Happy Women's Day
In Purism, we care about rights. Digital rights concern everybody, touch most people’s lives, and carry a heavy societal weight when it comes to women : https://puri.sm/posts/womens-day-2019/
I'm on @orbifx's general-purpose moderated usenet server and we're looking for more members!
I am so glad the #fediverse exists. It is so vibrant and alive these days. For all the bullshit and insanity here it feels human in a way that no capitalist run - ad supported - venture funded space ever has.
In an earlier thread, I wrote briefly about trans people in medieval Europe, and discussed some of the main issues when studying the medieval history of trans people.
Today, if you'll indulge me, I want to spend some time discussing a single person in detail. I want to talk about the way she's been written about, and about her and what she can teach us about life as a trans person 600 years ago.
This is the story of Eleanor Rykener.
https://www.recurse.com/blog/145-fellowships-for-women-working-on-open-source-programming-projects-research-and-art cool opportunity this winter
I'm seeing lots of cat pictures so here's my cat Tiger. The grey cat is 80, who is technically my father's cat but is more of an independent little dude than anything. #cats
Minimising power and bandwidth consumption of a 100% solar powered web server
Red and bright bright green!
Main account: @accedie
Sunbeam City is a Libertarian Socialist solarpunk instance. It is ran democratically by a cooperative of like-minded individuals.