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Decentralized: or How I Finally Escaped Facebook

It wasn’t too long before I originally started this blog – just a few weeks ago – that I decided to leave the big corporate “social-networking” giants. 1,358 more words


What Slack is doing to our offices—and our minds

(Source: arstechnica.com)

Walking into the Slack offices in downtown San Francisco feels like walking into a Slack channel online.

Brightly colored sofas in the shape of hashtags fill the shared spaces, surrounded by a comfortable margin of airy whitespace. 1,126 more words


Internet Relay Chat (IRC) and Kludges

Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is an archaic protocol developed in the days where mail servers, newsgroups and BBSes were common (e.g. predates HTTP and the web). 531 more words


Jobs of the week: October 21, 2016

I went to another career fair here in Raleigh, NC. It was a career fair tailored for mostly STEM majors, engineers, biologists, mathematicians, but I went anyway. 318 more words

Welcome to New Postdoc Gearóid

Gearóid Ó Máille joined the group this week, as part of a three-year IRC/Marie Curie funded project, having spent two of those years working in… 39 more words

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HexChat auto login

I have always preferred a graphical IRC client, probably because I got familiar with IRC quite late. I used to make XChat auto login to… 128 more words


Creative Commons Has Joined Slack

Creative Commons has joined Slack. “While IRC has been a good choice for us in the past, Slack is more mobile friendly and integrates with the workflows of users who are using Slack for other projects, creating a more robust (and chatty) community. 38 more words

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