So FLOSS.social is turning one year old this weekend.

What started as a simple fun experiment has turned into (I hope) a useful resource for a rapidly-growing number of people with similar values and interests.

Thanks to our dedicated and brilliant community of & supporters for joining in on the journey! And thanks for supporting distributed social networking through !

Every time I can nudge someone to add a license to an existing GitHub repository, I smile real big & get a nice warm feeling inside.

You should try it, too.

choosealicense.com/no-permissi

"It's not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it."

β€” Hans Selye

I still LOL every time some self-proclaimed "expert" thinks that it's a fatal "newbie mistake" when someone understands that the movement can peacefully coexist with .

Signed,
FSF member since May 2004
OSI individual member # 003

That's a wrap on year 10! Here's to another decade of working together to use technology & to make the world a better place!

Big thanks to so many who worked so hard to make it happen.

"Children do not have ingrained prejudices. Therefore we have made this game to expose them to different cultures early so they can create a cultural bridge."

-- Indigenopoly hi-tech board game hackathon team at team

At Duane O'Brien reminds us that more than half of lives in places other than GitHub.

Think twice before you rely on proprietary platforms for your work. And before you judge people based on GitHub profiles.

At , we're listening to experts from UNESCO talk about the 2019 Year of Indigenous Languages. Kicking off a hackathon for the next 3 days!

"If we the collective fail, we let down all of those who came before and brought us here, and those who will come after us."

-- @harishpillay at

Want to build & solutions that make a global impact?

The Digital Impact Alliance at the United Nations Foundation is hiring software developers from around the world.

Apply today! bit.ly/2F9QsOF

Good morning ! Looking forward to the next 4 days of learning from and with the brightest people in !

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My team just activated our next round of $100,000 USD for projects that support work at the nexus of humanitarian action, development, and peace.

Please spread the words to projects working to make the world better.

Read more and apply by 15 April: osc.dial.community/catalytic-g

We had a great turnout today at CMU university in to talk about Google Summer of Code, Outreachy, and our work at the UN Foundation's Digital Impact Alliance.

Learn more about these great programs to help folks learn to get involved in :

summerofcode.withgoogle.com/

outreachy.org/

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