@MatejLach @ASIC it's not the daughter board disabling ME, they customize BIOS on boards to disable ME. If you read anything they've posted in the past few years. This is a stepping stone. They're looking towards open hardware THAT DOESN'T SUCK. So they're taking time and moving one piece at a time. I don't agree with all they've done, but understand their concept. Was Linux a powerful clean os 10 years ago? No. Stuff takes time and $ to get right.
#Infosec celebrity Edward #Snowden says a report critical to an #NSA lawsuit by the #EFF is authentic. The document proves that telecommunications providers have been permitting signal interception and mass #surveillance of #US citizens #security #privacy https://techcrunch.com/2018/11/03/edward-snowden-nsa-lawsuit-jewel-authentic/
Our friends at A Bunch of Hacks, a lovely #cooperative game studio, are Kickstartering their first game, Epicinium!
Epicnium is a strategy wargame with environmental mechanics and scoring - a game is worth points depending on the state of the surviving world, and the requirements of war must be balanced with the dangers of pollution and global warming.
Is victory worth it, after all, if all you have to rule is mud and craters?
How mapmakers help indigenous people defend their lands
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I participated in a #reddit survey recently and they want a follow up.
I'm actually quite surprised of what they expect.
30 minutes session via some online service with audio, video and screenshare recorded.
It's nice of them to offer a 40 USD amazon gift card for the time but there is no way in hell that I will sign an NDA for a user survey probably granting them rights to do anything with whatever happens to be in that session.
For me, #cyberpunk is about breaking out of control structures. It's about surviving in an environment that's weighted against all but the very few.
What I think needs addressing is that the technical skills and equipment necessary to circumvent these structures are themselves a privilege.
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What would make this site better/more usable?
Should we do a complete overhaul of the user interface/look of the site?
Is there any interest in coordinating weekly discussions/themes/groups?
Feed back is always appreciated (especially even constructive criticism)
"[ISP] Bahnhof has suffered a major defeat against publisher Elsevier after a court ordered the Swedish ISP to block a series of domain names, including Sci-Hub. The decision goes against everything the company stands for but it can't ignore the blocking order. Instead, the ISP has gone on the offensive by blocking Elsevier's own website and barring the court from visiting Bahnhof.se."
Some more book-related #alternatives:
https://openlibrary.org - Huge non-profit online library with downloads for PD books and lending for non-PD titles.
https://calibre-ebook.com/ - Open source eBook organiser/editor and format converter
Making people work 13 hour days _over a weekend_ is not a rigid work ethic, it’s running your employees ragged.
@MatejLach I rather have a country ran by christain conservatives than anything.
Finnaly I've made the first: *GNOME Translator Editor* Release: https://download.gnome.org/sources/gtranslator/3.30/
This is the gtranslator app modernization
You know how people are starting to write alternatives to old-school CLI tools? fd for find, rg for grep and so on?
The one I'd truly like is `ps`. I never got around to grokking that one, and I don't want to. It starts with "This version of ps accepts several kinds of options" ("UNIX", "BSD" and "GNU").
That and `tar`. I mean modern versions already work as `tar xf` for extraction, but compressing? Yeah. There's that xkcd again.
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