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I think it's awful that Eugene's piss-poor code potentially exposed the personal information of thousands.

It's entirely possible that the vulnerability I kept trying to tell Eugene about was used to pop gab but that's none of my business

maybe don't suspend security researchers, you'll receive more (and better) bug reports :/

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Heavy metal legends and outspoken copyright maximalists Metallica played a concert on Twitch, only to find their audio replaced with royalty-free chiptune library music by an automated copyright filter:


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The "Good Boy Licence", another example of funny people making life difficult for everyone in #web, #technology and #FOSS.

So e.g. are excluded, or can they be good boys, too? (Among other difficulties pointed out in my review).

All employees MUST wash hands before returning to libc

Everyone wants to stand out, but please do not do something like this in place of a one-page resume.

Zero recruiters will be grilling your "resume chatbot" to get the information they need.

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Three quarters of the seats are filled with cardboard cutouts.

I don't want to see a single "native ad" about how Verizon or Cisco or whoever went through some herculean task deploying 9001 small cells, and deploying mmWave on top of it to handle terabits/s of mostly snapchat
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IoT device browser doesn't let you enter file:///? Use view-source:file:///. It works 80% of the time

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"Why are there a bunch of variants all of a sudden?"

Look at the daily new cases. Understand that even though we're "bored" with covid, more people have it at a given time than ever before, by a large amount.

Each person is gonna make a trillion or two copies of the virus. Each one of those has a small chance to have a "bit flip" (a mutation)

More people is more tickets to the evolutionary lottery. And when someone hits the jackpot, it also takes a little while for the big winner to propagate.
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CNBC literally every 15 minutes outright begging, literally fucking begging, for Reddit to show mercy to billion dollar hedge firms

"People have pensions in there and a lot of people who aren't rich could get hurt :("

Guys uh... That's gonna fall flat. Millenials don't get pensions and zoomers have never heard of them. Some boomers can't afford gas for their boat this month. Boo hoo.
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Heap-based buffer overflow in sudo:

- exploitable by any local user (even non-sudoers)
- introduced in July 2011
- affects default configuration

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"I turned off my webcam so I'm saving the planet!"

She says, holding her coffee mug with both hands, the furnace cranked up to 80, Disney+ on and muted in the background (so she has something to look at during the video call), a dozen cookies in the oven, having forgotten to turn off all the lights, right after her 45 minute long hot shower.

Oh, and that computer runs 4 electron apps 24/7, even the 18 hours a day she's not using that computer.

But she's really proud about those webcam savings.
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Oh boy, he's gonna learn about the Lovecraftian horror of how BGP works and how you announce that you're using IP space and where you're using it from.

You can still turn around and give up. There's a reason infosec people cannot remain sober.
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>people getting all panicked over a single Internet exchange getting the facade torn off of it

folks, the internet was, from its infancy over 60 years ago, designed to be able to withstand nuclear strikes so that military leaders could still have access to pornography.

the internet will be fucking fine. if large amounts of AT&T's network shit the bed because of this, that sounds like AT&T's problem.

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Ready to see the *whole* fediverse? The one without brigades and squabbling admins?

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A new year.

A new way to browse and discover, without buying more RAM.

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