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Facebook "can effectively censor public speech, perform psychological experiments, and potentially sway elections...if users don’t like...[it]...there is nowhere else...for them to go."

Well when you say it like that it sounds bad.

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The rumors of a Deadwood movie are finally becoming a reality: The movie is set to begin shooting this year.
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Confidential Mode will push users further into Google’s own walled garden while giving them what we believe are misleading assurances of privacy and security.

It’s important to note at the outset that because Confidential Mode emails are not end-to-end encrypted, Google can see the contents of your messages and has the technical capability to store them indefinitely. In other words, Confidential Mode provides zero confidentiality with regard to Google.

that wasn't so bad, and to think I wasted all that procrastination on something so simple.

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Okay, here we go. Time to get SSLing on my GitHub Page.

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Reminder to all the people writing wannabe top replacements in node or python or ruby right now:

A performance monitoring tool which is the biggest CPU hog on your system is fucking dumb

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the hardest problems in computer science are printers

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I'm tooting my first toot in case someone lands on my profile and wonders why I don't toot.


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