The latest XMPP newsletter is out again: https://xmpp.org/2019/01/the-xmpp-newsletter-4-january-2019/
Today is Jabber's 20th anniversary!
On this day in 1999 Jeremie Miller announced an "Open Real Time Messaging System" on Slashdot.
when you’re forklift certified
Inspiring video of "Syntropic Agriculture", a form of regenerative farming being practiced in Brazil.
Great news! @Logitech@twitter.com has made a beta firmware available that reinstates the XMPP API (note: with security vulnerabilities), they are fixing the XMPP issues in a future release AND they are now committed to maintaining the local XMPP API moving forward! https://www.home-assistant.io/blog/2018/12/17/logitech-harmony-removes-local-api/
777 are great numbers in Vegas, but horrible numbers on your files and directories.
A thing of beauty: incredibly rare footage of Moscow in 1896. https://twitter.com/adagamov/status/1075099682332905472
Slack closed my account today!
I’m a PhD student in Canada with no teammates from Iran!
Is Slack shutting down accounts of those ethnically associated with Iran?!
And what’s their source of info on my ethnicity?
“The Pentagon’s numbers show that during George W. Bush’s eight years he averaged 24 bombs dropped per day, which is 8,750 per year,” the artist writes. “During Obama’s time in office, the military dropped 34 bombs per day or 12,500 per year. And in Trump’s first year in office, he averaged 121 bombs dropped per day, for an annual total of 44,096 or one every 12 minutes.”
Police, Bulk Surveillance
For people looking for a guide on how to set up a modern XMPP server, take a look at the homebrewserver.club #howto:
It was updated at the recent Dusseldorf XMPP sprint.
Software development and electronic music.
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