How to Live Without Google and Other Evil Tech Giants – impressive collection of resources for all trying to break ties to the big tech:
write.privacytools.io/paulakre

"[..] a good monetary system should be robust to changes in political moods. A cashless monetary system is less resistant to both the tyranny of the majority and shifts towards authoritarianism."

uncommoncore.co/bitcoin-is-a-h

I loudly applaud the rise of projects that make self-hosting apps & services easy!

freedombox.org (found out today about this one)
yunohost.org
sandstorm.io
– know about others? share!

Self-hosting is made more accessible day by day, even for non-techies. Decentralize!

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Particl Open Marketplace Alpha V2.0 Release
particl.news/particl-open-mark

It’s finally here! The #Particl Open #Marketplace Alpha V2.0 has just been released on Github and is now available for all to play with.

This version is going to be unlike other testnet versions we’ve seen in the recent past!

#decentralized #ecommerce #cryptocurrency

, The native Tool for UX/UI:
kickstarter.com/projects/aleca

Help make this a reality, Kickstarter campaign online and running! This is one of the final pieces of Linux ecosystem missing. If you care about , please share (even if UI/UX is not your thing :)

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New Release Schedule for Particl’s Open Marketplace
→ https://particl.news/new-release-sched

#Particl was the first #blockchain to natively integrate #Segwit, the first project to integrate #RingCT on the #Bitcoin codebase, the first project to implement Confidential Transactions on Bitcoin’s codebase, the first project to implement #coldstaking, and the first project to enable a true #PoS coin to safely cold stake from a hardware device. Learn more!

#ecommerce #cryptocurrency

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There's an amazing number of #ActivityPub #alternatives now available or under development:

Twitter -> @Mastodon and #Pleroma

Instagram -> @pixelfed and @anfora

YouTube -> #PeerTube ( @Chocobozzz )

Soundcloud -> @funkwhale

MeetUp -> @GetTogetherComm

Medium -> #Plume ( @BaptisteGelez )

Reddit -> @prismo and Anancus ( @tuxether )

LinkedIn -> @cloutstream

Google Calendar -> @calendar_social

Anything missing from the list? What else is needed?

#Federation #Fediverse

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2001: Ha ha Linux could even run on a toaster! j/k
2011: Wow this toaster actually runs Linux. It’s not a joke anymore.
2021: Please pay the ransomware to receive your toast.

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We still have a tech position open at the Freedom of the Press Foundation (a nonprofit): a Sr. Software Engineer position to work on SecureDrop, the open source whistleblower platform used by 65+ media organizations, originally developed by the late Aaron Swartz.

You get paid to work
✅ from anywhere in the world
✅ on a world-changing project
✅ that's open source,
✅ stewarded by a small team
✅ that's led by a woman.

Help spreading the word is much appreciated:

freedom.press/jobs/job-opening

On the other hand, does tags apply when you have a home office?

One Small Step for the
medium.com/@timberners_lee/one

Tim Berners-Lee presents his vision how to "save the web" with – personal data pods, available to many apps via API, extensive permissions and interoperability between them. Minus corps, plus user control.

Sounds _really_ good, but I'm a bit pesimistic about the adoption..

Aaah, isn't the new trailer really, really nice? I'd fancy that, as I don't have much to play after finishing Deus Ex: MD lately.

youtube.com/watch?v=8X2kIfS6fb

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What would life be like without the ?

bbc.com/ideas/videos/what-woul

"In the first in a new series, Newtopias, artist Gregory Sams sets out his radical vision of a world where the state no longer exists."

Looks like some of latest Mastodon users mistake this for IM chat..

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Particl Genesis Anniversary
A look back at our first year
particl.news/particl-genesis-a

On July 17th, 2017, one year ago today, Particl main network (mainnet) genesis block was generated, becoming one of the only pure Proof of Stake (PoS) cryptocurrencies. Let's have a look at what we've acomplished in one year!

#particl #cryptocurrency #anniversary #privacy

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