Bits of Freedom
Bits of Freedom

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

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Where does our money go?

Each year, the FSFE spends close to half a million Euro raising awareness of and working to support the ecosystem around free software. Most of our permanent funds come from our supporters -- the people who contribute financially to our work each month or year and continue to do so from month to month, and year to year. They are the ones…

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FSFE's Event Coordination Meeting

on the 19th of July, I welcome your participation in an upcoming Event Coordination Meeting, intended for those of us who're either supporting the FSFE's event participation or representing the FSFE at various events. If you're a Fellow or volunteer of the FSFE interested in participating at an event to represent the organisation, or just…

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Working with volunteers

Executive Director's log, star date -655811 Recent discussions led me to research and think a bit about the topic of working with volunteers, an area I also touched upon recently while talking to fellows of the Shuttleworth Foundation. For the FSFE, the concern I have is our ability to give our volunteers the environment they need in whic…

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Thinking about the FSFE's organisation

This afternoon I've been testing various ways of thinking about the organisation of the FSFE, some of which turned into what looked much like a text based quest game from the early 1980s. The overall question is how we can best shape the work we do in a way which scales, is effective, and which encourages and makes it possible for our vol…

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