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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

Newsletter #68: AI Lie Detectors at the Border

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 #68: AI Lie Detectors at the Border

Newsletter #67: Data Science Against White Supremacy

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 #67: Data Science Against White Supremacy

Newsletter #66: Open Source Elections

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 of the upcoming Responsible Communication Style Guide supplement by watching editor Thursday Bram's talk What You Need to Know When Naming a … Continue reading Newsletter #66: Open Source Elections

Newsletter #64: Infiltrating the Alt-Right in NYC

Hello Recompilers, We're hoping to clear out some of our stock of back issues, and maybe you're looking to fill in the gaps in your collection! We're running a sale at the moment: buy any two issues and get the third one half-off. Use the code READER18 at checkout. Reading: A communist spent three months … Continue reading Newsletter #64: Infiltrating the Alt-Right in NYC

Newsletter #63: Accessibility in spec fic and accessibility here and now

Hello Recompilers, We're hoping to clear out some of our stock of back issues, and maybe you're looking to fill in the gaps in your collection! We're running a sale at the moment: buy any two issues and get the third one half-off. Use the code READER18 at checkout. Reading: The WordPress accessibility team lead … Continue reading Newsletter #63: Accessibility in spec fic and accessibility here and now

Episode 75: Do we need to Faraday cage your office?

This episode we talk about Amazon’s AI recruiting fail, WordPress accessibility issues, Google+ and more.  https://recompilermag.com/2018/10/16/episode-75-do-we-need-to-faraday-cage-your-office Community Event Planning pre-order. Still time to get in on the book previews! https://community-events-2.backerkit.com/hosted_preorders Survey for event organizers https://airtable.com/shrvbemYqHvL1Z7tt Issue 10 - Science! It’s shipping. Back order sale use code READER18 for buy 2, get 3rd 1/2 off! https://shop.recompilermag.com Amazon scraps secret AI recruiting tool that showed bias against women | Reuters https://www.reuters.com/article/us-amazon-com-jobs-automation-insight/amazon-scraps-secret-ai-recruiting-tool-that-showed-bias-against-women-idUSKCN1MK08G I have resigned as the WordPress accessibility team lead. Here is why. - Rian Rietveld https://rianrietveld.com/2018/10/09/i-have-resigned-the-wordpress-accessibility-team/ A Plan for 5.0 – Make WordPress Core https://make.wordpress.org/core/2018/10/03/a-plan-for-5-0/ JAMstack | JavaScript, APIs, and Markup https://jamstack.org/ Google is shutting down Google+ following massive data exposure https://www.engadget.com/2018/10/08/google-shutting-down-google-plus/ Google faces mounting pressure from Congress over Google+ privacy flaw - The Verge https://www.theverge.com/2018/10/11/17964134/google-plus-congress-privacy-data-vulnerability Tampered Chinese Ethernet port used to hack ‘major US telecom,’ says Bloomberg report https://www.theverge.com/platform/amp/2018/10/9/17955848/supermicro-telecom-server-hack-apple-amazon Zotero Blog » Blog Archive » Improved PDF retrieval with Unpaywall integration https://www.zotero.org/blog/improved-pdf-retrieval-with-unpaywall-integration/ Julia Evans Zines https://jvns.ca/zines/ https://jvns.ca/blog/2018/09/23/why-sell-zines/ Let’s Pair! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/marlenac/lets-pair

Newsletter #62: All Your Base Are Belong to Basically Whomever

Hello Recompilers, We're hoping to clear out some of our stock of back issues, and maybe you're looking to fill in the gaps in your collection! We're running a sale at the moment: buy any two issues and get the third one half-off. Use the code READER18 at checkout. Reading: Surprise surprise, the Pentagon's new … Continue reading Newsletter #62: All Your Base Are Belong to Basically Whomever

Episode 74: There is pumpkin spice in the air

This episode we talk about Chinese spy chips, new sophisticated voice phishing schemes, and Facebook’s huge security breach. https://recompilermag.com/2018/10/12/episode-74-there-is-pumpkin-spice-in-the-air Community Event Planning pre-order. Still time to get in on the book previews. https://community-events-2.backerkit.com/hosted_preorders Survey for event organizers. Please fill it out! https://airtable.com/shrvbemYqHvL1Z7tt Issue 10 - Science! It’s shipping. Back order sale use code READER18 for buy 2, get 3rd 1/2 off! https://shop.recompilermag.com China planted spy chips in computers from Portland-based Elemental, Bloomberg reports | OregonLive.com https://www.oregonlive.com/silicon-forest/index.ssf/2018/10/chinese_planted_spy_chips_insi.html The Big Hack: How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies - Bloomberg https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-10-04/the-big-hack-how-china-used-a-tiny-chip-to-infiltrate-america-s-top-companies The Big Hack: Amazon, Apple, Supermicro, and Beijing Respond - Bloomberg https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-04/the-big-hack-amazon-apple-supermicro-and-beijing-respond Chinese Hackers Have Allegedly Compromised the Supply Chain to Spy on Amazon and Apple https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/gye8w4/chinese-supply-chain-hack-apple-bloomberg Voice Phishing Scams Are Getting More Clever — Krebs on Security https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/10/voice-phishing-scams-are-getting-more-clever/ Facebook says nearly 50m users compromised in huge security breach | Technology | The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/sep/28/facebook-50-million-user-accounts-security-berach Kim Zetter on Twitter: "The Facebook breach gets even worse - it's not just that an attacker who has your Facebook token can access other accounts you've used your Facebook account to access, he/she can access accounts you haven't even used Facebook to access… https://t.co/BCCpuPG9XI" https://twitter.com/kimzetter/status/1046806168348160000?s=21 jason polakis on Twitter: "Given the scale and severity of the @facebook breach, I’ll share some thoughts based on our recent @USENIXSecurity paper with @m0eb1t, amrutha, @kaytwo, @stevecheckoway, where we explored the ramifications of your Facebook account being compromised. https://t.co/6gS2ERrGvO (1/n)" https://twitter.com/jpolakis/status/1046086964410294272 Facebook Security Bug Affects 90M Users — Krebs on Security https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/09/facebook-security-bug-affects-90m-users/ O Single Sign-Off, Where Art Thou? An Empirical Analysis of Single Sign-On Account Hijacking and Session Management on the Web https://www.cs.uic.edu/~polakis/papers/sso-usenix18.pdf Can Mark Zuckerberg Fix Facebook Before It Breaks Democracy? | The New Yorker https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/09/17/can-mark-zuckerberg-fix-facebook-before-it-breaks-democracy Burgerville Notifies Guests of Data Breach https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/burgerville-notifies-guests-of-data-breach-300723908.html THE WILD INNER WORKINGS OF A BILLION-DOLLAR HACKING GROUP https://www.wired.com/story/fin7-wild-inner-workings-billion-dollar-hacking-group/ Episode 69: We’ll just make a pickle grid – The Recompiler https://recompilermag.com/2018/08/10/episode-69-well-just-make-a-pickle-grid/ MIDI unicorn https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3tiuGVDDkk Willamette River presents stunning lidar image on poster from Department of Geology | OregonLive.com https://www.oregonlive.com/travel/index.ssf/2013/04/willamette_river_presents_stun.html