If you are a college student and want to get payed to become a part of a great open source project that deals with open standards, check out the ideas page: https://wiki.xmpp.org/web/GSoC/2020/Project_Ideas
You can also propose your own awesome project idea!
Some time ago I was unable to find a decent vector rendition of Tux, so I've drawn my own (licensed under CC-0.)
Or rather redrawn it closely based on the original drawing made in GIMP.
@email@example.com sony patent images are goldmine
why @eff isn't mentioning XMPP and conversations in this page? are whatsapp and signal paying their ads in the website?
Dino 0.1 is released! 🎉
Dino is a secure and open-source application for decentralized messaging. It uses the XMPP (“Jabber”) protocol and is interoperable with other XMPP clients and servers. We aim to provide an intuitive, clean and modern user interface.
Release blog post: https://dino.im/blog/2020/01/dino-0.1-release/
This is simultaneously pleasing, funny and cheesy.
A capella version of Iron Maiden's "Fear of the dark"
“But we need a backup planet in case this one is ruined!”
There is virtually nothing we — or the Universe — could do to Earth that would make it less habitable than Mars. Global warming, nuclear winter, extinction-level asteroid... still easier to live in caves here than there.
#Mastodon is getting support for #XMPP URIs \o/
During #36C3 #prosody devs created a module that would allow your #XMPP server to expose some #nodeinfo2 statistics to the-federation.info. This contributes to a better understanding of the size of #XMPP based federated services. After a week there are already 49 nodes with a little less than 470k registered users (0.1 MAU ratio).
The stats so far:
Help us scale Cryptowatch, Kraken's professional charting & trading platform. Cryptowatch has grown organically from a tiny weekend project to a popular real-time #crypto charting & trading platform which ppl rely on all over the world. #frontend #js #xmpp https://jobs.lever.co/kraken/66a65c83-df1d-4130-a202-9926c09078f9
Sonos states on their website that "sustainability is non-negotiable," and that they design products to minimize impact, but I work at an e-waste recycler and have demonstrable proof this is false.
Sonos's "recycle mode" intentionally bricks good devices so they can't be reused.
I see more genuine smiles in 5 weeks in South Africa than I see in an entire year in Germany.
I'm not saying this to bash Germans, but to express appreciation to South Africans, who despite hardship are some of the most friendly and welcoming people on earth (perhaps a close second to Brazillians).
Firefox market share vs Mozilla Foundation chair salary (2.5 million/year in 2018)
@Google@twitter.com Update on my struggle to get my emails delivered to Gmail.
Based on a tip from @ij, I've configured Postfix to use IPv4 when sending to Gmail.
Since then I've successfully sent two emails to Gmail addresses.
Fingers crossed that this fixes it for good.
Software development and electronic music.
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