This episode we talk about moral clauses in FOSS licenses, ShotSpotter’s partnership with Verizon, how Buffer bought out its VCs, and WayMo. https://recompilermag.com/2018/10/11/episode-73-a-bold-move Devopsdays Portland - SEPTEMBER 11-13, 2018 - RECOMPILERFRIENDS 20% discount http://devopsdays.org/events/2018-portland/ 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 Call for Contributors, Issue 12 Machines and Things https://recompilermag.com/2018/07/24/call-for-contributors-for-issue-12-machines-things/ Major Open Source Project Revokes Access to Companies That Work with ICE https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/8xbynx/major-open-source-project-revokes-access-to-companies-that-work-with-ice Stop using my tools, racists https://github.com/palantir/blueprint/issues/2876 Palantir employees are racist and they need to stop using my tools https://github.com/palantir/blueprint/issues/2877 Add text to MIT License banning ICE collaborators https://github.com/lerna/lerna/pull/1616 Please remove jamiebuilds as maintainer for CoC violations https://github.com/lerna/lerna/issues/1630 Remove Microsoft from Restrictive License https://github.com/lerna/lerna/pull/1631 Restore unmodified MIT license https://github.com/lerna/lerna/pull/1633 SPDX license list https://spdx.org/licenses/index.html My potted view on adding extra ethical clauses to open source licenses https://mastodon.social/@mala/100642002012668168 ShotSpotter Expands Verizon Partnership With Reseller Agreement for Gunshot Detection Services http://globenewswire.com/news-release/2018/08/28/1557516/0/en/ShotSpotter-Expands-Verizon-Partnership-With-Reseller-Agreement-for-Gunshot-Detection-Services.html Ingrid Burrington on Twitter: "So one way to read this is it's a way for Shotspotter installations to avoid any resident pushback by burying them in a contract–instead of making SST a line item, it's just tacked onto a broader services agreement with Verizon that wouldn't otherwise raise eyebrows." https://twitter.com/lifewinning/status/1035211677375946752 Rochester man shot by police sues cops, city, and ShotSpotter https://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/2018/08/30/silvon-simmons-rochester-police-officer-joseph-ferrigno-gun-lawsuit/1119014002/ We Spent $3.3M Buying Out Investors: Why and How We Did It https://open.buffer.com/buying-out-investors/ Amir Efrati on Twitter: "Just out: The truth about Waymo... https://t.co/q9Oet5j5Ck" https://twitter.com/amir/status/1034442936774258688 A day in the life of a Waymo self-driving taxi - The Verge https://www.theverge.com/2018/8/21/17762326/waymo-self-driving-ride-hail-fleet-management Donut County http://donutcounty.com/ Martin “Sexy Nuclear Disarmament” Pfeiffer🏳️🌈 on Twitter: "🚨NOW PUBLICLY ACCESSIBLE🚨 Find below the link to my complete archive of 1951-1997 Sandia nuclear laboratory documents from my FOIA. https://t.co/Z8BzUTdF6g You can also support my work at: https://t.co/GzHV653OGL or https://t.co/tvFac0gW44… https://t.co/243xjjkj5k" https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1035331181141581824
This week Audrey and I chat about the Strava's heatmap, a newish iOS app called Verena, a new Amazon patent to track hand movements of warehouse workers, and how ICE now has a contract to access nationwide license plate recognition date. Enjoy!
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