Build a private chat server with a Raspberry Pi and Rocket.Chat
Mar27

Build a private chat server with a Raspberry Pi and Rocket.Chat

The internet offers plenty of free messaging services. Applications like WhatsApp and Viber are part of our daily life and are the most common way we communicate with relatives and friends. But security awareness is increasing the demand for a truly private chat solution. Furthermore, messaging apps take up a lot of space in our devices, so an alternative chat channel could be useful to share media, info, and contacts with our...

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How open source software is fighting COVID-19
Mar27

How open source software is fighting COVID-19

Work is hard right now. COVID-19 makes it a challenge to stay focused and motivated. But it was cathartic for me to do some research into how the open source community is responding to the global pandemic. Since the end of January, the community has contributed to thousands of open source repositories that mention coronavirus or COVID-19. These repositories consist of datasets, models, visualizations, web and mobile applications,...

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6 tricks for developing a work from home schedule
Mar27

6 tricks for developing a work from home schedule

When you start working from home, one of the first things you might have noticed is that there almost no outside influences on your schedule. You probably have meetings—some over team chat and others over video— that you have to attend, but otherwise, there’s nothing requiring you to do anything at any specific time. What you find out pretty quickly, though, is that there’s an invisible influence that...

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5 open source tools for email, note taking, and documentation
Mar26

5 open source tools for email, note taking, and documentation

Most collaborative tools these days recognize that not all users have accounts with their company or suite. In other words, if someone sends you a link to share.example.com but you don’t have an account with example.com, then you’ll likely be offered a chance to sign up. read...

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How to detect outdated Kubernetes APIs
Mar26

How to detect outdated Kubernetes APIs

Recently, deprecated APIs have been wreaking havoc on everyone’s Kubernetes manifests. Why is this happening?!? It’s because the objects that we’ve come to know and love are moving on to their new homes. And it’s not like this happened overnight. Deprecation warnings have been in place for quite a few releases now. We’ve all just been lazy and thought the day would never come. Well, it’s here! read...

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3 open source tools for sticking to a budget
Mar26

3 open source tools for sticking to a budget

In light of changing economical times in many countries around the world right now, you may find yourself wanting to revamp or improve your financial situation and your understanding of it. Or, perhaps one of your New Year’s resolutions was to start budgeting? You are not alone. read...

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