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Katie Bouman, the scientist behind the first image of a black hole. Katie created an algorithm that made the image possible #WomenInSTEM #womensart t.co/anjif88j52

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Have you been thinking about making an app for the Librem 5 but didn't know where to start?

I wrote a tutorial blog post for getting started with designing apps for GNOME mobile (and desktop too).

blogs.gnome.org/tbernard/2019/

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The @blender community have done it again! Behold Spring, Blender's new film. Beautiful designs and fantastic effects show how you can create professional, Hollywood-grade CGI using Free Software. Congrats Blender!

youtu.be/WhWc3b3KhnY

If you are getting a Pepper and Carrot vibe, it is no coincidence: @davidrevoy, creator of P&C, used @krita to design the look of the film:

framapiaf.org/@davidrevoy/1018

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@kuketzblog @Digitalcourage Demnächst wird ein Artikel von @nicoalt erscheinen, indem nochmal ausführlicher darüber berichtet wird.

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@kuketzblog @Digitalcourage Wir stimmen zu, Software sollte möglichst immer reproduzierbar gebaut sein. Aber Achtung: Entgegen des Zitats ist Software bei #FDroid und #Debian nicht immer reproduzierbar gebaut.

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Seit die #Urheberrechtsreform im EU-Parlament verabschiedet wurde, sprießen Europaweit TOR Nodes. Bis zum eigentlichen Einsatz von #uploadfilter könnten es viele mehr werden ;)

Da kann die #ContentMafia am Ende auch nicht viel gegen machen, hauptsache #Artikel13 haben wollen.

Creí un deck para : en frases

nico.dorfbrunnen.eu/es/2019/ar

Traduje la traducción alemana original a Español e Inglés. Espero que así más gente pueda aprender el Árabe con este deck.

I've created a for : in sentences

nico.dorfbrunnen.eu/en/2019/ar

The original German text got translated into English and Spanish, in the hope that it's useful to even more people.

Ich habe ein Deck für erstellt: in Sätzen

nico.dorfbrunnen.eu/2019/arabi

Die deutschen Texte sind außerdem auf Englisch und Spanisch übersetzt.

It's easy to modify apps to include malware before they are published on those platforms. Therefore, users have to trust publishers. This is where reproducibility comes into play.

Draft text of images for visually impaired:

Free Software is a great thing, because it allows users to check that apps are doing what they pretend to do. But almost nobody compiles apps themselves. Instead, binaries are used which in case of Google Play or Apple's App Store are built by the apps' developers or in case of F-Droid come from the project itself.

Writing about on the road couldn't be much better than with and which generate a lovely preview and sync my drafts across all my devices. Thanks so much to their developers!

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Earth isn't the only planet with aurora. Aurora have been observed on other planets such as Saturn, shown here (Hubble image)

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One day I would like to put all open-source operating systems developers in one room and put one single slide on the screen:

"There is only one Donald Knuth and you are not him.

And no, you are not even Brian Kerninghan or Dennis Ritchie¹.

Learn to manage your ego."
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¹ I have actually met dmr as an 8 yr old child and asked him to explain printf() varargs to me² which he did in the kindest, gentlest, non-condescending way.
² Yes, I was taught C & Lisp aged 6. Explains things, right?

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If you're at #35C3, don't miss out _hc's talk which will be partly about #fdroid too and starts in less than an hour at 16:10 at Eliza: Wind: Off-Grid Services for Everyday People

fahrplan.events.ccc.de/congres

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