🚨 NEWS NERD ALARM 🚨

Hacks/Hackers Berlin is back in March! Join us in the brand new newsroom of taz, Germany's original progressive, independent and cooperative-owned newspaper to discuss open source tools, funding, and nonprofit journalism. meetup.com/Hacks-Hackers-Berli

Four language Wikipedias — German, Czech, Danish, and Slovak — have decided to black out the sites in opposition to the current version of the EU Copyright Directive. wikimediafoundation.org/2019/0

Operation blackout: The German Wikipedia has blacked out today in protest of and of the proposed EU copyright directive 👏

📢 Alright, Berlin news nerds listen up: The Hacks/Hackers meetup is back with a special edition on maps & journalism! See you next Tuesday at the Zeit Online newsroom. meetup.com/Hacks-Hackers-Berli

The text of the EU directive has been finalised and it looks fierce. @Senficon@twitter.com has everything you need to know about the proposed European link tax and upload filters. And explains what *you* can do to stop it! ✊ juliareda.eu/2019/02/eu-copyri

☀️📈 It’s official: 2018 was the fourth hottest year in 140 years of recorded history – with the five hottest years being the last five. My colleague @lisacrost@twitter.com has taken a closer look at the numbers. blog.datawrapper.de/weeklychar

📈 Chart of the week: @ryanleewatts@twitter.com makes great charts that go beyond what you thought was possible with @datawrapper@twitter.com. Check out his very complicated, very simple range plot. blog.datawrapper.de/weeklychar

Big announcement: I have a new job! Monday is my first day at Datawrapper, where I will help to make even better data vis tools. 🙌 datawrapper.de/

🎉 New Year’s resolution: Become less dependent on services like Dropbox, Twitter, Google, etc. Use open, decentralised and/or self-hosted alternatives instead. First stop: ! Find me on 🐘 Mastodon: @sjockers vis.social/@sjockers

The slides from my talk about the ideas and technology behind the Datenguide project are now online.
downloads.datengui.de/slides/3

Dealing with post anxiety and depression? Here’s a picture of the alpaca, boxed up and ready to go home <3

Hallo ! Der @datenguide@twitter.com ist jetzt auch drüben bei Mastodon! @datenguide 🐘 chaos.social/@datenguide

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