We've got a blog post that explains our views & reaction to #GItHub's new #Sponsors program & related initiatives. We're concerned that it (so far) ignores key governance issues for #FOSS projects related to funding. sfconservancy.org/blog/2019/ma #Sustainability #FOSSSustainability

I'm glad I came home to my beautiful cat who tries to eat the sequins off my incredibly tacky shirt

Want a mechanism to copy files between computers with as little dependencies or expertise as possible?
Email copying-files-subscribe@fritz.ftp.sh, a new mailing list inspired by the demo of the same name at 2019!

I think the dwarf fortress dwarven pidgin language is super under rated the fact that champion, reward, and fortune are all the same root word is impressive.

Here's a recording of my talk at Hackers on Planet Earth about many of thr awesome things you can do with Qubes OS: the operating system that can protect you even if you get hacked livestream.com/internetsociety

Hey I'm really happy that Mastodon exists, and I hope it just continues to improve and grow as a community. Happy Friday, y'all

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A new version of my writeup on how to run #solo5 and #mirage on an arm64 board like the #raspberrypi 3 is now on the #mirageOS website <3 mirage.io/wiki/arm64

Is your company hiring for a job that's primarily about work with free software? Advertise on fsf.org/jobs!

I have deeply mixed feelings about this kind of chart but I ALSO feel like the most productive I have been in months and months

One reason the Kodak #KashMiner is so ~*aesthetic*~ is because it really, really feels like a 2018 prop built in 1981. The Kodak brand is PERFECT for that. It's better than the PanAm logos all over 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Hi @Gargron I wanted to check in on github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/

Can you prioritize account security with u2f in 2018? Thanks!

Shame on Google not supporting when using
It's a very petty move to discredit competitors

20-year anniversary of the Copyright Term Extension Act is Oct 27! And the 20-year anniversary of the DMCA is Oct 28!

hello fellow human developers i heard the coolest place for us hackers to hang out is the colossal pillar of kernel patches lets go do not bring weapons

Last night I started #GetOnOurLawn, aimed at *established* Mastodon people, to help make it a nicer place for newbies. Here's an incomplete summary:

- Use hashtags, so new folks have something to find.
- Report bugs and request features, so new people have a good first impression usability-wise.
- Report people that newbies shouldn't have to deal with.
- Be encouraging when new people propose good ideas.
- If you don't have anything nice/encouraging to say to someone, just don't say anything!

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