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.

Popular jQuery JavaScript library impacted by prototype pollution flaw | ZDNet

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


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"


Have Aliens Found Us? A Harvard Astronomer on the Mysterious Interstellar Object ‘Oumuamua

Avi Loeb discusses why we need to consider the possibility that the object was sent by aliens, the dangers of unscientific speculation, and what belief in an advanced extraterrestrial civilization has in common with faith in God.


773 million email addresses have been leaked – check if yours is on the list

We’re just over two weeks into 2019, and one of the biggest data leaks in recent years has surfaced. Today, renowned security researcher Troy Hunt reported a massive leak consisting of  773 million unique email IDs and 21 million unique passwords, which he refers to as Collection #1.  Hunt said that multiple people reached out to him …


Copyrighted Treasures Move Into the Public Domain, on a 'Snowy Evening'

A 20-year draught in copyrighted content moving into the public domain has ended for what researchers say are hundreds of thousands of works.

Last day on my current job today. Feels weird to leave here after so many years, but also rather good to have some new opportunities and challenges. Also, they are building quite the party for me!

Now to clean one of my keyboards and go haywire with this set. A project for next weekend? The caps fit rather tightly though, maybe lubing them is a good plan? 🤔 I'm new at this 😁

Beyond tired, but had a fun evening playing games with colleagues. Training early tomorrow, what could possibly go wrong 😏

Why Doctors Hate Their Computers

Digitization promises to make medical care easier and more efficient. But are screens coming between doctors and patients?


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