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Newsletter #26: The Spectre of Loss

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Hello Recompilers, Good news. The Recompiler Issue #9: Hard Problems is available (and #8 is here). Like a bitter fruit, let's indulge in a little nostalgia. "You're what I couldn't find: A totally amazing mind, So understanding and so kind, You're everything to me." "Dreams", Cranberries. Reading: Inclusivity through ungendered design: "The perpetuation of gender stereotypes through design... harms the ability for … Continue reading Newsletter #26: The Spectre of Loss

Episode 45: Web development is kind of horrifying

This week Audrey and I chat about the impact of Spectre and Meltdown, how easy it is to harvest credit cards numbers in the browser, and Kodak's new cryptocurrency. Enjoy!

Complete show notes & announcements: https://recompilermag.com/2018/01/19/episode-45-web-development-is-kind-of-horrifying

Episode 44: Spectre & Meltdown

This week Audrey and I chat about Spectre and Meltdown. Enjoy!

Complete show notes: https://recompilermag.com/2018/01/18/episode-44-spectre-meltdown

Newsletter #25: Autonomy, Accountability, and Crowdsourcing the Whisper Network

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Hope you all had a fulfilling holiday season. The last issue of the magazine for this 2017 was #8. It’s available for purchase in the shop, with Issue #9 releasing shortly. Reading: Calling out sexual assault in a viral Google spreadsheet: CW: discussion of sexual assault and harassment. On the brink of being outed by Harper's, Moira Donegan outs herself on The Cut as being the creator … Continue reading Newsletter #25: Autonomy, Accountability, and Crowdsourcing the Whisper Network

Episode 43: 70 days, 9 hours

This week Audrey and I chat about algorithm accountability efforts in NYC, Reality Winner, sexual assault in the infosec community, and more. Content warnings for sexual assault are noted in the show notes in the relevant places, with timestamps so you can avoid those sections of the show if you prefer.

Complete show notes: https://recompilermag.com/2018/01/03/episode-43-70-days-9-hours

Episode 42: Usenet is still a thing!

This week Audrey and I chat about different efforts to preserve meaningful, community-oriented access to the web, a wild update to the Mirai botnet story, and more. Enjoy!

Complete show notes