So, is the betting pool open yet for how long Google's latest consumer-facing service "Stadia" is going to last? I'm thinking around 18 months before they announce they're shutting it down

How To Get Started on Mastodon and Leave Twitter Behind

Close your Twitter account, delete your old Tweets, pack your bags, and head over to Mastodon's wild world of federated microblogging.

pcmag.com/article/364850/how-t

People who talk a lot about privacy on social media setting up lots of IoT home automation devices that call out to God knows where.......hmmmmmmmm

Bit of cognitive dissonance there?

Awesome new video by @tnt showing multiple options of USB protocol capture, decoding and analysis. Including a new solution using iCEBreaker to capture 96MSPS, and decoding the data in @sigrok Also featuring the amazing OpenVizsla! youtube.com/watch?v=JjU5OQCWgm

Has anyone found any good new content on any Peertube instances recently?

#AskFedi #AskFediverse

Great news everyone! KiCad V5.1.0 Stable is released! Including dialog structure improvements and accelerated modern canvas in the schematic editor! Read the release blog post for all the details: kicad-pcb.org/blog/2019/03/KiC

How easy is it for a third party to identify your browser? Find out with Panopticlick. panopticlick.eff.org/

Researchers find backdoor in Swiss online voting system that would let someone replace all ballots with fraudulent ones. “No election system should have a backdoor that allows the people running the election... to undetectably modify the election outcome.”

motherboard.vice.com/en_us/art

"The first problem that many beginners face when confronted with the end-of-file issue is that of the EOF character" latedev.wordpress.com/2012/12/

As you can see blender is so easy all the common commands fit in a single poster!

, the logic analyzer / oscilloscope GUI, now has initial session setup save/restore support.

You no longer have to remember your session setup, which decoders you added, which decoder settings you used, and so on...

sigrok.org/blog/pulseview-now-

I get some pleasure out of OpenStreetMap data, and I think it’s important that we have unencumbered access to this kind of data and combat the almost monopoly that G. has on it.

As such, I have become an associate OpenStreetMap Foundation member for a mere GPB 15.00 per year.

Care to join as well? It’s easy, it’s painless, and it keeps their engines going. :-)

wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/Me

Have a look at this awesome GitHub project.

github.com/kelseyhightower/noc

The best way to write secure and reliable applications. Write nothing; deploy nowhere.

2200 issues and 350 pull requests though, must be pretty buggy.

What is #Facebook doing with your phone number?
We asked Facebook to explain reports that #2FA phone numbers - provided to secure accounts - are now made searchable across the platform by default.
Read the full letter: privacyinternational.org/repor #MarkZuckerberg twitter.com/privacyint/status/

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