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With Prof. Donald E. Knuth (Stanford) at the Tex User Group Conference 2019, Palo Alto, California . Yes, I received my cheque for the changes to The Art of Computer Programming.

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#DEFCON27: Tonight at 5, join us for EFF Tech Trivia! Competing teams will plumb the profound depths of their knowledge—but only the champion hive mind will claim the 1st Place Tech Trivia Cup & EFF swag pack! (2nd & 3rd place also win great EFF gear!) eff.org/event/def-con-27-eff-t

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@phildini Is there anyway I can block follow requests from a specific instance? I've been spammed by 2000 follow requests from these fuckers in the last hour.

freefedifollowers.ga

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I suddenly figured that my rust code is much more correct than my bash script.

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Developing security and privacy software does not make you a criminal.

Today, we held a press conference on our findings in the case of arrested security researcher and developer Ola Bini: youtu.be/AIxBBzFYBj4

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1. “Lawyers here tell us that's very unusual in an Ecuadorian criminal case.” EFF is in Ecuador this week learning more about the arrest and prosecution of open source developer Ola Bini. Here’s @mala with the latest information. t.co/OjlcnVSPYz

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It's also a great time to grab a free account! Accounts created on August 1 or later (eastern US time) will have a limit on the number of posts they can create for free.

Besides helping us reach sustainability sooner, with these changes we want to encourage people to spread out across other #WriteFreely instances. There are already some great ones to pick from!

writefreely.org/instances

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Portland folks!

I was accidentally shipped an extra copy of The Algorithm Design Manual by Skiena.

Are you interviewing for tech jobs and would like it (free)? Preference given to those who are underrepresented.

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Medieval guy #1: okay so what do turtles look like
Medieval guy #2: well they live in the water
Medieval guy #1: so they're fish?
Medieval guy #2: yea. also they bite you. And they have legs
Medieval guy #1: haha weird. What else
Medieval guy #2: they have a shell
Medieval guy #1: like a snail shell?
Medieval guy #2: idk it's some sort of shell. And they can pull their head inside the shell.
Medieval guy #1: ok I think I got it. How's this look
Medieval guy #2: perfect

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“Tech workers are making their voices heard because they're trying to build a world that we all want to live in...We should be listening and standing with them when we agree.”
- EFF’s Cindy Cohn explains why this resistance matters on @IRLPodcast_org mzl.la/2LzsUqX

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Here's a "hack" for talking to Congress: in August, members are home for the summer recess, and you'll be able to share your concerns about digital rights with your representatives in person. eff.org/deeplinks/2019/07/cong

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Got my liberated.computer today! Thanks @abhas for this essential service to Free Software computer. #FreeSoftware #coreboot

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"If Tetris has taught me anything, it’s that errors pile up and accomplishments disappear." ~ Andrew Clay Shafer

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