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Plain text options are a human right. That's my hill and I'll die on it.

overthrow[dot]us is a malware site.

One day, when there's actually money, I won't just daydream on the System76 'configure your laptop page', I'll progress to the 'purchase now' page.

Sime people are like time termites.

Why don't they just say, "We want information security policies that don't require any change in practices, new tools or expenditure"?

"Not all of us deserve to make it to the Valley Beyond." -- Dolores

When you're about to open your mouth or dispense with some wisdom on the socials, a little voice inside your head should whisper "Keanu," which triggers your spirit animal who reminds you of this line.

In Firefox's addressbar, you can limit results by typing special characters before or after your term

^ for matches in your browsing history.
* for matches in your bookmarks.
% for matches in your currently open tabs.
# for matches in page titles.
@ for matches in web addresses.

Questions no one should ask in this day and age:
- What time is it?
- What is today?
- What is [insert easily searchable thing]

Questions still okay:
- What do you think about [insert thing]
- How do you or can you help me learn/understand [insert skill]
- How are you?

We've technologically solved the first set. The second set are what keep people human.

The Thinkpad X1 Carbon advertises itself as being so light, "You might find yourself checking a lot to make sure it’s really there."

This isn't a feature. It's anxiety.

"Ownlife" is generally frowned upon in present-day social market economy London, and fairly difficult to maintain, from a technical perspective.

From Orwell's 1984:

Turkey's government attempted to infect a large number of Turkish dissidents and protesters by spreading spyware over Twitter.

Access Now also identified six other malware samples likely used in Ukraine, Lybia, Venezuela, and Indonesia. motherboard.vice.com/en_us/art

The PGP rage war happening on InfoSec Twitter is kind of like the first half hour of 'Captain America: Civil War.' Can't wait to see who goes underground when InfoSec splinters.

Thanos bad math hot takes don't seem to be written by people with good math skills.