ok. turns out the 15:00 *is* correct.

(but at least now we're all awake)

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And perhaps some of you are interested to join DIGIT:

Join DIGIT as an IT Service Officer, if you are into Data Network Security and Open Source


Help DIGIT transition its services towards state of the art cloud
based either On-prem, hybrid or public and Open Source software solutions following
DevSecOps and Infrastructure as a Code paradigms ...

Apply before 02 June at noon

Hello there!

The UN/EC and Moodle are coorganising a hackathon:

SS4SDG Hackathon SDG#4 - Quality Education.

The kick off will be held

* T O DA Y *

Monday 16 May - 15:00 (CET) / 9:00 (EST) / 21:00 (WA)


@Joinup_eu (FOSSEPS for "Free and Open Source Software Solutions for European Public Services") publishes a new study: "Public services need to nurture and sustain vulnerable small projects".

We agree. More on this later! cc @NLnetFDN

👉 joinup.ec.europa.eu/collection

@EC_OSPO really nice.

For those who wanna see if its worth clicking through. I think it is 😊

Following #FOSS #funding reports and annexes can be found:

- Development of a Funding Mechanism for Sustaining Open Source Software for European Public Services

- Annex A - Existing Top Down Funding Mechanisms

- Annex B - Existing Bottom Up Funding Mechanisms

- Annex C - Non Financial Sustainability Issues and Solutions

- Funding Mechanism Study - Docx Files

- Funding Mechanism Study - ODT Files

Just so you're all aware: the annexes have been added (sometime last week). Enjoy reading!

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To celebrate , EU institutions open their physical and virtual doors to the public tomorrow!

Visit our dedicated website to see what’s happening in Brussels and across Europe - and also online - ahead of Europe Day!

More ℹ️ → europa.eu/!yVPPqG

Happy to see that @EC_OSPO has published the study about "funding mechanisms for sustaining #OpenSource #software for #European public services" in which I have marginally participated.

Lots to read to see if some of my recommendations/comments have been included.

I've seen that at least @libreoffice has been mentioned as critical Open Source software for public services (on which we recently did a bug bounty organised by @EU_Commission).


🎉 Joyeux anniversaire @lesjoiesducode !

Et vous, développeuses et développeurs du secteur public, c'est quoi votre « joie du code » préférée ?

How about this for the weekend?

Earlier today we published a study showing that public services need to nurture and sustain vulnerable small projects


Is your passion? Awesome! We want to hear from you!
Join @CERTEU@twitter.com and as Cyber Security expert 👩‍💻👨‍💻and help us keep the cyber space safe.
Find out more & apply by 27 May at noon 👉 bit.ly/3OLqu5P

@EC_OSPO Are you aware that OmegaT, the GPL professional translation tool is used at the DGT/EU ?
There will be a workshop organized by @fsf on the 2nd !


Great news #Fediverse it is Official. The #EU #EuropeanCommission just launched two servers 🚀

Welcome to #EUVoice mastodon and #EUVideo peertube 🎉

So say hi to @EC_Commission@social.network.europa.eu 👋

Love #FOSS with @EC_OSPO 💘

Stay in the loop with @EC_DIGIT

Help make things fundamentally right with @FRA ☀️

Regain balance with @Curia ⚖️

Protect that data with @EDPS 🔐

Let's go global with @CDT 🌐

Get us heard at @ombudsman 📣

Watch and boost from: tube.network.europa.eu/videos/

And explore: social.network.europa.eu/explo

Open source in action and a step closer to EU's sovereignty👉we joined forces w/ @EU_EDPS@twitter.com to enable technically the pilot.

It shows how contributes to strategic areas such as data privacy and protection.

Find us on EU_Voice & EU_Video

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The power of Inkscape, Gimp, Blender and Scribus:

Ángel Sánchez, curator of the Museum of Prehistory of Valencia, just published the second part of his historical graphic novel "Balkar", a fictional story set in Ancient Iberia.

Listen to the podcast by Mancomun, the free software portal managed by Amtega, Galicia's agency for technological modernisation:


launches pilot phase of two new social media platforms: and .
Based on decentralised, free, Open-Source & privacy-oriented @joinmastodon@twitter.com and @joinpeertube@twitter.com, they connect EU institutions with users of the
👉Press Release europa.eu/!8x4DBn

Lina Nyman från Adda AffärsConcept och Johan Linåker, senior forskare vid RISE Sweden, berättar om samarbetet kring öppen programvara och vad som kan vara bra att tänka på när man upphandlar (eller inte upphandlar) it.

Lina Nyman from Adda AffärsConcept and Johan Linåker, senior researcher at RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, talk about the collaboration on open source software and what can be good to consider when procuring (or not procuring) IT.


I går havde OS2 10-års jubilæum. Det er ti år siden, at Ishøj, Ballerup, København, Syddjurs og Sønderborg kommuner tog initiativ til et netværk for for det offentlige DK.

(billedet er fra den første generalforsamling)


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