Notes from our meetings in 2023

On this page we collect the links which have been posted to the chat in our meetings.

See also: Recent Notes from current year


Fedigov / Fediverse

IT-Security in Public Administrations

Date And Topic For Our Next Meeting

Combine with 37th Chaos Communication Congress which takes place on site in Hamburg this year 27.-30.12.2023

Create / Maintain A List Of Prominent IT-Women?


Internet Provider

Email and encryption



How to make email anonymous?

enterprise device management



Slightly off-topic

FSFE Summer meet

Upcoming conferences


- The International Cooperative Alliance (based out of lovely Brussels 🧇) is the organisation of which I forgot the name. - Link with the seven principles, explaining what cooperatives are: - denic is a cooperitve i.e. the ".de" domain registry - Housing cooperatives where residents are shareholders (vs condos which are owned by individuals)

FSFE Women

Organization of groups especially in Germany

Talk highlights

June 2023

Garden planning

(EU-Mediterranean plant database aggregating taxonomic data from Linnaeus onwards)

(Grasshopper is widely used for this purpose, so there is a decade-plus of literature on FOSS scripting using it for various design purposes.)

Terminal multiplexing


Spatial planning

(This paper is probably a bit more practical than theoretical.) Spatial DBMS Architecture for a Free and Open Source BIM (This paper is probably a bit more theoretical than practical.)

April 2023

Topics, we talked about.

March 2023

Topics, we talked about.

February 2023

We talked about Wiki-Software

We talked about Anita Borg and Free Software Podcast as source for quotes for Women's Day.

We talked about creating a circular logo from Umbrella for circular stickers.

January 2023

We met on 20. January Online on

Elsi told us about a Python project she is involved with and so we spoke a while about Python and the tools that play a role in this context.

As we had a participant in our meeting who has no programming skills yet, we talked about ways to learn programming.

One person told about her bad experience with using the Microsoft Windows PC in dark mode and that this works much better in the Linux environment.

A privacy-related topic for another time

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