In order of preference:
@GrapheneOS on a new Pixel
@LineageOS on almost any other Android, including older models
A Linux phone (not everything will work)
I would be skeptical of the bevy of new “pre-made privacy phones” that are going to pop up in the wake of current events. At best, it’s just an Android phone that someone bought and installed Graphene or Lineage on before selling it to you. (Installation isn’t very hard, and there are step-by-step instructions you can… https://victoria.dev/neofeed/new-phone-in-order-of-preference/
Success metrics for your repository!
I wrote a Python thing to help you grab issue data from your repository and a quick guide on how to use Pandas to start analyzing it.
Measuring productivity with GitHub issues: https://victoria.dev/blog/measuring-productivity-with-github-issues/
A starter repository of Django best practices
I put all my Django best practices and developer tools into a starter repo so you can start building a new project today: https://github.com/victoriadrake/django-starter
I’ve written about using Django efficiently, how to use migrations, increasing confidence with tests, and time-saving development processes. You can find all that here: https://victoria.dev/tags/django: https://victoria.dev/neofeed/a-starter-repository-of-django-best-practices/
There are better options for a privacy-respecting phone: https://victoria.dev/blog/there-are-better-options-for-a-privacy-respecting-phone/
New phone can make calls and send texts, but it cannot access social media
(submitted by prostoalex)
What can you build that will help to bring about the world you want? (https://victoria.dev/neofeed/8d2952ec-1f86-40c6-8e36-43507e4633fc/)
You don’t practice privacy because you have something to hide. You practice privacy because you have something to lose. (https://victoria.dev/neofeed/86329add-b20d-43be-b3ad-9065e3ad1f5d/)
If you don’t know where you’re going, you’ll never get there. (https://victoria.dev/neofeed/044f1042-3e4b-4341-9ce5-cea5aab1a87a/)
Love this little trick from @victoria to get self documenting makefiles.
As a bonus I took a look at why we use .PHONY in makefiles: to ensure commands run even in the presence of a file of the same name as the command.
New on the blog: required reading for leaders in cybersecurity.
Insights on leading and optimizing software teams.
Also, posts on cybersecurity, decentralization, and indieweb (thesmallweb.org).
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