#GNU #Guix 1.1.0 is out!

14K commits by 201 people since the last release! It’s been a lot of work but I think it’s a beautiful release. :-)

This is great article from BBC about huge mass surveillance system in Moscow: bbc.com/russian/features-52219

Moscow can:
- detect when you are at home or out of home
- detect where you are locating based on mobile geolocation
- detect when are you in subway (we have face recognition in much more places now)
- detect what sites you visit using public wifi networks

It violates constitution rights, but gov doesn't care. Support RosComSvoboda campaign against using such tools: bancam.ru

#GNU #Guix 1.1.0 release candidate available: lists.gnu.org/archive/html/gui Testing is a good way to help us, to try out a new GNU+#Linux distro, or simply to get into #freesoftware!

Gonna participate in lisp gamejam using Fennel and Love2d. I would like to use trivial-gamekit (and cl-bodge), but I'm not familiar with Common Lisp yet and basic setup doesn't work on my guix system.

I will try to make the mix of danmaku shooter and dungeon-crawler game. I don't have experience in gamedev and I lack math skills, but timespan is quite big, I hope I can handle it.

Join gamejam if you would like making games and lisp: itch.io/jam/spring-lisp-game-j

Looks like Leah couldn't solve financial problems. I'm thankful that I was able to buy librebooted thinkpad x200t on minifree.org. I hope he'll do fine and will bring more free software and free hardware to the world.

As alternatives libre hardware stores I can suggest:
- thinkpenguin.com
- store.vikings.net
- tehnoetic.com/
- raptorcs.com/content/TL2MB1/in (no laptop, but server like motherboard with libreboot preinstalled)
- shop.libiquity.com

Someone decomposed the app about Covid-19 situation from russian gov that tracks people movement. It is not limited by that, it sends telemetry using camera and tries to identify you. I think it also can look into your contact list. And the most important part -- it sends this info to russian gov site mos.ru without any encryption and mos.ru is not even using https. I guess there will be hard times for our privacy after coronavirus.


Presenting you the response from USSR to the language designed by Larry Wall

I got sick, hope it is just a flu. If it is not just a flu, I'm fucked up, I have an asthma. By the law I need to self-isolate myself until 14th April.

"Guix: Unifying provisioning, deployment, and package management in the age of containers" by Ludovic Courtès: fosdem.org/2020/schedule/event

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