I wrote a specification for a <podcast:recommendation> tag here:
The National Bird of #Kenya, the Lilac-Breasted Roller, sporting her 8 different colours. Photo by Patsy Weingart
"There needs to be something that sits in between banks and venture capital blitz" – very sad to see #IndieVC shut down yesterday. They were a lighthouse for startups seeking a more sustainable alternative to "10X or die". More power to #EarnestCapital. #Startup #VentureCapital #Finance https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.axios.com/indievc-venture-capital-investment-shut-down-d8dae56e-1615-4201-9385-c5e972834b3f.html
Jam: my initial take on a FOSS alternative to Clubhouse
A quick write-up of my initial tinkering and (very positive) impressions of @jam_systems.
Mailing lists just got RSS support: #hyperkitty, the modern GNU #mailman successor, just merged #RSS feeds for every list. Monitoring news just got a lot easier, inboxes will get smaller, and a 5 year wish has been fulfilled https://gitlab.com/mailman/hyperkitty/-/merge_requests/302
@ForbesMagazine writes about our defence stance on #OpenSource trademarks against #AWS in this just published https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidjeans/2021/03/01/elastic-war-on-amazon-web-services/
Bitcoin is currently using 56% as much energy as all other datacenters worldwide to provide what is effectively a global 14.4kbps modem's worth of consensus bandwidth with 10 minute latency
“Because cooperating via #opensource is simply the most efficient way to make #progress and create #value, I believe that ultimately most things will be produced in this way – it is just a question of time,” says @samtuke in our #collabathon #interview series #proofingfuture.
Sam Tuke is a serial Open Source entrepreneur and CEO of mailtech startup Lightmeter.
Incredible quality of artwork in the submissions for the @inkscape 1.1 splash screen competition. So many world class artists "drawing freely" using #OpenSource. Warms the cockles of my heart 💕 https://inkscape.org/gallery/=about-screen-contest/contest-for-11/
This is the talk that inspired today's article on trademarking #OpenSource terms: trademark early and often, and think of it as insurance, advises
@ShaneCurcuru@mastodon.network in this freshly posted video from #FossBackstage https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=64K0LiZ4RrU&list=PLq-odUc2x7i-A0sOgr-5JJUs5wkgdiXuR&index=7
Should #OpenSource projects use #trademarks? Do they contradict pro-freedom principles? In this article we outline the benefits, both practical and philosophical, and explain our own strategy https://lightmeter.io/why-trademark-open-source-software/ (Thanks to @ShaneCurcuru@mastodon.network for inspiration!)
New #Thunderbird addon "#ThirdStats" adds very pretty usage statistics on your email management habits, including date and contact filtering, and folder and temporal distribution Via @ghacks and @CaschysBlog #OpenSourceInnovation https://www.ghacks.net/2021/02/15/thirdstats-adds-visualized-statistics-to-thunderbird-email-accounts/
Open Source activist since 2003. Founder at Lightmeter. Startup mentor. Past: phpList , Collabora , GnuPG , FSFE , & ownCloud.
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