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Don’t even think about deleting anything that may be harmful to you, because we may come after you at some point in the future for some unforeseen reason and we want to be able to have access to that data. And if we don’t have access to that data, we’re going to slap an obstruction charge that has as 20-year maximum on you.”
Sarbanes-Oxley seems to follow the course of so many laws- pressed into service to patch a crisis, to counter a clear and present danger, and then sorely abused by law enforcement to hunt, prosecute and terrorize a huge swath of the citizenry, more weaponry to bolster the  impervious hulking authoritarian enormity of the State.
http://www.thenation.com/article/208593/you-can-be-prosecuted-clearing-your-browser-history
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I'm still in awe of this Docker hack- we copy our package.json file in and run npm install on it, and then we copy the rest of our repo in. This way, if our list of dependencies does not change, we have a cached image of all of our npm dependencies there and no re-download happens.

It's absurd, and works brilliantly.
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I really hope #GoogleNow becomes something developers can begin to feed information into. The current state of affairs is abysmal- #Cortana seems like a worthy, necessary threat in the face of a omni-present assistant that developers can only feed event reservations into. It was shocking hearing that Google intends to further build a system above the developer level with Now on Tap, while still not creating any channels for apps to bubble up explicit contextual information.
https://developers.google.com/schemas/now/cards
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5.1 surround is the 2.5D of audio. Ambisonic or bust. Stop prepackaging your dimensional assets into fixed view/sound ports.

The idea that you can decide ahead of time what is going to come out of 6 speakers without having anything but the most rudimentary idea of where those speakers are located, having less idea where the listener is stationed, and frankly no idea what acoustics of the room are is comedically bad. The one size fits all surround sound is where we were 20 years ago, and it's a sham we're still reliant on ever expanding superlatives after the Dolby name to sell the same solution we've had.
 
We need to advance some real, open, interesting standards around #ambisonics that people can experiment with and grow until they're capable and competent simulators of the sound-stage being portrayed.
http://www.engadget.com/2015/05/29/dolby-digital-plus-windows-10/
Windows 10 won't have Media Center included but this week Microsoft revealed that it will have support for surround sound in some new ways, and it could
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MicroSD + Greybus/UniPort-M, it looks like, from some of the photos. But not sure what the land grid is on this photo. #ATAP #ProjectVault
https://github.com/ProjectVault/orp
http://techcrunch.com/2015/05/29/googles-project-vault-is-a-secure-computing-environment-on-a-micro-sd-card-for-any-platform/

The repo contains "msel" #SoC , what appear to be an #OpenRISC ("Yeah. RISC is good") platform and verilog core targeting a Xilinx FPGA board called Geophyte. This runs a new mselOS, supporting the simple userland Vault capabilities, notably an AES-XTS -based encrypted filestore. Other bonus materials: a fuse driver XTFS and Android app for interacting with the encryptor, a new "Tiny Interface Descriptor Language" (yaay brand new invented grammars!)
https://twitter.com/CRASH__N__BURN/status/602218423171559424
https://github.com/ProjectVault/orp/tree/master/hardware/mselSoC/src/systems/geophyte
https://github.com/ProjectVault/orp/blob/master/software/os/mselOS/mselOS.dox
https://github.com/ProjectVault/orp/tree/master/software/applications/orp-xts-encryptor
https://github.com/ProjectVault/orp/tree/master/software/demo/orp-xtsfs
https://github.com/ProjectVault/orp/tree/master/software/android/orp-android
https://github.com/ProjectVault/orp/blob/master/software/tools/tidl/tidl.dox

This is quite possibly going to be a great candidate for #LowRisc #SummerOfCode 2016. ;)
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+Greg Kroah-Hartman whoops, sorry. One of the photos (edit: no, just poor memory crossed with enthusiasm) made me think it was the same footprint (edit: Ara's small square of connectors looks very different). Either Vault doesn't match (edit: this), or that's a more generic interface that I don't know about (UFS perhaps?), or is just something random/proprietary. Whatever the case, many thanks for the correction on the bad information.
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Amount of people posting pictures of text on twitter is up 10x in my feeds this year. Ahhh, mercy.
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Cable companies being total jerkwads about CableCARD, offering tiny selections of channels and no advanced capabilities (VoD, pay per view, &C)- their crazed paranoia of becoming, god forbid, a flexible platform, is a huge part of what's driving us towards a #cordcutters world.

I've been hoping for Android TV to get #CableCARD support for a while, but it seems the mandate to have cablecard was repealed, and what with the massive amounts of encryption on channels, it no longer seems like a viable way forward. So you're either stuck with whatever particular crufty, slow, janky interface the cable company lobs off for your to "enjoy", or you may as well try to find another way, if you can (but which will have it's own various insufficiencies, unavailable contents).

What I'm saying is, it's basically the couple of very advanced pirates dedicated to dealing with breaking HDMI restrictions directly that keep this shitshow from being all-consumingly bad.

And cable companies- you are idiots, and you should stop being shitty. Give up the scrawny rental fees and relax your iron fist, and maybe your janky oldworld can evolve into something newer breeds of consumers won't mock. You will never ever do it by yourself: that's not just a lack of belief in your ability to make a good product, it's the firm hard set rule that things will always change faster than you can, and you, thusfar, keep consumers locked into only what you provide: let it go, let those who might subscribe to your content free.
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Can you imagine the shit show if USA Freedom Act requires all telecomm providers to all stripes to hold queryable data? And ISPs of all shapes and sizes are, under Title II, now telecomm proviers: so, everyone now needs #frontdoor queriable log acess. Is that across services that we need degree of connection query capabilities? Cause, like, this clusterfuck needs more orders of magnitude getting fucked.
“[Marcy Wheeler] keeps harping on this point and I think she’s 100% right. The FISA Court issued 180 [Section] 215 orders last year. And five of them were for the domestic telephony metadata program. Five. So we are having a debate right now about reauthorizing 215, but we don’t know what 175 of the 180 215 orders were used for. What kind of debate is that? That is the most fraudulent debate I can imagine. And again, I really think that debate around the metadata program is an intentional diversion. People in the IC have said this is not actually a particularly useful program. When they’re being honest, they’ll say they can live without it. They would rather have the fight be over this than the 175 other uses for this kind of order.

It boggles the mind that in 2015, at a time when most Americans have a smart phone, that the only debate taking place is about how the NSA collects phone records about that device. Of course they’re collecting Internet records. They are a high tech agency that employs thousands of hackers. Of course they are doing Internet metadata collection and analysis. But we’re not having a conversation about how they do domestic Internet collection.
http://justsecurity.org/23369/chris-soghoian-wrong-focusing-section-215/

Recently, #TitleII classification means batshit insane regulation everywhere,
https://plus.google.com/113218107235105855584/posts/8iAKL4RwHLi
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What a beautiful piece on the web, and also showing off beautifully what it's like to be of the web- no other medium, no other system we have could collect works far and wide and bring them together like this, allow the reader to navigate freely like this.
Web! What is it good for?
https://adactio.com/journal/9016
Not absolutely nothing, but not absolutely everything either.
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Wait, #ProjectSoli is 60GHz? So, #Wigig? Broadcom made a wifi chip, realized sending data was hard, but were like, hey, we can rock some very high resolution near field scanning out of this? Cause that's kind of what it looks like!
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(ps, i'm pretty confident it's not what it is, but with this phased array stuff, it'd be interesting to see how much work you'd have to do to both)
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Oh hey, #Greybus/#Unipro mentions abound. Not just mentions! First public demos! Here, hotswapping a camera module into a phone.
https://plus.google.com/+gregkroahhartman/posts/NXs4gmpZTH3

Recently, is that a Greybus interface I spy, #ProjectVault, and a unipro deck,
https://plus.google.com/113218107235105855584/posts/bYqWVbzE15x
https://plus.google.com/113218107235105855584/posts/JmGuysW87bk
With live pictures #io15 #WIN - Greg Kroah-Hartman - Google+
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#NvidiaX1 ordered. Pretty sure my repurposed, cheaper #ManorCompute /#BaseStation #Chomebox will knock it's socks off cpu wise, have far better expandability & i/o (and is definitely cheaper- $135 last week on Amazon!), but I'm excited to get it. The GPU is, however, very very exciting: as beefy as it's going to get for a device sharing boring old dual channel main memory, up there with the awesome AMD APUs, and hopefully with Linux support filling in quickly.

I'm really hoping the X1 gets hacked for Linux fairly fast, & turn it into a Wayland/Kodi box for a bit before shipping it off to the parents (either Android or Kodi, depending on the experience). I don't really have a great need for video units- mostly I hang on my laptops, but I've been thinking (long old dreams, easily within reach, but not actively chased) of setting up the Manor compute unit to run the divine #Xpra, letting me tap some of the other #ambient displays about.

Recently, anticipating this collision here where #LowEnd X86 crosses high-end ARM,
https://plus.google.com/113218107235105855584/posts/EF84KwsoZe5
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