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One journalist decided to block all five of the big tech companies from her life to better understand the depth to which they control our lives. She used a VPN specifically designed for the purpose and learned about the millions and millions of IPs controlled by Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Apple, and Facebook.
(Kashmir Hill for Gizmodo)
AllGo has released free stock photography that features plus-sized women. Ever since Recompiler turned me onto the problem, I’ve become slightly obsessed with how stock photography shapes our mental landscape. I’m really glad to see these photos of women just living their lives.
(Elise Herron for Willamette Week)
A departing Googler wrote a beautiful piece about what it means to be black at Google and circulated it internally. This version of the memo has their information redacted.
(Motherboard Staff for Motherboard)
Kubernetes Podcast from Google: Attacking and Defending Kubernetes with Ian Coldwater
Ian Coldwater describes how they break into and harden containers.
Conference Talk of the Week:
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In her keynote presentation at North Bay Python 2018, Mariatta Wijaya discusses how to contribute to Python.
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This newsletter compiled by Margaret Killjoy (@magpiekilljoy). Margaret is an author, activist, and musician based in Appalachia. Her most recent book series is the Danielle Cain novella series, which starts with The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion.