Such an uplifting article:

How Memphis Created the Nation's Most Innovative Public Library | Smithsonian Magazine
smithsonianmag.com/innovation/

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I've been building a Facebook Events style event organizing system for the Fediverse. It's based on the simple, open source, privacy-respecting event organizing tool gath.io

The attached video is a work-in-progress preview and shows compatibility with Mastodon. My hope is to get it working with lots of software, including stuff like Friendica that supports events and calendars.

Check out more at my Patreon: patreon.com/posts/organizing-o

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Tutanota is the only encrypted email provider that lets you search your entire mailbox. 😎🥳 Here we explain why searching encrypted data is special: tutanota.com/blog/posts/first-

youtu.be/g2tMcMQqSbA amazing history of Colossus and the true details behind breaking Enigma during WWII.

Interesting technical talk if you're a developer and use Linux

Watch "Tech Talks @ Kinvolk: IPC on Linux - DBus & bus1 w/ Tom Gundersen and David Herrmann"
youtu.be/380xkjflj8Y

@pixelfed Everytime I click "send verification" during register I get an "Oops" page. This started a few days ago when I first tried, and apparently wasn't a temporary issue.

Can I email someone my email address to check your logs and see what's wrong?

Best explanation I've seen on wood movement: "What is Wood Movement in Woodworking - Expansion and Contraction."
youtu.be/BP0j9uy1nuk

"""
“We’ve had a variety of unruly protests by armed, far-right militia groups that the police react to in a very calm manner,” he said. “And yet when you see a group of environmentalists or people who might look similar to the way environmentalists at a protest look, you see a hyper-aggressive police response, even though the level of violence coming from those groups is significantly lower
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-- FBI Chased Imagined Eco-Activist Enemies, Documents Reveal
theintercept.com/2020/08/24/fb

An Open Letter to J.K. Rowling | Tor.com 

tor.com/2020/06/11/an-open-let

Useful post, as I hadn't heard any of this about Rowling before.

It's the perfect day to start reading Octavia Butler's Kindred. | Literary Hub 

Really clever: Webcam mod that enables eye-contact conversation 

This was a really fun (and as usual depressing) read.

CNN: The 40 wildest lines from Donald Trump's impromptu Friday press conference.
cnn.com/2019/11/08/politics/do

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