RT @ag_dubs: today @sebasmagri and i officially became part of the @rustlang community team! t.co/PAWMu5nCVi 🐬💖👾👻😊✨ source: twitter.com/rustlang/status/88

State of Rust survey: goo.gl/forms/pjcm3r2UjZhpAk4M2

^ please fill in, even if you're not using Rust!

Question time!

Artists who use Free Software (GIMP, Inkscape, Krita, Blender, etc), I have a question for you.

I'm writing a new dock/panel engine for Gtk (which is the UI toolkit that GIMP and Inkscape use).

Tell me the things you like, love, and hate about panels/docks in any of the artistic applications you use. Things you like about various commercial apps is also useful info to me.

The Pirate Bay founder has launched a new service to register domain names anonymously: njal.la/. You can sign up using XMPP+OTR and pay in BTC. The company buys the domain and then gives you the usage rights.

Seems useful mainly for people worried about content takedowns.


Hackers.town is accepting registrations... Please boost... Or whatever you do on your heathen modified instances.

Fun fact: The number of users now exceeds the population of .

It's 2017. PostgreSQL has had array and json fields for quite some time now. You don't really need to normalize every single thing and have relations spanning across 6 different tables to be able to summarize tags and metadata for a group of entities. :-(

It could still be fun is this datamodel were not so wrong.

A cool video showing how SecureDrop works, by Lucy Parsons Labs in Chicago youtube.com/watch?v=LkgN244ggz

Job thing! If you have a background in activism and understand tech, EFF has a couple of jobs you might be interested in (plz to boost)

Grassroots activist
You will support EFF’s grassroots advocacy efforts, support our security training team, and engage in outreach to grassroots groups, with a focus on technical communities and hacker spaces

Writer, Activism Team
This position will focus on net neutrality and a range of intellectual property issues

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Generalistic and moderated instance.
Everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!