Trump's Executive Order will force hosts of our online speech to toe the government line. This is an assault on free expression: https://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-oped-the-president-vs-internet-freedom-20200528-sh4m5legjjf4xivdztfvdl2xwq-story.html
Every time I see people complaining about GitHub being down and they not being able to get work done or deploy I feel like giving a talk (and putting it on YT) - without any irony or sarcasm - „this is how diff - email - patch“ works.
Most people are using a DECENTRALISED version control system but never had to use or understand the first word. We are missing out on a powerful feature because we centralised on a platform :(
Zoom buys Keybase. I guess that's one less thing to trust :/
Today I spent way too much time learning that if your #golang project contains multiple packages, and you want good coverage reports, you need to do this:
go test -v -race -covermode=atomic -coverprofile=coverage.txt -coverpkg=$(go list ./... | tr "\n" ",") ./...
The EARN IT Act would give the government broad powers to interfere with online platforms’ editorial activities and turn them into government actors. The Constitution prohibits both. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/03/earn-it-act-violates-constitution
Ooh look! Tomes of knowledge! From @mwlucas
Zoom's encryption has some major flaws, is "not suited for secrets", and Zoom has servers in China generating meeting encryption keys for users in other countries, Citizen Lab researchers discover https://theintercept.com/2020/04/03/zooms-encryption-is-not-suited-for-secrets-and-has-surprising-links-to-china-researchers-discover/ (by me)