This week Audrey and I chat about a security incident with Homebrew (the macOS package manager), Twitter’s refusal to moderate hate speech, and Firefox’s upcoming support of DNS over HTTP.
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This week Audrey and I chat about the compromised NPM package that stole a bunch of credentials, OSCON code of conduct issues, and Guido van Rossum stepping down abruptly from BDFL of Python.
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This week Audrey and I chat about Palantir's predictive policing activity in New Orleans, Trustico's mishandling of private keys, the recent DDOS attack on GitHub, ProPublica's guide to authenticating email, and more. Enjoy!
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
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!
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In our first issue of 2017, we'll be talking about security and surveillance, with a focus on topics that will help people in our quickly-changing digital and political environment. We're interested in covering this all the way through the stack, from users to hardware. Here’s some ideas we could cover: email encryption sensitive data storage … Continue reading Call for contributors on security and surveillance
This week many of us are sad. Eating, sleeping, and personal care have taken a backseat because we're not just sad, we're emotionally distraught. We're scared. We're terrified for what this election means for ourselves, our friends, our families, our peers, our children, and our country. I just want to emphasize to be kind. Be kind to … Continue reading This is how we support our most marginalized: with security, solidarity, and kindness
In this week's episode, Christie and Audrey chat about Yahoo scanning your email for the government, Dash being removed from the Apple App Store, and DNS hacking. Enjoy! Show notes