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The story behind the VPN-zine project, including funding+ hosting support, available here:
cucu.gr/prints/bundle-vpn-zine

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The Tor Project is hiring a Junior Systems Administrator! Please retweet and share this opportunity with your networks.
torproject.org/about/jobs/juni

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Calling all translators!

Inkscape is now in string freeze for the upcoming version 1.1.

See which part needs your help the most at inkscape.org/doc/devel/transla & find out how to get started at inkscape.org/contribute/transl

#FLOSS #inkscape #helpwanted #translation

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My special #PeerTube instance geared towards creators is up and running. I'm in the process of migrating over myself, before I shut down my personal instance.

Still looking for creators interested in putting videos on it. Feel free to DM me! In the meantime, check it out:

https://spectra.video/
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Got interviewed, on among others: magic, software, 'post-digital' vs. 'new media', DIY culture & collectives, futures of art, the Crapularity, design as social experiment, dark sides of 'openness', artistic research:
link.springer.com/article/10.1

#DIY #art #artisticresearch #FLOSS #crapularity #design #postdigital

The last months I've been watching k-dramas obsessively, so I picked-up learning Korean, am in week 3 now. I love the Hangul alphabet symbols, which was a radical language restructure in the 15th cent, switching from traditional chinese characters to simpler phonetic syllables.

The sounds are very hard to grasp though, but I found this open source python program anki, that helps memorizing with cards!
apps.ankiweb.net/

It works on many platforms too. And not only for languages.

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Made a keyboard wrist rest out of an old piece of cherry I've had in the basement forever. Just need to glue some rubber feet on the bottom or something 🙂⌨️

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"Local CDN" This extension emulates Content Delivery Networks
(CDNs) by intercepting requests, finding the requested resource and redirecting it to a local equivalent.
The local redirection of CDNs have two main advantages over fetching from CDNs.
1. You will get large libraries instantly without connecting to CDNs which save you bandwidth
2. There will be no connection to the CDN and hence no tracking from this CDN.

#web #browser #privacy ?

add0n.com/local-cdn.html?versi

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re-#introductions

Hi, everyone! We are an international worker-owned co-op.

We provide tech services with a commitment to privacy, transparency and sustainability. We have a strong commitment to libre software. You can read about our values on our website: autonomic.zone/blog/our-foundi

We are especially interested in collaborating with co-ops and other collective organisations working for a better world.

autonomic.zone/

#coops #workercoops #tech #cotech #freesoftware

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STMP157-OLinuXino-LIME2 industrial open source hardware Linux computer now is in production. Complete mainline uboot and Linux Kernel 5.12 support for all peripherials. olimex.wordpress.com/2021/04/0 #linux #industrial #raspberrypi #computer #oshw

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if your antifa work consists of pasting stickers, tagging etc. please read this.

when I moved to Germany I was depressed, dysphoric, didn't speak the language, didn't leave my room, didn't make friends for >2 years. Trump had just been elected on racism against Latinx immigrants, and I had trauma from gender-based street violence in my country. Europe was having an immigration crisis, and parties like the AfD seemed on the rise. I felt as afraid in the streets as I learned to be in Brazil, scurrying through the evenings, heart thumping. Are neonazi emboldened by all this? Am I going to get beaten?

I was vaguely socialist but not politically aware. I was barely aware of what was "antifa" until Spencer got punched. It was a surprise for me to see antifa graffiti and "immigrants welcome" stickers almost every block, everywhere I went. It made me feel like there were people here who would stand by me (correctly :anarchismred:⁠).

if your antifa work consists of pasting stickers, tagging etc. it makes a lot of difference. you make people feel seen and cared about. with all my heart, thank you <3

Psaroskala zines are taking part in Glasgow Zine Festival 2021 for the month of April.
All zine makers have a video interview displayed at their tables. Check them out!

glasgowzinelibrary.com/psarosk

glasgowzinelibrary.com/fair

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We translated our article about surveillance at EU borders. It's about how the European Union is helping the surveillance industry to test its technologies on people in exile, in its race for profit and arms
#technopolice

laquadrature.net/en/2021/03/31

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This Friday, April 2nd 2021, Page Not Found ( page-not-found.nl ) and the Master Experimental Publishing ( #XPUB ) at the Piet Zwart Institute, Willem de Kooning Academy, are delighted to invite you to the launch of their Special Issue #14, entitled “I Don't Know Where We're Going, But — A Local Network City Quest”.

Join #XPUB for a game of urban pinball as you drift through the streets of Den Haag. And it's free? Yes: eventbrite.nl/e/launch-i-dont-

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We are sending out to our members the booklet of servus, a vademecum made to have all the useful links to our online toolbox guide "book of servus" at your fingertips!

Don't forget to add #thebookofservus to your bookmarks: book.servus.at

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When writing provokes discomfort in me (which is, very very often), I try to keep in mind that writing is a good excuse to read stuff. I write to learn and understand more than expressing myself. The journey is what matters.

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for those where the season is getting warmer, instead of buying ant traps and what not, consider using peppermint oil and bay leaves to naturally ward them off without harming them.

also consider setting up a bee watering station if you can, to create a safe place for bees to get water. be careful to monitor it because still water can also be a breeding ground for mosquitoes.

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I found a way to make variable fonts with free softwares only. It requires Fontforge and two Python modules (AFDKO and fontmake). My code here: gitlab.com/ameliedumont/fonts/
#variablefont #python #freesoftware

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Systerserver Town

Very very small instance for feminists. Right now this instance is moderated by Gaba & Anne & Mara open to people we know or recommended. If you would like to join send an email with a short introduction to gaba at systerserver.net and hi at psaroskalazines.gr