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Interviews and news about the technology industry, focusing on the voices of people from under-represented and marginalized groups.

The Recompiler Podcast Christie Koehler and Recompiler Media

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Interviews and news about the technology industry, focusing on the voices of people from under-represented and marginalized groups.

    Episode 75: Do we need to Faraday cage your office?

    Episode 75: Do we need to Faraday cage your office?

    This episode we talk about Amazon’s AI recruiting fail, Wordpress accessibility issues, Google+ and more. 

    http://recompilermag.com/2018/10/16/episode-75-do-we-need-to-faraday-cage-your-office

    Community Event Planning pre-order. Still time to get in on the book previews!
    https://community-events-2.backerkit.com/hosted_preorders

    Survey for event organizers
    https://airtable.com/shrvbemYqHvL1Z7tt

    Issue 10 - Science! It’s shipping. Back order sale use code READER18 for buy 2, get 3rd 1/2 off!
    https://shop.recompilermag.com

    Amazon scraps secret AI recruiting tool that showed bias against women | Reuters
    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-amazon-com-jobs-automation-insight/amazon-scraps-secret-ai-recruiting-tool-that-showed-bias-against-women-idUSKCN1MK08G

    I have resigned as the WordPress accessibility team lead. Here is why. - Rian Rietveld
    https://rianrietveld.com/2018/10/09/i-have-resigned-the-wordpress-accessibility-team/

    A Plan for 5.0 – Make WordPress Core
    https://make.wordpress.org/core/2018/10/03/a-plan-for-5-0/

    JAMstack | JavaScript, APIs, and Markup
    https://jamstack.org/

    Google is shutting down Google+ following massive data exposure
    https://www.engadget.com/2018/10/08/google-shutting-down-google-plus/

    Google faces mounting pressure from Congress over Google+ privacy flaw - The Verge
    https://www.theverge.com/2018/10/11/17964134/google-plus-congress-privacy-data-vulnerability

    Tampered Chinese Ethernet port used to hack ‘major US telecom,’ says Bloomberg report
    https://www.theverge.com/platform/amp/2018/10/9/17955848/supermicro-telecom-server-hack-apple-amazon

    Zotero Blog » Blog Archive » Improved PDF retrieval with Unpaywall integration
    https://www.zotero.org/blog/improved-pdf-retrieval-with-unpaywall-integration/

    Julia Evans Zines
    https://jvns.ca/zines/
    https://jvns.ca/blog/2018/09/23/why-sell-zines/

    Let’s Pair!
    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/marlenac/lets-pair

    • 48 min
    Episode 74: There is pumpkin spice in the air

    Episode 74: There is pumpkin spice in the air

    This episode we talk about Chinese spy chips, new sophisticated voice phishing schemes, and Facebook’s huge security breach.

    http://recompilermag.com/2018/10/12/episode-74-there-is-pumpkin-spice-in-the-air

    Community Event Planning pre-order. Still time to get in on the book previews.
    https://community-events-2.backerkit.com/hosted_preorders

    Survey for event organizers. Please fill it out!
    https://airtable.com/shrvbemYqHvL1Z7tt

    Issue 10 - Science! It’s shipping. Back order sale use code READER18 for buy 2, get 3rd 1/2 off!
    https://shop.recompilermag.com

    China planted spy chips in computers from Portland-based Elemental, Bloomberg reports | OregonLive.com
    https://www.oregonlive.com/silicon-forest/index.ssf/2018/10/chinese_planted_spy_chips_insi.html

    The Big Hack: How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies - Bloomberg
    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-10-04/the-big-hack-how-china-used-a-tiny-chip-to-infiltrate-america-s-top-companies

    The Big Hack: Amazon, Apple, Supermicro, and Beijing Respond - Bloomberg
    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-04/the-big-hack-amazon-apple-supermicro-and-beijing-respond

    Chinese Hackers Have Allegedly Compromised the Supply Chain to Spy on Amazon and Apple
    https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/gye8w4/chinese-supply-chain-hack-apple-bloomberg

    Voice Phishing Scams Are Getting More Clever — Krebs on Security
    https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/10/voice-phishing-scams-are-getting-more-clever/

    Facebook says nearly 50m users compromised in huge security breach | Technology | The Guardian
    https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/sep/28/facebook-50-million-user-accounts-security-berach

    Kim Zetter on Twitter: "The Facebook breach gets even worse - it's not just that an attacker who has your Facebook token can access other accounts you've used your Facebook account to access, he/she can access accounts you haven't even used Facebook to access… https://t.co/BCCpuPG9XI"
    https://twitter.com/kimzetter/status/1046806168348160000?s=21

    jason polakis on Twitter: "Given the scale and severity of the @facebook breach, I’ll share some thoughts based on our recent @USENIXSecurity paper with @m0eb1t, amrutha, @kaytwo, @stevecheckoway, where we explored the ramifications of your Facebook account being compromised. https://t.co/6gS2ERrGvO (1/n)"
    https://twitter.com/jpolakis/status/1046086964410294272

    Facebook Security Bug Affects 90M Users — Krebs on Security
    https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/09/facebook-security-bug-affects-90m-users/

    O Single Sign-Off, Where Art Thou? An Empirical Analysis of Single Sign-On Account Hijacking and Session Management on the Web
    https://www.cs.uic.edu/~polakis/papers/sso-usenix18.pdf

    Can Mark Zuckerberg Fix Facebook Before It Breaks Democracy? | The New Yorker
    https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/09/17/can-mark-zuckerberg-fix-facebook-before-it-breaks-democracy

    Burgerville Notifies Guests of Data Breach
    https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/burgerville-notifies-guests-of-data-breach-300723908.html

    THE WILD INNER WORKINGS OF A BILLION-DOLLAR HACKING GROUP
    https://www.wired.com/story/fin7-wild-inner-workings-billion-dollar-hacking-group/

    Episode 69: We’ll just make a pickle grid – The Recompiler
    https://recompilermag.com/2018/08/10/episode-69-well-just-make-a-pickle-grid/

    MIDI unicorn
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3tiuGVDDkk

    Willamette River presents stunning lidar image on poster from Department of Geology | OregonLive.com
    https://www.oregonlive.com/travel/index.ssf/2013/04/willamette_river_presents_stun.html

    • 55 min
    Episode 73: A bold move

    Episode 73: A bold move

    This episode we talk about moral clauses in FOSS licenses, ShotSpotter’s partnership with Verizon, how Buffer bought out its VCs, and WayMo.

    http://recompilermag.com/2018/10/11/episode-73-a-bold-move

    Devopsdays Portland - SEPTEMBER 11-13, 2018 - RECOMPILERFRIENDS 20% discount
    http://devopsdays.org/events/2018-portland/

    Community Event Planning pre-order
    Still time to get in on the book previews
    https://community-events-2.backerkit.com/hosted_preorders

    Survey for event organizers
    https://airtable.com/shrvbemYqHvL1Z7tt

    Call for Contributors, Issue 12 Machines and Things
    https://recompilermag.com/2018/07/24/call-for-contributors-for-issue-12-machines-things/

    Major Open Source Project Revokes Access to Companies That Work with ICE
    https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/8xbynx/major-open-source-project-revokes-access-to-companies-that-work-with-ice

    Stop using my tools, racists
    https://github.com/palantir/blueprint/issues/2876

    Palantir employees are racist and they need to stop using my tools
    https://github.com/palantir/blueprint/issues/2877

    Add text to MIT License banning ICE collaborators
    https://github.com/lerna/lerna/pull/1616

    Please remove jamiebuilds as maintainer for CoC violations
    https://github.com/lerna/lerna/issues/1630

    Remove Microsoft from Restrictive License
    https://github.com/lerna/lerna/pull/1631

    Restore unmodified MIT license
    https://github.com/lerna/lerna/pull/1633

    SPDX license list
    https://spdx.org/licenses/index.html

    My potted view on adding extra ethical clauses to open source licenses
    https://mastodon.social/@mala/100642002012668168

    ShotSpotter Expands Verizon Partnership With Reseller Agreement for Gunshot Detection Services
    http://globenewswire.com/news-release/2018/08/28/1557516/0/en/ShotSpotter-Expands-Verizon-Partnership-With-Reseller-Agreement-for-Gunshot-Detection-Services.html

    Ingrid Burrington on Twitter: "So one way to read this is it's a way for Shotspotter installations to avoid any resident pushback by burying them in a contract–instead of making SST a line item, it's just tacked onto a broader services agreement with Verizon that wouldn't otherwise raise eyebrows."
    https://twitter.com/lifewinning/status/1035211677375946752

    Rochester man shot by police sues cops, city, and ShotSpotter
    https://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/2018/08/30/silvon-simmons-rochester-police-officer-joseph-ferrigno-gun-lawsuit/1119014002/

    We Spent $3.3M Buying Out Investors: Why and How We Did It
    https://open.buffer.com/buying-out-investors/

    Amir Efrati on Twitter: "Just out: The truth about Waymo... https://t.co/q9Oet5j5Ck"
    https://twitter.com/amir/status/1034442936774258688

    A day in the life of a Waymo self-driving taxi - The Verge
    https://www.theverge.com/2018/8/21/17762326/waymo-self-driving-ride-hail-fleet-management

    Donut County
    http://donutcounty.com/

    Martin “Sexy Nuclear Disarmament” Pfeiffer🏳️‍🌈 on Twitter: "🚨NOW PUBLICLY ACCESSIBLE🚨 Find below the link to my complete archive of 1951-1997 Sandia nuclear laboratory documents from my FOIA. https://t.co/Z8BzUTdF6g You can also support my work at: https://t.co/GzHV653OGL or https://t.co/tvFac0gW44… https://t.co/243xjjkj5k"
    https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1035331181141581824

    • 49 min
    Episode 72: I’ve just confused myself

    Episode 72: I’ve just confused myself

    This episode we’re talking about Wickr’s use of domain-fronting and other anti-censorship techniques, HashWick vulnerability, Verizon throttling emergency responders data cellular connections, licensing shenanigans.

    http://recompilermag.com/2018/10/11/episode-72-ive-just-confused-myself

    Devopsdays Portland - SEPTEMBER 11-13, 2018 - RECOMPILERFRIENDS 20% discount
    http://devopsdays.org/events/2018-portland/
    RECOMPILERFRIENDS is a 20% off discount

    Community Event Planning pre-order
    https://community-events-2.backerkit.com/hosted_preorders

    Survey for event organizers
    https://airtable.com/shrvbemYqHvL1Z7tt

    Call for Contributors, Issue 12 Machines and Things
    https://recompilermag.com/2018/07/24/call-for-contributors-for-issue-12-machines-things/

    Wickr has a new plan for dodging internet blocks - The Verge
    https://www.theverge.com/2018/8/23/17770384/wickr-psiphon-partnership-internet-censorship

    HashWick V8 Vulnerability
    https://darksi.de/12.hashwick-v8-vulnerability/

    Node.js and the "HashWick" vulnerability
    https://nodesource.com/blog/node-js-and-the-hashwick-vulnerability/

    Verizon throttled fire department’s “unlimited” data during Calif. wildfire | Ars Technica
    https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/08/verizon-throttled-fire-departments-unlimited-data-during-calif-wildfire

    Use Debian? Want Intel's latest CPU patch? Small print sparks big problem
    https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/08/21/intel_cpu_patch_licence/

    Redis: This is not the license change you are looking for
    https://blog.tidelift.com/redis-this-is-not-the-license-change-you-are-looking-for-

    Software Freedom Ensures the True Software Commons
    https://sfconservancy.org/blog/2018/aug/22/commons-clause/

    Redis licensing
    https://redislabs.com/community/licenses/

    Skills for our software future / Audrey Eschright
    http://lifeofaudrey.com/2018/09/06/3rd-wave.html

    Oregon DEQ map
    https://oraqi.deq.state.or.us/home/map

    HRRR-Smoke Model Fields - Experimental
    https://rapidrefresh.noaa.gov/hrrr/HRRRsmoke/

    • 54 min
    Episode 71: That sounds both interesting and ridiculous

    Episode 71: That sounds both interesting and ridiculous

    This week Audrey and I chat about about Las Vegas Hotel security issues during DefCon, Foreshadow speculative execution vulnerability, and issues with the music industry business model and copyright.

    Complete show notes:
    http://recompilermag.com/2018/09/25/episode-71-that-sounds-both-interesting-and-ridiculous

    [01:06] Devopsdays Portland - SEPTEMBER 11-13, 2018 - RECOMPILERFRIENDS 20% discount[01:54] Community Event Planning pre-order[02:34] Survey for event organizers[03:15] Call for Contributors, Issue 12 Machines and Things[04:09] In post-massacre Vegas, security policies clash with privacy values - The Parallax[07:48] Open letter to the Hacker Community. | Marc's Security Ramblings[22:15] Chris Dagdigian on Twitter: "this happened to me as well at a Marriott owned hotel property..."[23:33] Foreshadow: Breaking the Virtual Memory Abstraction with Transient Out-of-Order Execution[31:07] Artists Made Only 12% of Music Industry Revenue in 2017, Citigroup Report Finds | Pitchfork[40:01] Recording Industry Hypocrisy On Full Display In Continuing To Push The CLASSICS Act That Expands Copyright | Techdirt[50:17] USB Dongle Authentication[51:36] Two Factor Auth List[54:09] Thru-hiking the US/Mexico border[56:04] Natives Outdoors[32:45] PUTTING THE BAND BACK TOGETHER: Remastering the World of Music (pdf)

    • 58 min
    Episode 70: I see a bear!

    Episode 70: I see a bear!

    This week Audrey and I chat about a security incident with Homebrew (the macOS package manager), Twitter’s refusal to moderate hate speech, and Firefox’s upcoming support of DNS over HTTP.

    Complete show notes:
    http://recompilermag.com/2018/08/14/episode-70-i-see-a-bear

    [03:42] Devopsdays Portland - SEPTEMBER 11-13, 2018 - RECOMPILERFRIENDS 20% discount[04:06] Recompiler DevOpsDays ticket giveaway, deadline August 20[04:25] Community Event Planning pre-order[04:54] Survey for event organizers[06:08] Call for Contributors, Issue 12 Machines and Things[07:08] Security Incident Disclosure — Homebrew[08:16] How I gained commit access to Homebrew in 30 minutes[11:39] How I gained commit access to all Jenkins projects in 30 minutes…and how security warnings to the[16:19] jack on Twitter: "We didn’t suspend Alex Jones or Infowars yesterday..."[19:49] Jay Rosen on Twitter: "It's been called the b******t asymmetry:..."[22:16] Political Strategy and Buzzfeed’s analysis of "the Twitter problem"[33:02] I’m done with Twitter[35:10] Episode 57: Do we have to do more Facebook? – The Recompiler[36:22] Improving DNS Privacy in Firefox – Firefox Nightly News[37:54] ungleich Blog - Mozilla's new DNS resolution is dangerous[45:45] BearCam[47:51] Books by Gerald M. Weinberg

    • 51 min

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Interesting, entertaining, and useful

I love the Recompiler podcast. Christie and Audrey have a great way of digging into all sort of topics.

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