Sexism. As a woman in the FOSS communities for over 15 years, I know the issues and have experienced sexism within and from without the community. Some are ridiculous to me. Some are serious offenses. This time, I was offended. In fact, one of my best friendships was forged in IRC in 2000 with […]
Yes, That’s right. Ubuntu is spyware. When you search for something using Ubuntu, those results are reported to Canonical. Once the results are reported, these results are forwarded to Amazon who displays ads based on your search. Amazon Lens is spyware by definition and while there is an option to turn off the settings, why […]
In retrospect, I will need to likely change the name of this app… https://github.com/ch1x0r/SNUMM
You know, It really isn’t easy. Seriously. I started my journey in a Computer Science Course at Ricks (Now BYU Idaho). I was the only female who survived the course. Why? Was it the material? No. That was easy. Was it the exams? No. It was the attitude of the instructor who insisted at least […]
Valve is already warning that “unless you’re an intrepid Linux hacker already, we’re going to recommend that you wait until later in 2014 to try it out.” Challenge accepted!