I need to fill up the washing machine.

But all I really want is to go to bed already.

Right on cue, here is some secondary legislation (today) from the Ministry of Defence, allowing Reservists to be to be called into permanent service.

This is part of Westminster's contingency planning for a no-deal #Brexit.

Think about this the next time a Brexiteer blithely states: no-deal is better than a bad deal.



I'm seeing a lot of "use this password manager!!" but no explanations of how anything works that could be understood by someone who doesn't speak code. Especially the open source stuff.

If you are going to go around telling people they aren't doing security right, you might want to ask why that is and maybe it's because you are speaking what basically sounds like a foreign language.

I came here to chew gum and kick CloudFormation ass.

And I am all out of gum.

Right now we’re relying on friction from software diversity to keep our society functioning. But in practice, the first people to get really serious about automatic vulnerability finding are going to own the equivalent of a nuclear arsenal.


OK.US securities commission had open rsync server

secrity researchers were able to pull some FBI case data ( up to 7 years old ) and some other data ( from the 80s on ) including passwords, decrypted copies of files and SSNs



openrsync is a clean-room implementation of rsync with a BSD (ISC) license. It is designed to be compatible with a modern rsync.


i changed my system locale from en_US to en_GB and now it's acting weird. please help

... This made me laugh and laugh. I love it.

If you think your day is not good, just take a look at "The Right Honourable Speaker of her Majesty's House of Common":


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All right, all right, let's get back to work on those CloudFormation yaml templates... *sigh*

After the Mastodon great reset, I am happy to note I am back at 66 toots, 5 "following" and 9 followers! Yay me!

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"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko