The extradition hearings of Julian Assange are a disgrace to democracies and the constitutional state!

This is not about any legitimate claims; it is about the torture of an individual and the intimidation of journalists worldwide. The dangerous message that stands out: no matter what nationality you are or what country you are in, no matter what important journalistic work you do, do not speak up. If you expose injustices committed by the US military, they will come after you.

What is Europe? A story of Moria; the reality in our refugee camps:
(English speakers start at minute 3).

Very strong images, not suited for sensitive viewers and children!

The @debian conference of this year is underway and happening online. Have a look at the schedule and join the streams:

You can now join the #OpenStreetMap Foundation #OSMF as a voting member under the new Active Contributor Program, provided you achieve significant contribution, like 42 days of mapping over the last year or some other forms of contribution to the community (like organizing events, building software, etc.).


ich habe einen #XMPP MUC für #OpenStreetMap erstellt. Es gibt bereits eine große Gruppe bei Telegram, doch mir war es wichtig auch eine Anlaufstelle über XMPP zu bieten. Ich selbst bin noch ein ziemlicher Anfänger was OpenStreetMap und XMPP betrifft. Ihr seid aber herzlich eingeladen der Gruppe beizutreten.



Holidays in the parental home. At the end of the local network construction, we built together in a happy place where there is fiber to the home, in a small piece of nowhere in very western Germany.

Twitter blocks us for promoting Free Software alternatives. A good example why tech monopolies are dangerous.

( just brought back IRC to me!

It was very easy to setup the server instance ( and it feels like "the future", you stay connected and can use multiple clients (tried it in and ) at the same time.

I just can't get over how great StreetComplete is. It looks fantastic, is incredibly easy to use, and actually makes it fun to contribute data about the Real World for the benefit of everyone.

If you run Android, be sure to give it a try: #OpenStreetMap #StreetComplete

PixelFed is a free, open source Fediverse alternative to Instagram. You can follow PixelFed here:

➡️ @pixelfed

You can join a PixelFed instance at

The official site is at

You can self-host your own instance, instructions are here:

Managed PixelFed instance hosting (for non-technical people) is here:

#PixelFed #Instagram #Fediverse #FOSS #FLOSS #Libre #Photos #Alternatives

Honestly blows my mind that we look at "hey, let's map the entire planet" and everyone's like, "Yeah, OK, that's doable" but then we start talking about making a minor change to a tagging schema to fix a shortcoming it started with and suddenly "We can't do that, it's too haaaaard" #OpenStreetMap #LaneTagging

The global conference "State of the Map" (@sotm ) is happening this weekend. Instead of meeting in Cape Town, we do it online. The good part: No registration needed, just chime in! is a shield for your emails against #spam. Service is free and open-source #GPL. After subscription, you own an unlimited number of dynamic and disposable mail addresses in the form of, that you can disable if compromised:

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