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European Citizens' Initiative: Start Unconditional Basic Incomes (UBI) throughout the EU

"Our aim is to establish the introduction of unconditional basic incomes throughout the EU which ensure every person’s material existence and opportunity to participate in society as part of its economic policy. This aim shall be reached while remaining within the competences conferred to the EU by the Treaties."

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Finished my first week working for where our department is working on and projects for (European Space Agency) and (European Southern ). We're using my favourite tools like C++, Qt and . Can't get much closer to perfection, or as the Japanese would say, 😀 In particular, I'll be working on the control software for 39-metre - Extremely Large planned to be finished in 2025, see

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"After everything that has been going on with the privacy crisis and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg going to Washington to speak with members of Congress, I felt that this video was timely. I think social media can be good but we must be careful with how we use it."

You Will Wish You Watched This Before You Started Using Social Media

So the vaccine becomes public knowledge and can be produced at low cost. In a distributed and fast way. In total still cheaper than the current approach where Pfizer and Moderna are free to just not deliver. 2/2

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For the next pandemic, dear @[email protected], do it different. Offer 2B€ in cash for the first company/research group to bring a vaccine to approval, 1B€ for the second and 550M€ for the third. But they MUST transfer all IP/Patents for production to the EU in exchange. 1/2

Never forget how Oxford wanted to open source their vaccine but the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation stepped in and AstraZeneca got exclusive rights.

Psst... We're #hiring! Collabora is looking for a passionate & enthusiastic software developer, with contributions to #Mesa3D, to join our ever growing geographically-distributed #graphics domain team! Interested? Learn more: #OpenSource #remoteworking

Registration for the 100% online LibrePlanet 2021 conference is live! Register today to help us build an amazing event:

Do you always wanted to participate in a community and thereby support your favorite #FreeSoftware organisation?

The #FSFE is currently searching for translators. We would be happy to welcome you to our team!

Read about how you can join:

The right to repair is crucial for a free future, this is illustrated in our latest animated video "Fight to Repair." Join our campaign and inform others on the state of #RightToRepair in your country. #FightToRepair

The only “ethical AI” for personal data is free and open AI that runs on your own devices where you own and control it. The only “ethical AI” for communal data is free and open AI owned and controlled by us all. AI/data owned and controlled by corporations is unethical to begin with.

RT @[email protected]

🇬🇧 What exactly is the proposed “#ePrivacy derogation”?

📹 Nothing but a loophole for automatic #masssurveillance of all your messages, photos and videos.

What you can do:


Ongoing discussions regarding Digital Services Act cannot accept thinking out-of-box. Our whole society is trapped in discussions about how to regulate the big, centralized platforms, rather than give the opportunity to expand for decentralized platforms like Mastodon.

PeerTube v3: it’s a live, a liiiiive !

🎉🎉🎉 PeerTube v3 is out today!!! 🎉🎉🎉

On the blog :
➡️ The stages of development
➡️ Peer to peer live streaming
➡️ A behind-the-scenes short film
➡️ What we imagine for the future!

Illus CC-By @davidrevoy

New releases for KDE software in January include KIO Fuse, an add-on that lets all applications like LibreOffice access remote files safely as if they were local; lots of bugfixes; and exciting new apps MyGNUHealth, KGeoTag and Kongress adopted into KDE.
In times of social crisis, despite the clear and growing need of many for an accessible and decent housing, which is increasingly difficult to afford in capitalism and gentrified cities, only luxury apartments and hotels are being built en masse. Enough! #StanovanjaZaVse #DomZaVse #BrezdomkeVHotele #BrezdomceVHotele

In Code 7you play as a hacker trying to save humanity from complete annihilation. Gather information, hack things, guide your partners through dangerous situations and earn their trust. Beware the AI that REDACTED
It is a #TextAdventure, but with voice-acted dialog and pretty good music. It has autocomplete, subtitles and a mode for blind players.
If you like story-driven games with plenty of twists, this might be for you. Episode 0 is free, so how about you find out? :)

Kaidan, KDE's instant messaging app for Jabber, gets financial support from the NLnet Foundation to implement end-to-end encryption.

New addition to our list of DRM-free bookshops!

@[email protected] are leading publishers in best practice, frameworks, methods, and standards within IT Management, Project Management, Enterprise Architecture, and Business Management.

All in PDF format!

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