Yesterday, our #housing #co-operative celebrated paying off our mortgage.

NEWS: The "FreedomBox for Communities" e-book has been published to Wikibooks!

This e-book teaches readers how to build a community-wide implementation of #FreedomBox. It was written by the same people who installed FreedomBoxes in rural India.


RT @[email protected]

We're gearing up to implement all new UX for E2E encryption, including cross-signing (yay!!!), trust-on-first-use, E2E search, and then at last E2E-by-default! We're also making the leap to @[email protected] for our UI/UX work, which is proving incredibly fun :D Here's a sneak peek...


Happy Friday? It definitely is! Check out This Week in Matrix, it's got all the latest news about #matrix and #decentralisation, and features a great video chat about progress and plans for bridging with Slack, IRC and more PLUS new server ranking table!

How was your week? This Week in Matrix we're celebrating being included in Mozilla's shortlist of IM systems, looking forward to improved Slack bridging (1.0 incoming!) and MORE! Go read:

Forward Motion « blarg?

#mozilla #irc #matrix
Forward Motion

for fans of strange programming languages or of monster movie clichés, I've created a #Matrix bot framework for #Elixir:

Don’t get trapped by your office suite! Some software vendors are pushing users towards online subscription models – but LibreOffice is different. It's free, it doesn't require registration or yearly payments, and it gives you control over your documents:

26 years strong! Happy Anniversary! Happy #DebianDay!
Debian celebrates 26 years!

The year is 2419, and my navigator absolutely insists on doing the plotting for all our hyperspace jumps from within emacs.

Synapse 1.3.0 released

posted by pod_feeder_v2
# #matrix
stretch-backports is based on buster, so it won’t contain anything newer than what’s in buster.
Really? I didn't know this, are you sure there are rules like that? This would kind of make oldstable-backports kind of an obsolete project?
Yes,see the "sloppy distributions" section of

Official Matrix Merch Now Available

That hoodie is awesome btw, love it <3

#matrix #swag

An official report for the Dutch government concluded:

“(Microsoft Office) systematically collects data on a large scale ... covertly, without informing people. … Microsoft does not offer any choice with regard to the amount of data, or possibility to switch off the collection.”

Don't use Microsoft Office, use LibreOffice instead 👍

It's free, open and you can get it here:

You can follow them on here:


#MicrosoftOffice #Alternatives #LibreOffice

Revealed: Microsoft contractors are listening to some Skype calls. Yet another daily violation of your privacy!

If you use Firefox or Chrome, we developed an easy way you can help people bypass censorship.

Our Snowflake extension turns your browser into a proxy that connects Tor users in censored regions to the Tor network.

Today is National Whistleblower Day in the US.

We're proud the Tor network is the backbone of other tools like SecureDrop, GlobaLeaks, & Méxicoleaks that allow whistleblowers to communicate with less risk. #OnionizeTheWeb

matrix-js-bot-sdk Room Admin Features | Matrix

#matrix #javascript #sdk

Not all end-to-end encrypted messaging is completely private.

One good way to ensure that you can trust your end-to-end encryption is to use an open protocol that allows you to use whatever client you want, which means that the system isn't controlled by just one entity.
encryption matrix technical

Plasma reaches amazing places! Take the Large Hadron Collider's smaller sibling: the ALBA synchrotron.

Sergi Blanch-Torné, Controls Software Engineer, explains how ALBA provides insight into biology, nanotechnology, and more using KDE's software:
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