The lost art of concentration: being distracted in a digital world
(submitted by DanielBMarkham)
Balachandran deportation: family refuses to board flight to Australia | UK news | The Guardian - https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/oct/15/last-gasp-legal-bid-to-stop-deportation-from-uk-of-seriously-ill-man-sangarapillai-balachandran
Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, dies aged 65 | Technology | The Guardian - https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/oct/15/paul-allen-co-founder-microsoft-dies
CCC: Bundespolizei hat Bericht zur Gesichtserkennung absichtlich geschönt - https://www.heise.de/newsticker/meldung/CCC-Bundespolizei-hat-Bericht-zur-Gesichtserkennung-absichtlich-geschoent-4191216.html
Don’t code your microservice like a monolith, keep it maintainable not over-engineered - https://hackernoon.com/dont-code-your-microservice-like-a-monolith-keep-it-maintainable-not-over-engineered-19f9d5d70f79 - still, microservices (ms) come w/ higher complexity: you need a registry, handle auth topics, ensure using compatible versions of ms, debugging is more difficult.
Twitter is being investigated over its collection of data in its link-shortening system - The Blog Room - https://theblogroom.com/twitter-being-investigated-collection-data-link-shortening-system/
Feuer in ICE bei Köln: ICE-Brand beunruhigt Experten - Panorama - Stuttgarter Nachrichten Mobil - https://www.stuttgarter-nachrichten.de/inhalt.feuer-in-ice-bei-koeln-ice-brand-beunruhigt-experten.08d6725e-41b9-4fa7-9971-dfcc143dc432.html
Bavaria election: Merkel's conservative allies humiliated | World news | The Guardian - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/oct/14/bavaria-poll-humiliation-for-angela-merkel-conservative-allies
Saudi Arabia to hit back in case of sanctions over Jamal Khashoggi | World news | The Guardian - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/oct/14/jamal-khashoggi-turkey-looks-to-uk-to-persuade-saudi-arabia-to-cooperate
If you're interested in self-hosting online services for yourself, your family or your community, there are a number of projects on the Fediverse trying to make it easier:
You don't need an expensive server, cheap machines such as old desktops/laptops and single-board computers (such as the #RaspberryPi) will work too.
US senator urges investigation into Google+ bug ‘coverup’
(submitted by egusa)
@aral You were wondering why people are still joining shameful companies like Philip Morris...
One of my clients just joined them in Lausanne (worldwide HQ). The paycheck is incredible, and everything is covered : private school for kids, premium private insurrance...
Ethics can have a price (for some people)...
I've started putting together a list of #fediverse apps, focused on implementations of #ActivityPub, documenting their status and what tech stack they're (being) built with: https://ethercalc.org/fediverse-stacks
This is a publicly editable doc, so would appreciate corrections/additions, and feedback especially from fediverse devs, but also from instance admins and users:
- What app/implementation/stack did you try?
- Pros/cons you encountered
- What stack & libraries would you choose if starting today?
Provides IT solutions, #opensource/#FLOSS enthusiast, advocates security, privacy. Sees the cloud as other people's computers.
chaos.social - because anarchy is much more fun with friends.
chaos.social is a small Mastodon instance for and by the Chaos community surrounding the Chaos Computer Club. We provide a small community space - Be excellent to each other, and have a look at what that means around here.
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The primary instance languages are German and English.