When your password or SSL certificate is compromised, you just securely destroy and reissue it.

But what do you do when the biometric identity you use to log in - your fingerprint, facial bone structure or DNA base pair sequence - is compromised?

That's why we here at the labs created this new service we call "Microsoft Goodbye".

I have a coffee mug with a lid. Twice today, I've tried pouring coffee in with the lid on. I need coffee before I can pour coffee

did you know the person who invented the d-pad walked out of their job and left the gaming industry entirely? 

downright up and left

Telling yourself you don’t have enough time is an excuse to allow you to keep not doing what you should be.

me: working from home gives me the opportunity to focus on tasks free from the the distractions of a noisy office!

brain:

TROUT

TROUT

LET IT ALL OUT

THESE ARE THE FISH I CAN DO WITHOUT

SALMON

I’M TALKING TO YOU

SALMON

me: cool never mind

Search engines should show a warning/sign that the page I am about to visit behind a paywall so that I don't download 15mb of scripts and leave my online identity behind just to rage-quit after 5secs.

why is the grass upside down in this picture

are they on an orbital

You all need to know that this xkcd radiation dose chart is one of the best things on the internet 😍: xkcd.com/radiation/

words for the cyberpunk present 

corperware: {soft,hard}ware developed by corpers.

lotek: engineering practices that center on reclaiming and repurposing discarded corperware.

flotek: engineering practices that avoid corperware and prefer fl/oss tech even at the expense of reinvention. portmanteau: Free Libre Open tek.

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Can we call the migration from the bird site to Mastodon #twexit?

It's remarkable to me that after years of research into graph-databases and specialized data structures (to model social relationships), Mastodon has succeeded with, uhh, Rails on top of Postgres. I love it.

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