Matrix is a new, open-source protocol for decentralized chat networks. Being a protocol, meaning that it requires a server (we will use Synapse) and a client (we will use Element) to function the way you expect chat programs, like Slack, to work. Matrix is designed...
Taking control of your chapter’s digital tools: Part 2 – A closer look at email, calendar, contacts, files
Now that you have a server you can chat with your comrades on, let’s make sure you know how to fully utilize Nextcloud to server your email, calendar, contacts, and file-sharing needs.
This page is not a comprehensive guide on how to stay safe online, but it is designed to make you much safer than you were before in a very small amount of time.
If you’re tired of relying on Big Tech to provide you tools, you’re not alone. You’ve got several options for breaking your dependence on Google, Microsoft, and Apple. Going this route isn’t for the faint of heart, but if you’re willing to make the switch, you may be surprised at how rewarding it can be.