Newsletter #79: Amazon’s Security Platform Encourages Racism

Hello Recompilers, All of Issue 9 is online! This issue focuses on Hard Problems. Articles cover mesh networks, floating point algorithms, leveling up as a developer, and more. At PyCon 2019, Sumana Harihareswara, a longtime friend of The Recompiler, will be hosting a small arts festival: The Art of Python. Submissions for 5-20 minute plays … Continue reading Newsletter #79: Amazon’s Security Platform Encourages Racism

Newsletter #78: Prisoners Used as Guinea Pigs for Biometric Surveillance

Hello Recompilers, All of Issue 9 is online! This issue focuses on Hard Problems. Articles cover mesh networks, floating point algorithms, leveling up as a developer, and more. Reading: Prison companies are forcing prisoners to either give up their phone privileges or submit their voice biometrics to build surveillance databases. This publicly-funded project is for … Continue reading Newsletter #78: Prisoners Used as Guinea Pigs for Biometric Surveillance

Newsletter #77: Is it Time for a General Strike?

Hello Recompilers, All of Issue 9 is online! This issue focuses on Hard Problems. Articles cover mesh networks, floating point algorithms, leveling up as a developer, and more. Reading: Despite claiming to support the employee walkout, Google has been quietly pushing the federal government to help make sure it doesn't happen again. A few weeks … Continue reading Newsletter #77: Is it Time for a General Strike?

Newsletter #76: The Queen of Bad Robots

Hello Recompilers, All of Issue 9 is online! This issue focuses on Hard Problems. Articles cover mesh networks, floating point algorithms, leveling up as a developer, and more. Reading: The queen of shitty robots has a new project that actually works. Simone Giertz made her name by building robots that intentionally and dramatically fail, but … Continue reading Newsletter #76: The Queen of Bad Robots

Newsletter #74: Cold Fusion Might be Closer Than We Knew

Hello Recompilers, All of Issue 9 is online! This issue focuses on Hard Problems. Articles cover mesh networks, floating point algorithms, leveling up as a developer, and more. Reading: Economically viable cold fusion might be a reality by 2025. Cold fusion has always seemed like a pipe dream, a science fiction magic bullet for human … Continue reading Newsletter #74: Cold Fusion Might be Closer Than We Knew

Newsletter #73: Public Domain is Finally Expanding

Hello Recompilers, All of Issue 9 is online! This issue focuses on Hard Problems. Articles cover mesh networks, floating point algorithms, leveling up as a developer, and more. The crowdfunding for Disabled and Here is a third of the way complete! This photo series will focus on Black, Indigenous, and additional people of color (BIPOC) … Continue reading Newsletter #73: Public Domain is Finally Expanding

Newsletter #72: All of Issue 9 Now Available Online!

Hello Recompilers, All of Issue 9 is now online! This issue focuses on Hard Problems. Articles cover mesh networks, floating point algorithms, leveling up as a developer, and more. We'd also love to draw your attention to a fascinating new crowdfunded project, Disabled and Here. This photo series will focus on Black, Indigenous, and additional … Continue reading Newsletter #72: All of Issue 9 Now Available Online!

Newsletter #71: Organizing Amazon Workers

Hello Recompilers, We're starting to put Issue 9 online, and you can read one of the first articles now: Progress is a Never-ending Circle, by AC Gillette. And you can get a preview the upcoming Responsible Communication Style Guide supplement by watching editor Thursday Bram's talk What You Need to Know When Naming a Python … Continue reading Newsletter #71: Organizing Amazon Workers

Newsletter #70: Can Australia Ban All Working Cryptography?

Hello Recompilers, We're starting to put Issue 9 online, and you can read one of the first articles now: Progress is a Never-ending Circle, by AC Gillette. And you can get a preview the upcoming Responsible Communication Style Guide supplement by watching editor Thursday Bram's talk What You Need to Know When Naming a Python … Continue reading Newsletter #70: Can Australia Ban All Working Cryptography?

Newsletter #69: Phone Jammers and a Censored Internet

Hello Recompilers, We're starting to put Issue 9 online, and you can read one of the first articles now: Progress is a Never-ending Circle, by AC Gillette. And you can get a preview the upcoming Responsible Communication Style Guide supplement by watching editor Thursday Bram's talk What You Need to Know When Naming a Python … Continue reading Newsletter #69: Phone Jammers and a Censored Internet