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Spamtoberfest
Spamtoberfest

As I’ve written before, the best contributors to a FOSS project are intrinsically motivated to solve problems in your software. This sort of contribution is often fixing an important problem and places a smaller burden on maintainers to spend their time working with the contributor. I’ve previously contrasted this with the “I want to help…

YouTubers are upscaling the previous to 4K, on the exchange hand historians need them to remain
YouTubers are upscaling the previous to 4K, on the...

nueral.love The first time you see Denis Shiryaev’s videos, they feel pretty miraculous. You can walk through New York as it was in 1911, or ride on Wuppertal’s flying train at the turn of the 20th century, or witness the birth of the moving image in a Leeds garden in 1888.Shiryaev’s YouTube channel is a…

A Transient E guide to OTP in Elixir
A Transient E guide to OTP in Elixir

One of the main advantages of Elixir is that it is awesome for server-side systems. Forget using a million different technologies for things like data persistence, background jobs, and service crash recovery, OTP can supply you with everything.So what exactly is this magical thing?In this article, I will introduce you to OTP, look at basic…

Suicide Linux
Suicide Linux

You know how sometimes if you mistype a filename in Bash, it corrects your spelling and runs the command anyway? Such as when changing directory, or opening a file. I have invented Suicide Linux. Any time - any time - you type any remotely incorrect command, the interpreter creatively resolves it into rm -rf /…

The survival of the airways is dependent on frequent flyer programs
The survival of the airways is dependent on freque...

It turns out frequent flyer programs are worth more than the airlines themselvesA fleet of Delta Airlines jets parked at the Southern California Logistics Airport (SCLA) due to decreased air travel in Victorville, California. Photo: David McNew/Stringer/Getty ImagesMore than six months after the World Health Organization first declared Covid-19 a pandemic, airlines are barely limping…

Unfck the Secure
Unfck the Secure

We love it, we need it, and we can all feel the ways it’s fcked. Together we can unfck it. Start by choosing the only non-profit-backed, people-first browser. Let’s get started Shine a light on political ads What you see online is not what your across-the-aisle uncle does. Hold advertisers accountable for misinformation by sharing…

What’s it decide to barter with ransomware gangs?
What’s it decide to barter with ransomware g...

(FBI image)INTRODUCTIONIt might be the worst-kept secret in all of cybersecurity: the FBI says don't pay ransomware gangs. But corporations do it all the time, sending millions every year in Bitcoin to recover data that's been taken "hostage." Sometimes, federal agents even help victims find experienced virtual ransom negotiators.That's what Art Ehuan does.   During a career…

Germany fines H&M 35 million euros for recordsdata safety breaches
Germany fines H&M 35 million euros for record...

"The regional data protection authority in Hamburg has imposed an administrative fine of 35 million euros. The H&M group admits shortcomings at the service centre and has taken forceful measures to correct this," it said in its June-August earnings report. German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung last year reported that the State Data Protection Commissioner in…

Monitoring Mixed Bitcoins
Monitoring Mixed Bitcoins

[Submitted on 29 Sep 2020] Download PDF Abstract: Mixer services purportedly remove all connections between the input (deposited) Bitcoins and the output (withdrawn) mixed Bitcoins, seemingly rendering taint analysis tracking ineffectual. In this paper, we introduce and explore a novel tracking strategy, called emph{Address Taint Analysis}, that adapts from existing transaction-based taint analysis techniques for…

Half of of younger females will plug away their tech job by age 35, glimpse finds
Half of of younger females will plug away their te...

Young women in tech aren't staying in the industry.  Getty Images Half of young women who go into tech jobs leave by age 35, according to a report out Tuesday from IT consulting firm Accenture and tech education organization Girls Who Code. The primary reason? Noninclusive company culture. Thirty-seven percent of respondents who said they'd left…

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