I enjoy reading stories like this!
Making use of crashed EVs and preventing a still usable car from being scrapped. Alongside some solid ingenuity and mechanicry
We do open data stuff for public good. This role in particular is focussed on beneficial ownership data analysis and standards development, but internally there's a lot of flexibility about what you work on and we have a variety of ongoing projects. It's particularly fun to do transparency and anti-corruption stuff though.
We have flat pay, are all remote, mostly UK-based, mostly part time, extremely flexi, and always looking for new ways to improve our wellbeing.
There's a birdsite thread with more info here: https://twitter.com/opendatacoop/status/1450787984706506755 (which I might recreate on here later).
Thomas hat sich mal seinen Frust zu Axel Springer von der Seele geschrieben:
Ben Eater explaining what might've went down w/ the facebook outage recently https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-wMU8vmfaYo
Really informative about network stuff in and of itself too.
wild story about how today's college students don't have a mental model for computer directory systems or the concept of files
One thing I've been doing lately for work, and which I wish were more of a standard practice, is paraphrasing what I was asked to do so the other person knows that I've understood and can correct me if I got anything wrong. This puts us both at ease. "Yes" or "I'll do it" just doesn't cut it for me except on the simplest of requests. This is especially useful when done in writing.
Matrix clients encryption vulnerability, boosts needed
I strongly suggest updating your clients now folx!
Disclosing CVE-2021-40823 and CVE-2021-40824: E2EE vulnerability in multiple Matrix clients
They are blocking everybody who might know anything whatsoever about the actual history 🤦
@baldur and anyone opposed to the USB-C mandate should do some research how things were before the EU pushed for Common External Power Supply (then: micro-USB):
"Hey, anyone has a charger for <Manufacturer> <Model> <Version>" was a common question, and in a group of 10 people often the answer was "no".
Plus, this standarization is literally what allowed powerbanks to become a thing.
Standardization breeds innovation.
Guter Überblick über die Verschärfung der #Sicherheitsgesetze seit #9/11 - und fehlende Kontrollen der Wirksamkeit dieser Gesetze
Sie meint ernsthaft, dass „die Fragen hinsichtlich der Sicherheitsbehörden des Bundes mit polizeilichen und nachrichtendienstlichen Aufgaben auch nicht in eingestufter Form beantwortet werden können.“
Parlamentarische #Demokratie funktioniert anders.
Dhìochuimhnich mi glacadh-sgrìn a chur ris
'S urrainn dhut videothan a chlàradh tro mheadhan na #gàidhlig a-nis https://www.foramnagaidhlig.net/index.php?page=35&newsitem=239
@viv I thought of your keyboard playing when I saw this: https://nitter.eu/igorpianist/status/1433901817641963529
Igor is a classical concert pianist who started posting free content during the pandemic to help people cope ❤️