Petrix has moved to @petre@fosstodon.org:

Petrix @petre@toot.berlin

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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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We're on Mastodon! A big thanks to Fosstodon for the help! We'll be posting updates and news about LibreOffice, along with tips and tricks for using the software.

This why we love TNG:

Data Explains how to be second in command
youtube.com/watch?v=vMKtKNZw4B

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I am just brainstorming things for ActivityPub.dev. the easy things are:
- Educational materials
- Document conventions

The hard one is:
- Donation-driven open collective that provides stipends to devs building ActivityPub projects

Not sure if there's any interest in the latter

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#Carnet is a free open alternative to Google Keep. It includes text, images, audio, todo lists and syncing features.

It's currently available for Android (on Google Play and F-Droid), Linux, and NextCloud.

You can follow it here:

@Carnet

You can find out more and contribute on its git page:

github.com/PhieF/CarnetDocumen

The lead developer is here:

@PhieLaidMignon

#GoogleKeep #Alternatives

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If you use the default built-in browser, don't forget to update the tracking database to block every tracking scripts and ads. #Fedilab

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The Disease of More - Mark Manson - Pocket

Success is often the first step toward disaster. The idea of progress is often the enemy of actual progress.

getpocket.com/explore/item/the

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Protonmail has been awarded €2 million from the EU to further develop the Proton ecosystem protonmail.com/blog/eu-funding

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Hey developers & ActivityPub enthusiasts!

@GetTogetherComm is a free open alternative to MeetUp.com.

The lead developer needs help with implementing federation, either coding or better documentation about ActivityPub.

There's an open issue for it here:

github.com/GetTogetherComm/Get

There's been discussion but no code contributions yet.

Can you help?

(It would be *so* cool to get this kind of service federated, imagine every town having its own instance :blobaww: )

#ActivityPub #FLOSS #FOSS

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So many exciting things happening with ActivityPub projects recently!

- mastodon adds registration api
- pleroma stable release, tons of updates
- prismo has a new logo and version
- anfora has a surge of recent development
- florence gaining traction
- fedilab adds support for non-masto projects
- funkwhale hosts sync meetings to coordinate project dev
- WriteAs announces WriteAs Labs
- Spritely releases Golem demo

And lots more! #activityPub

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It's public now! Spritely (and myself) have been awarded a Samsung Stack Zero grant! I'm funded for the next two years to bring ActivityPub and the fediverse to the next level. Secure interactions, object capabilities, p2p content delivery, all that stuff! samsungnext.com/whats-next/cat

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Packing tips: Bring warm clothing and a coat (near freezing and chance of rain/snow), don't forget Belgian power plug adapter and chargers for your smart devices. Cash money for purchases at stands or beer-event (cash machine onsite runs out quick), catering also accepts cards.

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VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT
FOSDEM is a conference entirely made by volunteers. While a small crew works on it year-round, most of the work during the conference is done by a large, enthusiastic group of great people who donate their time to make FOSDEM happen: you! volunteers.fosdem.org/

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A complete Android fork to remove all tracking aspects from Google and others - gitlab.e.foundation/e