Mozilla has announced a grant of up to $30,000 "to people and projects that illuminate how to reimagine data in a way that shifts power away from big tech platforms and toward individuals and communities."
I finished my stint as a Mozilla Fellow and now I'm relaunching my Patreon with a focus on, well, fixing social media.
This means I'm going to continue my concerted work trying to make the fediverse a better place, in the form of best practice guides for running instances, external advocacy, and technical tutorials and training so that more people can contribute software to the fediverse at large.
You can read a partial summary of my work so far at my new Patreon page!
The 'Finkbeiner test' is a checklist proposed to help journalists avoid gender bias in media articles about women in science.
To pass the test, an article about a female scientist must not mention:
-- That she is a woman
-- Her husband's job
-- Her childcare arrangements
-- How she nurtures her underlings
-- How she was taken aback by the competitiveness in her field
-- How she is a role model for other women
-- How she's the "first woman to..."
#UNICEF wants to invest in #FreeSoftware "The Fund provides investment-style funding for early-stage, #OpenSource technology solutions that address the most pressing challenges faced by children and young people", further "UNICEF requires that all code, content or hardware developed and tested be open source and be publicly available."... Great initiative! https://www.ungm.org/Public/Notice/82482
Want to inform your community about digital rights and privacy? Check out the Electronic Frontier Alliance Tips for Organizing Public Events. https://www.eff.org/electronic-frontier-alliance/events-tips
Why Your iPhone Selfies Don't Look Like Your Face - The Atlantic https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2018/12/your-iphone-selfies-dont-look-like-your-face/578353/
RT @RaquelWillis_@twitter.com: Let’s commit to building a world that treasures Black trans women & femmes.✊🏿✊🏾✊🏽
"We Keep Each Other Safe" is by nonbinary West African artist @AmirKhadar@twitter.com who worked w/ @email@example.com for the 2018 Trans Day of Resilience Art project.
A queer trans woman, international education / tech maker.🏳️🌈 Truthfully, I am a character from the Sandman; Wanda is my sister. Just my opinions.
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