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Newsletter #45: Oh, Silicon Valley…

Hello Recompilers, The final Open Source Bridge is fast approaching, on Friday, June 29th, 2018 at the Eliot Center in Portland, OR. Tickets are available on a sliding scale from $10-$100. And be sure to check out the the Indie Web Summit, happening at the Eliot Center Tuesday and Wednesday, June 26–27. Reading: Amazon Beat Progressive Seattle. Seattle’s City … Continue reading Newsletter #45: Oh, Silicon Valley…

Newsletter #44: Some Systems Are Designed for Inequity

Hello Recompilers, We just want to thank everyone who backed our Kickstarter for Community Event Planning, Second Edition. The book was successfully funded, thanks to all of you! The 10th and final year of Open Source Bridge will be a one-day event on Friday, June 29th, 2018 at the Eliot Center in Portland, OR. Tickets are available on a … Continue reading Newsletter #44: Some Systems Are Designed for Inequity

Episode 63: Everyone throws their computers out the window

This week Audrey and I chat about the new adaptive controller for the Xbox One, a new Spectre variant, Amazon’s facial recognition technology, and more. Enjoy! Complete show notes: https://recompilermag.com/2018/06/03/episode-63-everyone-throws-their-computers-out-the-window

Episode 62: I miss that fail whale

This week Audrey and I chat about Ticketmaster and facial recognition, Google employees quitting in protest over the company’s participation in project Maven, Twitter’s latest attempt to clean up its platform, EFAIL PGP vulnerability, and more. Enjoy! Complete show notes: https://recompilermag.com/2018/05/22/episode-62-i-miss-that-fail-whale

Episode 61: San Marino showed up with robots!

This week Audrey and I chat about Google Duplex, Signal desktop issues, Medium’s continued floundering, and offensive hacking (“active defense”). Enjoy! Complete show notes: https://recompilermag.com/2018/05/21/episode-61-san-marino-showed-up-with-robots

Newsletter #43: Be Responsible

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

Newsletter #42: Google or Eye of Sauron?

a submarine that looks like a fish piloted by a cyclist

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?

Episode 60: It definitely involves ethics and society

This week Audrey and I chat about AI and predictive policing, domain fronting, how Facebook does a lot of emotional labor for us, and more! Complete show notes: https://recompilermag.com/2018/05/14/episode-60-it-definitely-involves-ethics-and-society Links:

Newsletter #41: Let’s talk about paychecks, baby.

A dead bee on an ereader.

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.

Episode 59: We’re not looking to you to monetize the streets

This week Audrey and I chat about Gmail updates, a recent Microsoft counterfeiting case, mobile network spoofing with a VGA adapter, the Portland Smart Cities initiative, and more. Enjoy! Show notes