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.”
The tech drove me to management, the management drove me to tech. Forever learning. Always up for a conversation.
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