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In the wake of the civil unrest unfolding in Iran, we had one of our largest ever daily spikes in downloads.

Overnight we discovered this video, which is a Persian-language tutorial for using Session created by a member of our community.

♻️ Share it ♻️

youtube.com/watch?v=bIteXzqttK

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#introduction This is the freshly-made Fediverse account for the Kasts podcast player.

Kasts is part of KDE Plasma Mobile but works equally well on desktop. It has a play queue and sleep timer, and supports sleep suspend, saving play positions and syncing them using the GPodder API (e.g. with AntennaPod).

It's available through distro packages or FlatHub.

PS: This account is administered by @mogwai.

#kde #plasmamobile

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looking for work 

Hello fedi, as I'm looking for work, would you please lend me a hand and spread the word?

In short, I can do Chinese--English / English--Chinese translations. And I'm pretty good at it.

I used to translate for the New York Times. After getting my PhD in physics, I worked for the publisher SpringerNature as an editor, but my experience there only further radicalised me against the unethical practice of "academic publishing", and I quitted.

My career in science also saw me accumulating 15+ years' experience with C/C++/Python, contributing to projects such as scipy, numpy, etc. That made me a decent tech writer of documentations, too.

I actually quite enjoy translating -- so much so that I have a page set up for that -> ko-fi.com/post/Index-to-the-po

Samples are available on request. I am capable of most commercial translation projects in Chinese/English. In my spare time, my language skills are further honed by my Ukrainian/Russian/French/Sanskrit/Old English projects.

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Hello fediverse!

Behind every sustainable FOSS project there's a a community, a bunch of committed individuals, and of course a vision!

Have you met us already btw and do you know what Karrot is all about? Here's the opportunity:
Karrot Days next weekend on the 16th & 17th! 🥳 🥕 🤩

Of special interest to people viewing this perhaps is a session about Karrot as a general community organising tool. You're welcome to check out the sessions and join anyone you'd like:
community.karrot.world/t/karro

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Well this is very good news for designers everywhere - open source or not!

Penpot, our favourite open source design software, raises $8m in funding!!

Signups jump 5600% since Figma became #Figdobe.

#opensourcedesign #figdobe #uxdesign

RT @TechCrunch@twitter.com

Penpot inks $8M, as signups for its open source spin on Figma jump 5600% after Adobe's $20B acquisition tcrn.ch/3Syv5cM by @ingridlunden@twitter.com

🐦🔗: twitter.com/TechCrunch/status/

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Session runs on a decentralised, community-run network of nearly 2000 nodes.

That means:

- Censorship resistance 🚫🤐🚫
- Surveillance blocking 🚫🕵️🚫
- We can never access or record your data 🚫✍️🚫

#GetSession

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I've wrote a little blog post how I managed to get from a fully proprietary environment to FLOSS.

homehack.nl/peeling-the-onion/

#floss #degoogle

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Hello world!
I'm a small French non-profit advocating for emancipation through digital tools so #IRanASignalProxy.

DM me.

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Whoop! @glynmoody's new book, "Walled Garden", is now available for download. I am looking forward to reading this.

No money. No registration. Just a click.

PDF, ePub, and .mobi.

walledculture.org/

(£6.99 for a printed version: amazon.co.uk/Walled-Culture-Co)

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RT @session_app@twitter.com

Digital security protects physical safety.

Activism is absolutely vital to a fair and equitable society, and Session is purpose-built for activism.

Session for Android can be directly downloaded in Iran using Paskoochech:

4/

paskoocheh.com/tools/137/andro

🐦🔗: twitter.com/session_app/status

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Had no sale at all this month and I need money so please check out my shop? anaisfae.art/shop 🌟 here's a 15% off code for you, valid all weekend: TOOT
Any help and boosts would be very nice, thanks 💙

#MastoArt #CreativeToots

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farmhack.org/

Farm Hack is the coolest thing I've stumbled on lately. I have a vague feeling that Ive stumbled on them before.

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#privacy For people that don't like to be spied on by closed-source operating systems (MacOS, Windows) there is alternative, that has over, 2000 versions, that is faster, much more private, and more secure, and that is Linux. For beginners there are version of Linux as : Linux Mint, Ubuntu, Elementary OS (that looks like MacOS), Zorin OS (that looks like Windows). You can look up their images, and see how they look like. There are also number of ways how to customize, how your system will look.

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Do you write code for free and open source projects? Would you like to learn the basics of the Rust programming language? I’m offering to teach the basics of Rust to free and open source software programmers, for free.

liw.fi/training/rust-foss-dev/

#Rust #RustLanguage #FOSS #Training

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