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I'm a recovering sysadmin who just moved to Paris. I'm interested in , , , , / , and a non-exploitative online experience. and programmer. Learning and . Rank beginner at . he/him.

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LO! What hath ARPAnet wrought? #celebrating 50 years since the first LOgin attempt on 02-SEP-69 from a @UCLA ASR33 and IMP to the @Stanford SDS-940 the first breath of the INTERNET #vintage #networking @ComputerHistory

I spent an embarrassingly long amount of time not realizing that GNU LibreJS lets you selectively run scripts on the page.

When your last precedent is you probably have a problem

We're in a weird timeline where it's now considered reactionary to say the developed world middle class needs to change our behaviors for ecological reasons

Happy Janmashtami! May your human pyramids stack ever higher!

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If anybody remember's Thompson's "Reflections on Trusting Trust", this is a good example. The only thing compromised was the build system; this was completely invisible in the source.

zdnet.com/article/backdoor-fou

Anybody know if there is a Mastodon client package in the works for either Guile or Common Lisp? If not that seems like something I could usefully write.

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"The not-so-secret life of boarding passes":
"What data you might be leaking publicly on that anachronistic piece of paper you discard in the seat in front of you. Turns out it is an awful lot more than you think…"
red-goat.com/osint/boarding_pa

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ugh i really hope crossposters don't slowly choke mastodon like they did to diaspora*

if you're just crossposting everything you tweet on birdsite then what even is the point of making a mastodon account? that's glorified spam at worst, and a recipe for abandonment.

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the proletariat consists solely of three white guys who take turns beating a piece of hot metal with a big hammer while wearing blue overalls and white sleeveless shirts. i've never met them but i'm pretty sure they agree with me on everything

Open hours may be affected by: August.

Too true, Google Maps.

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I always found #gnupg fun and interesting. But I have nothing to sign or encrypt to make use of it. I guess that works out ok since I sure wouldn't want to have to back up those keys properly.

"Ce n'est pas la quantité de français que je parle, mais la vitesse"

-- me, pathetically, on the phone just now

Had an awesome tour of l'hotel . This was the private audience chamber.

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I'm interested in having a discussion about simple authentication schemes in gopher. Anyone who is interested please read my thoughts at

gopher://ch.uy:70/0/auth/2019-

If you think this is an important issue, please boost. Thanks!

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