"For all the ranting about SJWs on Twitter and Reddit, things are quite calm on the LKML Itself. It's very telling that the people actually working on Linux are not freaking out about the new code of conduct." https://www.zdnet.com/article/linux-adds-a-code-of-conduct-for-programmers/
We live in a society https://knowyourmeme.com/memes/we-live-in-a-society
Ah yes, the five counties https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/09/13/us/elections/results-new-york-primary-elections.html
"Being a chief security officer is like being a CFO before accounting was invented" - @AlexStamos@twitter.com on his time working for Facebook https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/06/alex-stamos-facebook-yahoo-security-officer/
Really proud of my language of choice https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/8x7akv/masterslave-terminology-was-removed-from-python-programming-language
Found an interesting spam/scam scheme today:
- Attacker posts their link that redirects to a legit news article
- Twitter resolves the redirect to news article
- Twitter hides link from Tweet and displays Twitter Card with news domain
- Attacker changes redirect to spam site
The Tweet now displays a legit looking Twitter Card with the news website domain, but actually goes to the scammer.
Fediverse, I have a request.
If you know a woman that is:
-from Ethiopia, Sudan or South Sudan
-Has an interest in Digital Safety and Security
Can you have them reach out to me? (DM if you need an email addy instead) We’ve a Safe Sister Digital Safety Fellowship specifically for them, and applications are open until September 28 and I’d like to send them information.
So much for the “new Microsoft” https://www.cnet.com/news/windows-derails-chrome-and-firefox-installation-promoting-microsoft-edge-instead/
Even the IMF thinks cryptocurrencies make for bad economic policy https://www.coindesk.com/imf-advises-against-crypto-as-legal-tender-in-marshall-islands-report/
This is an even dumber scandal than that time de Blasio ate pizza with a fork https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2018/09/11/lox-her-up-controversy-swirls-after-cynthia-nixon-puts-fish-on-cinnamon-raisin-bagel/
.@JimCarrey@twitter.com go on @ChapoTrapHouse@twitter.com https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2018/09/10/jim-carrey-tells-democrats-we-have-say-yes-socialism/?utm_term=.b0389da4da4f
Just when I thought I couldn't possibly love Hayao Miyazaki any more https://kotaku.com/the-time-studio-ghibli-stood-up-to-harvey-weinstein-wit-1823223914
"AI" is just marketing speak for "cheating on benchmarks" https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/06/huawei-caught-cheating-performance-test-for-new-phones/
Really enjoyed this week's @BetterOffRedPod@twitter.com episode about the role of Marxism in postcolonial studies and how Marx's views evolved beyond his orientalist "Asiatic Mode of Production" early writings https://www.betteroffredpod.com/episodes/2018/8/27/24-capitalisms-climate-catastrophe-marx-and-colonialism-with-pranav-jani
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