"You do the work, and the Store allows you whatever it wants to allow you. You’re absolutely powerless." https://krita.org/en/item/krita-in-the-windows-store-an-update #krita #microsoft and #appstores in general
FirstNet recently pitched U.S. Customs and Border Protection to convince the agency to subscribe to the network. In a white paper, FirstNet claims it will provide CBP access to “photographs, real-time audio/video feeds, and databases from other state, local, or Federal agencies, to aid in the identification and apprehension of terrorists, undocumented aliens, and smugglers.” These capabilities would be offered “in times of crisis or simply day-to-day operations.”
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Teens joining the DSA:
"Today, members of the Ballard chapter have organized fundraising drives to cover student-lunch debt and campaigned for the school board to seek consultation from student groups... In Texas, students are calling their senators about net neutrality. In Illinois, they’re registering voters—despite most members’ being unable to vote yet themselves."
"New Zealand has passed world-first legislation granting victims of domestic violence 10 days paid leave to allow them to leave their partners, find new homes and protect themselves and their children."
'Hey, folks who are suffering the worst from capitalism, here's your medicine: more capitalism, now with extra corruption' https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesdigitalcovers/2018/07/17/an-unlikely-group-of-billionaires-and-politicians-has-created-the-most-unbelievable-tax-break-ever/
Crowd Supply has posted videos from its recent Teardown event. If you're into that sort of thing: https://www.crowdsupply.com/teardown/portland-2018/updates/session-videos
On my drive to and from work, I've been seeing billboard ads from Apple that show people working on Macs and the ads say "Behind the Mac". I'm tempted to recreate it, but with my second-hand Eee PC that runs Fedora. "Behind FLOSS". Or maybe recreate the photo but with a new tag line: "Working with Freedom".
I need work. If you have use for software development in Python or C, on Linux or Debian, I'm available: short-term contracts, or part-time or full-time employment. I can do coding, and software architecture. I can work remotely. I reside in Finland, if that matters.
I'm really enjoying the new "guix pull", which supports time traveling just like everything else in Guix now. A blogpost on the Guix blog about it: http://www.gnu.org/software/guix/blog/2018/multi-dimensional-transactions-and-rollbacks-oh-my/
Carl Malamud continue to be a hero to me: https://thewire.in/education/who-may-swim-in-the-ocean-of-knowledge
Interests: programming languages, open platforms, art, craft, diy, and justice. #nobot
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