There's a page up on the wiki (https://wiki.ijsbeer.org:81/doku.php?id=sprocket:start) for tracking community direction/issues/TODOs. If you need access, please send me a toot.
Google Takes AMP to the OpenJS Foundation https://tech.slashdot.org/story/19/10/12/0257204/google-takes-amp-to-the-openjs-foundation?utm_source=rss1.0mainlinkanon&utm_medium=feed #google
Unlocking a 140-year-old secret in physics https://phys.org/news/2019-10-year-old-secret-physics.html #CondensedMatter
Edward Gorey ~ Dracula and Lucy https://atomic-chronoscaph.tumblr.com/post/188225252103/patricia-loves-art-edward-gorey-dracula-and
Underhanded moves by Dijkstra, et al.🕶️
Documenting this in case I need to get a restraining order. This man just jogged past my home in #Burbank as I was out hanging Halloween decorations and began to scream "How fucking dare you have a sign for @SenWarren@twitter.com?" He escalated to verbal threats, shouts, etc.
New England power line corridors harbor rare bees and other wild things https://phys.org/news/2019-10-england-power-line-corridors-harbor.html #Ecology
We're really genuinely shocked that a cop could be convicted of murder for walking into an unarmed neighbor's apartment and executing him.
Because, as a rule, cops get to do that kind of thing.
Purism's Librem 5 Phone Starts Shipping. It Can Run Linux Desktop Apps https://mobile.slashdot.org/story/19/09/29/0548215/purisms-librem-5-phone-starts-shipping-it-can-run-linux-desktop-apps?utm_source=rss1.0mainlinkanon&utm_medium=feed #cellphones
Should We Build A Publicly-Funded Social Media Platform? https://tech.slashdot.org/story/19/09/28/0124247/should-we-build-a-publicly-funded-social-media-platform?utm_source=rss1.0mainlinkanon&utm_medium=feed #social
Let's talk about HTML5 live streaming. There are two competing technologies for it: DASH and HLS. They are terrible.
When both were implemented, there already existed several established, simple, standardized, and broadly supported options for live streaming video. Browsers wanted none of it.
This garbage is patent encumbered.
Therefore, Google made basically the exact same thing except they used XML, fucking XML, for the manifest.
I don’t know why, I just like the final product.🙂
Police are already using face recognition to monitor citizens. We’re backing a law in Massachusetts that could help lead the way to defending privacy from government face surveillance. https://protonmail.com/blog/face-surveillance-moratorium/
@profoundlynerdy Some of the machines, like my Amigas with multiple serial ports have both wifi modems, serial lines going into raspberry Pis w tcpser, and ethernet cards.
My primary C64 has a userport wifi modem that I built from a "Sparkfun ESP thing", which is basically a really nice esp8266 module with built-in voltage levelers. I mounted it in an old Epyx Fastload cartridge shell...