Been working my way through an operating systems book (ostep.org) because I didn't study CS. I'm really liking the way they walk you through how we got to modern systems - they start with a set of unrealistic asuumptions, build a system, then slowly relax the assumptions one by one to get a realistic system. (1/2)
The Web Is Broken Beyond Repair. The Alternative? GOPHER!
What really doesn't make sense about the #Firefox expired cert is that it disables extensions that were already installed and in use.
Imagine if an apt signing key expired, and so it deleted every package on your system and killed all the processes.
Why would they design it to fail this way?
@retro64XYZ never mind. Firefox just mistakenly used an out of date certificate so everything was blocked. Cool.
Apple Is Telling Lawmakers People Will Hurt Themselves if They Try To Fix iPhones
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Just start tooting (posting) legit anything. Throw whatever into the void and see what people respond to.
Also, check your local timeline. This is the timeline for everything everybody is posting on your instance, not just people you have chosen to follow (that being your home timeline).
There's also the federated timeline, which is everything from everybody everywhere. Not a terrible idea to check this out from time to time.
Last thing: Have fun and be yourself!
Every one is upgrading #openbsd and I am just sitting here waiting to run pacman -Syu... Is Arch still cool? Manjaro? Should I just do Gentoo?
I do talks on security and have a horrible track record with social media because I don’t like social media but I guess I need to use it so people know I exist.
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