I just published “Deep dive: #Django Q and SQS” - some tricks to get those two to work together nicely (which resulted in two pull requests - yay OSS! :)
25 years already, how time flies by... https://www.hacktheplanet.com
I pity kids these days. They are taught that their privacy is controlled by others who don’t care, don’t understand and have all the power. https://twitter.com/seldo/status/1304268287363211264?s=20
Some thoughts on Apples anti-ad-tracking feature and the delay https://www.timo-zimmermann.de/2020/09/apple-delays-anti-ad-tracking-feature/
I'm a security engineer by trade. Here to find like-minded folks who are either in the process of, or have succeeded leaving the corporate paychecks behind to pursue projects like permaculture, building eco-homes (whatever that might mean to you), using their tech skills to protect privacy, do handicrafts, reduce waste, etc. #introductions
Some thoughts on Disney+ and Mulan being a „Premier Access“ title. I actually hope this will be the beginning of the end going to the cinema if you want to see a movie on release / close to the release date. https://www.timo-zimmermann.de/2020/08/thoughts-on-the-disney-mulan-digital-release/
Blogged “Security 101: vendor risk management” - why keeping the number of third parties with access to your data and infrastructure a minimum is a good idea https://www.timo-zimmermann.de/2020/08/security-101-vendor-risk-management/
Looks like Ghost.org CEO doesn’t believe in customer feedback but calling people names and nuking their account - I‘d take this into considering when thinking about paying for their service. (thanks to wayback machine keeping the post online) https://www.timo-zimmermann.de/2020/08/ghost-org-does-not-like-customer-feedback/
I am considering dropping Cloudflare when finishing the migration to a static site.
It’s not that I don’t like their service or would have problems with it, but I doubt it’s adding a lot of value and it’s just contributing to the problem of centralising the Internet.
Even spike traffic (100k / hour in my case was max) should be easily handled by nginx or Golang on a 3€ Hetzner box
I had to rant a bit about Epic https://www.timo-zimmermann.de/2020/08/epic-fail/
I build backends, apps and sometimes break them, practice martial arts and enjoy video games.
Currently working as head of security.
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