1) Mastodon is not one but many.
Mastodon - a free ( as in freedom ) open source (#FOSS) microblogging software developed by a community. [ Mainly @Gargron :) ]. You can run it yourself or join a community's/ friend's server you like.
Twitter - a microblogging service run by a company. Their service is running on their servers. Nothing much is in your hand really.
Google have suspended Element in the Play Store without notifying us; we're reaching out to find out what's going on. Apologies for the inconvenience; in the interim there's https://f-droid.org/en/packages/im.vector.app/ but it's a few versions behind. We'll post updates here.
Better than WhatsApp: Try these Free Software Apps and Services https://fsf.org.in/article/better-than-whatsapp
PeerTube v3: it’s a live, a liiiiive !
🎉🎉🎉 PeerTube v3 is out today!!! 🎉🎉🎉
On the blog :
➡️ The stages of development
➡️ Peer to peer live streaming
➡️ A behind-the-scenes short film
➡️ What we imagine for the future!
Illus CC-By @davidrevoy
Got tired of complaining about @fdroidorg being "permanently understaffed" – and when asked on how you can help, having nothing to show but vague hints.
So I put something together, based on what I do daily. It's still very raw, and will have to be "fine-tuned" over the next days/weeks. Your feedback is welcome to make this something useful:
(Deutsche Fassung folgt ggf. später, wenn die Kanten etwas geglättet sind)
⚠️ Synapse Admins: Please upgrade to at least 1.20.0 to mitigate a denial of service vulnerability, CVE-2020-26890. For more information see: https://matrix.org/blog/2020/11/23/synapse-disclosing-cve-2020-26890
h/t @firstname.lastname@example.org for reporting
Wheee! New episode! We’re talking #nodevember in this episode! Jonas and Luca explain what Nodevember is, how it started, and how you can be a part of it yourself. These two are great fun to listen to… and while you listen, you can make your own burst of node-y goodness.
MiniDebConf Online - Gaming Edition: Lightning talks, shoutouts, tiny talks and MiniDebCamp https://lists.debian.org/debconf-announce/2020/11/msg00000.html
KDE Plasma's System Monitor gets a facelift and a new backend, letting you keep track of all your machine's resources, such as how much space you have left on your hard disks, the load on your CPU and the applications slowing down your system.
Mobilizon. Your events. Your groups. Your data.
Go behind the scenes of the design of #Mobilizon, our new tool to free your groups and events from Facebook.
(illus CC-By @davidrevoy)
On 18th this month, as an activity of the camp, learners were asked to give a input on what they would like to preserve and cherish as a knowledge for future. A virtual Knowledge Tree was made to receive and store the live inputs from the learners in its leaves.
Tree leaves were filled with varied and highly interesting inputs from learners after the activity. The Knowledge Tree with learner inputs from the activity can now be explored at - https://tree.fsci.in/free-software-camp-2020.html
Last Sunday the UK/US/CA/AU/NZ/IN/JP govts issued a statement asking tech companies to add backdoors into E2E encryption. This is a big deal: unfortunately *backdoors do not work*. Read about our alternative: combating abuse via decentralised reputation.🔒 https://matrix.org/blog/2020/10/19/combating-abuse-in-matrix-without-backdoors
Pepper&Carrot self-published comics books in English version are now available!
Get your own copies on: https://www.davidrevoy.com/shop
We found an open source license that Google is against so we're changing to it: Hello AGPL!
It helps prevent corporations from taking our code and selling it as a proprietary competitor.
No change to you as a Plausible subscriber or self-hoster.
Server run by the main developers of the project It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!