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I just realised my intro went when my instance crashed all those months ago.

Anyhow, hello (again) I am developer and a programmer including and I write stuff in and

Besides my interests include bike riding, or and reading, mostly There is also a starting interest in

My day job is a senior working on some very large and strange computer networks.

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After a few too many false starts, psmisc 23.2 has been released. This fixes (I hope) the signal parsing problems for killall and also removes the namespace filtering by default because everyone was getting confused by sshd, including me.

Of course, now I notice the --version string is messed up but thats a minor thing.

CVE-2018-12169: Platform sample code firmware included with Haswell, Broadwell, Skylake, Kaby Lake, Coffee Lake and Cannon Lake processors contains a logic error allowing a physical attacker to bypass BootGuard firmware authentication.

grr, JunOS ACLs for IPv6 are completely unintuitive to me

Friendica, the federated open source alternative to Facebook, has just released its 2018.09 update:

The 2018.12 update (due by the end of the year) will apparently include #ActivityPub support :blobcheer: :blobaww: :blobgrin:

You can try Friendica out right now on instances such as,, and others:

You can also follow the Friendica blog at @news


An internet connected magic 8-ball that loads its answers from webmd

Earlier I posted about the possibility of a de facto social credit system, and I speculated that it was probably already happening. Turns out it was.

So much for Apple not building its business on monetizing the private details of your life. They're as much surveillance capitalism as Facebook or Google.


i am sponsoring an atari 2600 game coding competition!

entries must be in 6502 assembly. i have about USD$100 to spend in prizes - depending on what people want, i will either award money or manufacture a game cartridge of the winning entries.


I just saw that depraved hotdog quesadilla and ginger ale on my timeline and I honest to god need mental assessment

#DailySketchChallenge #WordSketch #smallstories


I pulled over. We all did. Without a second thought. You hear those sirens. You see those flashing lights. You know one day it could be for you. For someone you love. And you hope.

Today, though, maybe it’s for someone else. Like...

The emergency vehicles scream by. And here he comes, following. The Opportunist. The Slipstreamer. First behind them. Cannoning along the path they cleared.

And you know, somehow, that he will be next.

I ask you to carry out one simple task and you fail me

Using twitter bootstrap to write a social network in a language that facebook heavily contributed to.

Open source is awesome. #php #federation

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