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Hello, #academicFederation

My new university job really, really values giving talks and lectures.

So, I'm going to offer my services as a speaker or lecturer.

I've given talks at universities like Oregon, Texas, Calgary, and Alberta.

I'd be happy to talk about my research about the #darkweb, #socialengineering, or #alternativeSocialMedia (including Mastodon), among other topics.

Obviously, I'm happy to do these via videoconference. DM me or email (robertwgehl at protonmail)

#introductions
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Hey, this is important: a free society requires a free form of communication that is secure and free from prying eyes.

Unknown to me until today, Join #XMPP tried to be an introductory gateway to XMPP, much like Joinmastodon does to the #Mastodon community. The owner, however, stopped maintaining the project and is looking for people to take up on it again. Check it out:

https://joinxmpp.org/

#freedom #fediverse #decentralized

@cwebber and I noticed several common themes as we per-screened the talks, so I put together this handy bingo card for #apconf2020

Play along at home!

thread: share a screenshot of the earliest wayback machine capture of your personal website

(archive.org/web/)

Event in Prague coming ...!

DEPLATFORMIZATION, ETHICS & ALTERNATIVE SOCIAL MEDIA

symposium and workshop
Artycok.tv & Display Prague 25. - 26. 9. 2020

with Lidia Pereira, Christina Cochior, Dušan Barok, Liazon Wakest, John Hill, Nikola Brabcova, Hana Janeckova

Www:
https://display.cz/en/de-platformization-ethics-and-alternative-social-media

Which of these messaging services do you actively use?
Do you have an actively used XMPP account?

Great news for all #XMPP users on Apple #macOS and #iOS: @tigase has released new versions of #BeagleIM and #SiskinIM:

Beagle:
https://github.com/tigase/beagle-im/releases/tag/4.0

Siskin:
https://github.com/tigase/siskin-im/releases/tag/6.0

Available in AppStore, new features:
- working Voice/Video calls with Conversations
- support for MIX chat rooms
- message rectraction
- message correction
- quick reply
- improved PUSH notifications
- improved message sync with MAM:2

The 'Decentralization Off The Shelf' project by SimplySecure is hosting a free workshop for and of applications about useful design and interaction patterns for the specific UI & UX problems of and software. Perhaps interesting for devs?

decentpatterns.xyz/virtual-wor

boosts appreciated

@wendy pointed out to me that on this photo you can even see the mycelium sticking out!

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In there are tiny mushrooms that grow on pine needles and cones

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