100 days without Elsevier in Sweden, and the sky has not fallen: http://openaccess.blogg.kb.se/2018/10/11/100-days-post-cancellation-of-elsevier/
Our Distinguished Technologist, Bradley M. Kuhn, wrote an in-depth discussion of the dangers of #MongoDB's attempt to control the future of #copyleft, with suggestions on what license drafters must do to respect the community & ease #OSI's burden. https://sfconservancy.org/blog/2018/oct/16/mongodb-copyleft-drafting/
Norway’s first hybrid rocket reached space today, demonstrating new hybrid #propulsion technology for a cleaner, safer, more flexible method of powering small launch vehicles. Nucleus was designed and built by @Nammo with @esa_sts.
Read more: http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Transportation/Norway_takes_the_lead_in_hybrid_propulsion https://twitter.com/esa/status/1045337868581949441/photo/1 source: https://twitter.com/esa/status/1045337868581949441
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The reaction we should be having to watching Will Wheaton get bullied and harassed out of the fediverse is not "I thought you people would be better!" It's "I thought Mastodon was designed to protect people from exactly this."
Peoples is peoples, and we're going to find ways to be mean to each other no matter how we organize ourselves. Technology can constrain that meanness, or amplify it. Twitter's a megaphone. Can we build Mastodon into a nice set of noise-cancelling headphones?
Admin account for mastodon.acc.sunet.se - main account over at firstname.lastname@example.org, please follow that for the occasional toots about non-admin things.
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