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@kylerankin When you see cheap electronics, realize that often the hardware cost is subsidized by spyware agreements and selling user data.

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Sometimes low-tech is a cooler solution than high-tech.

This sensor device detects if your package was handled roughly during transport: no electronics, just clever engineering.

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Here we see a group of JavaScript engineers implementing a method that adds two numbers

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@craigmaloney i've heard it's not that great tasting

but it's an iso standard so it's not cheap to find out >.>

State of cable internet access in Germany in 2019:

1. Accept to install a Fritzbox in bridge mode because all other cable modems are either outrageously expensive or do not work here

2. Choose your contract between no static IP addresses, a semistatic IPv6 address with shared IPv4 via DSlite or a static IPv4 without *any* IPv6 connectivity

3. Get a hurricane electric tunnel to have IPv6 connectivity

4. Block out relevant IPV6 addresses in your DNS so that you can still watch Netflix etc.

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"Europe to fund bug bounties for 15 open source programs, including VLC, Drupal and Notepad++"

Tools: 7-zip, Apache Kafka, Apache Tomcat, Digital Signature Services (DSS), Drupal, Filezilla, FLUX TL, the GNU C Library (glibc), KeePass, Notepad++, PuTTY, PHP Symfony, VLC Media Player and WSO2

Großartig! Eine sinnvolle Investition in die Sicherheit von jedem. Das geht zurück auf Julia Reda.

betanews.com/2018/12/30/europe

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Wanna feel old? This coming March is Futurama’s 20th anniversary.

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Blockchain study finds 0.00% success rate and vendors don't call back when asked for evidence

“Though Blockchain has been touted as the answer to everything, a study of 43 solutions advanced in the international development sector has found exactly no evidence of success.”

theregister.co.uk/2018/11/30/b

Man, it seems so bad you’d almost think I’d have a slide warning people about blockchain oil salesmen (they’re almost entirely men) in my talks or something…

#blockchain #bullshit

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The map is not the territory.

World Mercator Projection with True Size Country Added
Source: ow.ly/9VUw30mzr7S
#Waps #World

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americans are asleep. make posts with reasonable date formats and units of measurement

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