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Tinkerer and thinker on everything free and open. Exploring possibilities and engaging with new opportunities to instigate change.

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Jonas is a dad, husband, tinkerer, thinker and traveler. He's passionate about the future and bringing people together, from all fields of free and open.

Friday readings - here's what's next

The last three Friday's, I've been posting some thoughts about the free and open source software community and our work. These are usually observations I've made about ourselves, often critical, sometimes provocative. This coming Friday, I plan to return to my post about how Free Software is Failing the Users to take into account some tho…

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Policy, why's that?

In November 2016, Bruce Schneier wrote about the need for increased regulation in the software sphere. If we want to secure our increasingly computerized and connected world, we need more government involvement in the security of the "Internet of Things" and increased regulation of what are now critical and life-threatening technologies…

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Proud to be here

I'm often very proud of the work we do in the FSFE but at no time do I feel as strongly about this as I do during the FOSDEM weekend. While the weekend has yet to start, the FSFE teams have taken to Brussels with a range of activities. For myself, the morning started with a meeting with our colleagues at Openforum Europe followed by what…

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Boomerang for Mutt

If you're anything like me, an overflowing inbox stresses you. When the emails in my inbox start filling more than a screen, I lose focus. This is particularly troubling as I'm also using my inbox as a reminder about issues I need to look at: travel bookings, meetings to be booked, inquiries to be made at the right time, and so on. A lot…

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