Locked In 2 Show more
The patient could string off associations with a speed that was superhuman, but nearly gibberish.
I looked for mutations in their cerobrospinal fluid.
The DNA was utterly scrambled, unreadable. Not even the right nucleotides. Someone far away had planned a long time for this to come before my eyes.
The only nonrandom structure was a repeating nitrogen pattern. A message in binary code.
"This brain is encrypted. Recoverable. Send payment to 1KSKrrfSMijNwJQSgxFyg9jwFHfro63Hqi"
In my state of fierce agreement, I neglected to point back to the author @melissamcewen
And the source toot:
This: "But for a long time I pretended it was fun. That I loved it. Because there is a lot of social pressure to portray yourself that way in the industry. People hiring you will run the other way as soon as they see a crack in that facade."
And this: 'Because it’s not really “passion” they are looking for, but people who are merely willing to endure long hours... they are looking for the person who comes home from work and spends all night on it.'
"You are what you eat" is an easy mantra to recall when making meal plans.
I propose something like, "you are what you compute", to instill a similar sensitivity in folks.
Are you a creator, a producer, a voice to sing and praise, an expression into the universe?
Or are you a cheap knockoff, filled with anguish and lies, and let people watch your every move in exchange for dopamine hits?
Embedded systems development Show more
If you had told my past self that about 20 years in the future making an embedded product would heavily involve creating custom Linux distros, he probably would've been like, "Awesome!" But now that I've traveled that 20 years, my reaction is a bit different...
The proposal to do away with net neutrality is worse than you think http://mashable.com/2017/11/22/net-neutrality-proposal-worse-than-you-think/#XUNcahJ0HgO9 via @mashable
To Save Net Neutrality, We Must Build Our Own Internet https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/7x4y8a/net-neutrality-fcc-community-networks?utm_campaign=sharebutton via @motherboard
The inevitable happened: Intel confirms critical security issues with Intel ME: https://security-center.intel.com/advisory.aspx?intelid=INTEL-SA-00086&languageid=en-fr
"This includes scenarios where a successful attacker could: ... Load and execute arbitrary code outside the visibility of the user and operating system."
And of course it affects "6th, 7th & 8th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor Family", meaning pretty much all our desktop/laptop CPUs.
US Pol, Net Neutrality Show more
FCC Plan To Use Thanksgiving To 'Hide' Its Attack On Net Neutrality Vastly Underestimates The Looming Backlash | Techdirt https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20171120/11253438653/fcc-plan-to-use-thanksgiving-to-hide-attack-net-neutrality-vastly-underestimates-looming-backlash.shtml
Cory Doctorow with Edward Snowden: Dystopia, Apocalypse, and other Sunny Futures.
Read my full transcript on the #CDwiki now: https://corydoctorow.miraheze.org/wiki/LIVE_from_the_NYPL:_Cory_Doctorow_with_Edward_Snowden:_Dystopia,_Apocalypse,_and_other_Sunny_Futures
(This took a ton of work and a million hours, so I'd appreciate some boosts, thx, bye)
To err is human; to forgive, divine. To notice typos and other errors in posts you've made and not beat yourself up about it is impossible.
How to Protect Yourself Against Spearphishing: A Comic Explanation.
May not be needed by everyone but its decent coverage and useful material on a complex topic that is often difficult to educate people on.
[emboldened, sitting on the shoulder of my COPPER COLOSSUS] as a matter of fact I would like fries with that
Sweet. Finally an alternative to the all too common 188.8.131.52 #DNS