A promising initiative for a technology driven, privacy preserving solution for the next months: "Pan-European Privacy-Preserving Proximity Tracing" - https://www.pepp-pt.org
sms4you is a personal gateway connecting SMS with XMPP or email. And it is now available in Debian Testing. Have fun! https://sms4you.xama.nu/
I felt never that trendy - https://diymask.site
Zoom is the Facebook of video conferencing systems. It collects as much personal data as possible, to then "exploit" this for profit.
Call for more featured tile layers on https://openstreetmap.org/ See how you can help: https://blog.openstreetmap.org/2020/03/24/call-for-more-featured-tile-layers-on-osm-org/
Of all the websites on the entire Internet, i think my absolute favourite is https://archive.org 💓 The Internet Archive
Chelsea Manning has been released, but she was fined $1,000 for each day she refused to testify.
Those fines now total approximately $256,000, and she's been ordered to pay them.
Real hackers also care about sustainability.
1 hacker star if your project compiles on a Thinkpad X230 with 8GB of memory.
2 hacker stars if your project compiles on a Thinkpad T400 with 4 GB of memory.
3 hacker stars if your project compiles on a 32 bit Thinkpad X60 with 2 GB of memory.
1 additional hacker star if your machine runs Coreboot or Libreboot.
In all seriousness, we should introduce some gamification to software freedom. In the end, it helps us all.
I'm very excited to be part of MobilityData IO (https://mobilitydata.org), a Canadian non-profit organization working for standardized formats and open data in mobility. In particular we are steering the future of GTFS (public transport) and GBFS (shared mobility) formats.
Today, we are proud to announce, that more than 25 organizations have joined Mobility Data IO for a global collaboration to improve traveler information.
Vandana Shiva talking about Biotechnology and Open source..
If we would design our houses with the same principles as we use to design our streets.
(Source Saab; https://www.adsoftheworld.com/media/print/saab_decorate )
Nice Google Maps Hack from Berlin: 99 second hand smartphones are transported in a handcart to generate virtual traffic jam in Google Maps.Through this activity, it is possible to turn a green street red which has an impact in the physical world by navigating cars on another route to avoid being stuck in traffic.
Podcast-Empfehlung: 180 Grad - Geschichten gegen den Hass: https://www.ndr.de/nachrichten/info/podcast4576.html
Utopia for Realists - Rutger gives inspiring visions for the future of the world and our societies. A big recommendation, if you haven't listened to him, yet: https://youtube.com/watch?v=QbTWxFwuQtM