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Goodmorning #fediverse!

As of today you can apply to my former job! 🎉🎉 mamacash.org/en/vacancy-it-sys

Think selfhosted servers, IaaC (Ansible) virtualization (KVM, Ceph, Debian, Ubuntu), FOSS apps (Zimbra, Nextcloud, Rocketchat), and Linux Mint desktops.

Are you a #foss and #linux enthusiast AND a #feminist? And are you based around #Amsterdam? Apply before Feb 23!

Mama Cash is the oldest feminist fund in the world. They support women’s, girl’s and trans groups all over the world. 🌍

Instead of the usual updates about privacy & trust enhancing tech and improving online search & discovery, we would like to point you to some news about Radically Open Security, a non-profit computer security consultancy that has a unique business approach of sharing 90% of its profits with the NLnet Foundation, which spearheads NGI Zero. Their annual donations last year surpassed the record of €0.5 mln! -> nlnet.nl/press/20210202-ROS-do

“Serious” vulnerability found in Libgcrypt, GnuPG’s cryptographic library

Libgcrypt 1.9.0, the newest version of a cryptographic library integrated in the GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG) free encryption software, has a “severe” security vulnerability and should not be used, warned Werner Koch.

#CoSoSec
helpnetsecurity.com/2021/01/29

Open access platform for Dutch academic journals launched

Openjournals.nl

With seven academic journals in the field of social sciences and humanities the open access platform Openjournals.nl was launched today. This new, easy-to-access platform gives journals published in the Netherlands the opportunity to publish open access.

nwo.nl/en/news/open-access-pla

/cc @djoerd

Beter dan CEUR voor onze workshops?

@chris ah hij is niet Spaans maar de luisteraars zijn. Enne...

de data integratie bij Spotify is beroerd, als je zoekt op artiestnaam vind je hem niet, alleen via onze link.

Enne vers van de pers man - zijn Twitter account heeft de song zelf nog niet gepost, alleen de aankondiging nog maar.

Hier doen we het voor @chris

Leuke song, nog nergens gehoord, en de artiest uit Spanje heeft nog maar twee liedjes op Spotify, < 1000 keer geluisterd.

Top vondst!

Funkwhale is looking for new maintainers
blog.funkwhale.audio/~/Announc

Funkwhale is continuing looking for new maintainers.Who is intresting in becoming new maintainer for Funkwhale?

A blog article above is written by @funkwhale .

Amazon vs Elastic:

Doesn't look too good for Elastic...

(Oh well, it's just a layer on Lucene anyways.)

zdnet.com/google-amp/article/a

[CFP] Workshop on Self-Supervised Learning for the Web at the Web Conference 2021 aminer.cn/ssl_www2021

@chris

Listening to all new releases on Friday is impossible on Friday!

Interesting how much that varies through the week.

What a nice project @cloudspeakers !

80% of the songs on my Spotify release radar today were OLD NEWS thanks to your list!

RDP at home, or "how to operate the Linux desktop playing an HD movie via HDMI on tele (in Firefox of course) from the Windows laptop", or pause/play without leaving your couch.

A manual for GNOME remote desktop (server) on FC33 (including a temporary workaround for missing UI and more):
arjenp.dev/RDP/

Mouse-only so far (Wayland...).

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Mastodon

The "unofficial" Information Retrieval Mastodon Instance.

Goal: Make idf.social a viable and valuable social space for anyone working in Information Retrieval and related scientific research.

Everyone welcome but expect some level of geekiness on the instance and federated timelines.