Diabetics are lining up to buy old insulin pumps that enable them to better manage their blood sugar via #OpenAPS. The software in personal medical devices must be free, so that modification like this does not depend on use of bugs:

In other news, tomorrow we'll be heading to the New Hamburg Mennonite Relief Sale, although the weather forecast is calling for lots of rain. Hopefully we won't get too wet, but we'll be prepared.

Matrix 1.0 (and Synapse 1.0) are coming soon. Homeserver admins, please upgrade to the latest version of Synapse, and make sure you have valid TLS certificates, or you may be unable to federate.

I'm *really* not happy about the #Github #Sponsors project (
It'll bind a lot of open source project much more strongly to github's closed, proprietary ecosystem if that's where they have any chance of getting some money.

It's so hypocritical that soo many #FOSS projects are hosted on a non-free platform. With #Gitlab there's even a superior just as easy to use alternative there.

And most people are celebrating this move by github 😢.

New blog post about emoji-based key verification (a.k.a. SAS verification) in Matrix.

Looking forward to Waterloo region's LRT finally launching.

After months of work, we have a new stable release: Tor It contains improvements for power management and bootstrap reporting, as well as preliminary backend support for circuit padding to prevent some kinds of traffic analysis.
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