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Here my latest publication and open-sourced project: building an AWS API for ServiceNow. This is only the first brick but can put you on the right track for more advanced use cases.

aristidebouix.cloud/en/2019/02

‘My GitHub account has been restricted due to US sanctions as I live in Crimea.’ (Project status · Issue #289 · tkashkin/GameHub) - redd.it/ci5e49

capitalist waste 

How come people expect everything they run on their mobiles to come as an "app", but then refuse to access anything but a website on their computers?

Personally I prefer "real" apps on all my platforms, but I get it:

Installing computer programs is perceived as more complicated than tapping Install in the app store. This needs to be addressed though.

Linux would have all the right tools here: package management & sandboxing. It's a shame it still lacks the traction it would so deserve.

In the ideal technolibertarian world, being unable to start your car in an emergency is just normal.

If you've ever wondered what the sunflower garden at Singapore's Changi airport looks like at 4am, it's something like this.

#nature #architecture

Not caring about privacy is often an indicator of privilege. But the surveillance and data abuse that happens to the poor and marginalized is a possible future for everyone. fastcompany.com/90317495/anoth

“Hey EFF, can you recommend a specific VPN?”

No, but… here’s a new lesson plan on how to talk about VPNs (and why it’s hard to recommend a specific one) from the Security Education Companion.
sec.eff.org/topics/VPN

F-Droid will soon have stricter requirements for apps showing up in the "Latest" tab in the F-Droid app:

news.f-droid.org/posts/2019-03

If you are an app developer consider adding good descriptions, screenshots and a "Whats's New" section for your app.

If you notice that your favourite app doesn't fulfill all these requirements consider notifying the app's developers or just help them with a merge request adding the missing info to the source repo.

I enjoy that the first listed feature of this alternate Slack and Discord client is: Not made from a web browser

cancel.fm/ripcord/

This has been a long time coming.

Check out our website's fresh new look: torproject.org

There are many changes still to come. Find out what's next: blog.torproject.org/meet-new-t

Firefox admits they will eventually be sending all of your DNS to Cloudflare. Cloudflare will monetize your internet browsing, no matter how much their PR people say they are.

If you want to disable that, go to "about:config", and set "network.trr.mode" to 5.

The values are: 0 - default off, 1 - race, 2 TRR first, 3 TRR only, 4 shadow, 5 off by choice

It is not an "entertainment industry"; it does not entertain; heck, some of it leverages terror attacks to sell ads. https://twitter.com/pbeyssac/status/1110540076352704512
Don't worry; if they lose their job in EP, maybe the #copyright cartel will give the a job they were promised before the vote (or for a relative) https://twitter.com/zoobab/status/1110554237115789319

For those reading between the lines of Zuckerberg’s pivot-to-privacy manifesto, it’s clear that this isn’t just about privacy. It’s also about competition. eff.org/deeplinks/2019/03/priv

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