Thinking of applying for the one-week @recursecenter experience, January 8-12? Today's the deadline: https://www.recurse.com/blog/121-come-to-rc-for-a-one-week-retreat
Boosting from birdsite:
Filippo Valsorda @FiloSottile
My favorite conference of the year, Real World Crypto, is coming up, and it’s in Zurich!
If you (broadly speaking) study crypto and wouldn’t attend because money, DM me something you made (a cryptopals solution, blog post, uni assignment…) and I’ll pay your registration.
I just reread https://www.gq.com/story/stephen-colbert-gq-cover-story on grief, joy, going beyond pat answers
#Python milestone: my first time https://mail.python.org/pipermail/distutils-sig/2017-November/031784.html commenting on a PEP https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0541/
Tuesday, Dec. 5 in New York City: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/overdose-prevention-and-reversal-training-tickets-37842092718 Free overdose prevention & reversal training. "You will become a Certified Opioid Overdose Responder and receive an Overdose Rescue Kit with naloxone"
Training offered monthly.
I'm looking for someone who can do a small amount of social media marketing work in the next couple of weeks, mostly writing tweets. Facebook experience is helpful too. I will pay you :)
I stand by my video from 2015 on why I support @conservancy https://sfconservancy.org/blog/2015/dec/22/sumana-2015/ (transcript: https://www.harihareswara.net/sumana/2015/12/28/0 )
Thanks to Private Internet Access and an anonymous hero, we've launched our
largest match challenge! Spread the word and help us meet our goal!
want to work on Chromium or WebKit at a worker-owned co-op? https://blogs.gnome.org/mcatanzaro/2017/11/14/igalia-is-hiring/
signalboosting job opportunities from birdsite:
Chris Cooper @ccooper
Interested in working on developer tooling in #Rust at @mozilla? Well, have I got a contract opportunity for you! https://users.rust-lang.org/t/contract-opportunity-mozilla-distributed-compilation-cache-written-in-rust/13898 … #rustlang
Freedom of the PressVerified account @FreedomofPress
Do you know a rad project manager? 😎 We're hiring! 🎉 Come work on @SecureDrop and other open-source technology projects that protect journalists and whistleblowers. Details here: https://freedom.press/jobs/job-opening-project-manager-freedom-press-foundation/
"My first Rapid Response" by @elysdir http://www.kith.org/journals/jed/2017/11/19/15639.html
"1967's most annoying question for women in Catholic ministry" http://mefi.us/w/170789 (new MeFi post about https://because-its-important.tumblr.com/post/167740218566/an-annoying-question , found via @recursecenter)
Am working on a Cleveland travelogue; https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/59/Cleveland_Arcade_skylight_and_upper_floors.jpg still enthralls me.
yesterday, was trying to explain virtual environments/containers/VMs to a friend and said "they range from Inception-style fake computers to putting a blanket on the floor and pretending it's lava"
https://jvns.ca/categories/containers/ & https://www.recurse.com/blog/14-there-is-no-magic-virtualenv-edition are probably.... more helpful