Like so many fields north of Dublin, this five-acre section of the McCullen family farm is gently rolling and lush even in late winter. John McCullen steps through a gate and into a small, green pasture. His steps are purposeful, his gestures deliberate and emphasized with a short walking stick as he approaches the centerpiece of the pasture: an old stone tower that looks no more remarkable than the multitude of other ruins scattered around County Meath. The tower was hundreds of years older than thought, and would turn out to be the only remaining building from a lost medieval monastery. Like John McCullen, whose lifelong curiosity about the pigeon house started the process of discovery, Stout has hunch about the site. Geraldine Stout expects to find more remains of the monastery, including its abbey and cemetery. In fact, they discovered it was the lost Cistercian monastery of Beaubec, a working farm, or grange, that was mentioned in medieval texts but never located by archaeologists. McCullen had a feeling there was more to the tower, however. (). Continue reading.
On a road to Prizren with a Free Software Phone Since people are sometimes slightly surprised that you can go onto a multi week trip with a smartphone running free sofware so only I wanted to share some impressions from my recent trip to Prizren/Kosovo to attend Debconf 22 using a Librem 5.
Like so many fields north of Dublin, this five-acre section of the McCullen family farm is gently rolling and lush even in late winter.
The key takeaways are below: • On August 8th, DigitalOcean discovered that our Mailchimp account had been compromised as part of what we suspect to be a wider Mailchimp security incident that affected their customers, targeted at crypto and blockchain.
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I am pleased to share that Steve Teixeira has joined Mozilla as our Chief Product Officer.
Our timelock encryption system relies on an unchained drand network.
The Big Bang Hypothesis - which states the universe has been expanding since it began 14 billion years ago in a hot and dense state - is contradicted by the new James Webb Space Telescope images, writes Eric Lerner.