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Hi! For the purpose of this introduction post I'm anthropomorphized from an abstract collection of audio to an excited fediverse participant!!

I'm a podcast co-hosted by @mlemweb and @cwebber exploring the intersection of user freedom on computers and crafting things! I put out episodes about all sorts of stuff ranging from historical textile production to chiptunes to making software!

Maybe you like that kind of thing you might listen maybe?!? No pressure kthx bai <3

You can support my work on advancing decentralized social networks at "FOSS & Crafts Studios":

A post explaining the rename:

It's still covering the same work I've been doing on decentralized social networks, but also is expanded a bit. It's a bit more obviously connected to the @fossandcrafts podcast, but also @mlemweb and I have various projects to advance FOSS & free culture we'd like to explore... so your support advances all of that!

New episode of @fossandcrafts! 32: Happy FOSS & Crafts anniversary!

In this episode, @mlemweb and I reflect on one full year of FOSS & Crafts episodes, as well as announcing "FOSS & Crafts Studios"!

Also, we updated the Patreon account for the show (which always gets announced at the end-of-show) and supporting my work... we've put them both under the umbrella of the FOSS & Crafts Studios page!

Happy anniversary to @fossandcrafts!

In this episode @cwebber and I look back on the year in review and look forward to future projects.

Bonus: a minute and a half of bloopers featuring our cat trying to steal the show!

Episode 32: Happy FOSS & Crafts anniversary!

@mlemweb and @cwebber reflect on one year of FOSS & Crafts, as well as announcing... FOSS & Crafts Studios!

Our stitch-and-bitch style "Hack & Craft" is happening now and for the next two hours! Feel free to drop in and bring a fun project to work on!

@fossandcrafts Steel seems like a very very nice guy. As always very good episode. Thanks for your work 😊

Next Hack & Craft happening in under 2 hours

Bring something fun to work on, cya there!

I'm probably going to try to get the @spritelyproject Goblins v0.8 release out the door, but there's some chance I might slack and animate a small thing in Blender?

Come craft with us as we discuss user freedom!

Hack & Craft Today UTC 18:00-20:00

Today's Hack and Craft starts in just under 4 hours, hope to see you there!

I've finished the purse I've been working on in the last two meetings (finally!) So I'll probably be making a necklace or spinning.

More info:

Join us for our third Hack and Craft event!
Saturday, July 15
14:00-16:00 EDT
(1800-20:00 UTC)

For more info:

An amazing and enjoyable episode of @fossandcrafts: @cwebber and @mlemweb give a courageous and open account on how they craft their sexual and gender identity.

It's the third week of July, which means that we'll have another @fossandcrafts Hack & Craft this Saturday from 14:00-16:00 EDT (1800-20:00 UTC).

Let's make things together!

Years ago, Steel Wagstaff and I met while collaborating on a Digital Humanities project at UW Madison. It was great to catch up with him him on @fossandcrafts while chatting about Open Education, Open Publishing, and maximizing the agency & potential of both educators and students!

New episode of @fossandcrafts! 31: Talking Pressbooks and OER with Steel Wagstaff

It was great having Steel on the show! Unshockingly, "education as a fundamental human right" and using FOSS / open access stuff to make that a reality felt like it was a perfect match with the general @fossandcrafts theme :)

Episode 31: Talking Pressbooks and OER with Steel Wagstaff

We're joined by Steel Wagstaff to talk about Pressbooks, a FOSS-based open access publishing platform, about Open Educational Resources (OER), and education as a fundamental human right!

So, by the end of the @fossandcrafts
Hack & Craft the only progress I'd made on my purse strap was fixing the mistake I'd made in warping, but we had a great turnout and some great discussions!

Made more progress on the Fish in a Barrel logo today at the @fossandcrafts hack n' craft, woo accountability buddies

eye contact, some jewelry 

I made a necklace at the last @fossandcrafts Hack and Craft! I said I was going to post it but then I didn't get a chance really.

So here it is... the necklace, in detail, and then me wearing it!

Found that craft and Foss share almost all of the philosophy.

Do it yourself
Learn and teach
Fix them yourself
Build and share

Happy to realize this.

Thanks for the good event/

@fossandcrafts team

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