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So CloudFlare's DNS couldn't resolve a domain I had setup. Google had no problem doing it.
Update on the package: it's not a bomb
I got a package!
Anybody who encounters this kind of lazy crap should nope themselves out of that interview in 2 seconds flat.
Not only is this too much to ask for an "opportunity", this could also open you up to potential intellectual property suits.
The latest trend for tech interviews: Days of unpaid homework
Microsoft admits that its platform is inherently insecure, so it has to use Linux.
Interesting thought experiment: Next time you have to buy something, picture yourself using/consuming that thing. Really picture that in your head 'til the end. Use the joy/disdain from that picturing as the reason to buy or not buy that. Buy the experience, not the thing.
Try doing that for a week or two, and see if you change your purchasing habits.
GitHub auctions: old and forgotten repos get a new home and a new life
The fact that nominet only receives one to two whois requests a week points to me a lack of education about how to avoid scams
Whois is dead as Europe hands DNS overlord ICANN its arse
Also, should make an off-topic section for my blog, got some shit to say about decency on public transit
I think it's time for a new Podcast episode 🤷♂️ I've got some shit to say about Facebook, and privacy.
I might get angry, people, be aware
If you didn't have a reason to distrust Facebook Login aka Single Sign using Facebook, well you do now.
No boundaries for Facebook data: third-party trackers abuse Facebook Login
It's kind of like cPanel on steroids
Ever heard of Webmin? I didn't even know this existed and holy crap it's cool:
Test them too.
Backups, folks, make them.
For those who missed it - I got a new phone: https://www.linuxliaison.org/index.php/2018/04/14/i-got-a-new-phone/
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