Let’s Encrypt releases ACME v2 with Support for Wildcard Certificates

Wildcard certificates allow you to secure all subdomains of a domain with a single certificate. Wildcard certificates can make certificate management easier in some cases, and we want to address those cases in order to help get the Web to 100% HTTPS. We still recommend non-wildcard certificates for most use cases.

Source: ACME v2 and Wildcard Certificate Support is Live

This is something we’ve been waiting for at CALI so we can move Classcaster to HTTPS. I think it’s also going to be great for folks like me who like having a domain for everything. With wildcard support we should be able to encrypt all the web pages.

Hawaii backs off OER requirement over academic freedom concerns

Legislators rewrite bill that originally required use of freely accessible educational materials, amid criticism that legislation would have infringed academic freedom and harmed, not helped, the open-access movement.

OER mandate overturned in Hawaii amid concern about infringement of academic freedom https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2018/02/27/oer-mandate-overturned-hawaii-amid-concern-about-infringement-academic-freedom

The bill would have required use of OER at no cost to students but didn’t include funding for creation of open materials or consider whether or not OER is appropriate in every situation.

Installation of Lemur Certificate Manager on Ubuntu :: HowtoForge

Installation of Lemur Certificate Manager on Ubuntu :: HowtoForge https://www.howtoforge.com/tutorial/installation-and-usage-of-lemur-certificate-manager-on-ubuntu/

Apache OpenWhisk is a serverless, open source cloud platform


An open source platform for serverless, event-driven code at any scale. We handle the infrastructure & servers so you can focus on building amazing things.

Source: Apache OpenWhisk is a serverless, open source cloud platform

This interesting, as the whole serverless idea catches on.

Lifehacker: Here’s What’s Coming and Going From Netflix in March 2018

Lifehacker: Here’s What’s Coming and Going From Netflix in March 2018. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw1aPW4jc

How to Install and Use Netdata Performance Monitoring Tool on Debian 9

How to Install and Use Netdata Performance Monitoring Tool on Debian 9 https://www.howtoforge.com/tutorial/how-to-install-and-use-netdata-performance-monitoring-tool-on-debian-9/

My Twitter Digest for 02/17/2018

My Twitter Digest for 02/16/2018

Tulip mania: the classic story of a Dutch financial bubble is mostly wrong

Tulip mania: the classic story of a Dutch financial bubble is mostly wrong http://theconversation.com/tulip-mania-the-classic-story-of-a-dutch-financial-bubble-is-mostly-wrong-91413