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August 16, 2018

technical
09:51 -0400
Hubert Chathi: Happy 25th birthday, @debian.org! (7 more years until a nice round number)
Link:https://bits.debian.org/2018/08/debian-is-25.html
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July 18, 2018

personal
11:13 -0400
Hubert Chathi: Why do smoke detectors always choose the middle of the night to run low on batteries?
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June 7, 2018

personal
14:21 -0400
Hubert Chathi: Ontario, vote today!
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May 16, 2018

technical
16:00 -0400
Hubert Chathi: enjoying how easy it is to move files from my tablet to my laptop using KDE Connect
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May 6, 2018

personal
23:49 -0400
Hubert Chathi: Meet Waterloo provincial candidates at the @beavercreek.coop Community Centre, hosted by @cochf.coop
Link:https://us4.campaign-archive.com/?u=93ffcc340360684d0628bb692&id=05e8d2afa0
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A New Vector for my Career

work, matrix, technical
10:19 -0400

In three weeks, I will be joining the team at New Vector, working with Matrix, an open communications protocol. It's exciting to be working full time on Free/Open Source software again (I used to work for a Moodle partner). Matrix itself is pretty exciting, with features such as federation (the ability to host your own server and communicate with anyone else using Matrix), bridging together different communication networks, and... show more


April 12, 2018

technical
16:07 -0400
Hubert Chathi: Dear NodeJS, how do you manage to run out of memory by just copying a bunch of files?
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March 31, 2018

technical
22:26 -0400
Hubert Chathi: Happy 20th birthday, @mozilla.org
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October 20, 2017

technical
14:40 -0400
Hubert Chathi: Congratulations to @puri.sm for completely disabling Intel ME on their laptops.
Link:https://puri.sm/posts/purism-librem-laptops-completely-disable-intel-management-engine/
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October 9, 2017

technical, matrix
22:07 -0400
Hubert Chathi: congratulations to @puri.sm on the successful funding of the Librem 5 #matrix
Link:https://puri.sm/shop/librem-5/
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September 21, 2017

personal
15:51 -0400
Hubert Chathi: Congratulations to @emacsair.me for the successful @magit.vc Kickstarter. Looking forward to seeing the improvements.
Link:https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1681258897/its-magit-the-magical-git-client?ref=eei2el
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September 13, 2017

personal
00:12 -0400
Hubert Chathi: Don't get an iPhone X. Pre-order a phone that will leave you in control.
Link:https://puri.sm/shop/librem-5/
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An introduction to end-to-end encryption in Matrix and Riot

technical, matrix
21:10 -0400

Disclaimer



End-to-end encryption in Matrix and in Riot are in Beta, and may be subject to change.

I have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information in this post, but this should not be viewed as an official guide to end-to-end encryption in Matrix or Riot.

Introduction



End-to-end encryption is one of the main features of theMatrix communications protocol and ofRiot, a glossy client for Matrix. This post provides a high-level overview of what end-to-end encryption is, how it works in Matrix and Riot, and how to use it. It is intended to be understandable to people who are starting with little to no knowledge of encryption, while still being as accurate as possible, and the goal is to hel... show more

Matrix community roundup

technical, matrix
08:34 -0400

Last week, the Matrix team put out acall to armsfor the community to support Matrix financially, and the community response has been great. Response in online forums such asredditand Hacker Newshas been extremely positive, and in the first 24 hours, the community pledged well over $1000/month throughPatreon andLiberapay. Although it has slowed down since... show more

July 2, 2017

personal
23:12 -0400
Hubert Chathi: Celebrated Canada Day in two different provinces, and glad to finally be home after a long night and day of driving through two more provinces.
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July 1, 2017

personal
07:52 -0400
Hubert Chathi: Happy 150th birthday!
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