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Breaking: Theresa May says nothing of value
@Alastair thanks, I'll have a look when I get home
@dredmorbius something like a news aggregator where I can enter a search term and get an rss feed that is updated whenever there's a new article related to that term
Universal Basic Income (UBI): A History Show more
Basic income is a concept that has existed in various forms, under various names, since the days of the Enlightenment. Political economist Philipe Van Parijs defined basic income as “an income paid by a government, at a uniform level and at regular intervals, to each adult member of society. The grant is paid, and its level is fixed, irrespective of whether the person is rich or poor, lives alone or with others, is willing to work or not.”
@lyrenhex I'm sure someone involved with it probably has a second home in the eu they can register the domain at
So, I just published "Building software together with Git" on my #blog: https://eliotberriot.com/blog/2019/03/05/building-sotfware-together-with-git/ 🎉
It assumes little prior knowlegde from the reader, and attempts to explain the technical concepts in accessible ways.
Own The Change: Building Economic Democracy One Worker Co-op at a Time
A short, practical guide for those considering worker owned cooperatives, made by GRITtv & TESA, the Toolbox for Education and Social Action. Featuring conve...
@jalcine we use this at work, it's a little bit clunky and I don't like that they've invented their own language for configuration, but it does the job pretty reliably
Hey developers & ActivityPub enthusiasts!
@GetTogetherComm is a free open alternative to MeetUp.com.
The lead developer needs help with implementing federation, either coding or better documentation about ActivityPub.
There's an open issue for it here:
There's been discussion but no code contributions yet.
Can you help?
(It would be *so* cool to get this kind of service federated, imagine every town having its own instance )
~=8 Character Passwords Are Dead=~
New benchmark from the Hashcat Team shows a 2080Ti GPU passing 100 Billion password guesses per second (NTLM hash).
This means that the entire keyspace, or every possible combination of:
...of an 8 character password can be guessed in:
(8x 2080Ti GPUs against NTLM Windows hash)
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As St. Valentine is the patron saint of bees, here are some fluffy lil bees for your feed. (I know bees scare some people so thus the cw.)
bird fancier, music listener, tree hugger, dinosaur appreciator, computer whisperer, food consumer.
developer at the natural history museum
A social media community hosted in the UK; part of the Mastodon/ActivityPub federated social network, which allows you to follow users on other communities. It's a bit like Twitter but without a single company in control.
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