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The #Relearn #curve continues in Brussels on the 21st and 22nd of June. This session focuses on computed layout:

" Since 2013, several initiatives have been experimenting with making printed publications using HTML/CSS/Javascript with the help of CSS regions. This feature is necessary to produce multi-paged publications and since its removal from Blink (2014) and in WebKit (2017), users are trapped with old versions of WebKit. Sticking to older version is still viable today but for how long? "

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Interesting debates about how designers can contribute to FLOSS projects. No consensus on whether their involvement is desired, or how it can be facilitated. #lgm19

pad.collective68.tech/p/lgm19

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Watching the #lgm19 talk of the #freiefarbe people. It's a bit abstract, but super impressive.

In short they're creating a system for ink mixing (the colours we refer to as spotcolours) by defining said colors in HCL(lab version of hsl), as well as cmyk fogra, srgb, lab AND spectral(this is super impressive). And they're trying to get ink manufacturers to start using the system.

This could be a free open alternative to Pantone and RAL.

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ongoing discussions on challenges and strategies in teaching art&design with #FLOSS software. Free Culture Aware Educators BoF at #lgm #lgm19 #libregraphicsmeeting @lgm

Many small curves to inspect how different tools draw them. From the research on *splines* by Ralph Levien. spline.technology/

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OK, let's try to make this happen (again).

Enter THE POLL'S DILEMMA 2: Pareto Edition!

You can:

- vote
- boost
- reply with strategy and overview of the situation
- wait 7 days to see the results

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@freedombox After the dot com era of 1997-2001 a consensus emerged that "nobody will pay for web services". It was out of this consensus that the web 2.0 systems like Facebook, Twitter and Gmail were born.

Web 2.0 introduced a critical "moral hazard" in which the user of the web service was no longer the customer. They were merely bait for the real customers who were advertisers. This separation is the source of many of the problems of the current internet.

By making web services something which individuals or communities can run we can bring the interests back into line again and make advertising something not needed or which is peripheral rather than being the main concern.
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Since I'm just going through it again now, this is the link for @natacha that @spideralex posted some time ago: en.gendersec.train.tacticaltec
We are preparing a series of workshops at servus.at using these modules. @spideralex , would our German translations be useful for you?

Soon to be further developed: VLTK, the Vernacular Language Toolkit.

The not-so swiss-army knife under the language processing tools. Including tools to drift, cross and enhance conviviality.

@ccl @jules

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Last days of the exhibition 'Data Workers'! We got a nice article on Metropolis M: metropolism.com/nl/features/38

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itʼs really interesting looking at and working with oldschool Linked Data ontologies because they take a dictionary approach (tentatively introduce general concepts and then document usage in the wild) which is very different from the modern, prescriptive angle of things like ActivityStreams

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"Data Workers", exposition d'œuvres algolittéraires qui m'a l'air passionnante au Mundaneum à Monse en Belgique. Si jamais vous avez la chance de pouvoir y aller.

algolit.net/index.php/Data_Wor

A nice overview of all the zine makers of yesterday's Tech Zine Fair in Paris 📚

grrrlstechzinefair.gaite-lyriq

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THE NETWORK WE (DE)SERVED

Special Issue 08 will be presented at in this coming Thursday 04.04.19 📡at 19:00!

issue.xpub.nl/08/

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that journal style from u2764.com/cover.xhtml is now available for use at style.u2764.com/journal/ !! i finally got around to cleaning it up and publishing it

(note: this is ONLY the lined­‑paper style; you will have to HACK ON IT if you want other ones)

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DESIGNING FOR WEB 2020
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Iʼve been thinking about this a lot ! These ideas arenʼt necessarily organized or complete but I think they shed a fair amount of light onto my design process and the sorts of things I aim for with my works.

Pairs well with RDF, ActivityPub, IndieWeb, and everyone else trying to build the internet of tomorrow, today. But from a design perspective, rather than a technological one !

u2764.com/page01.xhtml

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