Posted this on Instagram a while ago and ... it's a different crowd over there. :)
CfP for Debian Reunion Hamburg, end of may 2022: https://firstname.lastname@example.org/firsthit
“Debootstrapping without Archeology — Stacked Implementations in Camlboot”
Neat article by N. Courant, @roptat, and G. Scherer on #OCaml bootstrapping using the #Guile-based Camlboot interpreter (yes!). Includes a detailed overview of #bootstrapping work, including work by @janneke & co. 👍
job vacancy in tilburg, .nl: I am looking for a new collleague: Tilburg University zoekt een Linux SysAdmin. Werkplek in Tilburg
; 0.8 - 1.0 Full time equivalent (32-40 uur per week); HBO-niveau óf aantoonbaar HBO werk- en denkniveau. Linux (Debian en Red
Hat) omgevingen en open-source tools. Cloud: Kubernetes en Microsoft Azure. Solliciteer vóór 20 april 2022. https://tiu.nu/19922 . #debian #rhel #linux #jobs #vacancy #tilburg #tilburguniversity
“Artificial intelligence (AI)–synthesized text, audio, image, and video are being weaponized for the purposes of nonconsensual intimate imagery, financial fraud, and disinformation campaigns. Our evaluation of the photorealism of AI-synthesized faces indicates that synthesis engines have passed through the uncanny valley and are capable of creating faces that are indistinguishable—and more trustworthy—than real faces.”
If I can’t reach out and touch you, I’ll assume you are fake.
had to explain RSS to two fellow gen z-ers
me: its kind of like subscribing for updates on a website, before "following" was a thing.
them: oh, is that something new?
me: actually closed "following" on walled gardens, like twitter, kind of killed out a lot of RSS for our generation, but there are people who still use it and find it handy
them: wait, so i don't need to make an account?
So very tired of U.S. higher education's love of metacognition, or the notion that students must always reflect on what they do & why they do it.
Part of my pedagogy advocates for something else entirely, something summed up in these words:
"I am trying to check my habits of seeing, to counter them for the sake of greater freshness. I am trying to be unfamiliar with what I’m doing."
- Robert Rauschenberg qtd. by John Cage
preparing virtual debian booth for fosdem: https://wiki.debian.org/DebianEvents/be/2022/FOSDEM #fosdem #debian #linux
Want to hear about what's going on with Sequoia? Tune in to NLNet's webinar on the future of OpenPGP on Tuesday, November 23 at 10 CET. We'll briefly present Sequoia and the various projects that we're working on! https://nlnet.nl/events/20211123/PGP/index.html
MiniDebConf Regensburg 2021 has started, there is a live video stream. See https://minidebconf-rbg.debian.net/ .
Ruth Wilson Gilmore: “Organized Abandonment and Organized Violence: Devolution and the Police” 11.9.15
MiniDebCamp 21 Tilburg, Netherlands, sat 28 / sun 29 august 2021: Debian GNU/Linux and DebConf21. Register
at https://deb.li/3V1Ly . C U all there!
a beautifully poetic mix of critique
and news footage by Adam Curtis