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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

If you have never heard of Ubuntu Studio, Adam Thomas ( created an amazing first look video: Check it out!

Ubuntu Studio is created entirely by volunteers, is entirely free (no catch!), and is available at

If you would like to share with the European Commission your views on Standards Essential Patents and FRAND licensing, you have a week left. For more details see my post at

Hey, this is Klaas, I am new here 😀
I am contributing to free software for long already, starting with Bugzilla, #kde, #opensuse, my own projects like #Kraft and #PDFQuirk and of course #owncloud.
Happy to be here!

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

@EC_OSPO Are you aware that OmegaT, the GPL professional translation tool is used at the DGT/EU ?
There will be a workshop organized by @fsf on the 2nd !

What's a good alternative to #Ubuntu? I was looking forward to 22.04 but I can't stomach their moving everything to snap. I'd rather stick with APT but want something that works well out-of-the-box, Debian is generally a bit too far behind. Full disk encryption is a requirement.

The German government has its own official Mastodon server with a number of accounts you can follow:

➡️ (in German)

Germany's public digital portal is at

#Germany #German #Deutschland #Deutsch #AufDeutsch #Official #Government #Public #State

The Linux App Summit is starting today. You can visit virtually as well as in person.

For more details and registration visit:


I made a #mastodon account for my #opensource app @novelwriter 😊

It is a writing app for novels, written in Python and Qt5. It runs on #Linux, #Windows and on #macOS

Another tip: Every Mastodon account has RSS built in. Just add .rss to the end of the URL for your account, e.g.

That lets people follow your public posts from an RSS reader, but it's also useful if you wanted to use IFTTT to crosspost your public posts to another platform.

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[email protected] empowers member states to co-own the policy making process. Read how 👇

RT @[email protected]

"All of the Member States will have a stronger mandate to implement #interoperability."

In a brand new💫 interview, @[email protected], the Head of our Interoperability Unit, reveals more details on the upcoming Interoperable Europe proposal.

Read it here!!HrhjTw


Dr Erin M. May is an astrophysicist who posts about stars, alien planets, physics, crafts and cats. You can follow at:

➡️ @_astronoMay

You can see May's website at

#ErinMMay #Astrophysics #Physics #Astronomy #Science #Scientist #Scientists #Academic #Stars #Planets #Atmosphere

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