Managed to get some #eclipse shots in-between the clouds.
Rewrote the code generating https://www.movielandmarks.com in #golang and switched to using #tmdb for the poster images since amazon links stopped working. My only complaint is that the JSON parser in Go doesn't give very useful error messages when I mess up the JSON, so I have to cat it through 'python3 -m json.tool' to check it.
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I swear the Harmony remote is a proprietary pile of crap. I just want to add a device and I need: an app signed with an expired key. An old version of Java. A new password. And it *still* doesn’t work.
This person found a mysterious Raspberry Pi plugged into a switch in the company's network closet
Updated my simple schema migration scheme for use with #golang https://www.brianlane.com/post/simple-schema-migration-with-go/
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This Prusa MK3 is an amazing piece of engineering. Assembly went almost perfectly (one wrong nut, a couple of holes needed some extra cleanup) with the calibration coming back perfect. #prusa
The business model of the internet is surveillance and scams. https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2018/12/how-much-of-the-internet-is-fake.html
Vulnerabilities in the mobile phone infrastructure “should be at the top of our cybersecurity agenda, yet policymakers and industry leaders have been nearly silent on the issue,” writes EFF Senior Staff Technologist @cooperq in the @nytimes https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/26/opinion/cellphones-security-spying.html
Here's my script for GPG signing the blog and updating the minimum set of files on S3 - https://www.brianlane.com/post/signing-and-updating-the-blog-on-s3/
Here's a bit of a longer post on moving from #pelican to #hugo for the blog - https://www.brianlane.com/post/moving-the-blog-to-hugo/
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Here's a quick post on creating a simple hidden service chat with #whonix and #tor
A look at home routers, and a surprising bug in Linux/MIPS https://cyber-itl.org/2018/12/07/a-look-at-home-routers-and-linux-mips.html
DRM keeps you from truly owning the tech products that you buy, and @AdamRuins explains how in this short video—complete with holographic EFF Staff Attorney @prilkit https://youtu.be/3JgcbtxURA4
I threw together a couple simple scripts for running #whonix using QEMU as a user - https://www.brianlane.com/running-whonix-using-qemu-as-a-user.html
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