After looking it up again, it's actually in Denton, Ohio. So close 😑​

Rust Belt Rust is a month later (rust-belt-rust.com/) in Dayton, Ohio. Giving a Rocky Horror themed talk in Dayton, I think that would be my ultimate nerd achievement :blobcatmelt:

There is a new conference happening in September in the US of A. "Colorado Gold Rust" (get it?), CFP is open cogoldrust.com/

@CoralineAda But also really good songs! Happy singing!

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Wir halten auf unseren Events bewusst Plätze frei für Jugendliche, denen wir mehr Zugang zu Technik und Programmieren ermöglichen wollen, den sie in ihrem Alltag nicht haben. Unsere Diversity-Plätze bei #jugendhackt 2019: jugendhackt.org/wir-wollen-dic
#diversity #opportunity

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#mastoAdmin #keybase #bullshit

Contrary to their documentation, Keybase does not ask for the consent of the admins of a Mastodon-software instance before adding our instance as a "partner".

Since they are liars, I am blocking the endpoint they use to confirm our users. (/.well-known/keybase-proof-config)

We are also *extremely* concerned about their "What's Next", and do not consent to these tech-bro experiments.

keybase.io/blog/keybase-proofs

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Jetzt kommt ein bisschen Schwung in die Sache.

Hier Reach-Out zur Anzeige gegen die Berliner Polizei, die nie herausfinden konnte, wer die Nazis sind, die in Neukölln Autos und Häuser anzünden, Linke bedrohen, wer Burak Bektas erschossen hat. reachoutberlin.de/de/content/p

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I swear, every time one of the people I follow changes their avatar, it throws me off for *weeks*.

"Oh, who's that? They don't usually show up on my timeline."

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The Event Horizon Telescope, incidentally, is a fantastic example of a large scale decentralised non-governmental collaboration.

That black hole image was taken using 8 separately managed radio telescopes scattered across the planet. It was organised by scientists working in 60 different research institutes in 17 countries across 6 continents. With no motive beyond trying to learn something which they didn't know before.

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Yes yes yes! "Move at an appropriate speed and make things work". Consider equality and accessibility. Take the time to get it right. @sonniesedge@twitter.com #ffconf

The hardest problem in computer science is sitting up straight in front of a screen

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Fresh out of vacation heading to in Valencia. Anybody else around to chat/ hang out?

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What is an octopus but eight snakes with a plan

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"I was TODAY YEARS OLD when I learned that FORTRAN variables were implicitly typed based on their first letter (en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Fortran/) and I-N were implicitly integer (others were real/float) and that's why I've been using i,j,k as for-loop counters for my entire life."

twitter.com/a2_4am/status/1111

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Firefox admits they will eventually be sending all of your DNS to Cloudflare. Cloudflare will monetize your internet browsing, no matter how much their PR people say they are.

If you want to disable that, go to "about:config", and set "network.trr.mode" to 5.

The values are: 0 - default off, 1 - race, 2 TRR first, 3 TRR only, 4 shadow, 5 off by choice

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