Messylaneous for 2009/12/30

It’s New Year’s Eve Eve, and so here are a bunch of links I’ve built up over the past few days.

Chaos Communication Congress notes

Matthias Schmidt is posting to Twitter about his time at 26c3 with other DragonFly developers, on his own feed and in @dragonflybsd.  (if you are reading this via a Twitter link, you may already know that.)  Follow the #26c3 tag if you want to see all the news about the event.  A quick scan shows some interesting mobile phone security problems have been discovered.  There’s streaming video too.

BSD hacker job available

A recruiter found me through my administrative role for DragonFly in Google’s Summer of Code, and passed along a job description.  I’ll paste it after the cut.  If you’re looking for a job (or know someone who might match this job), contact me and I’ll pass contact information around.

Edit: The recruiter has a similar but non-BSD job also available…)

Man, I hope this works out.  In the job climate we’ve had the past year or so, helping someone get a job is very fulfilling.  Plus, the job sounds cool…

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I see vi everywhere

Following a link from vitunes (which has been updated), I see vimprobable, a vi-ish web browser.   Interesting both for its relentless focus on keyboard controls, and for its old-style quietly angry help (from the FAQ):

How will I know if a website is genuine without a phishing filter?

Use your brain.

Also along the same lines, vimperator.