The Chinese government appears to have launched a major new internet crackdown, blocking the country’s citizens from accessing The Intercept’s website other Western news organizations. https://theintercept.com/2019/06/07/china-bans-the-intercept-and-other-news-sites-in-censorship-black-friday/
“Most of the services we have are meant to be federated. The net was designed for it...This is the intended goal of the little gesture I call FreedomBox: the manufacture of simple, inexpensive, self-administrating servers, " says Eben Moglen.
WATCH: "Eben Moglen - Why Freedom of Thought Requires Attention"
Combating disinformation with more information instead of censorship in Taiwan -
Where’s my surprised face? #thenorthface via it’s ad agency #leoburnett replaced fotos of certain places on Wikipedua with ones containing The North Face products and bragged about how this had to be done in sneaky ways to not have Wikipedia editors note this. https://wikimediafoundation.org/2019/05/29/lets-talk-about-the-north-face-defacing-wikipedia/
First problems with #prusa mk3s, Firmware 3.7.1 broke the filament loading. Downgraded to 3.5.2 and it's working again. https://github.com/prusa3d/Prusa-Firmware/issues/1873
We've got a blog post that explains our views & reaction to #GItHub's new #Sponsors program & related initiatives. We're concerned that it (so far) ignores key governance issues for #FOSS projects related to funding. https://sfconservancy.org/blog/2019/may/23/github-sponsors/ #Sustainability #FOSSSustainability
Got an *old* Canon camera?
Roman needs your help getting his hands on some .CRW files to provide support for testing! Please help out if you can (check the topic for more info).
(In fact, we can use _many_ camera model raw files using old .CRW - please take a moment to check out https://raw.pixls.us and see if you have a camera we're missing raw files for!)
https://jobs.jnj.com/jobs/4124190508 - Know computer vision? Check out this dream job on my team.
Have you ever wondered what it's like to organize a community tech conference?
Join the SeaGL organizing team!
We just started planning the 2019 event, so it's the perfect time to hop on board. Seattle residency not required!
Email participate @seagl DotOrg.
Also, check out #seagl on Freenode IRC.
Reflashed the #daskeyboard with new firmware this weekend and so far it has been working great (no more randomly repeating keys). Way better than returning it for a fix.
Privacy and freedom are the rights of human beings everywhere. We're helping people exercise these fundamental rights online. Your support can help us protect the rights of millions: https://donate.torproject.org
It is proven! I am bcl on Keybase: https://keybase.io/bcl/sigchain#fba4aaf1544a9ed6e0cfae7a45a9bc286851864eb7febed3f4eb09307c157f300f