The Decentralized Internet & Privacy Devroom is craving for more #women and non-binary people to join the Steering Committee.
The SC is responsible for choosing the proposals that will be presented in session. It's your chance to raise concerns that usually don't make it to FOSDEM.
#ETC2018 was great. Make FOSDEM great again :P
The draft CFP is being finalized at the moment. Please join and edit your name in! It will be released... later TODAY.
"We prefer pocket servers to those in the clouds"
"Networks Of One's Own is a para-nodal periodic publication that is itself collectively written in a network. [...] The series aims to document a set of tools, experiences, ways of working that are diverse in terms of their temporality, granularity and persistence."
The incredibly well documented hybrid publication and manual and executable https://networksofonesown.constantvzw.org is released.
#etherpad #raspberrypi #etherbox
Reading on core memory. What a fascinating way of storing bits, by weaving wire through rings.
Here are some interesting links on the topic:
*The Charming Genius of the Apollo Guidance Computer - Brian Troutwine https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xY45YE7ggng
* Examining the core memory module inside a vintage IBM 1401 mainframe http://www.righto.com/2015/08/examining-core-memory-module-inside.html
* Arduino core memory shield https://www.tindie.com/products/kilpelaj/core-memory-shield-for-arduino/
20GB+ of completely free reference photos. Use 'em for commercial or personal projects. No attribution required.
E-Stitches Berlin #3:
Taking Ownership of your Wearable’s Data
Thursday October 11th, 2018
doors open 19:30, talks start 20:00
KOBA, Görlitzer Strasse 72, 10997 Berlin
open to public, free entrance
#kobakant #koba #maßschneiderei #tailorshop #tailor #etextiles #wearables wearabletech #wearabletechnology #technology #DIY #data #maker #electronics #textiles #handmade #custom #shop #ladenraum #berlin #kreuzberg #görlitzerpark #görli
It's quite something to see that traces of ESPACE AUTOUR workshop by Katrien Oosterlinck at Constant have ended up being recorded on Google #maps.
Fascist typography by a nationalist racist Flemish party.
Not Antiqua-Fraktur but another (creepy) spectrum 😶
Watersystem @ Archipel Antwerp. Temporary space use
"Our machinery has become intricate, our manner of working fast. Yet every age must have felt that way about its achievements, and only looking back does everything that went before seem slow. How slow will we appear some day?"
- Anni Albers, "On Weaving"
New Macbooks and Imacs will brick themselves if they think they're being repaired by an independent technician
Oh, btw, the new week recap is out, highlighting new releases of Audacity, Krita and Pencil2D, new Blender add-ons, various Blender-made short movies, Inkscape and Krita tutorials, and new artwork:
For those of you interested I'll present some experiences and findings about the project during Radical Networks: https://radicalnetworks.org/
Held between october 19 and 21 in Berlin. Really interesting yearly conference on alternatives network topologies such as #mesh and #p2p, protocols new and old, meaningful understandings of #networking politics, weird prototypes etc etc organised by @chootka
Wendy Van Wynsberghe, artist, tinkerer, member of Floss arts lab Constant vzw, sound & field recorder, fauna adept, based in Brussels.