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Well, That's an upside.

"Also of note: with this leaked data there is a way to take control of every internet-connected MakerBot printer owned by any user in this leak, with users unable to do anything about it."

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I recently learned how much software is pre-installed on GitHub Actions workers. I'm a fan of the `setup-xxx` workflow patterns, so I always assumed that the workers were lean. Boy, was I wrong.

github.com/actions/virtual-env

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We're hiring additional software engineers to join the SecureDrop team!

Full-time, fully remote. Help us protect journalists & whistleblowers by writing free and open source software. Here's what we're looking for:

freedom.press/jobs/sr-software

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@GwenfarsGarden These days, I only tend to buy printed copies of books where there's something aesthetically appealing about the physical artefact, or where I can get it 2nd hand / cheaper than ebook. I've still got heaps of paper books that I've acquired over the years to work through, mind.

My local library system has a really good selection of ebooks these days, so I've read a fair amount of stuff in the last year through that too.

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In all fairness, this pandemic is as much one of a savage virus as it is one of illiterate people.

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Given the level of technology we have today, if your system does not provide adequate sustenance, accommodation, education, and healthcare for all, it is not because it can’t; it’s because it is designed not to.

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The year is 2089 and poverty is completely unknown. At least, the official amazon information screen in everyone's living unit doesn't have an entry for it.

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It'd be a shame if this "Windows 10 only" emojo started popping up elsewhere.

emojipedia.org/hacker-cat/

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reposting this old meme because I've been mad about it lately

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This is a super important study done by true experts in this field. In 2018, OSS contributed between €65 and €95 billion to the 🇪🇺’s economy. At a minimum, that’s the equivalent of the entire GDP of Luxembourg Thanks @mirkoboehm@twitter.com @KnutBlind@twitter.com @andrewjskatz@twitter.com

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Microsoft Teams telling me that a meeting has started on the phone when I started it myself on my laptop is the greatest evidence that machines aren't taking over the world any time soon.

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Call of Cthulhu: It's a book of great evil!

Me: Atlas Shrugged?

CoC: Near unreadable in its rambling, incoherent diatribe of horror!

Me: Atlas Shrugged.

CoC: Those who read it becomes monsters dedicated to the torment of humanity!

Me: Yeah, that's Atlas Shrugged.

(stolen from twitter.com/BadProbably/status)

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