I finished tidying up my passwort manager today. I recently migrated from bitwarden to (go)pass and used that opportunity to close a bunch of old accounts and also to check my passwords for duplications. I also changed some older, less secure passwords to newer, stronger ones. I am weirdly proud of myself.

It took me around 30 minutes today to do something as trivial as deleting my namecheap account. Since they did not offer an account department in their ticket selection i was forced to talk to a support employee in order to close my account. -.-

The second day of University:Future Festival Lots and lots of talks today.

The first day of the University:Future Festival begins. A completely online conference about future, tech and higher education.

Promote social distancing by globally rate-limiting your services to 10req/s.

Whenever [specially the electron] people talk about "unused ram is wasted ram"

It's already the OS's job to manage system ram, not your program

Stop assuming your program is the only thing running, yes the machine has 16GB of ram, which should let it run many more programs at once, not two or three bloated program

If you are going to use resources, it has to be for something useful like actually intensive work, not just for backing your badly made framework that is idling most of the time

inb4: the year is 2100, the whole world is behind one giant IPv4 NAT.

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Coming back to songs you loved back in your younger days is still magical today. It is time to re-listen to all songs i liked back then. 🎵

if your Big Data person does NOT know what this picture means, get rid of them

Quick reminder: The internet is already decentralized. Just because it is convenient to use silos doesn't mean that the internet is centralized.

Damn, i really miss my second monitor. :( Sometimes it is really hard to work with just one.

You know that Apple has succeeded with marketing when people actually thinks that Apple cares about the user and their privacy.

As mentioned before i am currently evaluating my current vps/hosting/emal setup. As part of that process i downsized my server
and asked myself what to do with my blog. Don't get me wrong, i like my current setup, but since i am planning several series of articles it becomes more clear that the current, limited setup will not cut it. And i also kinda like the idea to edit/add articles from my mobile devices. So i might give wordpress another try. Do you guys have any tips for me about using wp?

Looking into packaging a php app into a container. A task I am not looking forward to.

Gerpol 

Kommentar zu rechtsextremen Polizisten: Es reicht!

29 Polizisten aus NRW sollen übelste neonazistische und rassistische Nachrichten ausgetauscht haben, teils über Jahre. NRW hat einen veritablen Polizeiskandal. Ein Kommentar.

www1.wdr.de/nachrichten/kommen

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