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Element is hiring Backend Engineers 🚀

If you:
- are experienced with #Python OR #NodeJS
- know your way with #SQL
- know what a REST API is
- want to work on an open source project (#Synapse and/or bridges)

You can either DM me or apply directly on apply.workable.com/elementio/j

If you are not sure if you would be a great fit or what would be expected from you, drop me a message and we'll figure it out :)

🔄 Boosts very appreciated, we need you!

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I had a typographic review with a professional typographer recently. The feedback was so useful. Here's the details:

kevq.uk/pimping-my-type-improv

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3:35 AM here and after 5 hours, I've successfully librebooted my t400

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Apparently Zoom straight up lied about conferences being E2E encrypted, and didn’t tell anyone that they were passing personally identifiable data to Facebook & Google for years.

They have just had their ass handed to them by the FTC, and members of a class action lawsuit will be receiving compensation. Also… maybe don’t use Zoom unless your employer makes you. 😬

arstechnica.com/tech-policy/20

Currently reading the print version in German. The interactive material on the author's website seems to be interesting, too.

lawsofux.com

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Interesting story from a Chrome extension developer about how bad actors try to get their malicious code inserted into the extensions or even try to buy the extensions outright.

micahcantor.xyz/blog/extension

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Aside from my trust to Manjaro and Arch repository maintainers, I think it is a wise idea to be safe than sorry and be pro-active about the situation.

I removed from my home computer. I hope a privacy-respecting fork rises from the ashes of this fantastic tool.

For those who want to read more about the situation:
github.com/audacity/audacity/i

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Some words on why you should:

a) Always check certificates, and
b) Periodically make sure any devices you own are too

The steps for (b) are provided.

ajmartinez.com/tech/posts/2021

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A tale of two IRC networks:

#Freenode: kicked us out of our channels, harassed one of our ops on their home page, made supposedly "draft" policy changes to permit hate speech

#LiberaChat: participated in *our* forum to address questions about governance and non-profit structure and asked for feedback on improvements: <meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php>

Hmm 🤔

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@finlaydag33k
Thanks for the hint!
Does Froxlor offer the same features as the classic cPanel & Plesk?

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Save the date! Following our webinars on #ActivityPub and #openhardware, on June 21st we bring together #NextGenerationInternet projects working on Linked Data (and other forms of metadata). We are excited to have for example @pukkamustard talk about openEngiadina & DREAM, showcase the awesome low code app dev solution Corteza (and its upcoming JSON-LD support) and many more awesome (semantic) projects! -> nlnet.nl/events/20210621/Linke. As always, no signup needed, just join :)

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@groovestomp Regardless of what you decide, a "business-grade" or a "self-built" router offers much more possibilities than a consumer/ISP router (e.g. continuous firmware updates). The online review I told you about in my first toot offers a detailed description of the Peplink's router. Good luck. 👍

@groovestomp A PC Engines APUx appliance would fit into your budget IMO.
If you need some inspiration, check the following link:
teklager.se/en/
I'm not working for these people, it's just an example. 🙂

@groovestomp routersecurity.org/pepwavesurf
A review performed by "Michael Horowitz".
Check the "update & warning" section, too.
Why not try and build your own router with IPFire/openwrt/pfsense,/opnsense, etc.?

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I'm happy to announce that all talks from #fossnorth 2021 are available at conf.tube, a #peertube instance. You find the playlist here:

conf.tube/videos/watch/playlis

You can also find the video links, abstracts and additional material here:

foss-north.se/2021/speakers-an

#conference #videos #talks

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