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Denver Gingerich is the founder and lead developer of JMP (https://jmp.chat/), a free software chat gateway that lets you text and call people using a real phone number without a phone. He's speaking at LibrePlanet 2017 (https://libreplanet.org/2017) (March 25-26th in Cambridge, MA), in Block 5B, from 15:40-16:25 on Sunday. Want to learn more about bringing software freedom to your cell phone? Check out his talk "A fully-free cell phone experience, no baseband required."
The free software community encompasses the globe, and we strive to make the LibrePlanet conference reflect that. That's why we livestream the proceedings of the conference, and encourage you to participate remotely by both watching and participating in the discussion via IRC chat.
It's almost time: LibrePlanet 2017 kicks off in two weeks, on March 25! Will you join free software hackers, lawyers, activists, students, educators, librarians, and community organizers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to explore the roots of software freedom?
The world of free software projects and the greater free software movement grow in success and visibility in no small part thanks to the developmental model that is enabled by the licenses and philosophies that drive free software. Many projects and the Free Software Foundation (FSF) itself have made leaps in creating more diverse and inclusive spaces over the past few years. I'm excited to celebrate International Women's Day by writing just a few of the many amazing women around the world who use their professional and personal time to drive freedom in technology.
(as of February 25, 2017):
Session title: Strike at the Roots! An Analysis of Mass Surveillance and Ecology
In just six weeks, on March 25 & 26, 2017, free software hackers, lawyers, activists, students, educators, librarians, and community organizers will gather at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to explore the roots of software freedom. Will YOU be there?
Roses are red, violets are blue; I use free software to encrypt my online communication and you can too.
As of January 24, 2017.
In response to the changing computing landscape, and with extensive input from the free software community, the Free Software Foundation updated its High Priority Free Software Projects (HPP) list with six new project areas that need your support.