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celebrates it's two year anniversary. It is really impressive what all the people together with @Gargron achieved. Not only with Mastodon as such but also the underlaying technology and the rich ecosystem of apps and tool around it. Thanks to all the people who made it happen! I'm sure the free, decentralized and open web has a bright future!

The #Nextcloud News app is looking for more developers and a new maintainer. The main part is written in #JavaScript. Join us on Github if you are interested You can find open issues to get started and open pull request where we appreciate any help to test and review them. No matter if you fix a bug, help reviewing or add a cool new feature, we are happy to help you to get started as good as possible.

Bist du dir noch nicht sicher wen du bei der Anstehenden Landtagswahl in wählen willst? Vielleicht gibt dir der Digital-o-Mat ein paar Anhaltspunkte

Interesting read on why joined TL;DR Microsoft is in a transition from a product company to a service company. With Azure they earn a lot of money these days with people running Free Software on their cloud platform. Which means that the threat of software patent interferes with the growth of their services business these days.

Wow, when I heard the rumors last week I bet that this will not going to happen. But now really surprised me by joining the Open Invention Network . This also means that they have to stop using against !

Feeling lost on Mastodon? Wondering what all of those timelines and options mean?

I did a video presentation about Mastodon for Michigan!/usr/group (

Here's the video if you're interested:

Bist du dir noch nicht sicher wen du bei der Anstehenden Landtagswahl in wählen willst? Vielleicht gibt dir der Digital-o-Mat ein paar Anhaltspunkte

Do you want to discuss , , , topics but not necessarily on a mailing lists? Maybe the Discourse instance run by is something you want to try? Help us to evaluate if this is a useful service for our community

« Now Is the Time to Start Planning for the Post-Android World by @glynmoody. We need a free software mobile operating system. Is it eelo? »

As I couldn't attend the Nextcloud Conference this year 😢 I'm now listening to @loic about why journalists should use instead of , & other frequent surveillance targets.

Wow, gerade erfahren dass die ein eigenes Repository betreibt. Sehr schön! Wenn jetzt die durch öffentliche Mittel finanzierte Software noch wäre, dann wäre es perfekt. ? !

Interesting read: How replaced Google’s with their own notification system. Maybe this would be also a option for other apps...

There are now Mastodon share buttons on the @fsfe websites. 😉

TIL: in 2001 when GPRS was launched in Germany, the price for 1 GB was 35.000 euros. Yes, not kidding, folks!

Geht es nur mir so, oder wusstet ihr bisher auch nicht das es bei Pressekonferenzen eine Kleiderordnung gibt? Oder warum kommt das BKA auf die Idee den Mann abzuführen und warum schaut unsere Bundeskanzlerin dabei nur zu? Fragen über Fragen...

Later today you can meet #nextcloud at #FIfFKon18 in Berlin, at the TU Berlin's Mathematik building!

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