PR: Australian Bitcoin Cash Conference Brings Cryptocurrency Leaders to Townsville
Aug16

PR: Australian Bitcoin Cash Conference Brings Cryptocurrency Leaders to Townsville

Global leaders from the Bitcoin Cash community will gather at the first Bitcoin Cash City Conference in Australia, being held in Townsville on September 4 & 5. Townsville has really embraced Bitcoin Cash, so hosting this conference in the cozy, coastal suburb was a natural next step. Australia’s first gathering of enthusiasts and global business leaders will convene to use the low-cost, friction-less payment system and...

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‘Google Blocked TorrentFreak From Appearing in Search Feature’
Aug16

‘Google Blocked TorrentFreak From Appearing in Search Feature’

At TorrentFreak, we have written hundreds of articles about website blocking and censorship. Today, we’re featured in one ourselves. Leaked Google documents reveal that TorrentFreak.com shows up in one of Google’s previously unknown blocklists, which actively hides our domain from the Google Now service. Google Now was a Google search feature that presented users with informational cards, to provide users with more details...

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How to encrypt files with gocryptfs on Linux
Aug16

How to encrypt files with gocryptfs on Linux

Gocryptfs is a Filesystem in Userspace (FUSE)-mounted file-level encryption program. FUSE-mounted means that the encrypted files are stored in a single directory tree that is mounted, like a USB key, using the FUSE interface. This allows any user to do the mount—you don’t need to be root. Because gocryptfs encrypts at the file level, synchronization operations that copy your files can work efficiently on each file. read...

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How to plan your next IT career move
Aug16

How to plan your next IT career move

Being part of technology-oriented communities has been an essential part of my career development. The first community that made a difference for me was focused on virtualization. Less than a year into my first career-related job, I met a group of friends who were significant contributors to this “vCommunity,” and I found their enthusiasm to be contagious. That began our daily “nerd herd,” where a...

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Designing open audio hardware as DIY kits
Aug16

Designing open audio hardware as DIY kits

Previously in this series about people who are developing audio technology in the open, I interviewed Juan Rios, developer and maintainer of Guayadeque and Sander Jansen, developer and maintainer of Goggles Music Manager. These conversations have broadened my thinking and helped me enjoy their software even more than before. read...

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