Week Notes #8

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  • This was the week where Coronavirus/COVID-19 mitigations really stepped up, especially for people (like me!) working for predominantly US companies. In the absence of stronger advice and organisations where working remotely is relatively easy, this is a good move,
  • On that, we moved to being fully remote for the foreseeable future. I’ve got a pretty good setup in this regard as I already do this once a week. Ergonomics are important to me; if I just work on my laptop I get tired faster and my back aches horribly,
  • In other news, I published an Administrate security vulnerability this week. This is the first time I’ve gone through this process, which started a couple of weeks back with Benoit Côté-Jodoin from Shopify emailing us to let us know. I then ended up using an interview to pair on the potential solution and using GitHub’s new private fork functionality. All in all, the most difficult part of this process was writing up the advisory itself, making something clear and not accidentally withhold something important.