Last night I dreamed that my dreams were crashing. A dream would start, then after a moment it would go black, and some unreadable text would appear like on a monitor screen, with a dialog in box drawing characters and a red error button.

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Fish shell

I switched my shell from Zsh to Fish yesterday. In this post I go through how to get started with Fish, take you through my config, and provide you with links to useful plugins and tools.

Enjoy! :)

#fish #shell

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A Defunct Video Hosting Site Is Flooding Normal Websites With Hardcore Porn

... As pointed out by Twitter user @dox_gay, hardcore porn is now embedded on the pages of the Huffington Post, New York magazine, The Washington Post, and a host of other websites. This is because a porn site called 5 Star Porn HD bought the domain for Vidme, a brief YouTube competitor founded in 2014 and shuttered in 2017. Its Twitter account is still up, but the domain lapsed. ...

The trend toward embeds rather than screenshots or direct copying has long struck me as ill-conceived.

At least it's only pr0n. As a vector for malware / spyware injection, this could be even more interesting.

HN discussion:

#infosec #bitrot #pr0n #DNS #ItsAlwaysDNS #LapsedDomains #EmbeddedContent #malware #spyware #risks #infosec

LibreOffice is very determined to incorrect UPnP to UpnP.

Mostly for @ceejbot :
A mechanical keyboard that sits on top of your MacBook’s merely adequate keyboard.

PostgreSQL allows a null JSON value in a JSONB column which is specified as NOT NULL.

I mean, I guess a JSON null isn't a SQL null, but still...

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Co-worker said "The more I learn about networking the angrier I get at every piece of technology around me." That's so fucking true it isn't funny.

Autocrats imply the existence of manualcrats.

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When the jaws open wide
And there's more jaws inside
That's a moray

Got my PS5. Given the fuss people made about the size, I was honestly expecting it to be larger. It's not much bigger than the PS3.

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Loud parrot noises from Rico this morning for some reason. No idea what his problem is.

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