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for developers: If you're not exercising regularly you need to start right now! Also, if your office gives you a standing desk, use it!

Having a stiff back and eating painkillers for several days is NOT fun.

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SUMMARY OF FINDINGS

HTTP requests to appleid.apple.com are rejected with 502 Bad Gateway if the User-Agent string contains any case variation of "X11; Linux".

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PSA: MyFitnessPal has been compromised leading to 143M accounts to have their weakly hashed passwords, usernames, email addresses and IP addresses leaked.

Considering that UnderArmour owns MFP, and that password resets go through your UA account, I would garner to say that you should change your password if you're signed up to any of the UA-owned services.

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Debian, along with 30+ organizations, recently signed the Affirmation of the Open Source Definition. opensource.org/node/966

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Fictional suicide reference Show more

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Under new leadership, the patent office is trying to reinterpret a supreme court case in a way that would enable to win lawsuits against small software companies and developers. This is a petition to keep the current interpretation of the case:

act.eff.org/action/save-alice-

Feel free to boost!

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Google put hidden microphones in people's houses and when caught admitted they shouldn't have been so secretive about it. They claim innocent intentions and the mics were never on. Most people believe them. That's the difference between them and Facebook. If FB did this, folks would flip. Google has credibility, and it's worth asking how they got it, how they maintain it, and whether they deserve it.

bbc.com/news/technology-473030

Shakespeare's Othello spoilers: random Cassio opinion piece. Show more

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I think the latest change from "instance" to "server" is not appropriate. The server may contain many instances, and the admin might not have anything to do with a software installed on the server. So a report sent to server moderators might yield no results at all: what you need is communicating with the people managing the Mastondon installation you're interested in, not the server admins.

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classicreload.com/c64-chessmas

The Chessmaster 2000 Description:
This iteration of the series offers a strong chess opponent at 12 skill levels, catering for novices to grandmasters. Its many features include an opening library built around 71,000 moves and the ability to print out the move history.

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theoutline.com/post/7083/the-m

A great read on a certain subsection of people on the internet who love to claim that their arguments are based on logic/reason but often end up being based on fallacy and insults...

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@1792coins flattered they actually cared enough to do it. 😎

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