In case anyone was in doubt about where the threat to free speech on campus was coming from https://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/students-university-police-essays-terrorism-free-speech-a9289301.html
#Nature published a column about reading or replying to #emails on weekends (https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00275-2). In the past years, I started to follow a policy of not sending emails outside business hours (although this gives challenges for intercontinental communications). If I write a reply on weekends, I wait for Monday morning before sending it.
Sad to be missing everybody at #36C3 this year. I was too chaotic to arrange my EOY travel early enough. :-(
As a Dutch citizen in the UK I can't vote for the general election, but at least there's something I else can vote in this week: https://debian.org/vote/2019/vote_002
Exporting Prometheus /metrics for wsgi apps with multiple processes is a pain. This page does a reasonable job of covering all of the options: https://echorand.me/your-options-for-monitoring-multi-process-python-applications-with-prometheus.html
Silver Platter is a new tool to aid in making bulk changes across VCS repositories on different hosting platforms). https://www.jelmer.uk/silver-platter-intro.html
Bursary applications for #DebConf19 are closing in less than 72 hours! https://bits.debian.org/2019/04/debconf19-bursaries-last-call.html
We proudly present our new Open Movie - SPRING - made with Blender 2.80! This poetic and visually stunning short film was written and directed by Andy Goralczyk, inspired by his childhood in the mountains of Germany.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhWc3b3KhnY #b3d #SpringOpenMovie
Recently, the handling of online defamation has become a hot topic on many mass media as well as social media channels. News Article for Reference: https://www.jiji.com/sp/article?k=2020052500387 In response to these reports, it is expected that lawsuits and disclosure requests will become more publicly known; and government agencies will order stricter enforcement in addition to tightening regulations. However, under the current state of Japan, we will not be able to handle the increase of such administrative burdens and will have trouble dealing with it appropriately. Thus, we have decided to stop providing our service on mstdn.jp and mastodon.cloud starting June 30, 2020. We are very sorry for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding on the matter.