I’m incredibly excited for Twitter to kick off @bluesky, a new independent effort to develop a decentralized standard for social media. Please see @jack’s thread for more context. I have the privilege of finding a lead for this team. https://t.co/KvpYe7ptXh
A social media influencer was sentenced to 14 years in prison for plotting to hijack a website at gunpoint during a home invasion. Rossi Lorathio Adams II, 27, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, received the sentence Monday after he was found guilty of one count of conspiracy to interfere with commerce by force, threats and violence, according to a statement from the US Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Iowa.
In previous posts about the riscv64 port there were mentions about history, progress and other details, but in this one I want to address the topic of sponsors and build machines, which even if there are mentions from time to time (e.g. in talks and slides posted here), it has not been covered in a comprehensive manner. And it's only fair that we acknowledge people …
To operating system users one and all. We at Canonical, have some questions for you. With our next LTS release on the horizon and the developer releases that will follow, we'd like your opinion on some things. It shouldn't take more than 10 minutes, unless you want it to, and answers given here will be used to inform any and all feature decisions we make for the next two years. Where our last survey with Dell dealt with software specifically, here we want to learn about your story. Please be as honest and insightful as you can. It all makes for good reading in the end.
An oft-heard complaint about Linux is that software distribution often takes several forms: a Windows version, a macOS version, and… a Debian version, an Ubuntu version, a Fedora version, a CentOS version, an openSUSE version… but these complaints miss the point. The true distributable form for Linux software, and rather for Unix software in general, is a .tar.gz file containing the source code.
Rima Sghaier is a human rights activist and researcher who works at the intersection of technology and human rights, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa. Rima grew up in Tunisia under the regime of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, which lasted for twenty-four years. Although Tunisia was among the earliest countries in its region to connect to the internet (in 1991), its use by dissidents and subcultures led to the government increasingly restricting access to information and communications tools.
One can leverage the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine to better understand how, over time, the Foundation called “Linux” deviated or diverged away from its mission statement for the sole purpose of raising corporate funds and selling influence to corporations (passing the community’s hard work to
ForgeFed WORKING GROUP: People who do ActivityPub related work, or forge related work, or just have understanding and interest in the technology, and want to take an active part in the design of the spec. Tasks: Biweekly review of open discussions and issues, and specification review before the release of each draft (we’re currently working towards the first draft) and before the release of a stable specification. Responsibility: Spec content decisions about the ForgeFed vocabulary and protoc...