We're nearing 8 years since my father was beaten unconscious, held in solitary confinement and severely tortured. A human rights defender serving a life sentence for fighting for human rights in a country that considers it an act of treason.
#FreeAlkhawaja #Bahrain #DKPol
Come join the @email@example.com relay operator meetup on Sunday, February 3rd @ 15:00 in room H.3244!
Hi #fosdem! I'll be giving my talk "Countering Impostor Syndrome Culture" at the community dev room H.1301 on Sunday at 9:10.
I'll be talking about how FOSS and tech culture causes people to feel impostor syndrome, and how we can change to support ppl who have impostor syndrome
New blog post: "Prior Art" https://www.harihareswara.net/sumana/2019/02/01/0
I'm curious: Who else did full-on plays at tech conferences? I wouldn't be surprised if someone did it a decade before me and I never knew. https://gitlab.com/playhatching/tips-for-creators/issues/1
New position open for a developer to work wtih @OpenObservatory@twitter.com !
We're looking for a Backend Engineer to work with @OpenObservatory@twitter.com!
You'll work on the data processing pipeline and other components responsible for recording measurements by our global user network. Python or Golang required.
#devjobs #hiring #jobs
A report by @OpenObservatory@twitter.com & @firstname.lastname@example.org sheds light on the internet blackouts and blocks that took place during the Zimbabwe fuel protests.
Thank you to all the Zimbabwean volunteers who ran OONI Probe, making this research possible. https://ooni.io/post/zimbabwe-protests-social-media-blocking-2019/ #ZimbabweShutDown
"...porque la lluvia nos moja a todos y la moneda se las quedan unos pocos..." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bNuMklsPtpA
Children’s Books on Black Activists, Innovators, and Scholars Who Changed History https://medium.com/@katieishizukastephens/the-black-power-book-list-17-childrens-books-on-black-activists-innovators-and-scholars-who-f3e2b478c1ea
Yes! And in every community
It’s been almost 7 years for me and I couldn’t agree more. I’ve experience some awful things that I hope to be able to talk about one day. It’s not just ICE, you know? It’s also the people. It’s almost in *every* community... including those who take credit for being “allies”. https://twitter.com/mohanadelshieky/status/1089632130219466753
This is one reason newsrooms struggle retaining talent. These are people with in-demand skills, who could fall over backwards and land a new job. But they are taking less money (a lot less) to work at a news organization for the same reasons we did: to make a difference. (4/6)
English is a foreign language.
https://pinafore.social/ is a web client for mastodon.
If you're a computer programmer and you've heard of the Dat protocol but looked at the docs and still scratched your head (I was there myself a few months back), there's a new guide that explains in very clear, very detailed language what Dat is and how it works.
Just to be clear, I do not recommend it for non-programmers as that is not the intended audience but I *highly* recommend it for programmers:
Watched a wonderful movie called "On Happiness Road" that has so many of my fucking experiences on immigrating that I cried in many parts of the movie https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7543904/
Gonna keep it 💯: The biggest threats to journalism right now are tech monopolies & concentration of ownership.
Healthy democracy *requires* high-quality journalism.
W/o a wide range of independent outlets & the revenue to sustain them, our democracy will continue to crumble.
AT @email@example.com next week! #FOSDEM
Who's going to @FOSDEM@twitter.com? Several Tor contributors will be attending & leading sessions including @RogerDingledine@twitter.com, @firstname.lastname@example.org, @email@example.com, @firstname.lastname@example.org. Come learn about Tor, onion services, our UX approach, and our privacy-preserving metrics: https://blog.torproject.org/events/fosdem-brussels #FOSDEM
bread & roses - feminist - floss - social justice
Very very small instance for feminists. Right now this instance is only moderated by Gaba with gaba-kind-of-rules and it is invite only. If you want an invite send a message to gaba at systerserver.net.