We have a postition for a (paid) student intern opening up in my Developer Advocacy team at Samsung Internet based in West London:
https://sec.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/Samsung_Careers/job/Communications-House-Staines-Upon-Thames-United-Kingdom/Web-Developer-Advocate--Internship-_R16870 It's a great opportunity for somone just starting out to gain some exposure and get a real jump start on building a career in web developer advocacy and web technology in general. Please get in touch me with me here if you have any questions.
Mark, Alan and Martin from Ubuntu Podcast have each been working on a secret coding challenge. All is revealed before a live audience at FOSS Talk Live 2019! https://youtu.be/bnDYh218KhY
I think I like Magic Wormhole a little too much. It's so useful for whizzing files or entire folders around. It's handy as you don't have to punch holes in firewalls or deal with NAT. https://snapcraft.io/wormhole
Finished first day of working in Montreal, preparing for another @snapcraftio Summit. We have invited ~40 guests to work together on making Linux application delivery better. We also have IoT and robotics experts coming too. Going to be a busy week ahead.
To celebrate the 4.2 release, we're having a 50% off sale of Digital Atelier tutorials and brushes, now at € 19,95! https://krita.org/en/item/digital-atelier-painter-brushes-and-video-tutorials-now-50-off/
Thanks to the folks at Linux Academy we got a recording of the Texas Linux Fest 19 Keynote about the state of Linux today. Great talk by Thomas Cameron.
Been noodling around on my ThinkPad X220 today. Originally it had #Ubuntu 14.04.5 installed then upgraded through 16.04, 18.04, all the way to 19.04. Still rocking Unity which works brilliantly on this 8 year old machine. :)
Today, the Riot Chat developers released 1.2.0 of their secure desktop communication client. So this evening I packaged it up as a snap to make it super easy to install. Enjoy :)
snap install riot-web
Visit https://snapcraft.io/riot-web for more details.
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Need a quick way to test your internet connection speed? 🐌 🐎 Use Fast - powered by Netflix 📺 Available in the Snap Store now!
snap install fast
A little later than usual, User Error 66 is here! This week Joe @danrabbit & @popey pontificate on Pet Peeves (incl. the phrase "Pet Peeve"), seemly space spending, illegality intervention, web 2.0 woes & desktop designation. Savor straightaway