#35c3 was my 2nd congress. loved it. dropped a link to our assembly in irc and poeple showed up in person trying to setup bgp for dn42, we even got a beer. we made a lot of noob mistakes, but everyone was friendly. did 2 talks on smaller stages and got really nice feedback from the community. fediverse meetup was fun (but I was too late.. but I met @rixx and he's kind of famous as I learned :)
last but not least - without @aurora and the chaoszone team all of this wouldn't be possible. thanks
Germans Love Buttplugs (https://buttplug.io in Der Spiegel today thanks to the #35c3 sex toy talk) http://www.spiegel.de/netzwelt/gadgets/35c3-so-unsicher-sind-smarte-sex-toys-vortrag-von-werner-schober-a-1244772.html
Can we do more to make the ccc congress more welcoming to people of colour? If yes, what could we do?
This is an older article but I still agree with it. Coding as a blue collar job is why we also absolutely need labor and trade unions for coding. Too many coders are essentially wage slaves or old school gold panners, deluded by the notion that they're going to have The Idea and strike it rich. We need to organize, accept that the huge salaries are aberrations, dig in and protect our own from predatory employers.
Word of warning for #MastoAdmins
The node module `uws` is no longer in NPM, so don't do whatever it is that updates node modules. You'll find that uws has been replaced with a terse and rather unhelpful README.
You might want to just go ahead and make a backup of ~/live/node_modules/uws/ now, assuming it still has .js and .node files in it.
#DEFCON Group in New Jersey. We meet at Sub Culture, Jersey City once a month to work on hardware/software projects! CFP: info (at) defcon201 [dot] org
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