don’t quite know how i landed on this article. but i found it a fascinating read on the influences and whitewashing of dune over its various incarnations.
research!rsc: Lessons from the Debian/OpenSSL Fiasco - great read; passed along to me during a crypto discussion at $DAYJOB.
gone are the heady dreams of my 20s.
the 1950s-1960s were truly some bonkers times. this is on one hand terrifying and on the other, incredibly fascinating.
i’m a little behind on my SIGCOMM reading. this paper, in particular, is totally worth the read if you’re at all interested in internet architecture and how to build things differently. it does a nice job of showing how content delivery can be addressed (ha!) without requiring moar(!) IP space.
i enjoyed this. i’d done something similar for a customer several years ago as we were discussing where to place additional peering locations. the utility of RIPE atlas never ceases to impress me.
remind me again why academic publishers get to set such insane rates for subscriptions and the value add they provide?
i don’t know about the “with science” part, but a useful reminder that our subtle behaviors when sending email can have knock on effects on the recipients and that i need to be more mindful when i use the scheduled send feature in gmail.
- The Future Is Electric | by Bill McKibben | The New York Review of Books
- Bugs in Our Pockets: The Risks of Client-Side Scanning - Lawfare
yeah, wallow in that nightmare fuel.
apparently, we’ll fund the wildest shit.
a particularly irritating read with our recent need to scrounge up some tests over the past couple of days given an unexpected exposure.
when we were in iceland last month, it was interesting to see that they have endcaps full of at-home test kits. had we been thinking we would have brought a bunch of tests home with us.
people don’t really know the half of it. but seriously, still allowing
MAIL-FROM? it’s not 1996 any more.