TempleOS: developed by schizophrenic Terry Davis. OS is supposedly the Third Temple prophesied in Bible.
It started as an attempt to make a modern x86_64 Comodore64 OS.
One feature that grabbed my attention the most was that the OS only displays ASCII. But that dude wrote a special file type that allows OS to decode ASCII files as pictures, animated 3D looking models and sound 🤯
DIY Dongle Breathes Life Into Broken Ventilators | Hackaday https://hackaday.com/2020/07/15/diy-dongle-breathes-life-into-broken-ventilators/
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DIY Dongle Breathes Life Into Broken Ventilators
We have a new hero in the COVID-19 saga, and it’s some hacker in Poland. Whoever this person is, they are making bootleg dongles that let ventilator refurbishers circumvent lockdown software so they can r… https://hackaday.com/2020/07/15/diy-dongle-breathes-life-into-broken-ventilators/
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/hackaday/status/1283316885405278209
FOSS Terminology Change Survey
@sjb @g Blacklist and whitelist don't have their origins in racial matters as far as I can tell. Their origins seem to be related to the religious concepts of "black" meaning something bad and "white" meaning something pure or holy. The earliest known uses are from the 17th century.
I had 9999 pref-n.js file in my #Firefox profile folder.
Famed Archaeology Professor Fired After Photos Surface Of Him Wearing Nazi Uniform
“He’s had close calls before, but the walls are really closing in on him now.”
@matteoscordino @markosaric @imacrea It’s very much in Silicon Valley’s interests that you interpret it that way. When they spend millions to lobby the European Union for favourable conditions for startups (which put sustainable, non VC-backed small tech businesses at a disadvantage), the difference becomes very important.
InfoSec Handbook – AMA event:
Beginning tomorrow, we host our first “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) event. The rules are simple: Ask us anything; don’t be afraid to ask.
– Start: Monday, July 13
– End: Thursday, July 23
– What can I ask? “Anything.” However, a focus on information security is appreciated.
– Where can I ask?: E-mail us or ask in the Fediverse.
– Who answers my questions?: Jakub and Benjamin.
You can already ask questions! 👍
How do we make ironic articles about the loss of privacy on websites that use spy trackers a thing of the past?
The duality of tech journals / online magazines / bloggers that advocate for #privacy yet are using #google #analytics, pervasive ad tracking (offline and online), etc. on their websites is an issue that may demand our attention.
What might help?
+ A code of conduct?
+ More vocal online protest?
+ Sharable “I won’t read your post because...” graphics?
Any ideas are welcome...
QOTO: Question Others to Teach Ourselves. A STEM-oriented instance.
No hate, No censorship. Be kind, be respectful
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