Yes. "The #Fediverse needs more developers."
"I ran through the 42 repos of every site in the Social Media category, adding the notably absent Diaspora, and I get a grand total of 76 active developers. Looking at the commit logs and pretty graphs I’d estimate that putting it in terms of full-time developers, we’re in the single digits."
I'm in a unique kind of hell with at 90% finished name finding website. It gets names/contact info for currently incarcerated folks so it's easier to send in mass mailings about the 2022 Prison Strike....BUT when I set up the Gunicorn/Nginx for deployment, suddenly the web scraping part stopped working. If anyone is good at this kind of configuration and wants to help lemme know! I think it's an issue with the selenium & scraping driver.
We just got word again that they've moved Rashid to the area where the Aryans are. They have threatened him and said explicitly what they intend on doing . Sargeant Joshua McAllister told #Rashid exactly "I'm an old school dirty cop. I've been doing this since I was a teenager. We know how to set it up and make it look justified. You must not know about us. We are worse than the Klan...We have a unit called J-1 where we execute inmates. We starve 'em. We hang 'em..." (Part 2)
This concerns the incarcerated New Afrikan organizer Kevin "Rashid" Johnson of the Revolutionary Intercommunal Black Panther Party: https://rashidmod.com/. He was originally incarcerated in Virginia, but has been transferred to Oregon, Texas, Florida, Indiana and now Ohio to stop his organizing. More info can also be found on his wikipedia page. (Part 1)
On July 30, 1901, the Great Waterfront Strike begins in San Francisco, involving all three waterfront unions: sailors, longshoremen, and teamsters. For three months, the entire port is blockaded, riots occur on the daily, and multiple armed battles erupt on the streets.
Commerce is brought to a standstill and over 1/3 of SF is on the side of the strikers. Despite the repression that follows President McKinley’s assassination, the strikers stay on the street and lay siege to the commercial district, costing the capitalists millions.
Unfortunately, all of these unions are overtly racist and their leaders obey the governor’s demands for a cease-fire, ending the strike. The unions soon vote in the Union Labor Party, one of the most corrupt in history. To learn more about this forgotten strike check out our novel Secolo Nuovo by Fulvia Ferrari.
Read the letter from Greek anarchist Giannis Dimitrakis, who was recently attacked in prison, at https://june11.noblogs.org/post/2021/07/19/letter-from-giannis-dimitrakis/ and contribute to his fundraiser at https://www.firefund.net/giannis
Here's a little thing that may not be obvious to many people....
When you install an open-source app from Google Play or the Apple app store, there is no guarantee that what you install actually matches the public code.
@fdroidorg are doing a great service. They independently build the public source code for apps from scratch, review for common issues, and publish their builds. Thanks to "reproducible builds" it's possible to verify they do not tamper with the code.
Got our Gancio instance up and running today! It's going to let us manage events and bookings in a way that reflects our space's needs - recurring events, lots of options for timeslots, and a group of admins rather than a single user than can approve events.
☕ today I'm holding a #socialcoop Community Cafe session:
🥕 Hands on introductory session about Karrot community organising tool: "Start a group, become a community" --> https://karrot.world @karrot
📅 6th July (2021-07-06) - i.e. today!
⏲️ 9am West Coast USA
⏲️ 12pm East Coast USA
⏲️ 5pm London
⏲️ 18:00 Central Europe
☎️ call link --> https://socialcoop.meet.coop/nic-djg-e4q-au5
🎲 have a play with karrot in advance --> https://karrot.world/#/groupPreview/27
I'm working on Wordpress integration:
Spent part of the day yesterday setting up a Gancio instance @gancio . Seems mostly successful, tomorrow we're going to try and see the thing by getting the config file all set up and working!
BAD News podcast #46 from the A-Radio Network is out!
Anarchist perspectives from @aradio_berlin (interview with anarchists on the situation in Tigray), 93.8fm Athens (demos against harassment on public transit, anti-green-capitalism in Agrafa & changes in laws about gov workers witnessing against citizens in court), Frequenz-A (Colombian student on the revolt) & 1431AM (updates on captured anarchist V. Stathopoulos, changes in Greek labor & child custody laws).
Temporary Autonomous Zone