Do straight people have dark rooms?

I'm thinking of using (aka Jitsi Meet) (on as a FLOSS video conferencing.

But am I right that if you share around a URL, the first person there gets to be the mod? ... That seems sub-par... Is it not possible to โ€œreserveโ€ a URL or something? (Or am I misunderstanding)

TIL about @MapBeks@twitter , a group in the Philiphines working to better #LGBTQ+ stuff in #OpenStreetMap! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

just saw two teenage girls hop the bart turnstile and run up the stairs and start making out and i couldnโ€™t resist the urge to shout BE GAY DO CRIMES and they raised their fists and shouted back STONEWALL WAS A RIOT so i am informing you that the kids are in fact alright

I am tempted to do an open video conference session (what songs have called "office hours") for an AMA or my #OSMF candidacy. Would people be interested to dial in and chat?

2000s hackers: My dream is to connect all of my devices to the internet.
2020s hackers: My dream is to disconnect all of my devices from the internet.

Let's say I want to have an open video chat meeting, where people can connect and we can all have an audio-video chat. And I'd like to only use open source/privacy preseving/free software tools. โ€œOpen this URL in your browser to connectโ€ is best.

What's the best tool for that now? What do yous recommend?

Ich muss mein verbessern. Ich brauche mehr Schreibรผbung. Ich spreche oft deutsch, aber schreib nicht so viel.

Wie sagt man, auf , โ€œMy pronounds are Xโ€ oder โ€œI use X pronounsโ€?

โ€žMein Pronomen ist โ€žerโ€โ€œ? oder โ€žIch benutze โ€žerโ€œ Pronomenโ€œ?

A lot of the stuff about TikTok is fearmongering about China being a cybervillain but you still should trust it exactly as much as you do other big corporate social media platforms, which is "not at all."

โ€œFacebook: Hands Off Our Mapโ€
In which long time #OpenStreetMap contrib & outgoing #OSMF board member Frederik Ramm has some harsh things to say about #Facebook & their #OSM activity....

Alas I'm going to switch from Firefox to Chromium on my work machine. The StayFocusd extension is very helpful and something I really need to try using for a bit. Alas Firefox doesn't have an alternative as usable. ๐Ÿ˜”

I have a half written post about what "craft mapper" means to me. Maybe I should finish that...

tech, fashPol 

Anyone know much about ? (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)? It sounds interesting and the little I've read on Wikipedia etc seems to help me.

Anyone recommend any books or resources so I can learn at home?

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