Four short links: 9 March 2017

Maintainer Pain, System Design, Javascript Crypto, USB Firewall

By Nat Torkington
March 9, 2017
  1. What It Feels Like to Be An Open Source MaintainerOne reason this situation is so frustrating is that, increasingly, I find that issue triage takes time away from the actual maintenance of a project. In other words, I often only have enough time to read through an issue and say, “Sorry, I don’t have time to look at this right now.” Just the mere act of responding can take up a majority of the time I’ve set aside for open source. (via Daniel Bachhuber)
  2. System Design Primer — curriculum, overview, and flashcards around the subject of building high-traffic web systems.
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  4. Mender — Apache-licensed over-the-air update for embedded Linux devices. (putting the S back in IoT?)
  5. USG — open source hardware for a USB firewall. It connects between your computer and an untrusted USB device, isolating the badness with an internal hardware firewall.
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