My two (enormous) stories about how companies turn you and your data into cash, and how to stop them, are both out today! You can read them for free!
I made a terrible game where you have to guess which bad domain name is more expensive: https://domain-pricing.glitch.me/
MasterCard is no longer going to accept automatic billing after free trials. That's great! And I hope other companies follow. But in practice I fear that more companies will just stop accepting MasterCard rather than, you know, not be shifty.
Ten Forward General Announcement
Hey everyone, as the new season of Star Trek: Discovery is underway:
Please make sure to put discussion of the season 2 episodes under a content warning to avoid spoilers for those who haven't had a chance to watch the new episodes yet.
Thank you, live long and prosper! 🖖🏾
Also, here's a general online security guide that I wrote
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Cohen says Trump paid him to direct the rigging of polls in Trump's favor https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/17/politics/michael-cohen-poll-rigging/index.html
The Collection #1 data breach - what you need to do about it.
I worked on a custom layout for #Pixelfed, you will be able to use it and interact with your Mastodon accounts. I attached a short video to show you that.
When the api will be ready, you should be able to see your home, the local and the notification timelines for Pixelfed accounts.
PS: It's an example from the follow instance feature. That will be faster if you connect directly your Pixelfed account.
It's been a while since I've played/practiced on the trumpet. So why not print out a mouth piece on my 3D printer for my first real project.
So mouthpiece was born.. However, looks like the extruder may have ingested some air causing a little zit to appear on the side which was probably a side effect due to the tension of the filament.
End product is that it still fit's great and plays actually pretty decent. Never imagined a piece of plastic would play this good.
A California judge has ruled that American cops can’t force people to unlock a mobile phone with their face or finger. https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2019/01/14/feds-cant-force-you-to-unlock-your-iphone-with-finger-or-face-judge-rules/#5899df8c42b7
Writing about #infosec for PCMag.
Disgraced media professional.
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