A long shot, because Masto seems to be a magical place where long shots work: does anyone want old copies of Cycling UK magazine from the past few years? Will post (within the UK) if you either refund me the postage or donate the equivalent to a charity of your choice.
Otherwise I'll just put them in the recycling.
Lake Natron in Tanzania is one of the most serene lakes in #Africa, with deposits of sodium carbonate which was once used in Egyptian mummification and acts as a type of preservative for those animals unlucky enough to die in the waters.
📸 Nick Brandt
@normandc even back then he stood out as one of the only people on the fediverse that was nice guy that was nice to everyone but also didn't mind about my constant swearing.
He claimed to find it endearing, I think he was just being fucking polite.
"Design the city for cars, you get cars. Design the city for people, you get people."
🎉 Owncast 0.0.3 is out! 🎉
This is pretty amazing! An open-source video streaming service that comes with batteries included: live chat, adaptive bitrate streaming, an admin interface.
Think of it as a self-hosted Twitch alternative!
Check out the demo instance: https://watch.owncast.online/
My Mum sent me this. She had walked the Camino de Santiago the year before and was now single for the first time in 40 years with the world before her. #travel
“Treaty yeah! Treaty now! ... But Treaty how?”
An essay by First Nations lawyer @teelareid (twitter) explores the complexities of treaty, sovereignty and ultimately why we need a constitutionally enshrined First Nations Voice.
"The simple fact of the matter is that so-called Australia was built on racism; this is written in its law and flourishes within its institutions. It penetrates deep into the hearts and minds of the people and manifests in both conscious and unconscious ways, individually and systemically. The notion of equality before the law is a myth."
Hurray #fediverse 🎉🎉 🤗
Big opportunities are coming to us.. hopefully!
The EU is working on 2 pieces of legislation: The Digital Services & Digital Markets Acts
DMA is about “keep[ing] our markets fair and open to competition, it’s vital that we have the right toolkit in place.”
Oh yeah, we at fedi have those already: #activitypub 🤯
Help create an EU Lobby Group!
Boosts most welcome!
How GiveDirectly is finding the poorest people in the world—and sending them cash
The first rollout of the program—which uses satellite and cellphone data to target people in most need of cash—has begun in Togo, where 55% of the population lives on less than $1.90 a day.
Oncology Nurse. Former sysadmin; webdev; techie; bicycle-courier. Likes two wheeled transport; books and real life.
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko