An interesting read, may ruffle a few feathers, some cultural insights too
the American Mathematical Society just published a free ebook called Living Proof, a collection of mathematicians recounting their often turbulent paths to where they are now. i've read a few of the stories and i think this is an amazing read, not just for scholars of math, but for anyone who is doing something where they simply don't feel "smart enough" to succeed. success is often made up of struggle and failure; this can be difficult to remember in our current times.
Top Banker Admits Fiat is Worthless #399
Oswald Gruebe, was the head of Credit Suisse from two thousand four to two thousand seven and he has criticized negative interest rates adding that it means money has become worthless.
Want to get paid to work on FLOSS? Know Android (especially JNI and NDK)? BeeWare needs your help! Spread the word! https://beeware.org/news/buzz/beeware-project-awarded-a-psf-education-grant/
"The Librem 5 ships with PureOS, a GNU/Linux-based operating system. But the device is sold unlocked and users will be able to install other operating systems." https://liliputing.com/2019/09/purism-starts-shipping-the-librem-5-smartphone-linux-based-privacy-focused-phone.html A pure #privacy #foss #opensource #Linux #smartphone alternative to #apple #iphone and #google #android
"Choosing proprietary tools and services for your free software project ultimately sends a message to downstream developers and users of your project that freedom of all users—developers included—is not a priority."
Do you help run a federated or decentralised service in Europe -- or know someone who does? Please pass this link on. It's the application to meet politicians to discuss how the EU's copyright filters (Article 13/17) will be implemented. I worry about a backroom deal struck between Facebook/Google that excludes the next generation of open Net services: https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/news/organisation-stakeholder-dialogue-application-article-17-directive-copyright-digital-single .. Please speak up!
"Turn off #DoH, Firefox"
"How I Lost My $50,000 Twitter Username"
The important bit here isn't Twitter or how much the username was worth, but how the attack was carried out
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