Dear friends of FrOSCon, after thoughtful consideration we concluded to not hold a regular #conference this year. Like last year we decided to run #FrOSCon16 as an online event scheduled on August 21st and 22nd. 🐸
Boris Johnson: UK must not return to status quo after Covid pandemic
PM pledges to transform country in keynote address to Conservative party conference Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBoris Johnson has said the UK must not return to the status quo after the coronavirus pandemic, promising a transformation akin to the “new Jerusalem” the postwar cabinet pledged in 1945. The prime minister also mounted a robust defence of the private sector, saying “free enterprise” must lead the recovery and that that he intended to significantly roll back the extraordinary state intervention the crisis had necessitated. Fix care-home funding, hinting at the prospect of an insurance-style model Explore the value of one-to-one teaching, both for pupils falling behind and those with exceptional abilities Encourage 95% mortgages to help young people on to the housing ladder Invest in high-skilled, green-collar jobs in wind, solar, hydrogen and nuclear energy, and in carbon capture and storage Continue reading... https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/oct/06/boris-johnson-uk-must-not-return-to-status-quo-after-covid-pandemic #Boris, #2020, #Conservatives, #Conservative, #Johnson, #Politics, #conference
Morgan Lemmer-Webber, Thomas Markey & fosshost.org, /me
#Online conferences and live-streamed conferences have been increasingly popular in the face of political and social changes over the past decade. [...] In this talk, organizers of APConf will discuss how we threw together a #virtual #conference using Peertube and a Big Blue Button server hosted by #Fosshost.