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@mheiber, @effye and myself have just sent the news about this instance to the whole company. So, expect a lot of newcomers.

And to all , welcome .


Developer chooses MIT licence for their software. Then complains large businesses rip them off of their work.


Happy to share that we are starting to install a Carbon Footprint calculator on some of our clients Cloud infrastructure. Hopefully to start optimizing and reducing their energy consumption. In this case, it feels even better because it was for a green energy provider.

I'm terribly sorry for today's downtime. We are now back.


Yesterday my hosting provider, Hetzner, received an abuse report for our entire IP due to a user account that apparently was used as a botnet controller. I suspended the account immediately, but forgot to submit a statement to Hetzner.

After 24 hours, the IP to was locked by Hetzner. I've reached out to them as soon as I learned of this.

the two states of a network 

1) networking
2) notworking

snail race!!!

We're hiring a Brand Designer for the User Experience team! 👋

The Brand Designer will be responsible for the creative direction of The Tor Project's identity, ensuring our visual language is compelling and cohesive.

We look forward to hearing from you:

Today is Aaron Swartz birthday. Because of him, we have Creative Commons (development), Reddit (co-founder),, Open Library, DeadDrop, Progressive Change Campaign Committee, Demand Progress (co-founder), ThoughtWorks, and Tor2web.

Iconmap analyzed 425,909 favicons, and their findings are actually super interesting and entertaining. Prepare some popcorn 🍿!

Who would you all recommend following on here?

Topics on my radar (non-exhaustive): , , , ,

@ialja Hello. I saw your website on Responsible Tech and really look forward on how you are going to develop it.

I just wanted to send you this publication we have worked on that gathers some tools around Responsible Tech.

Let me know what you think

There are two hard things in computer science: cache invalidation, naming things, and off-by-one errors.

--Phil Karlton

released another Tech Radar. If that’s your jam, find it here in , , or :

My favorite quote from it:
"Organizations spend enormous funds on tools, yet many find better productivity gains by paying attention to the people who build the software and what makes them effective within a particular organization."

zoom rant 

Can we talk about the trend of showing videos in slide presentations over ?

The experience is pretty bad. Sound is awful, video is choppy. And it overall feels like flight safety instructions on board of airplanes. I’m stuck in my seat and I can’t wait for this to be over.

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