Giving kids Chromebooks in schools is like serving them candy for lunch. It’s something you’d do if you were either clueless or hated their guts.

What I’m trying to say is stop normalising surveillance in schools, you absolute muppets.

Excited to announce the next & blinry project: ✨ The Everything Exhibition ✨, a generator that creates virtual 3D exhibitions for any topic, based on open data. Supported by the!

Tell us your wishes or become a beta tester:

Took some time and set up a space to aggregate and curate scientific communities and topics on #Matrix. It can be hard to find good, serious communities relevant to your interests, so this is my initiative to make it easier.

It has subspaces for natural sciences, #mathematics and computer #science (which also has a subspace for programming languages), as well rooms such as "Ask Science" and "Philosophy of Science".

For anyone interested, you can find the space via this link:!lBZPyclsQiWAwbHjT

Boosts are welcome. Would be nice if this could be a thing, especially given the experimental support for LaTeX in Element's composer it could be of some interest to scientific communities.

BookWyrm is the Federated GoodReads Replacement I Didn’t Know I Needed

If you aren’t familiar with the concept, #GoodReads is an Amazon-owned social platform that integrates directly with their Kindle offering. #BookWyrm is an #opensource, #federated
alternative designed by Mouse Reeve, and is supported by Patreon donations.


#books #reading

write more than human readers are able to read. More and more we make use of to deal with that mass of .

Keeping that in mind I'm asking myself: (Does|Should) writing change when machines are our readers?

Hi @VickyRampin! I'd like to ask you a question about . Two of my BA students need to analyze transcripts of interviews they have conducted. I would like to introduce them to . Although it would be possible and easy for them to set up two local installations, I'd prefer one web-based and Docker-based installation for them. The only thing that I worry about is how to secure this installation from data loss. Do you have any experiences with that?

PixelDroid is now published on F-Droid!

Look at the release notes here:

Get it here:

Help out by translating to your favourite language:

Send us your issues, concerns or feature requests on our issue tracker: or just send us a message (here or on Matrix on )

Hi @VickyRampin! This Wednesday I'm going to introduce a couple of PhD students to Taguette as well as to Hypothesis, HedgeDoc, Zotero and zoterobib. The topic is collaboration in research and teaching.

Do you have any experience with Taguette written down on the web, such as didactic scenarios or research projects with students?


Wir laden herzlich ein zu unserem Workshop "Single-Source-Publishing mit , , und : ausprobieren, diskutieren, Perspektiven entwickeln"

Mittwoch, 21.10.2020, 14:00 bis 17:30 Uhr

Jetzt noch anmelden:

Auf den Open-Access-Tagen 2020 laden wir morgen zu unserem Workshop "Single-Source-Publishing mit , , und : ausprobieren, diskutieren, Perspektiven entwickeln"

Der Workshop ist schon ausgebucht, es gibt aber eine Warteliste für die Wiederholung.

Proud and happy that the Library Hamburg University of Technology received the Open Library Badge 2020 for in and !

@bleeptrack I know you are the one to ask such a question: Do you know a tool that can generate good looking maps of fantasy worlds? Where I could e.g. give the number of continents and their names and it generates a map for me, randomly spreading mountains and oceans, deserts and rivers?

Join me tonight at Twitch:

**Collaborating on Office Documents in **

**08:15 PM UTC+01:00 (Berlin Time)**

If you like join me on tonight when I launch

"Shaping - The Show on , and in and "

Live, March 19, 08:30 PM (Berlin time)

We will start with

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