Apple is tracking hashes of all executables (uploading to a controlled server) in OS X Catalina
Apple now has a list of all uses who use youtube-dl & even tor
Again and again I am surprised how Spanish administrations pioneer the transition to using #FreeSoftware ecosystems inside Europe:
"Rianxo is a municipality with 12,000 inhabitants on the northwest coast of Spain, in the autonomous community of Galicia. The town’s public service, comprising between 60 and 80 staff depending on the season, switched entirely to open source in 2014, over a period of just one month."
New blog post, detailing the new theme engine for minima.
i just joined #mastodon and noticed it's tough to find active people to follow. #trunk https://communitywiki.org/trunk has built themed lists, which are a great start, but many accounts are stale and there's a lot of clicking to navigate online.
so last night i played with #trunk's API and packaged up some filtering and automation into #python/#selenium so all i have to do is 1 click confirm. i put it on gh this morning for other #newbies like me. https://github.com/lots-of-things/pytrunk
#Pluralsight has so much content I might have to automate learning it. I might only have enough time to do 4 or 5 courses before their free trial month of april is up.
Oh no. :P
I use to immediately turn to DarkSky, but luckily for me my recent project the Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has a free API for all of #Australia. And some lovely human (or AI?) has a Python module for it as well. https://pypi.org/project/weather-au/
Check your local weather services for their API endpoints!
Folks are therefore working on an #openSource platform for online conferencing:
Ohh this is cool. Jeff Geerling is making an #Ansible 101 series on Youtube: https://www.jeffgeerling.com/blog/2020/ansible-101-jeff-geerling-new-series-on-youtube
A System Administrator of a web hosting company. I now hate PHP.
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