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"Hey, dad, guess what your grand-daughter wants to be when she grows up?"
"I'm guessing Experimental Paradoxist."
"Expe- How did you know?"
"I spent my youth trying to not get killed by her adult self."
"Oh. Well, she gets timetravelling from her mother's side."
"Uh-huh."

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"I worked for a company that used [...] a machine learning algorithm that combined the personality test results with data from people's resumes to determine which candidates were the best fit [...] The system saw we had lots of managers named Michael, so it kept recommending managers named Michael"

First time on , initial keynote on complete software freedom.

Backporting fixes to NodeJS be like:

1. Find the upstream fix (30s)
2. Try to adapt it to the version in the current branch (5m)
4. Build and run test suite (30m)
5. Repeat from 2 until tests pass

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"We found that at least 61 percent of apps we tested automatically transfer data to Facebook the moment a user opens the app. This happens whether people have a Facebook account or not, or whether they are logged into Facebook or not."

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Investigating Apps interactions with Facebook on Android | Privacy International

privacyinternational.org/campa

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sort -V ipv4addrs.txt # In GNU sort, you can use -V (version sort) to also sort IPv4 addresses numerically according to each octet. For IPv6, try using ipv6calc --addr2fulluncompaddr first to normalize the addresses and pass to a plain sort.

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If you really want to help Firefox succeed, file a bug on webcompat.com/ when you find a broken website. Don't just switch back to Chrome; let Mozilla know there's a problem so they can try to fix it.

When browsers lose market share, they fall into the "compatibility death spiral." Sites don't bother to test, they break, and users flee to the browser that "just works." Mozilla is fighting this battle every day, and it just got harder.

Source: Twitter 

Source: Twitter 

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"holy balls. this is incredible

the [libssh] vulnerability literally works like this:

me: "can i log in?"

server: "no. you need a password."

me: "hacker voice i'm in"

server: "login successful. you're in""

twitter.com/FioraAeterna/statu

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