Two months ago we announced a first proposal for a #Wayland driver for Wine. Here's an update on this effort, with support for new features including copy/paste, drag-and-drop and for changing the display mode! col.la/w6fh2 #Wine #Linux #OpenSource

Please remember: functional cookies (login session, shopping carts) do not need user consent. So every time you see one of this oversized cookie banners someone is trying (often through dark patterns) to make you accept the whole tracking and spying as well. Don't be mad at the legislative for creating the need for tracking consent. Be mad at the websites that are trying to stir you up against that law by annoying you with those banners.

Hey fediverse, can anyone recommend a CI server that is open source?
I'm looking into replacing my current Jenkins setup with something lighter and maybe more modern UI.

"What happens if malicious code is uploaded to npm under these names? Is it possible that some of PayPal’s internal projects will start defaulting to the new public packages instead of the private ones?"

"For instance, the main culprit of Python dependency confusion appears to be the incorrect usage of an “insecure by design” command line argument called --extra-index-url."

medium.com/@alex.birsan/depend

#security #infosec #programming

Omgomgomg this is /so cool/ https://www.cbc.ca/radio/quirks/scientists-develop-transparent-wood-that-is-stronger-and-lighter-than-glass-1.5902739 By brushing thin planks of wood with hydrogen peroxide, leaving it out in the sun, then infusing it with an epoxy, scientists have made wood as transparent as glass in a technique so easy and cheap you could DIY this stuff.

At least crate.io (crate.io/a/cratedb-doubling-do) is open about the GPL/copyleft being their real problem with Elastic's changes, and how what they really want is for their users to continue violating your freedom.

There is no shortage of takes about what's going on with Gamestop (and other surging stocks), Robinhood and Reddit's r/wallstreetbets, many of them contradictory - at least on the face of them. But I think it's possible for most of these takes to be right. Here's how.

First you need to understand the underlying mechanics of the story. Stock markets are fundamentally a way of making bets, including bets on the outcome of other peoples' bets, and bets on the outcomes of *those* bets.

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Right-wing party wants a feminist mural removed, people say "no":
theguardian.com/world/2021/jan

This is the standard right-wing playbook: claim that whatever they don't like is "political", and insist that "political" things should not be part of whatever space they are concerned about in the moment.

The answer is not to argue whether or not a particular thing is political, but to say "damn straight it's political" and not budge an inch on having it included in a given space.

Please stop handing Google your users' data by using Google Forms. There's a fine alternative: Nextcloud Forms! Keep your data on your own server. #privacy #GDPR
nextcloud.com/blog/nextcloud-f

Never forget how Oxford wanted to open source their vaccine but the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation stepped in and AstraZeneca got exclusive rights. khn.org/news/rather-than-give-

The power management on Android is making our life harder with each new version.

We summarized what we've learned over the years in the hope that it will be helpful for others: code.briarproject.org/briar/br #AndroidDev

After the violent events at the US Capitol the question isn’t how monopolist social media platforms should wield their power - the question is whether they should have such power in the first place.

We should break down the walls of social media monopolists, regulate them, and make monetising toxic engagement spilling into public discourse as onerous as dumping toxic waste into a river.

redecentralize.org/blog/2021/0

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With all eyes on social media platforms’ influence on democracy, @rysiek gets to the crux: “the question isn’t really about how these platforms should wield their power — **the question is whether these platforms should have such power in the first place.**”

redecentralize.org/blog/2021/0

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