Dicts, strings, and wonderful things in Python 3.9. What I'm looking forward to:

typenil.com/blog/new-in-python

Slack looooves to give me a notification, then wait 5 minutes to actually put the message in the app.

Nothing like searching for a message that isn't there.

Mozilla's layoffs were the kick in the butt I needed to finally set up a recurring donation.

I hope everyone who lost their job lands on their feet.

Help keep the internet free:
donate.mozilla.org/en-US

typenil boosted

Uh oh

Since January, a group has been hijacking Tor exit relay nodes to perform SSL stripping attacks, peaking in May when the group ran 23.95% of all nodes

zdnet.com/article/a-mysterious

typenil boosted
typenil boosted

Looks like Google is trying to gain even more control in the open source world. Don't ever give away your rights to them.

forum.palemoon.org/viewtopic.p

Getting used to ; accidentally hit Ctrl-z instead of Ctrl-u.

Oh good, now I've got 8 `.swp` files to deal with.

Finally looked into this I keep seeing.

Frankly it would be better for me to dedicate an hour every day to NOT coding. Too difficult to pull off, though.

Finally giving a shot at replacing PyCharm in my workflow.

Completely unsurprising - yet I think that we'll see 0 changes in interviewing practices.

Tech Sector Job Interviews Assess Anxiety, Not Software Skills:

news.ncsu.edu/2020/07/tech-job

typenil boosted

Ever feel like your project is a buggy mess?

Visit music.apple.com and make yourself feel better by comparison!

Anyone know a good solution to OTP (one time passwords) for organizations?

I'm constantly putting off tasks because the colleague with the OTP phone is too busy to send the code.

Very cool video demonstration of a Python neural net learning to race: youtu.be/B0ptl-NChJQ

Fosstodon

Fosstodon is an English speaking Mastodon instance that is open to anyone who is interested in technology; particularly free & open source software.