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New Yorkers, https://www1.nyc.gov/site/dca/consumers/get-free-financial-counseling.page you can get free and confidential financial counseling, regardless of income or immigration status, to help you save, improve your credit, and more. #nyc
Folks running your own mail servers - https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/06/announcing-starttls-everywhere-securing-hop-hop-email-delivery "Announcing STARTTLS Everywhere: Securing Hop-to-Hop Email Delivery"
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I learned about orphan trains, and the history of legalized child abduction in the US, by reading http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674005358 "The Great Arizona Orphan Abduction" by Linda Gordon (found via http://crookedtimber.org/2005/05/25/academic-bestsellers/ )
Many public interest technologists research and advise rather than develop.
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signal-boosting from birdsite:
At #OSCON for the day to discuss RIT's FOSS minor; if you want to meet up, message me or ask the folks at the RIT booth where to find the Mel!
On the BBC Introducting Mixtape podcast https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p06ds06d , the first song in the July 16th episode, LAURÉ's "Grey Skirt", is a sweet, lovely a cappella tune particularly about transfeminine experiences. http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/introducing/entries/f1c96d0c-9f74-41b6-b02e-6905735fb767
Zack, you have given me an opportunity to mention the liveblogging parody at https://www.crummy.com/2005/02/12/0#comments which is hilarious, but also retroactively melancholy because it's by Aaron Swartz.
Your small tech org, user group, or open source community could, for just USD$200, get a code of conduct evaluation, a report, and a half-hour meeting about next steps. From/with an expert. This is AMAZING value for money, in my opinion. http://lifeofaudrey.com/2018/07/16/coc-consult.html
@zwol My recollection of the test question is fuzzy but I think it only lets you include basically infotech/electronics that currently exist, as part of, like, a tablet-type computing device.
I was reminded of this test question because of Michael Downey's question https://floss.social/@downey/100364366385568645
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I’m thinking about offering a flat-rate code of conduct consultation again. I’d spend about an hour to read your policies and create a report with my recommendations, and a 30 min call to discuss. Any open source projects or user groups who might be interested?