GitHub Removed Open Source Versions of DeepNude
After the creator of DeepNude shuttered its app that digitally undressed women, multiple people uploaded their own versions to GitHub.
Someone Is Hacking GitHub Repositories and Holding Code Ransom
Hackers are trying a novel approach to extort developers of some money.
Microsoft Employees Support Chinese Developers Fighting for Fair Labor Practices
Thirty employees at Microsoft and GitHub stood in solidarity with the Chinese tech labor protest 996.ICU.
The Sexist Trolls Doubting Black Hole Researcher Katie Bouman Need to Learn to Code
The harassment campaign against one of the researchers who helped photograph a black hole isn't just sexist, it's technically simplistic and inaccurate.
The Internet Was Built on the Free Labor of Open Source Developers. Is That Sustainable?
A look at the complicated business of funding open source software development.
Internet of Things
This Tool Shows Exposed Cameras Around Your Neighbourhood
Through a novel marrying of different tools, Kamerka can take an address, landmark, or coordinates and display exposed internet connected cameras on a map.
Password Analyst Says QAnon’s ‘Codes’ Are Consistent With Random Typing
A security researcher claims QAnon’s codes contain patterns that reveal they are the result of “random typing.”
Snapchat Source Code Leaked and Posted to GitHub
Snap confirmed to Motherboard that an iOS update recently exposed some of the company’s source code.
GitHub, Medium, and Twitter Scrubbed a Database of ICE Agents
Threats of violence against database creator Sam Lavigne, however, remain online.
Motherboard Made a Bot That Archives Tweets on Demand
In an age of governments, organizations, and individuals sometimes deleting important information from Twitter, @archive_tweet may make it easier to preserve a particular tweet, and then share those mirrors with other people.
13,000 Projects Ditched GitHub for GitLab Monday Morning
Gitlab told Motherboard that the company gained 50,000 new projects in the lead up to Microsoft's announcement that it acquired Github.
This Stunning Image Made With Pure Code Is Like a Mood Ring For Your Browser
Diana Smith's work is digital art on ultra-hard mode.