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"Die Türkei will in Syrien einmarschieren – und wir alle sagen Nein."
[Turkey attacks Syria and all of us say No.]

offenerbriefmilitaeroffensive.


Top Kurdish general: Watching over ISIS prisoners now a 'second priority'

nbcnews.com/news/amp/ncna10634

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Alikhbaria TV reports that two convoys of armoured turkish vehicles crossed the Turkey border en route to the frontline of

An SDF spokesmen told STEP news agency that the Syrian Regime is mobilising forces to join Erdogan before they cross Euphrat to attack …

Moxie on twitter
“The Kurdish experiments with democracy, feminism, and anti-state organization in the midst of their fight against ISIS are such rare truly inspiring developments in the world today.

This is so tragic.”

twitter.com/moxie/status/11813

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Following the weird communication of a little white man who thinks he is Yahweh :

[treat as unconfirmed for now]
The first Turkish airstrike hit the Kurdish-controlled Semelka border, crossing between Syria and Iraq.

" air force bombed a convoy bringing support to via the Semalka border crossing that links to Iraq."

[ praying for my brave friends of the Syrian Democratic Forces ]

twitter.com/Ozkok_A/status/118

RT @owenboswarva@twitter.com
New development: lawyers for #What3Words have persuaded Twitter to remove some tweets that mention WhatFreeWords (including one of mine). owenboswarva.com/misc/W3W_Twit

This rather looks like an attempt to chill public discussion of W3W's business model. #IPR #DMCA #streisandeffect

Hello, I’m the reel2bits project developper (an opensource soundcloud-like with WIP federation).

It’s in python/flask/vuejs, if you are interested to help us on some of the issues and more specially the ActivityPub part you can contact us/me through:

a matrix channel
the issue tracker
this account

boosts appreciated.

In Castrop Rauxel (bei Dortmund) gibt es jetzt auch eine Baumbesetzung 💚🌳! #Soligrüße!

#RettetDieAlteEiche🌳
Kommt zur #Heerstraße!

"Seit über 250 Jahren steht die alte Eiche an diesem wundervollen Ort an der Heerstraße. Nun soll sie dem Bauprojekt „Wohnen an der Emscher“ zum Opfer fallen. Dabei ist die Bauprojektfläche so groß, dass dieser Ausnahmebaum problemlos eingebunden werden kann."

#SupportYourLocalForest
#AlteEicheBleibt! #hambibleibt #jederbaumzählt

Infos:
RettetDieAlteEiche.de

RT @oekofreaks@twitter.com

Was kann man eigentlich als #Entwickler gegen den #Klimawandel tun? Zum Beispiel beim #Hacktoberfest mitmachen: github.com/topics/climate-chan - 178 Projekte, die sich mit dem Klimawandel beschäftigen.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/oekofreaks/status/

I'd just like to interject for a moment. What you're referring to as Mastodon, is in fact, ActivityPub/Mastodon, or as I've recently taken to calling it, ActivityPub plus Mastodon. Mastodon is not a social network unto itself, but rather another free component of a fully functioning ActivityPub system made useful by the ActivityPub namespaces, vocabulary and non-normative sections comprising a full social network as defined by W3C Recommendation 23 January 2018.

Many computer users use a modified version of the ActivityPub social network every day, without realizing it. Through a peculiar turn of events, the version of ActivityPub which is widely used today is often called "Mastodon", and many of its users are not aware that it is basically the ActivityPub social network, developed by the W3C.

There really is a Mastodon, and these people are using it, but it is just a part of the social network they use. Mastodon is the frontend: the program in the system that lets you interacts with the posts of all the people you follow. The frontend is an essential part of a social network, but useless by itself; it can only function in the context of a complete social network. Mastodon is normally used in combination with the ActivityPub social network: the whole system is basically ActivityPub with Mastodon added, or ActivityPub/Mastodon. All the so-called "Mastodon" distributions are really distributions of ActivityPub/Mastodon.

Media!
You complain a lot that people only read your headlines.
Think instead!
People are obsessed about the opinion of their friends.
Look at the kids: They read the lead and are not pulled into the article. They move to places where they can talk.
And if you continue to refuse this space things get worse, ya know.

Give them a space to exchange their minds.
Let this place be federated.

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Mastodon

Server run by the main developers of the project 🐘 It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!