world-consuming we know today is . And if this network is going to have any chance of surviving, it has to be disrupted, destroyed, and broken down."

A great article about the Internet and , about the web's comfortable walled gardens, urban elites, advertisements, the division between the rich and the poor, resilient communities, and much more totally worth the 20 minutes of reading.

One of the things I will probably never understand: How can a summit "for " ask their participants for input and then use proprietary for it? So sad.

The value of #biodiversity in #agriculture

"insect pollination is estimated to be worth £400 million to the UK economy, and predatory insects providing natural pest control is estimated to be worth $13.6 billion to the US economy"


"new European data suggests 76% of species and 70% of habitats related to agriculture now have poor conservation status. "

Data = Energy = CO2

That is why is a great idea to help you clean up your data in a playful way and to help stopping climate change at the same time. Available cross-plattform and as an app for @nextcloud:

Reduce your one file at a time : )


Hallo #Fediverse!

Wir sind eine #Saatgut #Bibliothek und Saatgut Tauschbörse in #Berlin #Neukölln. Wir bauen Gemeinschaften auf, indem wir kostenlos Saatgut, #Gartenbau-Know-how und einen praktischen Ansatz zur Ernährungssicherung anbieten.

Besucht uns auf #patreon:

like uns auf #facebook (...ja, wissen wir):

#intro #introductions

We wish all a good time at their in the Coopérative Décentrale on Mont Soleil, Switzerland. You are the first dedicated in in 2020!

Happy hacking : )

Schöner Artikel von @kaffeeringe: "Dein Algorithmus ist ne alte Umweltsau" fasst ganz gut ein paar der aktuellen Problem zusammen, welche die entfesselte Turbo-Digitalisierung uns beschert hat: Computing, , , , , ...

Strategien aus der -Szene können die Entwicklung hin zu mehr Nachhaltigkeit beschleunigen: ein Turboknopf für den ökologischen Umbau der Gesellschaft, meine ich in meinem Beitrag für Heise:

Man könnte es sich nicht ausdenken ...

Diese beiden Plakate nebeneinander zu hängen ist auf so vielen (inhaltlichen und sprachlichen) Ebenen einfach absurd.

Just watched Chris Adams talk at about "Reducing Carbon in the Digital Realm" and found the attached slide very interesting.

It shows 's in 2018 for its products and you can see that 79% is due to manufacturing and transportation - and only 19% for its actual use.

Try to keep this in mind next time you think about replacing your device with a new one - or to keep using your current device for a little bit longer.

The French government switched to Matrix, the German government evaluates free, open and federated messaging solutions, Nextcloud Talk became a great Slack replacement, public authorities in Germany consider a mass exodus from Twitter & Co after EuGH ruling, next stop Mastodon... Seems like we have both, the (political) momentum and the technology to make 2020 a great year for the free & open internet!

Nur noch ein Paketzusteller pro Straße? – Post-Betriebsrat ist dafür

Auf den Straßen sind viele Paketdienste zu sehen. Warum, fragt ein Branchenvertreter – statt DHL, DPD, Hermes, GLS und UPS reiche doch ein einziger pro Straße.

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