Miren (r)en bultzada

There's a lot of handwringing these days about "ransomware attacks" where companies' data is encrypted & a ransom (usually bitcoin) is demanded to unencrypt it. The real injustice here is that a company is forced to *trust* their data to someone inherently untrustworthy. Any time you need to click "I ACCEPT" on a software product to access your data, you're in precisely the same situation. Most proprietary software biz modes are indistinguishable from ransomware models.

OpenStreetMap mapen gainean distantziak neurtzeko tresna bat: map.meurisse.org/

Miren (r)en bultzada

Hah. This rather relevant post just arrived in my inbox from the Free Software Foundation: my.fsf.org/give-students-userf

Erakutsi haria

> Before we build, we need to dismantle the surveillance that already permeates our schools. And we need to dismantle the culture that it's emerged from. I think this is one of our most important challenges in the months and years ahead.

Building Anti-Surveillance Ed-Tech
➡️ hackeducation.com/2020/07/20/s

Miren (r)en bultzada
Miren (r)en bultzada

Amid yet another round of bans on #reddit this morning, @Ariana_Erbon reports for @4WPub on how Reddit has been censoring women's health support communities. #RedditHatesWomen


Miren (r)en bultzada

Low level: Make a copy of R (or just the installer) and the current library folder. Set your scripts to use that folder with .libPaths() at the very beginning.

@stragu @rstats

Miren (r)en bultzada

Reading a blog post, I came across this heading:

> Principles are more important than technologies

I agreed, and was expecting principles like:
* respect user privacy
* build accessible software
* release under #foss licenses

Instead, the post listed principles such as:
* data structures and algorithms
* Object-oriented design
* Caching and memory hierarchies.

… I'm not quite sure what that disconnect says about me, or about the author.

(Source: brainstobytes.com/advice-for-n )

Miren (r)en bultzada

Hi folks! 9 years ago (to the day), the late Aaron Swartz made the first commit to SecureDrop, which was then called DeadDrop. Today the project is used by >70 media orgs around the world.

It's an open source whistleblower submission platform that uses the Tor network to protect source anonymity. We're also working on a next-generation integrated workstation for journalists based on Qubes OS:

We're happy to be here! #introductions

Miren (r)en bultzada

i just checked and i definitely have mp3 files older than some of my undergrad students, hmm

at its fullest, in one sentence 👇🏼

"You can tell that big tech eats their users due to their starving when you are not around." via @sheogorath


Miren (r)en bultzada

Open source can do wonders for society, be it with software, a simple change in terminology, diversity in numbers, or policing unacceptable behaviors. By design, this community is open, and it's time to be held to a higher standard. Be the change society needs. ❤️ @jlwallen

Miren (r)en bultzada

@mikelgs @PorrurenGrabatokia irakurketatik ulertu dudana:

- LineageOS: DNS, GPS eta halako batzuetan G zerbitzarietara jotzen du, beste G zerbitzurik ez instalatuta (openGapps edo microG instalatzea aukeran)
- /e/: DNS, GPS eta halakoetan G zerbitzaririk ez, microG berez instalatuta

Laburbilduz: batek alde batetik G kendu, bestetik jarri; besteak alderantziz 🤷🏻‍♀️

@mikelgs @PorrurenGrabatokia nik ulertu dut gomendagarriagoa dela, erabiltzaile ez oso teknikoentzat (tartean ni), /e/, LineageOS de-Googleatzeko artikuloan aurkezten dituen pausoak jarraitzea baino

Erakutsi gehiago

mastodon.eus euskararen eta euskal kulturaren komunitatearentzat sortutako Mastodon sare sozialeko euskarazko instantzia bat da.