social.uhoreg.ca

Ugh. AMP for email looks like a great tool for improving the effectiveness of phishing campaigns.

It's great to see more @Matrix.org clients popping up.
Pattle is a new IM-like client for Matrix

#Whatsapp was down. You're sick of chat apps that you don't control.

What can you do? Host your own chat server on #FreedomBox with @matrix and Riot chat app!

We teach you how in 8 minutes:

📺FreedomBox Tutorial: Setting Up a Chat Server with Matrix and Riot
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37uoEbVsbNQ

New Vector - #Jobs: Senior Operations Engineer


https://new-vector.workable.com/j/E87A97E42D

#Devops close to heart? Love #Ansible and #Docker? Join as my colleague 😍

Very happy to say that we've been accepted into #GSoC again this year! Our organisation page is up at https://summerofcode.withgoogle.com/organizations/6624344617254912/ - and our Ideas page is up at https://matrix-org.github.io/gsoc. Come hack on Matrix this summer!!
#GSoC

RT @openstreetmap
Our map serving load is increasingly spread over cache servers located worldwide, with donated hardware and hosting. At the moment we'd love a new server donation located in Brazil or Australia/New Zealand! : https://blog.openstreetmap.org/2019/02/24/can-you-help-make-openstreetmap-org-faster-in-brazil-or-australia-new-zealand/

Did you know that #FreedomBox offers a one-click install of @matrix?

#Matrix is software for messaging and VoIP. #FreedomBox installs #Matrix for you and helps you configure it.

#Matrix hosts your chat rooms, which support conference calls and video calls! Just connect with the #Riot chat app. Riot has a beautiful UI!

Do you want to use #Matrix on your #FreedomBox? What better way to connect with friends than #Riot?

Let us know what you think!


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The KDE community is adding Matrix to its instant messaging communication infrastructure. Join our server, get a cool KDE handle and become part of the KDE conversation.

Matrix provides graphical instant messaging for desktop and mobile (with all its goodies: gifs, emojis, etc.), bridging for IRC channels, point to point encryption, file sharing, and more stuff that will help improve KDE's communications.

https://dot.kde.org/2019/02/20/kde-adding-matrix-its-im-framework



Hey hey, ever wonder what we'll be working on next? We published a roadmap for backend development - there's even a video https://matrix.org/blog/2019/02/15/publishing-the-backend-roadmap/

RT @[email protected]: THIS IS IT!! Riot/Web is OUT OF BETA!!! Brand new design, new login, new settings, new room list, encryption key backup & emoji-powered device verification 🍌🐧🔑🤖🙂🚂🙂 check it out now at https://riot.im/app and read all the glorious details at https://medium.com/@RiotChat/the-big-1-0-68fa7c6050be

🐦🔗: https://twitter.com/RiotChat/status/1096099049558757376

Breaking: The text of #Article13 and the #EU #Copyright Directive has just been finalised


https://juliareda.eu/2019/02/eu-copyright-final-text/

Please reshare widely and take action. This has the potential to endanger the #internet as we know it, making it more and more composed of only large platforms.





This has the possibility of killing #alternative #socialmedia projects and small #startups trying to compete with the big #corporations.

This will put everything I work for as a #hobby and at #work. So if you don't take action because the internet, take action because otherwise I might need to find new hobbies and work!

Ps. And yes, this affects people outside #Europe too. The internet knows no boundaries.
Breaking: The text of Article 13 and the EU Copyright Directive has just been finalised

RT @[email protected]: We just cut the first release candidate for Riot 1.0 😄 🎉 Intrepid testers are welcome to give it a go at https://riot.im/staging and help us test! 7pm Friday RCs ftw...

🐦🔗: https://twitter.com/RiotChat/status/1093954329638301697

Fun to watch @Matthew Hodgson demo some of the things I've been working on for @Matrix.org in front of a full house at FOSDEM.

We're back from #FOSDEM & our slides and videos are up already(!) at https://matrix.org/blog/2019/02/04/matrix-at-fosdem-2019/. Find all about the long-awaited stable release of the Server/Server API; the Matrix 1.0 timeline; the E2E encryption endgame; ultra-low-bandwidth Matrix; Riot Redesign & so much more :D

#FOSDEM starts tomorrow in Brussels! Come hear all about Matrix 1.0 and the French Matrix Deployment at Janson, 2pm Sat (https://fosdem.org/2019/schedule/event/matrix_french_state/) and crazy low bandwidth Matrix transports at 10:40 Sun (https://fosdem.org/2019/schedule/event/matrix/) in the RTC Dev Room (H.1309). See you there!!

Happy Birthday, XMPP!

technical, xmpp
14:29 -0500

Today is the20th anniversary of XMPP, also known as Jabber. I don't remember much about how I first heard about Jabber, but it was likely through theSlashdot post. I've been running my own personal XMPP server for a while (I believe I started with ejabberd, though now it runsprosody), and I've written someXMPP-related software.

Nowadays, I work full-time on Matrix, which you could say is a competitor... Show more...
Yup. It was (and still is) a POC. It was successful in relaying text messages back and forth, but needed more polish. I may get more time to work on it later, but it's been parked for now. https://gitlab.com/uhoreg/matrix-appservice-prosody

The 2018 Matrix Holiday Special is here - a wrap-up of all the stuff the core Matrix team got up to this year, and a bit of speculation about what 2019 could bring. Thanks to all for using and supporting Matrix - happy holidays!! 🎄🎅🎉 https://matrix.org/blog/2018/12/25/the-2018-matrix-holiday-special/

Resisting Law Enforcement’s Siren Song: A Call for Cryptographers to Improve Trust and Security:

Resisting Law Enforcement’s Siren Song: A Call for Cryptographers to Improve Trust and Security

The security community should its time and talents making the digital world safer rather than demolishing what trust and security still remain in our technology, our devices, and our infrastructure.

We're excited to announce that we've incorporated The http://Matrix.org Foundation: providing a formal, independent, non-profit, neutral custodian for the Matrix standard for decades to come!! We're still bootstrapping the governance; see https://matrix.org/blog/2018/10/29/introducing-the-matrix-org-foundation-part-1-of-2/ for details

Matrix.org: Home | Matrix.org (Tom Lant)

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