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Rose Eveleth from Wired has noticed the worrying parallels between Italian Futurism and Silicon Valley culture.

<< Let’s first take a look at the words often used to describe the Italian Futurist movement: invention, modernity, speed, industry, disruption, brash, energetic, combative. Italian Futurists were obsessed with cars and airplanes; they emphasized youth over experience; they believed that the only way to live was by pushing forward and never looking back. >>

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That's what I'm talking about. Edit a file on the server, Cobalt static site generator notices and rebuilds the static content and nginx serves it up. Ideal. No cms bullshit, works from my mobile just like my desktop. Awesome. #IndieWeb

Two new birds today: White-breasted nuthatch at the feeder, and the oft-heard, rarely-seen mourning dove, just chillin’ in a tree.

No pic but imagine a WET PAINT sign repurposed to read T-PAIN

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2016 Sublime
2017 Atom
2018 VS Code
2019 vim
Let's refrain from seeking meaning in nonsense.

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I feel like not enough people focus on the fact that Germany wants to outlaw hosting Tor servers. A significant amount of Tor is hosted from Germany, but more importantly, if Germany outlaws it, many other countries that so far were afraid to do so will follow suite. All intelligence agencies despise Tor and lobby their governments to shut it down. It's a slippery slope.

#Tor #Germany #Privacy

I always wondered 'Why sed?' Last week I started building Linux From Scratch.


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OnionShare 2 adds anonymous dropboxes, supports new Tor addresses, and is translated into a dozen new languages

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A Selenium Grid on Windows 10 is spawning Firefox instances faster than I can close them.

That's it. That's all I got.

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I got a pull request merged into signal-cli! Very exciting milestone for me :)

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Always make sure to document your code, especially if you're bound to get called about it all hours of the night:

I’m like 4 for 4 on upgrading a system and unintentionally breaking PostgreSQL. Charlie Brown and Lucy and the football.

After months of intermittent struggle, I have a Relay app working. I'm excited about this although Relay still seems crazy to me.

I guess I can download GitHub (et al.) repos with the Buffer iOS app - It's missing something I can put my finger on.

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We still have a tech position open at the Freedom of the Press Foundation (a nonprofit): a Sr. Software Engineer position to work on SecureDrop, the open source whistleblower platform used by 65+ media organizations, originally developed by the late Aaron Swartz.

You get paid to work
✅ from anywhere in the world
✅ on a world-changing project
✅ that's open source,
✅ stewarded by a small team
✅ that's led by a woman.

Help spreading the word is much appreciated:

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