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The salience of the goats
It's pretty amazing that you can develop an app using KDE's libraries in KDE's IDE, have wonderful artists make your project artwork in KDE's painting app and edit a video about it all in KDE's video editor. The number of organizations that could tell the same story can be counted on one hand. The scope of what the #KDE community does is stunning.
When you expect something like this:
But since the dream of growth and investments on tourism has come true, you find this kind of vandalism...
#gr #beach #growth
On responsible vulnerability disclosure - https://people.gnome.org/~federico/blog/on-responsible-vulnerability-disclosure.html
KDE developers have fixed the bug that allowed the execution of potentially malicious code. The update is already in neon and will appear in your distro shortly.
The tragedy of being so competent to discover a 0day vulnerability, but to opt for being famous for harming users instead of defending them.
Personally, I think the level of mistrust is too low for ALL of these companies, and the level of trust is concerning.
"Which IoT Companies Do People Most Mistrust?"
The Linux App Summit is coming to Barcelona in November! KDE and @gnome join forces to create a strong, free and open app ecosystem.
The Greek government canceled an in-progress project about a future release of new identity cards (it will call for new proposals). According to the officials, the reason of the cancellation was a leak of the specifications of the project. So, transparency and openness on such a security-wise critical project, are not expected features. They are bugs to be solved...
My new hobby: Adding public drinking fountains (and toilets, but it's mostly fountains that are missing so far) to #OpenStreetMap. This is so important for people to find, but still so few are marked in #OSM. At least here in Norway. It's a shame, really. And the hotter the climate gets, the more important it will become. @openstreetmap
At the moment, many countries face unprecedented heat waves. How can we effectively tackle this in the long term?
1. Abandon the mindless fossil-fueled obsession
2. Transform the episodic emergency services to a chronic, public, free system
"But Jens why are you kinda sceptic about the EU?"
3 million euro will apparently go to two private companies ad-proposal to buy influencers to promote eating more pork in an already meat-heavy diet of young people in Denmark and Sweden...
I see here an opportunity to start discussing with people issues like user control, client and server, and what #foss apps can offer to defend our digital rights.
Could this local experiment be the start of a national transformation?