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I'm so thankful to have the opportunity to present to you my content and actual have feedback and people reading my stuff to begin with! You're all awesome :)

If you've ever wondered how you can give back to the content I produce, I have a patreon now: patreon.com/linuxliaison

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

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

work.qz.com/1254663/job-interv

fosstodon.org/media/fcDdGQ0x57

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

theregister.co.uk/2018/04/14/w

fosstodon.org/media/NHa9aHN8dY

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

freedom-to-tinker.com/2018/04/

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:

People have too much time: On The Turing Completeness of PowerPoint (SIGBOVIK) | youtube.com/watch?v=uNjxe8ShM-

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