V is for Vaporware
an analysis of the v programming language
"Google, Facebook, Amazon, and many others have used open source code to create grand, global advertising networks," observes Ashlee Vance.
Eben Moglen says, "We made good stuff, and it was turned into ammunition against our dreams."
The history of USENET and the alt. hierarchy shows what we lost when the Internet stopped being about protocols and started being about products—a catastrophe adversarial interoperability staved off for decades, until we blocked it with terrible tech laws. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/11/altinteroperabilityadversarial
I mentioned the other day that health care data is one area where people who "have nothing to hide" still care about #privacy.
Personal finances is the other area and it looks like Google's going there too.
do you have any plan to work on a next-gen librem laptop using a new cpu? how freedom respectful is the amd ryzen world? (asking because i would really love a modern 4 core setup)
We're looking for a Shadow Simulation Developer to help us develop cutting-edge network simulation / emulation software. Should have expertise in parallel program design and development. #developer #job https://www.torproject.org/about/jobs/shadow-simulation-developer/
It is proven! I am palinuro on Keybase: https://keybase.io/palinuro/sigchain#74129334b3651fc018eed42e637b1895b307a82ba5be93e8a65f1553e761c9be0f
@pro golang and rust will probably become the killer combination for system and backend development in the near future. both are awesome if used properly in their respective domains
@purism do you have any italian keyboard available?
@purism any chance to know when the shipping dates will be announced? i am a parrot os developer and we would like to do some internal planning
People want convenient products that respect them by default, that they can trust will not exploit them, that allow them to participate in digital society with peace of mind, knowing they are in complete control. https://puri.sm/posts/avoiding-big-tech-to-protect-your-privacy/ https://librem.one/ #purism #libremone
Parrot Security 4.7 and Why I Still Love it
New breach: Canva had 137M records breached in May. Exposed data included email addresses, names, usernames, cities and for users not using social logins, passwords stored as bcrypt hashes. 44% of addresses were already in @haveibeenpwned. Read more: https://support.canva.com/contact/customer-support/may-24-security-incident-faqs/
@moonman lol why?
Purism CTO, Nicole Faerber, nominated for “CTO of the Year” by Women in IT Awards.
Downloading an Entire Web Site with wget
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Dance like no one is watching, encrypt like everyone is.