Hello Recompilers, Last chance to preorder the Responsible Communication Style Guide! We are taking preorders through the end of this month. The Recompiler is proud to be a media sponsor of DevOps Days Portland. Use code RECOMPILERFRIENDS for 20% off registration. September 11-13, 2018, Portland, OR Reading: Can has Net Neutrality? The Senate voted to overturn the FCC's repeal of Net … Continue reading Newsletter #43: Be Responsible
Hello Recompilers, We've launched a Kickstarter for the second edition of our guide to Community Event Planning. We're publishing an expanded and updated version of our guide to running community-focused conferences, with new material on diversity. AND we're getting so close to our minimum order for second printing of the Responsible Communication Style Guide! We are taking preorders until May 20. The 10th … Continue reading Newsletter #42: Google or Eye of Sauron?
Hello Recompilers, It's the 10th and final year of Open Source Bridge. Come celebrate ten years of community with a scaled-back, one-day event on Friday, June 29th, 2018 at the Eliot Center in Portland, OR. Tickets are available on a sliding scale from $10-$100. The Recompiler is proud to be a media sponsor of DevOps Days Portland. Only standard tickets are available now, but … Continue reading Newsletter #41: Let’s talk about paychecks, baby.
Hello Recompilers, The Recompiler is proud to be a media sponsor of DevOps Days Portland. Early bird tickets are available now, and there are only few remaining, but we should have a discount code for you soon. September 11-13, 2018, Portland, OR CW: one of our recommended readings for this week discusses stalking and abuse. Reading: Corn bacteria + … Continue reading Newsletter #40: Reducing harm to humans
Hello Recompilers, Great news! We've significantly extended the time window to pre-order the second printing of the The Responsible Communication Style Guide. Reserve your copy by May 20. Reading: Coding While Trans. Jameson Hampton's illustrated zine-style article from Issue 8: Wildcard. If you want to know how we ended up in a cyber dystopia, read Ready Player One Article by Laura Hudson for The Verge. The Sully … Continue reading Newsletter #39: More coffee, less dystopia
Hello Recompilers, We're still taking pre-orders for the second printing of the The Responsible Communication Style Guide. Reserve your copy now. Did you miss Issue 7: Security? Never fear; it's online here! Or if you want a print copy you can order one. Reading: Sex workers switch to Mastodon. Megan Farokhmanesh (The Verge) reports that sex workers are migrating to an instance of … Continue reading Newsletter #38: A Facebook that Only Big Brother Could Love
Hello Recompilers, The Recompiler is proud to be a media sponsor for Heartifacts, a conference presented by Code & Supply, created to facilitate the intimate and important conversations that software professionals need to have about mental health, communication techniques, and community involvement. April 20th & 21st, 2018 — Pittsburgh, PA Use the code media-RECOMPILE for 20% off registration. Would … Continue reading Newsletter #37: Unsteady Player One
Hello Recompilers, As you may have heard, we sold out of print copies of The Responsible Communication Style Guide last fall and we're setting up to do a second printing. Pre-ordering a book would be a giant help for financing the printing. We’ll accept pre-orders through April 15 and expect to have books back from the printer, ready to ship on June 1. … Continue reading Newsletter #36: Yiff you, Russia.
Hello Recompilers, It's important to us that everyone be able to access The Recompiler's content. We would like for people who cannot hear to be able to enjoy our podcast. We're seeking sponsorship for the transcriptions at $60 per episode. Want some good accessibility karma? Let us know. Reading: Progressive peer pressure. Sarah Jeong looks at a fundraising campaign funneling … Continue reading Newsletter #35: Keep digging, Facebook.
Hello Recompilers, Just a little reminder about issue nine-er. Hard Problems is in our shop. Physicist Stephen Hawking died this week. He lived decades with the motor neurone disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) to near the average lifespan for a US man (76.5 years), thanks to high quality healthcare and access to specialized tools. Throughout his incredible life, he helped normalize the … Continue reading Newsletter #34: “Life Would Be Tragic If It Weren’t Funny.”