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The data journalism team at The Associated Press (my team!) is looking for a new developer:
careers.ap.org/job/News-Applic

If you want to:
• Build interesting things
• Do great journalism
• Work with wonderful people
then you should apply!

Let me know if you have any questions or just want to talk about the position.
#job

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Riddle me this: I’m a for-profit corporation that says it exists to protect your privacy and yet I couldn’t exist without the billions of dollars I get from companies that exist by violating your privacy.

Who am I?

Any guesses?

Hint: M______ C__________

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Indonesian language is now available on demo.codimd.org 🎉

Thanks a lot for Fariz Rizaldy's translation work!

(Details: github.com/hackmdio/codimd/pul)

Your language is still missing or incomplete? Help us translating: translate.codimd.org

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Been looking into the indie gaming scene on itch.io, etc. – so very awesome. Exactly what we need in the non-gaming side of tech also (including platforms that let independents make a living… which is why Elementary’s store is so great…)

Anyway, just stumbled on this tiny game called Afterlife, made with the Construct 3 engine (you’ll finish it in a few minutes). So cute! :)

scirra.com/arcade/action-games

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Took part in celebration today organized by . Nearly 200 people (school & college students with general public) visited our stalls.

I have setup a stall to show-case self-hosting our services using single board computers. In my stall I installed @nextcloud and served it locally using a wireless router.

Thanks to @fsfe for sending us stickers and posters which we distributed to the general public and volunteers who have put up the stalls. Pics coming soon via

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dot com asks: What was the most important moment in the history of ? - Many people probably no longer know that early versions of Linux where proprietary because the license prohibited commercial redistribution. Therefore, for me it was the most important moment when Linus Thorvalds released Linux as under the . Otherwise Linux wouldn't have had this enormous success. opensource.com/article/18/8/li

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Protip: no organisation that actually values your privacy will have a popup that says “we value your privacy” on their web site.

#SurveillanceCapitalism

I wanted to toot thus long back...

Awesome collection. Awesome support guidelines. Good economic support guidelines too.

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Rape porn - a disgusting video in which a woman being raped(real crime!) is filmed and then sold in the local market for as much as Rs.5000.
https://social.systemreboot.net/url/94078
Suppressed sexuality where sexuality is rarely discussed in open, a misogynistic culture where women are seen are mere objects of sexual pleasure is to blame.
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Google China Prototype Links Searches to Phone Numbers

theintercept.com/2018/09/14/go

What is omitted : ALL Google searches are *already* linked to strong identifiers (accounts and/or phone numbers). This time it is just impossible to pretend it won't be used for massive social control, intimidation and repression.

This is what is about though, as its core business model is mass-surveillance.

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I am testing P2Play app. A peertube app from @p2play
It sounds great!

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RT @openstreetmap
A "Featured Image" taken from Vahid Moosavi's paper “Urban morphology meets deep learning” arxiv.org/abs/1709.02939  This image shows an automatically generated spectrum of urban development patterns for around 1 million cities, towns and villages across the planet.

அணையா வெண்மணி... காலாண்டிதழ்.
இன்றைய தேவை.... மார்க்சும், அம்கேத்கரும், பெரியாரும். பாசிச சக்திகளுக்கு எதிராக செயல்படவும், தீண்டாமை ஒழிப்பில் ஈடுபடவும், புதுவை தமிழ் சங்கத்தில், கருத்தரங்கம்.

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that...

India's government is considering a proposal.

It has flaws. These flaws could harm India for generations.

But Eben Moglen and Mishi Choudhary want to fix it.

Read their latest:
huffingtonpost.in/2018/09/07/t

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