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[Link Posting] The CIA Spied on People Through Their Smart TVs, Leaked Documents Reveal
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[Link Posting] Why Mazda is purging touchscreens from its vehicles
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Guess what, biotches? Daddy's home!
[Link Posting] encrypting gopher
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EROE CIVILE E GENIO BORSISTICO MICHELE NISTA COMPLOTTATO E PERSEGUITATO A DAGLI ASSASSINI NAZISTI, MAFIOSI, CAMORRISTI, NDRANGHETISTI SILVIO BERLUSCONI E MATTEO SALVINI, IN QUANTO DA DECENNI, MICHELE,
EROE CIVILE E GENIO BORSISTICO MICHELE NISTA COMPLOTTATO E PERSEGUITATO A DAGLI ASSASSINI NAZISTI, MAFIOSI, CAMORRISTI, NDRANGHETISTI SILVIO BERLUSCONI E MATTEO SALVINI, IN QUANTO DA DECENNI, MICHELE, FORSE ORMAI UNICO AL MONDO, DENUNCIA LE MEGA ............... CONCENTRAZIONI DI POTERI MASSONI-C
[Link Posting] Apple strips clips of WWDC devs booing that $999 monitor stand from the web using copyright claims. Fear not, you can listen again here...
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Please don't theme our apps
From the «LOL get fucked» department: Title: “Please don’t theme our apps” Author: Thom Holwerda Date: Mon, 27 May 2019 18:15:14 -0400 Link: https://www.osnews.com/story/130078/please-dont-theme-our-apps/ We are developers and designers making apps for the GNOME platform. We take pride in our
Cycles of optimism and pessimism
A post from a Ghopher "Phlog", and if you've read many Gopher Phlogs, you'll identify that it's the standard Gopher Phlog topic, but probably better written than most. Cycles of optimism and pessimism By Solderpunk, 2019-06-01 - gopher://zaibatsu.circumlunar.space:70/0/%7esolderpunk/phlog/cy
[Link Posting] The Terrible Truth About Alexa
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[Link Posting] Facebook shareholder revolt gets bloody: Powerless investors vote overwhelmingly to oust Zuckerberg as chairman
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[Link Posting] Inside the vintage 74181 ALU chip: how it works and why it's so strange
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[Link Posting] Plausible Deniability and Gaslighting in Fighting Ad Blockers
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EROE E GENIO BORSISTICO MICHELE NISTA COMPLOTTATO E PERSEGUITATO A MORTE DAI VERMI ASSASSINI, NAZISTI, MAFIOSI, CAMORRISTI, NDRANGHETISTI SILVIO BERLUSCONI E MATTEO SALVINI, IN QUANTO DA DECENNI, MICH
EROE E GENIO BORSISTICO MICHELE NISTA COMPLOTTATO E PERSEGUITATO A MORTE DAI VERMI ASSASSINI, NAZISTI, MAFIOSI, CAMORRISTI, NDRANGHETISTI SILVIO BERLUSCONI E MATTEO SALVINI, IN QUANTO DA DECENNI, MICHELE, ORMAI UNICO AL MONDO, DENUNCIA LE MEGA ............... CONCENTRAZIONI DI POTERI MASSONI-C-R
[Link Posting] Password expiration is dead, long live your passwords
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Archive.org profiling?
Weird. Archive org seems to be adding a Facebook_ID tag to archived pages. Try saving an article from this site: https://www.revistaforum.com.br/ at https://archive.org/web/ Is that ID at the end of the URL yours or theirs ? If it's yours, it could be used to trace activists ....
[Link Posting] Google Just Gave 2 Billion Chrome Users A Reason To Switch To Firefox
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GENIO BORSISTICO ED EROE CIVILE MICHELE NISTA PERSEGUITATO A MORTE DAI VERMI ASSASSINI, NAZISTI, MAFIOSI, CAMORRISTI, NDRANGHETISTI SILVIO BERLUSCONI E MATTEO SALVINI, IN QUANTO, DA DECENNI, MICHELE D
GENIO BORSISTICO ED EROE CIVILE MICHELE NISTA PERSEGUITATO A MORTE DAI VERMI ASSASSINI, NAZISTI, MAFIOSI, CAMORRISTI, NDRANGHETISTI SILVIO BERLUSCONI E MATTEO SALVINI, IN QUANTO, DA DECENNI, MICHELE DENUNCIA LE MEGA CONCENTRAZIONI DI POTERI DI TIPO................CRIMINALISSIMO DI SILVIO
GENIO BORSISTICO ED EROE CIVILE PERSEGUITATO A MORTE DAI VERMI ASSASSINI, NAZISTI, MAFIOSI, CAMORRISTI, NDRANGHETISTI SILVIO BERLUSCONI E MATTEO SALVINI, IN QUANTO DA DECENNI, MICHELE DENUNCIA LE MEGA
GENIO BORSISTICO ED EROE CIVILE PERSEGUITATO A MORTE DAI VERMI ASSASSINI, NAZISTI, MAFIOSI, CAMORRISTI, NDRANGHETISTI SILVIO BERLUSCONI E MATTEO SALVINI, IN QUANTO DA DECENNI, MICHELE DENUNCIA LE MEGA CONCENTRAZIONI DI POTERI DI TIPO CRIMINALISSIMO..................DI SILVIO BERLUSCONI: IL
[Link Posting] Why Codeless Software is Doomed to Fail
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Browers - aagh
I want to write a letter to my MP. Need to find something in Handsard (the official parliamentary record). Call up Handsard search in Firefox. Results don't appear - seems it's broken. Try Internet Explorer, ditto. Try Chrome. Ok, that works. Found the relevant item. Damn! That menu on the
python to deprecate NNTP
https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0594/#nntplib This affects me, at least. The little script I use to post articles from my RSS reader relies on python. Boo! Why can't developers just leave working shit alone? I'll wind up maintaining a VM with an older distro or something, just to do
IBM System 360 restoration project
Some guys rescued an old IBM System 360 from a factory that was due to be demolished. Now they're looking for help to restore it. -- Bruce Horrocks Surrey England (bruce at scorecrow dot com)
Life after Windows 7
I knew the day was coming, and it seems there's now only eight months left before Windows 7 support ceases. I could probably switch to Linux, and run Windows 7 stuff in a VM for any programs that aren't supported under Linux. I already have several systems running Linux anyway (Fedora, for
Why?
Why does it take fifteen clicks to order a burger, but only a single enter character to submit a partly completed letter to the government? Sylvia.
GENIO BORSTISTICO ED EROE CIVILE MICHELE NISTA E' PERSEGUITATO A MORTE DA DECENNI DAI VERMI NAZIMAFIOSI ED ASSASSINI SILVIO BERLUSCONI E MATTEO SALVINI, IN QUANTO DA SEMPRE DENUNCIA QUANTO IL PEDOFILO
GENIO BORSTISTICO ED EROE CIVILE MICHELE NISTA E' PERSEGUITATO A MORTE DA DECENNI DAI VERMI NAZIMAFIOSI ED ASSASSINI SILVIO BERLUSCONI E MATTEO SALVINI, IN QUANTO DA SEMPRE DENUNCIA QUANTO IL PEDOFILO SPAPPOLA MAGISTRATI SIVIO BERLUSCONI, TRATTI.............. L'ITALIA COME UNA SUA CIABATTA
Another memo to web designers
Don't make visual elements change size in response to the mouse being over them. It's really distracting. Also, could the web designer who makes interactive elements run away from the mouse pointer please be fired, along with the designer who makes selecting a menu item a trial of hand-eye
[Link Posting] It's Almost Impossible to Tell if Your iPhone Has Been Hacked
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GRANDI NUMERI DI GENIO BORSISTICO MICHELE NISTA ANCHE NEL 2019! SONO ANTONY, SENIOR CONSULTANT DI GOLDMAN SACHS. EX MANAGER E PARTNER DI GOLDMAN SACHS. IN QUESTO SCRITTO VOGLIO FAR SAPERE DI COME MICH
GRANDI NUMERI DI GENIO BORSISTICO MICHELE NISTA ANCHE NEL 2019! SONO ANTONY, SENIOR CONSULTANT DI GOLDMAN SACHS. EX MANAGER E PARTNER DI GOLDMAN SACHS. IN QUESTO SCRITTO VOGLIO FAR SAPERE DI COME MICHELE HA ANTICIPATO ALLA PERFEZIONE IL MEGA RIALZO..............DEL BITCOIN DI APRILE E MAGGIO
Hooray for old/boring software: the world runs on Java 8
From the «and VB6 and Cold Fusion» department: Title: IT Runs on Java 8 Author: anielsen Date: Fri, 10 May 2019 10:18:39 -0400 Link: https://veekaybee.github.io/2019/05/10/java8/ Article URL: https://veekaybee.github.io/2019/05/10/java8/[1] Comments URL: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=
[Link Posting] Mozilla plans to enable Hyperlink Ping Tracking by Default in Firefox
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[Link Posting] [Cfrg] Notice on chosen-prefix collisions for SHA-1
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Red Hat learns people associate its logo with mistrust
From the «stupid people, mostly» department: Title: Red Hat Changes Logo After Customers Call It 'Sinister', 'Secretive' Author: he...@slashdot.org Date: Sat, 11 May 2019 12:34:00 -0400 Link: http://rss.slashdot.org/~r/Slashdot/slashdot/~3/1j03ZYxpAiA/red-hat-changes-logo-after-customers-call-i
Microsoft UWP is probably abandoned
From the «but will it play for sure?» department: Title: Microsoft Throws in the Towel on UWP, Elevates Win32 Author: Fnord666 Date: Sat, 11 May 2019 20:37:00 -0400 Link: https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=19/05/11/0320247&from=rss martyb[1] writes: Microsoft Throws in the Towel on UWP,
[Link Posting] Your Smartphone Apps Are Filled With Trackers You Know Nothing About
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[Link Posting] Accounting machines, the IBM 1403, and why printers standardized on 132 columns
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[Link Posting] Nine Charged in Alleged SIM Swapping Ring
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moving away from federated protocols
Somebody linked to this 2016 piece by Moxie Marlinspike of Signal. Great article about why proprietary "protocols" always seem to get ahead of the federated, open ones. https://signal.org/blog/the-ecosystem-is-moving/
AI bait and switch
From the «hey consumers, suck it» department: Title: Millions of People Uploaded Photos To the Ever App. Then the Company Used Them To Develop Facial Recognition Tools. Author: he...@slashdot.org Date: Thu, 09 May 2019 17:50:00 -0400 Link: http://rss.slashdot.org/~r/Slashdot/slashdot/~3/oHs9cK
All Chromebooks will run Linux henceforth
From the «pyrrhic victory» department: Title: All Chromebooks will also be Linux laptops going forward Author: CrankyBear Date: Thu, 09 May 2019 10:36:56 -0400 Link: https://www.zdnet.com/article/all-chromebooks-will-also-be-linux-laptops-going-forward/ Article URL: https://www.zdnet.com/art
USD 0.01 per GB
From the «happy price war» department: Title: 512GB SSDs' Price-Per-GB Estimated To Fall Below $0.1 and Hit an All-Time Low This Year End Author: he...@slashdot.org Date: Thu, 09 May 2019 15:50:00 -0400 Link: http://rss.slashdot.org/~r/Slashdot/slashdot/~3/myEahkDLNaM/512gb-ssds-price-per-gb-e
[Link Posting] Technical Details on the Recent Firefox Add-on Outage
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[Link Posting] Judge: IP-Address Doesn't Locate or Identify a BitTorrent Pirate
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GENIO BORSISTICO ED EROE CIVILE MICHELE NISTA E' PERSEGUITATO A MORTE DA DECENNI DAI VERMI ASSASSINI SILVIO BERLUSCONI E MATTEO SALVINI, IN QUANTO DA SEMPRE DENUNCIA QUANTO IL PEDOFILO SPAPPOLA MAGIST
GENIO BORSISTICO ED EROE CIVILE MICHELE NISTA E' PERSEGUITATO A MORTE DA DECENNI DAI VERMI ASSASSINI SILVIO BERLUSCONI E MATTEO SALVINI, IN QUANTO DA SEMPRE DENUNCIA QUANTO IL PEDOFILO SPAPPOLA MAGISTRATI SIVIO BERLUSCONI, TRATTI L'ITALIA COME UNA................SUA CIABATTA LURIDA E BUCATA!
ECCO COME IL PEDOFILO ASSASSINO SILVIO BERLUSCONI HA FATTO AMMAZZARE IMANE FADIL (OLTRE CHE EGIDIO VERZINI, EMILIO RANDACIO, GIOVANNI FALCONE, PAOLO BORSELLINO, TUTTI I LORO UOMINI E DONNE DI SCORTA,
ECCO COME IL PEDOFILO ASSASSINO SILVIO BERLUSCONI HA FATTO AMMAZZARE IMANE FADIL (OLTRE CHE EGIDIO VERZINI, EMILIO RANDACIO, GIOVANNI FALCONE, PAOLO BORSELLINO, TUTTI I LORO UOMINI E DONNE DI SCORTA, CORSO BOVIO, ANDREA PININFARINA ED ALTRE.............. CENTINAIA E CENTINAIA DI PERSONE PER
[Link Posting] [OT - but interesting] - The must-have accessory for the 1980s: 2-inch screen in-dash TV!
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Nintendo issues DMCA takedown for Super Mario Bros. Commodore 64 port
Nintendo issues DMCA takedown for Super Mario Bros. Commodore 64 port by Kyle Orland - Apr 23, 2019 - https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/04/nintendo-issues-dmca-takedown-for-super-mario-bros-commodore-64-port/ "Late last week, a retro computer developer going by the handle ZeroPaige
[Link Posting] Systemd invasion into Linux Server space - RHEL 7 as Red Hat fiasco
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[Link Posting] Apple Is Telling Lawmakers People Will Hurt Themselves if They Try to Fix iPhones
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20 years of the optical mouse
From the «good riddance, dirt sucking roller ball» department: Title: 20 Years Ago, Microsoft Changed How We Mouse Forever' Author: he...@slashdot.org Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2019 04:34:00 -0400 Link: http://rss.slashdot.org/~r/Slashdot/slashdot/~3/dc0x6Lj_XB8/20-years-ago-microsoft-changed-how-we-mo
Win10 will now require 32GB to install, double present requirements
From the «hey spyware takes disk space too» department: Title: The difference between October and May? About 16GB, says Microsoft: Windows 10 1903 will need 32GB of space Author: Richard Speed Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 15:32:01 -0400 Link: http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2019
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