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Is the best we came up with for simplifying ? Srsly? Complexity is such a drag. Eg docker-machine + volumes is a pita.

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I stand with these artists, journalists, musicians, whistleblowers & human rights defenders to protect press freedom iamwikileaks.org/openletter/

Plenty of amazing events, as part of the week. Check out the full programme here: antiuniversity.org/ANTIUNI-201

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Windows 10 S will only allow you to run apps from the Microsoft Store, which means you can't run iTunes or Chrome, unless you pay US$49 to upgrade it into an actual Windows.

I'm fairly sure RMS warned us around 20 years ago that this kind of stuff was coming, and people laughed and said 'that's paranoia, they'll never lock the desktop down that far'.


Last not least in today's list of recommendations, infosecbytes.org/ have released their first set of video guides yesterday. Do check them out, it's great stuff.

I'll be at V&A for a late night event completely dedicated to tonight. Check out the Data Detox station for tips on how to defend your privacy in this era of digital surveillance. :) vam.ac.uk/info/friday-late

Today I had another chance to go through Share Lab's amazing work on the Hacking Team leak and the value of metadata. Give it a look if you haven't already! labs.rs/en/metadata/

"[The] seemingly minor discovery out of an arcane branch of mathematics [will] come to be the wire clippers which dismantle the barbed wire around intellectual property." -- Tim May, activism.net/cypherpunk/crypto

My friends at compiler.zone/ and I organised a in New Cross Gate last night. It was a proper bar, with real -themed cocktails actually served. Among the most successful cocktails, "50 shades of encryption", "Plaintext blues" and "The Devil's fingerprint". mastodon.social/media/IeKKFJ5s mastodon.social/media/lsi4yNR2 mastodon.social/media/sgHvb50c

Infosec workshop / in London on 8 April. Do come if you have the chance! Info and tickets: eventbrite.co.uk/e/information We'll talk about encryption, privacy enhancing tech and threat models. It'll be a hands-on workshop, bring your laptop if you want.