@lattera I was just reading your October 2021 Home Infra Status post, when I found this sentence:
> If any system was compromised, an attacker could theoretically pivot to other systems via carefully crafted malicious syslog messages. Would anyone do this? I doubt it.
I can tell you from experience: yes, they would. I've dealt with a case where an internal network was compromised via carefully crafted syslog messages and a bit of social engineering.
It landed stealthily, earlier than expected, but it’s upon us: #Guix Home!
It allows you to declare and deploy your 🏠 “home environment”: config files, services, etc.
It’s very much subject to change but you can already give it a spin.
👍🏽 @abcdw, yoctocell, wigust, and everyone who’s helping!
Many scientific articles are currently published in subscription journals and locked behind paywalls. This model impedes research and diverts public funding to parasitic publishers, while relying almost entirely on the unpaid work of researchers. https://nofreeviewnoreview.org/
Jill wants to be famous
If you’re unemployed, it’s not because there isn’t any work. https://explorerrowan.tumblr.com/post/660113290053271552/unmade-bed-strangledeggs-lovegash-blua-if
Once more for the cheap seats: legalise sex work. There will always be people selling, there will always be people buying.
Bring it out of the Hall of Shame.
Protect the workers.
And stuff this ridiculous, archaic morality.
Hanlon's Razor: "Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity."
Hanlon's Handgun: "Never attribute to stupidity that which can be adequately explained by systemic incentives promoting malice."
Need to pick the right weapon for the problem at hand.
I love how refreshingly honest this one is compared to other silicon vulnerabilities. Yes, they're cool, but they're also mostly irrelevant. If anything, this one highlights how awful the M1 design is.
SCI-HUB NEEDS YOUR HELP!
Do you have a few dozen gigabytes of free diskspace and a machine that can seed it via #bittorrent?
You can help save an unbelievable trough of scientific knowledge from disappearing behind the elites' paywalls!
Spread the word and seed till you bleed – for the betterment of humanity!
Hey Europeans, there's a European citizens initiative going round right now for universal/unconditional basic income.
The deadline has just been extended to the start of May.
Be cool if you signed it!
Looks like the Dunning-Kruger Effect might be a mirage of numbers. Fascinating. https://www.mcgill.ca/oss/article/critical-thinking/dunning-kruger-effect-probably-not-real
May I please get 2 followers to copy and re-post this tweet? I'm trying to demonstrate that someone is always listening.
116-123 (UK & Ireland)
Just two. Any two. Copy, not retweet.
ICYMI: That grumpy BSD guy: RFC7505 Means Yes, Your Domain Can Refuse to Handle Mail. Please Leave Us a TXT If You Do. https://bsdly.blogspot.com/2021/02/rfc7505-means-yes-your-domain-can.html with thanks to @thorsheim for a flash reminder of that actually useful RFC
Do you know anyone browsing web with unusual hardware and/or operating system? Out of the usual Windows/Linux/Android/iOS scope? Please point them here:
If you don't speak gopher: http://hracka.org/~logout/phlog/2021-02-13_my_little_user_agent_database.txt
"Making of" screenshot attached.
(Boosting the post will help.)
"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