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    A long history of trying out. First Tagspaces, but this did not cut it, then I used Confluence of course to massive. I liked the idea of Notions, but the GUI is to slow web based and on the phone. In the end I deployed a docuwiki instance. As authentication method I use for my phone a TLS certificate and for workstations a IP ACL.

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      I use Tagspaces (http://tagspaces.org/) in combination with Owncloud. So it’s always in sync and I don’t have to think about that. Documentation,notes and such should be created and managed with the least effort.

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        Please don’t tell to much people about this really nice and creative community! Else we get the normies in ;-)

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          This article is from 2015. What is the status now?

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            Never forgive! Never forget!

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              It has been removed from Chromium, says ArsTechnica. This would be the “official announcement.”

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              I really don’t get this. Why shouldn’t use such a thing as Ansible? This software is designed to easy provision new servers. From your base install to very complex installations, Ansible makes your life more easier, then self hacked scripts.

              Also the shear ugly-ness of of a curl | sh action. Uggg.

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                Why shouldn’t use such a thing as Ansible

                Ditto. I get that these are throwaway machines for testing purposes but as others have said use a configuration management tool. Oh, and why on earth would you install Ruby like that on an Ubuntu system? It’s frustrating to read articles by “professionals” that promote far-from-ideal practises (FWIW, 65 people have starred the Github repo as of now).

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                  In his defense, it is being served over HTTPS, and has a verifiable SHA. But, if github was compromised, it’d be easy to fake the SHA in the URL. But, if github is compromised, you’re pretty likely f’d anyway, if you rely on them for anything meaningful.

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                    It doesn’t look like the hash of the file is being checked before executing the script.

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                      No. It is not, you are correct. The opportunity is there to do so, of course, which, based on his other articles, he might be doing and hasn’t documented. Maybe not, though!

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                  I wonder what the selection criteria where. Is there an insight in this process?

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                    Strangely, not that much in the case of PyCon. This post implies they at least didn’t have an anonymous review process at some point:

                    http://jvns.ca/blog/2014/06/07/should-my-conference-do-anonymous-review/

                    Still, PyCons cornerstone is active outreach before the CFP, which I can say from experience. They encourage people to submit to make sure the numbers are okay before selection.

                    DjangoCon, also heavily supported by the Python Software Foundation, has an anonymous CFP based on the JSConf model.

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                      Thanks Skade, to share this information. I was a bit worried about this “if the selection process for Pycon was fair, this would be cool. However, if it was just driven by an agenda to exclude some men to reach some quota it’s shameful.”, but it sounds pretty rad how PyCons dealt with it. Nice work!

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                        As an extension, read though the gist that Julia refers to, especially the PyCon commentary.

                        https://gist.github.com/jvns/cf74079ecdded0dad502#gistcomment-1240678

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                    Like the idea, but it fails on the Facebook dependency. Thanks, but no thanks.

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                      Fair enough. The app is actually fairly platform-agnostic, so it shouldn’t be too hard to support other mediums. Which platforms would you be willing to try Jarvis on?

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                        I would like to see it use xmpp, more open that way.

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                          The kids all use Slack. IRC might be a better transport for this as well, for us people on open chat networks, as it’s a simpler protocol to implement and from my experience, in use more often, (I bemoan the lack of normal-people accessible XMPP, but it’s a combo of the protocol being a PITA, the UX being a PITA, and infrastructure being a PITA. Why wouldn’t they go to a walled garden if the alternative is that?)

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                          SMS

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                        It’s good step in the right direction, but as long as you don’t own the hardware you’re never sure what will happen to the data.

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                          Amsterdam, Netherlands. Somewhere stuck in Metaverse.