Sometimes it's the simplest of things .. can't scroll in your Windows subsystem for ?

We got you..

DNS outages suck, especially when they happen to the service provider you rely on. Put some thoughts to virtual paper on lessons we can take from the outage at Register and Network Solutions

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Do you know the difference between a Registrar, a Registry, a Recursive DNS and an authoritative DNS?

After you are done reading, you will know. 😂

Good article by @tony

I don't understand.. it's dry out there, and yet, my dog still manages to find the one standing pool of water and decides it's time for a bath.. and without hesitation, comes to my office and shakes..




Put some thoughts to virtual parchment on the recent BaseCamp mass exodus...

There are some really interesting things going on in the UK with encryption, specifically their desire to do away with it, and threatening criminal charges ... it’s worth keeping an eye on it if you’re in tech

It was designed to standardize and normalize my own work. Like many, I'm usually doing it hastily and how I deploy can often vary between each deployment.

This will standardize the entire process, and now I know exactly how each deployment is.

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I'm constantly spinning up web servers... needless to say, I'm always doing it manually.. yeah yeah.. I know..

Any way, decided it'd be a good time to automate, and figured I might as well release my first free stuff..

This is for those with a VPS:

Scripts will:
- Configure LAMP using Apache
- Quickly configure WordPress for your domain (including DB creation, and WP-Configure updating)

It requires minimal input from user - domain name only

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The guys at @basecamp released a new post talking about internal changes.. amongst them, stopping all political discourse, paternal benefits and 360 reviews.. I couldn’t agree more with everything they said...

"4. The download link for the certificate will only work in Internet Explorer."

This is pretty funny.. didn't realize this was still a thing...

Hey @dcid were you able to push that PR for me?

This is what he responds with.. 😒

Man, these supply chain hacks can so brutal.. own one, own them all..

"By replacing Codecov's IP address with their own in the Bash Uploader script, the attackers paved a way to silently collect Codecov customers' credentials—tokens, API keys, and anything stored as environment variables in the customers' continuous integration (CI) environments"

That moment you realize you were supposed to finish setting up servers last week.. and now you have no idea where you left things..

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Great piece by Frank Denis ( jedisct1) on the challenges of taking your code open source and the overall entitled attitude of people using your open source code for free - and expecting free support:

"It doesn't work".

Denis is an amazing builder and maintains multiple powerful and important open source projects:

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I have always admired the quote from Bruce Schneier about complexity being the worst enemy of security. If even the network defenders cannot readily understand the architecture, than mounting a proper defense is a lost cause.

Stop Being Proud of Complexity | Daniel Miessler

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Is Your Browser Extension a Botnet Backdoor?.

A company that rents out access to more than 10 million Web browsers so that clients can hide their true Internet addresses has built its network by paying browser extension makers to quietly include its code in their creations. This story examines the lopsided economics of extension development,...

You'd think that being friends with @dcid would afford me some leg up when it came to working with .. I mean, it was his project...

but no, it doesn't... instead it gets a lot of "hahaha" responses to my "wtf man, why is it doing this?"

The struggle is real...

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