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Mind blown.

Also, I give up. I guess the browser _is_ the new OS. Now the question is, how can we make browser more like in terms of ergonomy, control and interoperability? Because it really sucks to have to click around, to have near-zero control over the computing environment and near-zero interop between various services.

summarizing an actual conversation between me and a good friend, in dialectic meme form


I remembered an old joke about sorting the bits of a file to run-length compress the bits, and found myself wondering more seriously 0s use less energy in RAM than 1s (or vice versa)? Should low-power applications optimize for 0s instead of for compression which randomizes the bit distribution? O_O

searches turned up this paper which implies YES holycrap

RT @codinghorror

If I have learned anything in my career as a software developer, it is to never trust software.

Why does CoreGraphics support PDF and why is the format so pivotal to Apple? - Stack Overflow

"I licensed my PDF viewer to Apple for Rhapsody and then the PDF library I wrote in Objective-C to Apple as the basis of CoreGraphics..."

Newfound life hack: Wear noise-cancelling headphones while vacuuming.


~=8 Character Passwords Are Dead=~

New benchmark means that the entire keyspace, or every possible combination of:
- Upper
- Lower
- Number
- Symbol

...of an 8 character password can be guessed in:

~2.5 hours

(8x 2080 GPUs against NTLM Windows hash)

@DrRetro Einfach ganz laut Nickelback aufdrehen. Vertreibt alles.

good morning, this is a musical typewriter, no not the fun kind

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