"Welcome to Magic School. Here is your schedule."
"This is just 'Ethics' and 'Human rights' and things like that."
"Correct, that's the first year curriculum."
"Do we have to learn all this?"
"Of course! What do you think this is, software engineering?"
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories
#Email is the oldest and most popular way to communicate online.
However, some email providers don't respect privacy. For example, Gmail reads your mail and lets third parties read it too.
There are much more privacy-friendly email providers out there, for example:
Going home to pick up my laptop power supply and then I'm off to #cryptohagen. Stop by and say hi if you're in the area!
The @GetTogetherComm project is making an open source federated alternative to MeetUp.com.
You can already use their first instance (https://gettogether.community) but they need help with building the federation side of things, so that instances can link together and with the rest of the Fediverse.
If you're a coder and interested in helping, you may want to take a look at this post:
If you're in or near Copenhagen today, drop by #CryptoHagen at Café Mellemrummet between 1pm and 5pm. I'll only be there till about 4 today though 😊
Politicians regularly ask for backdoors to encryption. This poses a severe threat to online security in general: https://tutanota.com/blog/posts/why-a-backdoor-is-a-security-risk
Further news on the Thursday outbreak. The decision to perform a controlled release of Friday to displace Thursday was taken with full knowledge of the risks. Unfortunately, control has been lost and Friday is now spreading unchecked. The chair of the advisory board has submitted her resignation.
Simulations show a >90% chance it will develop into Saturday if control cannot be reestablished. We advise you to make all appropriate preparations.
I've been dipping my toes in #ArchLinux on a VM over the last few days. It so reminds me of way-back-when, when a #Gentoo reinstall meant bootstrapping a compiler to build the base system and then build from there. I ran an entire hosting business on Gentoo back then, and really loved the stability and simplicity of my systems. Since, I've been running mostly Debian-esque OS'es (currently Pop!_OS on my laptops). Maybe I'll give Arch a proper test-run on a spare laptop and see how it goes.
Nerd, hacker, geek, ham radio operator, privacy activist and IT security architect. I also enjoy being outdoors.
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