@codesections Oh true, yes I do. I should have been clearer about that. Once you spend $25 I get $25 (unclear whether that $25 needs to be after the credit, whether there's a time limit, etc.)
@codesections If you don’t already have an account, let me know and I can get you a code for some free credit
@codesections For what it’s worth, I don’t use anything like Cloudflare, and I haven’t missed it. I can however, recommend DigitalOcean.
@codesections What do you stand to lose from going down for a few hours due to DDoS? Because asking a CDN to continue to cover you in that situation can get pricey from what I understand.
@donavon Do you have a personal domain? Most domain providers offer email as a paid extra.
Seems like all of that angst about Brave yesterday was just so much FUD. They’re just trying to not break your interwebz.
@codesections Hover is okay (like the fact that they offer 2FA), but their DNS leaves something to be desired (i.e., no CAA record support)
German Regulators Just Outlawed #Facebook's Whole Business Model
This is a nice rant about software complexity.
<< Complexity is quickly becoming an epidemic. In this developer’s opinion, complexity is the ultimate enemy - the final boss - of good software design. Complicated software generally has complicated bugs. Simple software generally has simple bugs. It’s as easy as that. >>
Blockchain skepticism is an important new genre of writing https://www.wired.com/story/theres-no-good-reason-to-trust-blockchain-technology/
I can verify that my magnetic compass needed no update https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/02/drift-of-the-north-pole-forces-early-magnetic-map-update/
I don’t agree with all of his tool recommendations, but Charles Peters has the right idea here: “Kill Your IDE.”
Disagreeing over tools is a privilege for those who use the terminal.
Host the http://danielmoch.com SMTP gateway at home, very little spam mail; move the gateway up to Digital Ocean, spam mail skyrockets. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Time to look into SpamAssassin.
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