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I recently started turning off monitors during meetings; using Bluetooth earphones and walking around instead of sitting.

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Some days (esp. the meeting-heavy days), I feel bad for allocating an entire vertical monitor for basically just chat, email and calendar (In addition to the other two monitors 🙈).

It's fucked. It's all fucked. Signal is announcing in the newest beta verstion integration of a random crypto shitcoin. Gonna attract all the crazies nobody wants in this.

Gonna trigger a mass exodus after so many years fighting to have people to use the app and all the alternatives are not good enough.

Really tired of changing messaging platforms every 2 years on my life.

I'm happy that I'll be part of two meetings this month in front of the EU Commission talking about decentralized social networks and the work we've done socialhub.activitypub.rocks/t/

I believe this conversation is an important one to have, and I'd like to expand on why below.

WTF GitHub!

(This is a proprietary project at work. Don't recommend me to switch.)

I can't remember how I came across this excellent deck by Charity Majors (twitter.com/mipsytipsy): speakerdeck.com/charity/cd
In her nice style, I find that she delivers a very compelling message!

404 watercooler missing

No casual talk permitted in remote work.

With a groundbreaking resolution, #Dortmund has committed itself to the use of #FreeSoftware. An overwhelming, cross-faction majority of the city council has paved the way for "Public Money? #PublicCode!”

fsfe.org/news/2021/news-202103

@do_foss

We introduce our new Public Roadmap where you can keep track of what the team is working on, the various research projects currently under-way, etc

cryptpad.fr/kanban/#/2/kanban/

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