Fun fact: each book scanned for the Internet Archive has a unique identifier, usually the title of the item, or its first 16 characters; the volume number, or 00 if there isn't one; and the first 4 characters of the author. So:

my personality test / icon creator is done !!! find out what you look like

(RTs appreciated!)

Fuck this marketing bullshit.
Fuck Silicon Valley.
Fuck the startup culture.
Fuck capitalism.
Have a good day! :)

"Education isn't something you can finish"

-- Isaac Asimov

"You're right," the mechanic said, "your battery is draining much faster than normal."
"I knew it!" said the robot.
"Let me check diagnostics... Why is your processor 100% busy?"
"I'm monitoring my battery."
"If you stop that, it will last longer."
"I can't, it might run out."

Week of webhooks, or how I'm duct taping some stuff together: Receive Sentry messages as Telegram notifications

webhaak all the things, or how to duct tape your projects together though webhooks (also, I made a thing to help with that)

Is there a written law somewhere that says if you have a beard and an online brand, that your logo must be a silhouette of your beard.

Dutch (about useless and unreadable privacy policies on websites; let's stop with those, say per input field what it's needed for):

Natuurlijk is het lezen van 150 privacy policies een totale ramp. Laten we ermee ophouden - Ius Mentis

Het ging uiteraard om Amerikaanse sites; de policies stonden vol met juridisch jargon en braaftaal, met alles drie slagen om de arm en het taalgebruik zo moeilijk dat alleen Emmanuel Kant’s “Critique of Pure Reason” pittiger te lezen was.

One surefire sign I'm getting old is that I care less and less about applications and services every day, and catch myself thinking about multi-year development happenings. Like how long languages remain popular, when something needs rewriting vs replacing, which projects died because they tackled the wrong problem first, or how we tell real community evolution apart from flash-in-the-pan fads.

Popular jQuery JavaScript library impacted by prototype pollution flaw | ZDNet

Prototype pollution flaws are "the next big thing" in JavaScript security research.

Apparently it's not even fixed yet so I'll have to do the update dance again another time in the near future

Just updated about all of my Python projects that depend on urllib3. You should too, it has an interesting vulnerability. All of my stuff updated and restarted automatically after committing and pushing the changes. Yay automation 🤓

Kind of back here I suppose. Now please hold my beer while I hose this laptop

This is important:

Hacker Eva Galperin Has a Plan to Eradicate Stalkerware

"Full access to someone’s phone is essentially full access to someone’s mind"

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