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This sort of asshattery is why I focus on the so that we can stop giving these billionaire assholes more and more money and control over our lives.

Getting ready to enjoy the first session of my first FOSDEM :)

Looking forward to seeing everyone in person (for the first time for many people) at this weekend :). Send me a DM if you want to coordinate a meeting time.

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before beginning to improve the world.” --Anne Frank

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If you only do one thing on make it changing your search engine. Google and others learn a great deal about you based on what you search for.

There are better alternatives out there.

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It is in our best interest as developers and users to work together in the fediverse.

Pixelfed is not competing with Mastodon or any other fedi project. The amount of MAU the whole fediverse has is under 1m users. A drop in the bucket compared to centralized, corporate, social media.

(MAU = Monthly Active Users)

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My cousin is a very talented artist. Check his stuff out on instagram (@milomatthieu)

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Pinafore is now on Mastodon! (How meta is that?)

Follow this account for updates on, and toot at us to report bugs or ask for features.

Proof this is us:

All of this activity has me excited with playing around with all the different platforms...probably need to start using different icons or adding platform icons to them...

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#OpenAudio is an instance of @funkwhale , which is part of the ActivityPub-powered Fediverse.

You can browse tens of thousands of music tracks that are legal to download and share at: specialises in #CreativeCommons tracks and other #Libre music, much of it from the Free Music Archive ( The FMA has been under threat recently, so is a sort of lifeboat for the content.

#AlternativesAtoZ #Music #FunkWhale

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Friend: Are you OK? You haven't posted on Instagram in ages
Me: I quit FB, Instagram, and Twitter.
Friend: Why'd you quit the internet?
Me: Actually I've *rejoined* the Internet.

Next time someone asked me why did I leave the internet, I'm gonna say I'm still very much on the Internet. When are *you* coming back?

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MakeUseOf: "It’s ultra-secure and ultraportable, lightweight, powerful, easy to use... overall the Librem 13 is one of the sexiest laptops available. Sexy AND running Linux? No, really."

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our CEO Todd Weaver contrasts Purism as a Social Purpose Corporation with Big Tech: "The unregulated tech industry means that maximizing shareholder value, by definition, means to exploit society; that's why Big Tech exploits society..." #WomenLeadRadio

The Apple Lisa introduction commercial from 1983. "When Apple invented the personal computer..." **eyeroll** but still nice piece of

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Looking forward to another great year at #FOSDEM! Plus #CHAOSSCon & #CopyleftConf too.

Our team is eager to talk about #FLOSS for social good, humanitarian response, international development, and general "saving the world" with #OpenSource.

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Asynch programming in Rust book

Getting Started -

Not complete, but it looks like a good start.

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