#LibreUX case study - Tor moving from designing based on feedback of highly technical users to interviewing, training and running usability tests with Global South social movements.
Very laudable project, esp. when I think of the so-called "supply chain attacks" I've been reading more about in the past year or so.
dang. we should do this kind of analysis/cleanup: https://code.blender.org/2020/05/tracker-curfew-wrap-up/?utm_source=www-homepage
The reason these fake pictures "work" is because people are anxious and ready to believe the worst about the other. So it's the other side of partisan divide in the US*, or it's gay people, or it's somebody you might already feel prejudice against.
The most effective trolling doesn't fight with you. It agrees with you.
I learned about secureboot mostly from this blog:
This is the guy behind sbsigntools and efitools (including PreLoader.efi and HashTool.efi).
I'm really glad that someone with this approach was there, figuring out how this stuff works, explaining it, and educating people that it's not necessarily evil.
@izaya Can recommend this talk from FOSDEM 2020: https://fosdem.org/2020/schedule/event/generation_gaps/ Liam Proven makes some really interesting points about how computers evolved in the past, how they evolve at the moment and what could be the next big step.
I made a point in #cashflowforcreators of saying that it's okay for you to practice your craft for joy and that it didn't have to be a side hustle, or *any* kind of hustle. That joy is sufficient reason to do a thing.
Half of my first readers said they had never been told this. This makes me very sad.
If your art brings you joy, DO IT. Maybe you'll never make a penny off it, and that is totally OK.
Doing things for the joy of it is vital.
A capable software engineer and aspirating (sic) cook
QOTO: Question Others to Teach Ourselves. A STEM-oriented instance.
No hate, No censorship. Be kind, be respectful
We federate with all servers: we don't block any servers.