Courtesy of Karl Fogel, there will be a Benefit Concert for the Software Freedom Conservancy: Schubert's "Winterreise" on Thursday, 7/18 from 7–8:30pm in Portland at Classic Pianos! Hope to see you there!
This time it's anesthesia machines. The variety of medical equipment that has been shown to be vulnerable to attack is astounding. This is just exactly the quote: "If the anesthesia machines aren't connected to a hospital network, they can't be exploited" https://www.zdnet.com/article/vulnerabilities-found-in-ge-anesthesia-machines/
Free and open source software's all about the fact that no one and nothing is perfect. #reminder
It's just the best thing to start work on something with an old friend to find that they have totally followed their trajectory and seem to be every bit as great as you remember but with all of those extra years of experience. #ExcitingThingsICantTalkAbout
Racket is an acceptable Python https://dustycloud.org/blog/racket-is-an-acceptable-python/
Sadly, there's always a latest exposed life-critical vulnerability: "The researchers said creating an attack kit was 'quite easy' and 'worked consistently,'" #SecurityThroughObscurityDoesntWork https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/13/alaris-infusion-pump-security-flaws/
Rosanne is a long-time @WineHQ volunteer and @outreachy alum! Beyond excited to have her on board at @conservancy
Episode 0x68 of Free as in Freedom has: Moly De Blanc's keynote from first annual #CopyleftConf on 2019-02-04 & then an *exclusive* interview w/ Molly about her intersectional activist approach to software freedom. bkuhn & @o0karen0o give their frank opinions too, of course. http://faif.us/cast/2019/may/31/0x68/
We've got a blog post that explains our views & reaction to #GItHub's new #Sponsors program & related initiatives. We're concerned that it (so far) ignores key governance issues for #FOSS projects related to funding. https://sfconservancy.org/blog/2019/may/23/github-sponsors/ #Sustainability #FOSSSustainability
Because a few of you apparently missed the prior announcements, the Call for Proposals for #GUADEC 2019 has been extended for three more days until the 𝟭𝟵𝘁𝗵 𝗼𝗳 𝗠𝗮𝘆. This is your very last chance to get your talk submission in! Do it asap! 😬
Would you like to learn how to build and maintain a strong, healthy, Free Software Community? We interview Deb Nicholson to find out!
A doctor at my annual appointment: "Ever since you told me about medical software safety last year, I see articles about how bad things are on a regular basis! I don't know how I managed to be oblivious to this before talking to you." #AlwaysAGoodTimeToTalkAboutSoftwareFreedom
So dismayed to realize that the reason the #HCM online forums aren't that active is b/c there's a popular private facebook page. While I get the desire to keep info about your health more private, this isn't real privacy & the info isn't searchable or helpful in the same way.
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