Registration is now open for the Battlemesh v12! It will happen from 8 July to 14 July near Paris.

All information is on battlemesh.org/BattleMeshV12

Don't forget to propose a talk or workshop on your favourite project of the moment :)

I gave a little talk at work today that tries to explain what ActivityPub is; I also turned that talk into a blog post! I blogged!!! johnholdun.com/articles/what-i

I wrote a thing about why I believe the best and most useful decentralized applications are going to be the ones that utilize multiple protocols. I imagine a world where ActivityPub, Dat, and Secure ScuttleButt are all seen as tools in a toolbox rather than as ecosystems, and what kind of amazing software we could build with them outside of the central/corporate paradigm.

blog.datproject.org/2019/03/22

The program of the Libre Graphics Meeting is out. libregraphicsmeeting.org/2019/ #LGM 19

Anyone from TW #Germany planning to go?

Hey all!I am researching on the topic of federation and more focused on Mastodon. I would really appreciate if you could answer to this question:
— What made you move to Mastodon?
Thank you so much for all the help you can give me, love, Pedro

And the award for the cover of the week goes to … Bloomberg!

On the upcoming education strike in NL (15/03):

"So what’s wrong with Dutch education? The answer can be found in the policy mix pursued by successive Dutch governments, contriving to simulate an austerity-driven market mechanism in the public sector. Universities and schools are encouraged to compete against each other for students and monies, under emaciated budgets, on the basis of dubious benchmarks and targets. The policy has raised the student/staff ratio in the Netherlands to one among the highest in the OECD – higher than the US, Greece and Italy; the ratio is approaching 20 in the main research universities."

opendemocracy.net/en/can-europ

"What idiot designed this?"

A history of video standards, from its origin to now, as told from a US point of view.

youtube.com/watch?v=s661CU6Fvl

#video #YUV #NTSC #ATSC

hi what's up, we've made a queer netlabel called red onyx music!!!

all of us are small queer artists on mastodon and we've got lots of rad music you should check out and support

red-onyx-music.xyz/ ❤️​

the blog should work so if you want to subscribe through rss it's there. i also made a fedi account for it too: @red_onyx_music

#queer #QueerMusic #creative #music

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It's a new year! Dennis (de Bel) is back, the window is broken and l'intolerant #18 is out. Enough reasons to come together and have a drink.

This Friday, the 11th of January, from 19:30, Varia opens its doors for some special new year's drinks and some fitting music.

Woodstone Kugelblitz will also be presenting the latest issue of L'Intolerant #18: A Really Useful Cookbook.

Almost everyone is welcome and the entrance is free. However, a voluntary donation of 5 euros will help us replace our window and is greatly appreciated!

See you there!

varia.zone/en/borrel2019.html

Next step in kimchi making: Spring onions, garlic, ginger, carrots, fish sauce and chilly powder turned into this (the lack of photos of the process is due to the messy red nature of the job). Now is about letting bacterias do their work, wait and taste and wait more. 🌶

Brimming Chinese cabage for the next 12 hours for a new batch of kimchi 👹

training a neural network to "caption" summary vectors of lines of poetry, then using the network to generate text for summary vectors of arbitrary sentences. this is after seven epochs of training on my laptop last night; source line is first, output is second

Dear ${USER},

XPUB Master is open for applications!

We focus on ${TRENDING_MEMES}, our staff includes ${GREAT_TUTORS}
and we regularly collaborate with ${OBVIOUS_NAME_DROPPING_IS_OBVIOUS}.

Non-EU + EU priority Deadline: 01.03.19

pzwart.nl/experimental-publish

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Special Issue 07
Start up 📈 , Burn out 📉: Life Hacks 📌

Thursday December 13, 19:30-21:30 at Het Nieuwe Instituut in with under the influence of and guru @entreprecariat!

issue.xpub.nl/07

hey! saturday the 8th of december we're organizing an event in in about and the

varia.zone/en/mastodon-and-fed

We will dive into what the fediverse is, how it works, who is on there, who made it, what it means to host communities and how and where on can contribute.

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