just discovered a co-worker is essentially[0] on PTO through the end of the year due to use it or lose it policy

[0] some half-days and weekends to meet minimum people on shift coverage

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SFP#8: Matthias Kirschner & Bonnie Mehring discuss how to answer questions about "Free Software can cost money?". If you struggle to explain your loved ones some key concepts of this is the episode for it!



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We launched a public drafting process for the DMCA Cooperation Pledge — wherein copyright holders promise to wait 30 days before issuing DMCA takedowns against legitimate FOSS projects (ala GPLv3§8¶3). All policy wonks welcome to our transparent process! sfconservancy.org/blog/2020/no

adding "able to identify mountains and hills" to my work skills

still entry level for identifying taxis

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The Arecibo radio telescope, the largest observatory in the world for 50 years, collapsed today. Here’s a latch-hook rug I made of the message it broadcast in 1974 and the globular cluster that was the target of that message. Rip you big ass telephone

Dear ASUS,

why would you make a barebones system that doesn't support Linux?

ASUS PB50 Barebones Mini PC with AMD Ryzen

"Cons: - CPU's are stuck at 400Mhz due to BIOS Bugs, ASUS won't fix"

"That certainly sounds like a frustrating issue. Unfortunately, this machine is only supported on Windows 10."


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Beware! It's Cyberman Day!

#CybermanDay #DoctorWho #FreeUpgrades

In 2020, every Monday is Cyber Monday ( With apologies to Yakov Smirnoff )

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Episode 17: Gardening, from seedling to seasoned fossandcrafts.org/episodes/17-

We're joined by our friend Tristan to talk about gardening experiences, from newbies (us) to the wise (Tristan, and others who are not us)

gave some pie crust to the dog, kidling started singing "American Pie"

early astronomers of Harvard, mostly about single-mom Williamina Fleming ( son was Charles, not Ian ), first Curator of Astronomical Photographs at Harvard


we broke out the telescopes to get Thanksgiving viewings of Saturn and Jupiter

Finally got to listening to Alice's Restaurant and moving on to enjoy the rest of Arlo's greatest hits album

Thankful to my friends and family wherever they are and hoping they're safe

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We realize 🦃,🍗(or, for vegan/vegetarian folks like our Policy Fellow bkuhn, 🥗) & 🥧 may have our USA colleagues distracted today. If you're elsewhere in world or just taking a break from 👩‍🍳 duty, join our irc.freenode.net #conservancy weekly chat in 10 minutes!

restocked the local public library ( returned 20 kidling books )

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We’ve been challenged by a group of amazing individuals to raise a total of $111,029 during our annual fundraiser. Help us get there & have your donation doubled! Please renew or begin your Conservancy support today!



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Nextcloud is growing. We plan to hire 20 new colleagues in Sales, Marketing and Engineering (C++, PHP, Go, JS) nextcloud.com/jobs/ Join us if you want to change the world. No requests from outsourcing or headhunting companies please.

web sites tell me they can't contact captcha like that's a problem

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