People who are doing things for good reasons and in a good way. That i admire their goals, their means, their integrity, their dedication. And attempt to follow them.
The word "tireless" kept repeating when i was thinking of descriptions for each. So i guess that's a requirement for my admiration: that they be tireless :D
Aral Balkan Cyborg rights activist, designer, and developer at Small Technology Foundation Site.js https://ar.al https://small-tech.org Banksy is Banksy. Bhuchung D Sonam Activism through art. https://www.tibetwrites.in Chokey Awesomely teaching the nuts and bolts of Buddhism, following Mingyur Rinpoche. https://www.vikramashila.in Choegyam Trungpa Tibetan Buddhism Dalai Lama is the Dalai Lama. David Swanson Activist for peace: World beyond war War is a crime Let's try democracy "I would like 'a just war' to sound as offensive as 'charitable rape' or 'humanitarian slavery' or 'benevolent child abuse', and I know that it can sound that offensive because it sounds so to me." Dilgo Khyense Rinpoche Tibetan Buddhism. Donald Knuth The Art of Computer Programming https://www-cs-faculty.stanford.edu/~knuth/ "... my role is to be on the bottom of things. ... I try to learn certain areas of computer science exhaustively; then I try to digest that knowledge into a form that is accessible to people who don't have time for such study." -- https://www-cs-faculty.stanford.edu/~knuth/email.html Gil Fronsdal Teaching the dhamma through Theravada and Thai Forest Tradition Buddhism. https://www.insightmeditationcenter.org https://www.audiodharma.org Jeff Lebow Activism through education. https://www.worldbridges.net Lobsang Wangyal Activist for truth; healer; showman. https://www.lobsangwangyal.com And more. Phuntsok Dorjee HelpWithBooks.org and much more. Tenzin Rabyang 24Breeze.com Activism through community. Tenzin Tsundue Activism for Tibetan freedom; poet https://www.tenzintsundue.com Tim Berners-Lee On 30 years of the Web: Founder Tim Berners-Lee talks about decentralisation, data localisation, Internet Shutdowns, end-to-end encryption, misinformation and more. "social networks like mewe.com have respected privacy, where you can share your photos with family and friends in a privacy preserving way." -- Nikhil Pahwa 12 mar 2019 MediaNama https://www.medianama.com/2019/03/223-on-30-years-of-the-web-founder-tim-berners-lee-talks-about-decentralisation-data-localisation-internet-shutdowns-end-to-end-encryption-misinformation-and-more/ Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche "Any daily activity can be used as an opportunity for meditation…"
Americans who tell the truth "What began in 2002 as artist Robert Shetterly's personal portrait project has become a broad-based, not-for-profit arts and education organization, the mission of which is to foster and inspire 'a profound sense of citizenship' by exposing students at all levels to portraits, quotes, biographies and related resources built around these 'Models of Courageous Citizenship.'" https://www.americanswhotellthetruth.org/
100Devs "An online, free, 30 week bootcamp, meant to bring you from zero programming skills to employable. taught by Leon Noel." "My activism is teaching. I want to help folks affected by the pandemic and those under represented in tech. The bootcamps I run are either very selective or expensive, so I am hoping to help in the best way I know how by offering a software engineering course for free." https://leonnoel.com Archive.org / The WayBack Machine Awesome. https://web.archive.org and more. ClassicPress Ethical alternative to WordPress. https://classicpress.net Email: Ethical alternatives to email for people: FastMail | HushMail | ProtonMail Mastodon Ethical alternative to TWitter https://mastodon.ar.al Register4less Ethical domain registrar; basic web hosting; outstanding support. Whois privacy is built-in, not opt-in. Clear (not confusing) web interface and how-tos. Very useful Knowledge Base for understand how domains and dns work. https://wiki.r4l.com/R4L https://register4less.com/ Signal Ethical alternative to online chat services for people. SmartAir Ethical source of air filters and how to make your own. "Smart Air is a social enterprise that creates simple, no-nonsense air purifiers and provides free education to protect people’s health from the effects of air pollution. We are proud to be the only certified B-Corp dedicated to fighting air pollution." https://smartairfilters.com/en/ SpaceHey Ethical social website. https://spacehey.com Tawlk Ethical alternative to online chat services for websites. https://tawlk.to web0 manifesto The small Web. No Web3! https://web0.small-web.org/