The MiXiT conference – ethics and diversity in tech – A.Neveu, G.Alexandre

Logo MiXiT

Have you heard of the MiXiT conference?
Since 2011, it has been the place to talk about ethics and diversity in tech!

With Audrey Neveu and Grégory Alexandre, two of the members of the organization, we look back at the history, values and challenges of the conference.

NLnet Foundation: Funding Free Software in Europe – Lwenn Bussière

Fondation NLnet

Do you know how part of the European Free Software ecosystem is financed?

Discover the history and functioning of the NLnet Foundation, and the European Next Generation Internet NGI0 funds with Lwenn Bussière, Technology Assessor at NLnet!

Open Food Facts – episode 1 – Manon Corneille

Let’s discover Open Food Facts, the open source food database and open data.

With Manon Corneille, Head of Partnerships, we discuss the following topics:
– the genesis of the project
– the structure and legal form of OpenFoodFacts
– Relations with citizens, state agencies, researchers and consumer associations
– OpenFoodFacts and European manufacturers, the state and the European Member States
– Challenges ahead

Castopod is its own social network – episode 2 – Y. Doghri and B. Bellamy – AD AURES

Second episode on Castopod, the free podcast hosting platform.

This was an opportunity to review Castopod’s revenue streams, its community and the pricing of Ad Aures’ SaaS offer.

We also talk at length about what the Fediverse is, and Castopod’s place in it.

There’s an extra at the end of the episode, where we talk about more technical topics like ActivityPub integration, and the Open Podcast Prefix Project (op3).

Castopod and the podcast environment – episode 1 – Y. Doghri and B. Bellamy – AD AURES

Do you know Castopod? It’s the podcast platform that hosts Projets Libres!

In this two-part interview with Yassine Droghi and Benjamin Bellamy, the software’s founders, we cover a wide range of topics: what is a podcast? What’s Apple’s role? What is Podcasting 2.0?

Of course, we also talk to them about Castopod, its creation and the Ad Aures company.

/e/OS a degoogled Android – Gaël Duval – e Foundation & MURENA

Create a free, free, privacy-friendly Android OS? This is the challenge launched by Gaël Duval!

In this interview, we discuss with him the creation of the project, the structuring between company and association, the business model as well as the relationship of /e/OS with its software ecosystem. We also talk about the relationship with phone manufacturers, especially Fairphone, and the creation of their own product line, but also about the different modalities of software and hardware support.

The Peertube Story – Pouhiou & Booteille – FRAMASOFT

At Free Projects we love Peertube. And that’s just as well, because there’s a lot going on right now, with the release of v6 and the announcement of the roadmap for v7!

In this long episode with Pouhiou and Booteille, we talk about its history and future, its close links with fediverse and its relationship with content creators.