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Yesterday I presented at the NL-NCSC / @SURF / @ACCSS symposium "Cyber Security & Society". According to Donald Tusk we are entering a new pre-war era, and I fear that he is right. I also fear that we do not have anything near a "war-time resilient" level of control over the IT infrastructures that our societies depend on utterly. We are sitting ducks & it is getting worse. Transcribed presentation, with slides, is here:

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Remember Ebola? If you're wondering why you don't really hear about it anymore, it's because scientists came up with a vaccine, and there are now over half a million doses in the global stockpile. iris.who.int/bitstream/handle/

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🆕 blog! “1,000 edits on OpenStreetMap”

Today was quite the accidental milestone! I've edited OpenStreetMap over a thousand times! For those who don't know, OSM (OpenStreetMap) is like the Wikipedia of maps. Anyone can go in and edit the map. This isn't a corporate-controlled space where your local knowledge is irrelevant compared to the desire for profit. You can literally go…

👀 Read more: shkspr.mobi/blog/2024/05/1000-

#OpenStreetMap #ReDeCentralize

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📣 Delighted to announce that we've been given a grant by the Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust to revamp electionleaflets.org/. EL is our digital archive of physical election literature, founded in 2010.

👩‍💻 We're looking for a contract Python developer for this work. See the summary doc below for more info, and do please pass it on to anyone you thin might be interested.



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🍺 I tried brewing beer and mostly got in the way!
Matt Gray is Trying: Brewing


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You can see the #InternationalSpaceStation in #Southend tonight
Date: Wednesday May 15, 2024
Time: 9:41 PM
Duration: 7 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 68°
Approach: 10° above WSW
Departure: 10° above E


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@andrewt ohhh! Just realised, are you the celltower andrewt?

If so, thankyou, I’m legit addicted.

Super Mario Sunshine cataquck vibes from . Great song and staging tho!

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Latin America inspiration from , home of Latin text. Wonderful voice from the singer

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I don't know what genre this is - fables and punk pop? Somehow it all fits together perfectly

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