I'm experimenting with a browser plugin to change gendered pronouns to gender neutral, (part of my research in online governance, a cohort organized by columbia boulder college of media).

Inspiration comes from own and other feminist comrades, experiencing gender bias in FOSS communities.

colorado.edu/lab/medlab/2021/0

At a civil service helpdesk yesterday, should we call it interface hacking?

Print-making gets messy, stressful but also fun! We are sending new geeky stuff to spreadzine festival in Groningen NL. Exhibition at sign project space 17 - 26 September.
sign2.nl/events/spread-zinefes

The other half of psaroskala team created a new zine totally old school, hand made and photocopied about our zines display construction from wood!

oldest book printed with movable metal plates Jikji about zen philosophy will be available as pdf online in English, according to this article. Is it out there yet?
koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/2

I'm working on a A5 zine pdf generator with python's FPDF library. It takes a text as an input, including image filenames too, and creates an A4 signatures of 2 pages. If you like to peep in the code:
gist.github.com/m4ra/fa17c1d40

The second file is the latest version, subclassing the FPDF.
I'll be adding future versions as new files.
And yes, it's on github for now, sue me :P

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.

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

From yesterday's migration workshop, screenshots from the terminal slides (made with:github.com/vinayak-mehta/present).

At the end of the session we created a new list to exchange info on tech zines, inspiring docs and other manuals.
If you would like to subscribe:

lists.systerserver.net/mailman

There is still places for the workshop tomorrow at 11 CET, on installation+migrations.
If you would like to join registration is free, check out varia.zone/fhm-servers-migrati

Awesome poster by @ameliedumont

Just finished with the installation! Tomorrrow I'm going to import the first list as a test.

Happy women's day!

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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