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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

The EU needs to protect people, not those who spy on them.

This is why we have submitted a complaint to the @EUombudsman, calling for an investigation into the allegations.

🇬🇧 At the “Tech Conference” I explained why it is time to ban surveillance-based ads and why we should have a right to choose our timeline algorithm!

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A casual reminder that @Framasoft almost exclusively lives on donations.

Do you value their technical work: @peertube, @mobilizon and many smaller contributions to various projects?

Do you value their fantastic social work which encourages citizens and organisations to emancipate themselves from bad actors?

Then you can support their work financially on !

Dear fellow European software engineers,

Don’t. Just don’t. How much can they pay you to better enslave humanity by helping them improve their panopticon? No amount is worth having to live with this complicity.

#facebook #surveillanceCapitalism

Did you know the Free Software Directory at has over 16,000 free software packages. Join us for meetings every Friday for information and to help us do this crucial work:

The 100-year-old Espionage Act is being used by @TheJusticeDepartment to prosecute Julian Assange for publishing government info. We’ve joined press freedom groups and asked DOJ to drop this case.

i'm looking for a C/C++/QT programmer who would make multitouch in #SuperCollider GUI system work.

I need this for my project and I have a small budget so I'm prepared to pay for this work.

pls boost. dm/email me if you're interested.

Interesting fact of the day: The term "patching" software originates from the fact that you would literally patch holes in early hole punch input in order to fix an issue. Attached is a picture with such patches on it from the Harvard Mark I computer.

#NFTs not annoying enough? Now they come with wallet-emptying malware - another reason to avoid this utterly daft idea...

Announcing Meme It So! It's a Star Trek The Next Generation Meme and GIF Generator, inspired by Frinkiac.

It has every line of dialogue spoken on STTNG tied to screencaptures. Which makes it good for looking up lines as well.

Hello FediTips users!

I don't have any donation links and don't normally ask for donations.

However, the person who hosts my Fediverse account has been hit with extremely large energy bills lately 😔

If you appreciate FediTips, could you show some love to the hoster @stux who makes FediTips possible? ❤️

Stux's donation link is here:

➡️ (scroll down to the section marked "support the community")

Alternatively, if you are looking to run your own site, get a plan from Stux's independent hosting service @Stuxhost (

Stux runs lots of free libre services to help people looking for privacy (, and has done for years. However, servers mean energy bills, and energy has got expensive lately, so now Stux needs our help!

🕹️ Title: Kdenlive
🦊️ What's: A libre (& mature) non-linear video editing suite, allowing to assemble sounds & videos with various special effects
🔖 #linux #tool #video_editing #libre #deb #rpm #arch #appim #snap #flatpk

🐧 Update: 21.08 & 21.08.2
💼️ Major update
📌️ Changes:
📖 Our entry:

Software accessibility and access to hardware are crucial for the #RightToRepair. In support of both we ask for #DeviceNeutrality and #UpcyclingOfSoftware to be implemented in the new EU ecodesigns: #RepairDay

In addition to the use of #FreeSoftware, a general RightToRepair is one of the basic requirements for a more sustainable digitization, in particular for the longevity of our hardware.


A #RISCV 64-bit CPU core licensed under #gpl3 that can actually boot #Linux

#openhardware is getting more feasible even to the core!

October Update:

Introducing the #PinePhonePro - $399

#PineNote and PinePhone Pro pre-orders are now open to developers & shipping this year!

#PineTime #InfiniTime major firmware progress & project management update

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