On Tuesday, March 11th, GitHub was largely unreachable for roughly 2 hours as the result of an evolving distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. I know that you rely on GitHub to be available all the time, and I'm sorry we let you down. I'd like to explain what happened, how we responded to it, and what we're doing to reduce the impact of future attacks like this. Background Over the last year, we have seen a large number and variety of denial of service attacks against various parts of the GitHub infrastructure. There are two broad types of attack that we think about when we're building our mitigation strategy: volumetric and complex.
Charte des sites sans pub « BlogAntiPubL’arrivée de nouveaux médias engendre l’augmentation de l’envahissement publicitaire. Que ce soit dans la presse, la télévision, la radio, les affiches mais aussi les habits, les carrosseries de voiture, les stylos des enfants, le front d’une mère de famille… La publicité tend à nous uniformiser et nous atomiser en nous faisant croire que nous sommes unique dans un monde hostile. La publicité est l’avant garde de l’idéologie libérale. Nous, nous sommes certains d’être unique et nous voulons vivre ensemble.
App.netThink Tanker’s Data ToolBoxI’m in Prague at the Policy Research, Technology and Advocacy Event @ the Hub, run by Open Society Foundations Think Tank Fund. It’s a fascinating event with some of Europe’s best Think Tank minds; I had the pleasure of helping them work through tools that can help them to troubleshoot some of the issues they face in their day to day work. There are many excellent curated lists of tools useful for policy research, analysis and visualisation, which seem to be the most interesting topics here. Here’s just a few:Speech12 - Public Relations - Bell Telephone Systems GOC - May 1930Page, A. W. (1930, May). Public Relations.AboutWe help individuals and businesses to get, clean, visualise, analyse and manage data from thousands of sources. For science, journalism, lead generation—whatever you need. The magic happens via “tools” running on our self-service platform.
M/M / 25/25 - Celebrating 25 Years of DesignGraphic Designers 25/25 - Celebrating 25 Years of Design 29 March - 22 June 2007 Through their work as graphic designers and creative directors in the fields of art, fashion and music, Michael Amzalag and Mathias Augustyniak have established M/M as a powerful force in contemporary French culture. After meeting at art school in Paris, Michael Amzalag and Mathias Augustyniak founded M/M in 1992. They have sinced worked together as graphic designers and art directors on fashion and art projects mostly for longstanding clients and collaborators – such as the fashion designers Yohji Yamamoto and Martine Sitbon, and the photographers Craig McDean, Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin. After starting out with music projects, M/M became involved with Yamamoto and Sitbon in 1995 and have since worked for other fashion houses including Balenciaga, Louis Vuitton and Calvin Klein.
What Business Can Learn from Open SourceAugust 2005 (This essay is derived from a talk at Oscon 2005.) Lately companies have been paying more attention to open source. Ten years ago there seemed a real danger Microsoft would extend its monopoly to servers. It seems safe to say now that open source has prevented that. A recent survey found 52% of companies are replacing Windows servers with Linux servers. no.03: The Telekommunist Manifestoabout the publication: In the age of international telecommunications, global migration and the emergence of the information economy, how can class conflict and property be understood? Drawing from political economy and concepts related to intellectual property, The Telekommunist Manifesto is a key contribution to commons-based, collaborative and shared forms of cultural production and economic distribution. Proposing ‘venture communism’ as a new model for workers’ self-organization, Kleiner spins Marx and Engels’ seminal Manifesto of the Communist Party into the age of the internet.