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I take it back, you are eventually directed to sign up for a free trial.

Easy come, easy go.

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Another temporarily free learning resource if anyone is looking. Requires login...

Books: packtpub.com/free-learning

Courses: courses.packtpub.com/pages/fre

I suspect I’m in the minority, but I find it interesting that I’ve used my mobile as a telephone more frequently in the last two days than any time since probably the early 2000s.

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OH SHIT!!!!!! NEW NINE INCH NAILS MUSIC RELEASED TODAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!! FOR FREE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! AND IT'S GHOSTS V-VI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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just remembered Reader Reply Cards were a thing magazines did back in Yon Olden Dayes

imagine this, my young friends: you read a number of articles on a topic, interspersed with (mostly) topically relevant advertising, each ad with a number associated with it, and at the end, you can circle numbers on a card corresponding to the ads you were interested in, drop the card in a mailbox, and receive more detailed advertisements in your home mailbox over the next few weeks.

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I want to have words with any UI designer who has decided scroll bars need to be only 5 pixels wide. Tired of having to have 360 no-scope accuracy to grab a scroll bar with the mouse.

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"Procedures to Physically destroy the Laptop", something you can only find in a military computer manual... #infosec

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New MASTER BOOT RECORD album drop. Go give them money. Also in CDs or silver vinyl. https://masterbootrecord.bandcamp.com/album/floppy-disk-overdrive
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Audible streaming children stories for free. Like actually free, no accounts, no email. Even have some in Japanese, Italian, German, French, Spanish.


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University of Cincinnati has released their malware reverse engineering class to the public.


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Friendly heads-up:

If you use , their official utility comes with includable config files for and that harden the crypto for you - setting the permitted ciphersets, TLS protocol versions, and even some useful SSL settings overall.

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I mentioned in passing that I have a script to add server identicons to the mastodon ui...

It is in here: git.hackers.town/feonixrift/Ta

As you may guess, load in tampermonkey. Screenshot below is an example of what it produces.

Because tampermonkey scripts are per server url you will have to edit (slightly) if using outside of hackers.town.

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Yes, of course I want a rotary cell phone.

The power switch is an actual slide switch. No holding down a stupid button to make it turn off and not being sure it really is turning off or what. justine-haupt.com/rotarycellph

To anyone who relied on the text editing tool in ios, today’s 2.25.6 update restores it.

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When I moved in the first thing I needed at home was functioning Internet, so I decided to just run a long-ass ethernet cable through the entire hallway to see if everything's working. Of course, once that was established I would properly install the cable.

Three years later and I'm still yelling "careful, that cable!" whenever I have visitors.

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Life hack:

Academic papers are written by human beings who want their work to be read; and these people actually pay to be published in those journals. the journals do not pay them. And all journal licensing deals stipulate that the original author retains the right to share their own research.

So 99% of the time if you email the author of an academic paper and ask for the PDF, they will gladly and excitedly give it to you for free over email.

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Hey netizens, doing some research, and I'd like to ask you a few questions.

What do you consider to be the biggest threats to online privacy in the world today?

If there were one thing you could have visibility into the practices of, what would it be?

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A bunch of technomancers in the fediverse. Keep it fairly clean please. This arcology is for all who wash up upon it's digital shore.