A create write-up. I hadn’t appreciated the progress attackers have made towards the clean, undetectable, hack.
The Great iPwn: Journalists Hacked with Suspected NSO Group iMessage ‘Zero-Click’ Exploit (Dec 2020, CitizenLab)
Today I learned that you can use the string literal "allballs" to refer to midnight UTC (00:00:00.00 UTC) in PostgreSQL.
Is `192.11046143` a valid IPv4 address?
Every now and then something you thought was simple turns out to be anything but. Today, it's IP addresses: https://blog.dave.tf/post/ip-addr-parsing/
I’m still struggling to go from character to tone reliably. I can have a good guess at the pinyin, but I don’t yet have a system for tones. I suspect this is where I need to bring the spoken and the written languages together. #Chinese
🤔 I wonder if Spaced Repetition can be applied to relationships.
Been thinking about a number of decent one-off conversations I've had in 2020.
Excellent article on 5G. It gets a bit technical but I particularly like this paragraph:
> “The level of excitement should be more akin to finding out your city has (silently) dug up the streets while you were sleeping, replaced 10-inch water mains with 20-inch ones, and then cleaned it all up without you knowing.”
@alcinnz Careful, they might have you developing the infrastructure to go with it as well.
Enjoyed the Go London Study Group this evening. Added super sampling to my Mandelbrot set generator. #golang
@wickedbloodfart Hosting set-up, feeds imported and working very nicely with app I’ve been using on the phone. This has made my weekend. Thanks again.
@wickedbloodfart even better, written in Go. This looks to be what I’m after.
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