User namespace allows you to specify a user identifier (UID) and group identifier (GID) mapping to run your containers. This means you can run as UID 0 inside the container and UID 100000 outside the container. If your container processes escape the container, the kernel will treat them as UID 100000. Not only that, but any file object owned by a UID that isn’t mapped into the user namespace will be treated as owned by “nobody” (65534, kernel.overflowuid), and the container process will not be allowed access unless the object is accessible by “other” (world readable/writable).
Podman and user namespaces: A marriage made in heaven | Opensource.com https://opensource.com/article/18/12/podman-and-user-namespaces
This is the first article to provide empirical data on the effectiveness of distance education in law schools since the ABA this summer approved increasing the total number of credits that law students could earn through online classes from 15 to 30. Our data, composed of law student surveys and focus groups, reveal not only the success of distance education in their experience, but also the methods that are most effective for them.
— Dutton, Yvonne and Ryznar, Margaret and Long, Kayleigh, Assessing Online Learning in Law Schools: Students Say Online Classes Deliver (October 1, 2018). Denver University Law Review, Forthcoming; Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Research Paper 2018-13. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3242824
This article is important for 2 reasons. First, it provides an excellent survey of the state of online education in American law schools including information on what schools are providing online courses (hint: lots) and how those courses are being taught. Second, it provides solid empirical evidence of the success of online classes in an ABA accredited law school with the course being taught within the scope of the accreditation rules.
This is a must read for law school Deans, faculty, librarians, and technologists.
Project MUSE offers nearly 300 “HTML5” open access books on re-designed platform
More searchable and discoverable than PDFs, the improved new format represents the “next chapter” in OA publishing in the humanities and social sciences
Project MUSE offers nearly 300 “HTML5” open access books on re-designed platform | JHU Press
The press release offers no details on the platform though it doesn’t appear to be Pressbooks, already a leader in the OER space.
Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in September – The Verge
Look for all 3 services to beef up their fall horror fare headed into Halloween.
TagTeam is an RSS / Atom / RDF aggregator with the ability to filter and remix its input feeds with a high degree of flexibility.
Items can be added directly to TagTeam “bookmarking collections” via the provided delicious-like bookmarklet, and these items can be remixed and filtered like any other item.
TagTeam can aggregate content from anything that emits RSS, Atom, or RDF. This includes delicious, zotero, WordPress, twitter, mediawiki, connotea, blogger, github, and too many other applications and services to mention. It uses the feed-abstract gem, written as part of this project to create a better way of dealing with structured feeds. feed-abstract understands some generators and does magical things – like turning twitter hashtags into actual tags on aggregated items.
TagTeam can import Delicious and Connotea backups directly into a bookmark collection, and will support more formats soon.
Remixed feeds are available as RSS 2.0, Atom, and jsonp output and can be viewed directly in a hub. Feeds, FeedItems, and Tags can be added and removed from a Remixed feed contextually within the application.
tagteam/README.rdoc at master · berkmancenter/tagteam · GitHub
Drupal is moving its development infrastructure to GitLab https://www.drupal.org/drupalorg/blog/developer-tools-initiative-part-5-gitlab-partnership from the current pure Git environment.