Incoming #KDE Apps update for December
'Russian police raid NGINX Moscow office'
"Russian search engine Rambler.ru claims full ownership of the NGINX code."
👀 👀 👀 While in the lib bastion of California folks try to say 3 extra bus stops is what broke Oakland’s city budget 🙄.
> In this thread: alternative ways to entertain, engage, and learn while we abstain from YouTube. Please add resources of your own and RETWEET to get the word out and help us all refrain from scabbing :)
( @emerican )
This is how I want my students to think about science.
See what IP addresses the person in Starbucks is visiting *over their VPN*: https://seclists.org/oss-sec/2019/q4/122
Sleep easily tonight!
Reading the HN thread on trojaned Python libraries:
Computers are mediators.
That is, whatever "you" are "doing" on a computer ... isn't actually _you_ who is _doing_.
You aren't reading mail, surfing, writing, coding.
You are _using_ a mailer, browser, word processor, or text editor, which interprets both your inputs and content on disk, off the Net, or often, transiting both.
Everything you do is inter-mediated.
What do you trust?
Listening for the third time to the amazing speech of @aral at the EU Parliament, this time looking at a better video which contains also his slides:
At minute 12:20 he rocks and says:
"You are acting as an unpaid Research and Development department for silicon valley. Because if a startup here succeeds, it gets bought by Google or Facebook. If it fails, we pick up the bill."
huh, interesting little blog post about .gitignore:
What's in your global gitignore?
Ph.D in #FluidMechanics
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