Show newer

🔖 "I've locked myself out of my digital life"

A thought experiment about how deep your contingency plans need to go.

via @dltj

🔖 I've locked myself out of my digital life [a thought experiment about how deep your contingency plans need to go] | Terence Eden's blog

🔖 Why armed military veterans aren't a solution to school shootings (opinion) [the personnel numbers, logistics, and costs just don’t add up] | Task and Purpose

🔖 House and Senate members unveil stalled data privacy bill: The proposal, considered a step forward, still lacks the support of some key members | Washington Post

When is somebody gonna tell Bruce Schneier the good word about librarians.

We ARE his public-interest technologists.

🔖 Video (20 minutes): The Story of the Internet and How it Broke Bad: A Call For Public-Interest Technologists. Bruce Schneier at the International Symposium on Technology and Society, November 12, 2020. 🗒 annotated with Hypothesis via DocDrop.

Thanks to @dsalo for the pointer...and yes, I wonder if Schneier is familiar with librarians' advocacy in public interest technology.

🔖 Video (30 minutes): "Just Laugh It Off" — Dr. Will Flanary (a.k.a "Dr. Glaucomfleken") keynote at ASCRS 2022 in Washington, DC. Using humor in crises, advocacy, and to add a human touch to a serious profession. 🗒 annotated with Hypothesis via DocDrop.

🔖 Tech experts urge Washington to resist crypto industry’s influence | Financial Times

🔖 Neon: Serverless, Fault-Tolerant, Branchable Postgres. [“The multi-cloud fully managed Postgres with a generous free tier. We separated storage and compute to offer autoscaling, branching, and bottomless storage.”]

🔖 Thread by @jonlevyBU, Professor and Chair of the Boston University Department of Environmental Health, on why well-fitting masks in offices are still important

🔖 Tenacity: general-purpose retrying library, written in Python, to simplify the task of adding retry behavior to just about anything

Show older is a GLAM-themed Mastodon Instance.