AMD's new Threadripper completely kills the i9 CPUs Linus was mad at.

youtube.com/watch?v=a8apEJ5Zt2

Way to go .

Nayego is a modern team chat for organisations and communities

nayego.net/

Yes, it is based on XMPP and is open source

An excellent article about optimizing code for simplicity. It's not somehow "for" or "against," but rather just enlightening about how we think about the topic. Might turn out to be one of those classic articles I refer to while having design conversations with coworkers.

asthasr.github.io/posts/danger

update. For anyone wondering what our stack currently looks like:

- 3 refurbished physical servers
- KVM hypervisor
- Ceph cluster
- Coreboot Debian firewalls
- NFS server
- FreeIPA authentication
- PXE boot server
- Ansible mgmt
- Ipsilon SSO
- Guacamole
- Linux Mint desktops
- Linphones
- LibreOffice
- Zimbra mail server
- Nextcloud + NFS shares
- Collabora
- Rocketchat
- Jitsi
- Zammad
- Wiki.js
- Wekan
- LimeSurvey
- 3CX VM
- 1 Windows server
- 4 Windows 10 pc's
- 1 MSSQL server

When I was growing up, I really loved the computer game . In that game, you controlled an ideological faction advancing through time.

There were two main ways to advance technologically: research new discoveries yourself, or send "probe teams" to infiltrate enemy "datalinks" and extract the discovery.

I bring this up because we apparently live in that world now: China's new Comac C919 airplane was built with info exfiltrated from the US/EU crowdstrike.com/resources/wp-c

(H/t @cisba)

A (special) mid-month update. All batch 1 shipped + batch 2 & 3 assembly started; dev kits shipped; dev kits antenna tuning finished & shipping soon. Thank you for your patience!
forum.pine64.org/showthread.ph

"No information contained on any server located within China will be exempted from this full coverage program. No communication from or to China will be exempted. There will be no secrets. No VPNs. No private or encrypted messages. No anonymous online accounts. No trade secrets. No confidential data. Any and all data will be available and open to the Chinese government."

chinalawblog.com/2019/09/china

Looking pretty darn good! 👍👍

Mastodon 3.0

In this exciting new release: Moving accounts, trending hashtags, private servers and more!

blog.joinmastodon.org/2019/10/

Donate to the free (libre) software you use to help the developers and stay out of reach of greedy corporations who sell their soul to please foreign dictatorship.

Stop using products as soon as as you can. The quality of product has no relevance when anytime you may stopped from accessing it. (As it is happening in right now)

Stop using non-free software. You will face its evilness soon or late. Start migration to asap

I'm pretty astonished that openstreetmap has far more detailed information than any other local navigation apps. It even shows the precise location of toilet in BUILDINGS! Our native apps don't show BUILDINGS at all.

Just found this opensource.com article about Greenpeace becoming an 'open source' organisation. Quite ironic, since a few months ago I met one of their principal IT managers, who openly mocked our efforts to use and IT in-house. Greenpeace relies 100% on Google's Gsuite. Any comparison with fair trade coffee was met with a "yeah but this is easier, we just don't care about Google's dubious side."

opensource.com/open-organizati

Blizzard Suspends Hearthstone Player For #HongKong Support, Pulls Prize Money

> #Blizzard end their ruling by saying “While we stand by one’s right to express individual thoughts and opinions, players and other participants that elect to participate in our esports competitions must abide by the official competition rules.”

Time to stop playing #Hearthstone?

kotaku.com/blizzard-suspends-h

Seting up my G1410 on took 3 hours for the first time.
For anyone who want to set up a canon :
A step by step guide:

gist.github.com/edoz90/660a2a6

And you need to install your driver ( and -db-gutenprint-ppds for most canon printers), and .

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