RT bagder:

When #Mozilla created their new logo with :// in it, the team behind reached out to me and asked if I had any objections since #curl already was using :// in our logo.

I did not object - I approved of it. I think it validated our logo choice and I am jealous they have a name that can hold :// integrated the way they do.

(I was employed by Mozilla at the time)

16:50 [/mastodon]

RT roofjoke:

Ab morgen, überall wo es Podcasts gibt: Systemeinstellungen. Ein Podcast über Menschen, die unschuldig sind ins Visier des Staates geraten sind.

Habt ihr schon abonniert?

From: @roofjoke

10:17 [/mastodon]


RT futurebird:

The bald eagle could have easily gone extinct. But we did all sorts of “woke” things protecting it legally, ran conservation and study programs, banned DDT (that was good for other reasons too) and in 2007 they were removed from the endangered species list.

Likewise pine forests could be dead from acid rain.

The ozone could have a huge hole.

We CAN take care of nature when we want to. And the successes have been worth it.

I feel like we forget this, you know?

21:39 [/mastodon]

RT didib:

10:56 [/mastodon]


RT cynicalsecurity:

Read @bert_hubert ‘s blog post¹ on the state of security or, more precisely, the dire state of technical knowledge across Europe (and not only) making it impossible to actually maintain the infrastructure we have.

It is, as they rightly point out, a mixture of pointless complexity for the sake of complexity (they use a moveable bridge over a canal, I think just pointing at Word is enough), complacency, shortsightedness and, in a well-placed quip, the techies opting out of the meeting outsourcing their job because these meetings are boring.

It pains me that “we built these networks, we’ll take them back” is now describing a bunch of 50+ techies wanting to stop suffering from looking at the current infrastructure.

For all of Bert’s influence there is only so much influence they can have and the rest of us have either been kept carefully far from the action or have decided not to participate.

My only hope is to eventually be the equivalent of the 75yr old Siemens pensioner being called by the bright and young at CERN ‘cos nobody knew how to fix the granite flywheel…

¹ berthub.eu/articles/posts/cybe

22:49 [/mastodon]


RT philbee:

Entsprechend mässig attraktiv ist denn auch ein Grossteil dieser Strecke zu fahren.

20:46 [/mastodon]

RT devopscats:

10:17 [/mastodon]


RT marcel:

Why it is hard to build secure #LLM|s like #ChatGPT. (Where “secure” means that you can have it parse your emails or the incoming resumés by applicants or …)
#BruceSchneier #Schneier

10:55 [/mastodon]

RT carnage4life:

You laugh so you don’t cry

10:48 [/mastodon]


RT dgoosens:

This looks interesting

Hurl is a command line tool that runs HTTP requests defined in a simple plain text format.

It can chain requests, capture values and evaluate queries on headers and body response. Hurl is very versatile: it can be used for both fetching data and testing HTTP sessions.

Hurl makes it easy to work with HTML content, #REST / SOAP / GraphQL APIs, or any other XML / JSON based APIs.

(Built with #rustlang powered by #curl)


10:50 [/mastodon]



RT simon:

Several of the major social media platforms - Instagram, TikTok, LinkedIn, Twitter - have effectively declared war on linking to things and I absolutely hate it

“Link in my bio” / “Link in thread” / “Link in first comment”… or increasingly no link at all, just an unsourced screenshot of a page

18:31 [/mastodon]

RT hanno:

Today, 16 years ago, Debian published a security advisory announcing CVE-2008-0166, a severe bug in their OpenSSL package that effectively broke the random number generator and limited the key space to a few ten thousand keys. The vulnerability affected Debian+Ubuntu between 2006 and 2008. In 2007, an email signature system called DKIM was introduced. Is it possible that people configured DKIM in 2007, never changed their key, and are still vulnerable to CVE-2008-0166? 16years.secvuln.info/

18:22 [/mastodon]


RT dbrgn:

But then, after 15 minutes, just when we wanted to leave and go to bed, we saw some huge columns of white light appear. Much larger than I expected.

To be fair, the photos look much more awesome colorwise than what we saw. The colors were *really* faint, the light looked mostly just white. But the size of it was impressive nevertheless.

Crazy, I never would have thought that I’d see an aurora in Switzerland…

#AuroraBorealis #Polarlichter #Switzerland #Zürichsee #Rapperswil

10:53 [/mastodon]


Antwort auf @guenther

@guenther @adfichter 🤣

16:24 [/mastodon]

Antwort auf @adfichter

@adfichter ich habe aufgehört zu schauen, als ich den Sponsor gesehen habe. Eine Öl-Company 😳

12:42 [/mastodon]


RT superlinguo:

If you’ve been thinking “I don’t get the hype, it’s just generating factless slop” - you’re actually right!

09:44 [/mastodon]

RT superlinguo:

It’s worth patiently and persistently pushing back against AI hype in your worksplace to try and counter the bubble evangelists
- Generative AI can’t do facts
- Generative AI can’t reason
- Unless a model tells us what it’s trained on, we should assume it’s participated in the largest copyright theft in history
- No incremental improves are going to change this

09:43 [/mastodon]

RT catraxx:


09:27 [/mastodon]