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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 @kde #PlasmaMobile team release the 21.07 update. It includes improvements to the overall performance of the environment; many new features in Kast, the podcast app; and stylistic tweaks to KClock, KRecorder, and KWeather, among many other things.

I don't give a fuck about self-driving cars.

I want free, public, A+ quality transport for everyone and cities that don't project mobility as "having a car"

KDE Plasma powers the desktop of the Valve #SteamDeck.

Congrats Valve for releasing #SteamDeck! Thank you for choosing Plasma!

So got to respect #Valve's hardware design philosophy.

New handheld game console. No locked bootloader. It's running vanilla #Arch #linux + #KDE with our game store & launcher. Compatible with all peripherals and docks that are compatible with PC linux.

Don't like our experience? Your free to replace it, add other apps/stores, replace your OS its your device.

Refreshing. #steam #steamdeck

The Home Affairs Committee just approved its ground-breaking Opinion on the #DigitalServicesAct #DSA. This is what we advocate:

As LIBE rapporteur I will fight for our digital fundamental rights in the negotiations on new online rules for Big Tech!

A philanthropist is someone who cuts off a village by building a dam only to hand out bottled water every other Sunday.

We're thrilled to see that we've already passed our summer fundraiser goal of $50k four days early. Can we take it even further? Keep an eye on this space -- and in the meantime, we're incredibly grateful for your support!

More and more software is used to control who can and can’t perform certain types of repairs. A new method is the serialisation of spare parts.

"If any of such part needs replacing during a repair, they will not be accepted unless remotely paired to the device again via software by the manufacturer."

Find out more about this during the #RightToRepair webinar on Tuesday 13 July at 3pm CEST:

This is the most ridiculous C64 demo ever and it was just released. You need to watch this.

🎶 »The was created by Jamaican producers during the late 1980s and early 1990s. [...] The riddim was first highlighted by Shabba Ranks in "Dem Bow" ( , from his 1991 album Just Reality. To this day, elements of the song's accompaniment track are found in over 80% of all productions.« — Wikipedia:

As some people have pointed out, Mastodon has a tendency to suggest non-CamelCase versions of hashtags automatically.

WORKAROUND: Instead of pressing Enter to get rid of a hashtag suggestion, press Space instead. This should leave your CamelCase hashtag intact.

This is still a frustrating bug though, and if you want it corrected please give a thumbs up to this issue in the Mastodon Git:

#FediTips #MastoTips #Mastodon #Accessibility #A11y

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