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Everyone, @ me or @judeswae if you have any questions, I'm happy to help where I can

I woke today to see that WE HIT OUR BIG $6000 GOAL IN LESS THAN 24 HOURS!! I screamed!!! (woke up my partner, and then she screamed too)

You're all so amazing <3 You turned out yet again.

Nadia and I decided to raise the goal one last time to $8,250; enough for first+last+security for all 4 families

➡️ gofundme.com/scam-victims-need ⬅️

Share it far and wide! Donate what you can!! Let's keep this momentum going!!

Trying to connect to some blind linux users to talk about accessibility, please boost

Can mastodons really toot horns? Or will their tusks get in the way? 🤔

And we're on 2.5.2 now. Happy tooting everyone!

I'll be updating this instance to 2.5.2, which fixes an important security vulnerability. I wouldn't expect any downtime (he said confidently after last time's downtime)

Oh , I would so much like to go to this workshop: E-STITCHES BERLIN #3: Taking ownership of wearables’ data by applying the approach of data protection by design.
kobakant.at/KOBA/e-stitches-be

But I can't, I live too far. Any going?

software engineering is a social science. you're not solving computer problems, you're using computers to solve people problems. that's why it's so important to design accordingly

Windows 10 isn't an operating system on your computer anymore. This characterization applies new laws to it, distinct from former versions of windows. This is a read, for sure.

This looks really neat: a website analytic thing that does not track anything user specific and is open source (bonus points: looks nice and is in go): github.com/usefathom/fathom

I made some time to finally read this article last night and I'm super glad I did. Every story I read about members of the Bund is so inspirational and so, so tragic. nybooks.com/daily/2018/10/06/m

I am looking forward to see how this platform will bring us TWers ever more closer. TooT on???

I Want A Dyke For President by Zoe Leonard

"And you didn't even have to use Kubernetes" is my new punchline, y'all

Okay, it took a little longer than expected, and it involved some downtime (due to human error), but we're back up and on 2.5.1.

Enjoy!

Looks like this is going to take a little while longer .. bear with me 🐻

I'm going to upgrade this instance to 2.5.1 in a couple of moments. I do not expect any downtime. I'll let you know once we're through the thick of it.

This article about alleged Chinese hardware hacking is incredibly interesting (but only scratches the surface of what’s technically viable in terms of espionage these days; on any front, Chinese, American etc.. nobody’s innocent in this game): bloomberg.com/news/features/20

And for once (just this once) even the Orange Website comments are ok: news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1

New Macbooks and Imacs will brick themselves if they think they're being repaired by an independent technician
boingboing.net/2018/10/04/welc

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