Oh! While it's best viewed on a laptop screen (or larger screen), it's also 'mobile-friendly'. I've just set the screen orientation to landscape, which fixes a problem with some buttons. So, it works on a phone, but really looks better on bigger screen :) artatomic.itch.io/data-meditat

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Today, we're releasing the full text of THE MAKING OF THE TECH WORKER MOVEMENT by @bentarnoff@twitter.com, a ~50 page zine that tells the story of how the tech worker movement was made, and how it remade the people who participated in it. logicmag.io/the-making-of-the-

Wow - I had the pleasure of interacting with Tim in a previous role. He’s genuinely compassionate and concerned, so, if you piss him off, you’re doing something really wrong.


Keep a notebook where you write down your ideas, inspirations and wishes. Keep reading your old notes and improve upon them.

If something stays on the list for long enough, start working on it: you probably have given it enough thought now and it clearly seems worth it.

📣 Beehive 0.4.0 is out! 📣

New Hives:
- Twitch
- Instapaper
- Rocket Chat
- ipify
- Cloudflare DDNS
- Mixcloud

Added more Events & Actions for various bees and services, Mastodon among them!

...and many more new features & bugfixes!

Get it here:


Announcing airbreak, a toolkit to jailbreak inexpensive CPAP machines to turn them into emergency #COVID19 ventilators by unlocking all operational modes and allowing custom software extensions. airbreak.dev/

The best part about Easter is the Matzoh.

(Yeah, New Yorker here.)

Just want to mention to anyone working on covid-19 visualizations: avoid calculating and displaying 'mortality rate'. We don't have data to give this, so any rates will be wrong.

#coronavirus #COVID19 #SARSCoV2 #datavis #datafam

Wrangling Pythons
As I noted in my last Weekly News Summary, several open source projects for MacAdmins have completed their transition to Python 3. AutoPkg, JSSImport and outset announced Python 3 compatible versions last week and Munki already had the first Python 3 version last December.


Apple has included a version of Python 2 with Mac OS X since 10.2 (Jaguar). Python 3.0 was released in 2008 and it was not fully backwards c

If you're providing online services, communications or network infrastructure for other people and you have any kind of basic ethical foundation for what you do:

This talk by Paul Vixie gives a good overview about the problems with the current DoH (DNS over HTTPS) advancements by commercial traffic interceptors like Cloudflare and how Mozilla/Firefox is selling you and your private data out to them.

This is an hour *really* well spent!

invidio.us/watch?v=ZxTdEEuyxHU #SysadminLife #TalkRecommendation

magnifique, chef's kiss, a single tear runs down my cheek

This article—which is more like a short book—amazingly describes the history of HTML/CSS web development.


Really great read.

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