Meadowfest is coming up and @iffybooks is giving a security culture workshop as part of it! The whole schedule is up at savethemeadows.com/events
Our next #permacomputing meetup is Sunday, 9/18 at 1:00 p.m. EDT. We'll run an audio stream via Jitsi. https://iffybooks.net/event/permacomputing-sept-18/
Join us Saturday, 9/24 at 2 p.m. for 'Networks of Philly,' a presentation by Mike Dank (@Famicoman) on our city's hidden network infrastructure. It's free! https://iffybooks.net/event/networks-of-philly-sept-24/
Alison Macrina recently ran a workshop on information security for reproductive health. You can find the slides here: https://iffybooks.net/security-for-reproductive-health
Paul did a presentation about Briar at #MeshJam2022 and the recording is now available:
P2P Messaging with @BriarApp w/ Paul https://dai.ly/x8d7gcb #MeshJam2022
Just posted videos from #MeshJam2022 Day 2! Here are the links:
An Introduction to Hardware Hacking, UART and Serial Interfaces w/ r0guer4t and [mbm]
A Talk by Alex Wermer-Colan from Philly Community Wireless
Web 3? No thank you. Web 1.0 please.
Electric cars? No thank you. Light rails, trains, and bikes, please.
Ever faster computing devices? No thank you. Cleaner, leaner, and more minimalist software, please.
As part of our funding of Briar Desktop at the beginning of this year, we were interview by the Prototype Fund and talked about several different things related to the project: what is so special about Briar, why it's more secure than others, how it works as a community project, and why we don't want to become the number 1 messenger in the world.
The interview was held in German, but you may want to use machine translation to read it in your language:
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