Pinned toot

Bernard Diedhiou is an akonting player from the Casamance region of Senegal. This is the second in a series of short music documentaries I've been working on. youtube.com/watch?v=g5ugNfE2Pa

Raising money to pay the musicians involved in the Music of Senegal project. We accept Bitcoin (and via Lightning) as well as traditional fiat. musicofsenegal.com

@slvrbckt I think it's worth mentioning that people can support the artists, as well as the making of the films, in Bitcoin and via Lightning Network, too:

musicofsenegal.com

Bernard Diedhiou is an akonting player from the Casamance region of Senegal. This is the second in a series of short music documentaries I've been working on. youtube.com/watch?v=g5ugNfE2Pa

Here's the official announcement for Hacker Beach #8: hackerbeach.org/hacker-beach-8

(This is literally the only thing "official" about Hacker Beach. Everything else is just you fine people meeting in Colombia and doing whatever you want to do.)

checkout Salliou playing the cas cas on Gorée Island (Senegal): youtube.com/watch?v=zwEDOWZ6w5
and support my friend doing a music documentary about those amazing musicians and tunes from Senegal: musicofsenegal.com/

Looking for a job working on FOSS?

The free software job feed fossjobs is now on the fediverse, too:

Follow @fossjobs

It’s christmas and I’m second-hand santa! 🎅
Here’s some things I haven’t used in the past year and I’m giving away:
jancborchardt.net/stuff#giftin

from Dec to Jan my route is: PRG ✈ BCN ✈ SFO ✈ MNL ✈ SIN ✈ TXL 🚍 PRG

Gruber's idea of social media regulation is to make decentralized servers entirely illegal. I'm sure it's just because he's ignorant about the very idea of decentralized services working well enough for people to use daily, and I suppose a lot of other corporate zombie brains make the same mistake. But boy is it myopic. recode.net/2018/12/17/18140062

"Some people buy an iPhone every year; some are on a two-year cycle; others wait for screens to crack, batteries to die, or apps to slow. Nearly all, though, buy another iPhone, making the purpose of yesterday’s keynote less an exercise in selling a device and more a matter of informing self-selected segments which device they will ultimately buy, and for what price."

Thompson on point, as ever: stratechery.com/2018/the-iphon

@raucao plan on going to this year? they've been sold out for a while and I never got a ticket.

@raucao the kosmos.social web app is better than any of the mastodon Android apps I've tried, I'm actually getting notifications now

You can now challenge someone to game of #chess over toots! castling.club/ 💪

It's actually a standalone server in the #fediverse, implementing #activitypub all by itself. 😃

TFW you survive the initial eruption in Pompeii, but then a giant rock punches you in the face:

GitLab open sourced push mirroring and added it core. This is a great win for #decentralization!!! You can now run your own canonical GitLab instance & easily mirror to GitHub for findability.

Read more here: about.gitlab.com/2018/05/22/gi

Another reason why GitLab is #1

#federation #fediverse #decentralize

Show more
kosmos.social

The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!