So here you have the full picture now: #PGP doesn't work and never will. Stop recommending it, stop organizing key signing parties, you aren't helping anybody doing that. Just put it to grave instead.
Wow, so Kazakhstan is now systematically subverting HTTPS encryption? Crazy times...
Great explanation. Back in 1969 it was easier to go to the moon than to fake the video coverage of the moon landing (and today it's the opposite). Not that this will convince anybody...
And here seems to be a fairly balanced view on the topic: https://jasoncrawford.org/10x-engineers
Actually, Marco Rogers has a nice thread on why this kind of extreme stereotypes is very harmful.
I'm quite relieved that this doesn't apply to me. Even back when my social skills were far worse than they are now - my desktop background was never black. And I make pauses while typing. So I'm not *that* type of engineer. #10xEngineer
This article by @email@example.com explains a lot. Much of the available information on #autism is so bogus that it's hard to understand how somebody who has ever interacted with an autistic person can believe it, much less call it "research." https://undark.org/2019/07/11/being-autistic-at-an-autism-research-conference/
Eight years ago I created a #StackOverflow data query to see which tags attract the most upvotes: https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/105674/163275. Today I updated that query and the results changed remarkably: essentially, the high end of the scale no longer exists, it's one vote for almost all tags.
In case anybody considered Amazon Echo an exception: no, Google Assistant sends audio recording to the "cloud" and now we know for sure that Google employees can listen in: https://twitter.com/mikko/status/1149025136173113344. Big surprise.
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