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Coffee reshared this. have announced they are now providing a Matrix homeserver for the Dutch market! Register at and join in. #

This Week in Matrix is out now get the latest news from #, the # platform. This week Matrix Live is a series of chats to get project news from lots of people! #

It’s the first This Week In Matrix of the year! Find out about Dendrite revival, FOSDEM preparations in Matrix Live, and lots of bridge fun:

The most important emoji set comparison of the decade so far.
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Over the last few days we've had constant requests to respond to @[email protected]'s 'The ecosystem is moving' blog post & recent 36c3 talk - we've tried to articulate Matrix's viewpoint over at

Be my colleague!

Looking for ops (French), design, backend and mobile!

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The 2019 Matrix Holiday Special is here!! Our very own festive attempt to review everything that happened in 2019 while looking forward into the mists of 2020. Thanks all supporting Matrix through a crazy year - here’s to the next decade!

It's cool to see mentioned in different publications in various languages.

This Week In Matrix is here - featuring Mozilla, a Glimpse of the Matrix, 'cortex' Rust workers for Synapse, and hints of the E2EE frenzy happening in Riotland...


Synchronous Messaging at Mozilla: The Decision - Mozilla

Wooooo! 😍 Super excited that #Mozilla chose to go with #Matrix for their #IRC replacement.
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I've pushed a lot of rocks up a lot of hills, and every now and then one of them goes over.

Really excited that Mozilla has selected Matrix, @[email protected] and @[email protected] as the successor to IRC for all their community chat needs! The future will be open - both open source, open open standard and open web :D

Horrifying: the injustice here starts with the nonfree software you're required to use with the ironically named "Freestyle Libre" glucose monitor, and leads to the conclusion that Abbott Labs legally owns what amounts to actual parts of your body:
Abbott Labs kills free tool that lets you own the blood-sugar data from your glucose monitor, saying it violates copyright law

Breaking encryption puts everyone at risk.

"Even the Defense Department is now pointing out that the government’s quest to weaken encryption lies somewhere between counterproductive and downright harmful."

This Week in Matrix contains the latest news on all Matrix projects! Learn about the latest bridging developments, the spec, Cross-signing and MORE #decentralisation #twim #alreadydecentralised

I started teaching my son to program today, using Etoys and , and he's enjoying it so far. I decided to start with Etoys because it's designed not just for programming, but as a learning environment. It's a shame that it's not as actively developed any more.
And now my son is teaching my daughter how to use it. :)

Oh, but I can do that too!

Yesterday I received my #PinePhone from @PINE64! Today I had fun with it and postmarketOS, here are some photos:
- the default applications
- the Fractal @matrix client

It's a glorious time for Linux on mobile!

Yesterday I received my #Librem5 from @purism! Today I had fun with it, here are some photos:
- the default applications
- the Fractal @matrix client
- the Komikku webcomic reader
- the terminal application

It's Friday, late afternoon, and the time has come again to read the latest #matrix news, so take a break and read This Week in Matrix! This week has news about THREE separate iOS clients, new location-bot and more! #decentralisation #twim

This is outrageous and dangerous. People in China are now required to have their faces scanned when registering new mobile phone services.
.onion: https://www.bbcnewsv2vjtpsuy.onion/news/world-asia-china-50587098

Hello, have you seen the latest news about Matrix? Time to read This Week in Matrix! iOS clients, job openings, big progress on the IRC bridge and much more #decentralisation #decentralization #twim #matrix

@Bob Jonkman Have you looked into friendica? It has groups, and I know that it has been used by diaspora people to get groups. I don't know how well the groups work with mastodon/activitypub, though.

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RT @[email protected]

🚀Discover the #Businessapps talks
Emmanuel Rohée from @[email protected]

"The presentation will introduce the Matrix protocol, the evolution of its ecosystem in 2019 and future developments."

Register for free now for #OSSPARIS19 :


Happy Tuesday, Synapse 1.6.0 has arrived. Includes filtering by labels, a new default room version and all the usual bug fixes and perf improvements.

After a lot of combined effort by the F-Droid community and the jitsi team the #Jitsi Meet app is now finally available on F-Droid:

🎉 🎉 🎉

I'm in "This Week in Matrix" today!
We are talking about my Prototype fund project building a replacement for google cloud messaging on android.

Hello Decentralisation-fans! Get the latest news about Matrix from This Week in Matrix! SDK updates, news about the next Synapse release, an interview with the creator of OpenPush, a project designed to replace Android FCM and more!

Well here we go, a Synapse release candidate fresh from the press. 1.6.0rc1 contains federation support for cross signing, version 5 rooms by default and prep for database sharding. Check it out if you would like to help us test

New Vector - Careers

Are you an #opensource enthusiast, possibly highly interested in #federated and #distributed systems? Would you like to work in a global environment pushing the openly governed #Matrix protocol and related open source software forward?

I've been with these people for almost a year now and I've not looked back one single day. Highly recommend checking out the positions if you're looking for a change.

Open positions:
  • Designer (London / remote)
  • Support Engineer (London)
  • Android Developer (Rennes / remote)
  • iOS Developer (Rennes / remote)
  • Backend Python Developer (London / remote)
  • Senior Operations Engineer (London / remote)

It's happening! 🎉

Synapse 1.6.0rc1 (2019-11-20)


Add federation support for cross-signing. (#5727)

I've finally set up my personal server. You can now reach me at
mvgorcum mastodon (AP)
Welcome to the club!

Get the latest news from the Matrix project and ecosystem - also the return of Matrix Live, with a chat (ha!) with the author of Ditto Chat, a new React Native client

The ACLU and EFF's victory over causeless searches of phones and laptops at the US border is a great step in the fight for digital freedom.

Database migration to new hardware is complete and so far things look pretty promising. We'll be doing further migrations over the next few days, but hopefully the root cause of the recent disruptions is now solved.
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