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maybe I spoke too soon about the no external distractions thing. They just started working in the hallway with power tools.

ok, today is trying to actually work on my phd. I have a list of specific things to do and no external distractions.

We shall see how this goes.

~=8 Character Passwords Are Dead=~

New benchmark from the Hashcat Team shows a 2080Ti GPU passing 100 Billion password guesses per second (NTLM hash).

This 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 2080Ti GPUs against NTLM Windows hash)

#Hacking #Infosec

@silver Firefox could not roll this out until fully tested to not break every website under the sun. Current roadmap is inside Firefox 66 where anti-tracking is expected to be enabled by default for ALL USERS.


thanks for the replies, everyone. i am reassured that i'm not the only one with juicy eyeballs

Wife and I don't do valentines day - instead we have an extra pancake day and it's probably the best idea we ever had

Don't buy into commercial bullshit. Don't shower someone with mass produced garbage one day of the year. Fuck corporations dictating our lives. Don't put a price on love. Be genuine. Be random. Be sincere without it lining someone else's pockets.

Calling all #Fediverse admins of instances in the #EU. The #CopyrightDirective is coming, we need to show the MEPs how massively the EU Internets will be affected.

We are preparing a list of all EU-based #Pleroma, #Mastodon, #GNUSocial, #Peertube, #Funkwhale, and any other instances.

Please *contact me*. All I need is the domain name, which EU Member State it's located in, and the rough topic of the instance. Approximate user count welcome, but not necessary.

Please help. This is important.

'What Will Social Networks Look Like After the Internet?
An Afrofuturistic Vision of Offline Communities'

BREAKING: EU negotiators say they have struck a deal to approve #Article13 and #Article11, despite massive public opposition. Now only the EU Parliament can stop it. Contact your MEP now! europarl.europa.eu/meps/en/sea

PB: The person who invented the breakpoint was named Betty Snyder, and she worked on ENIAC.


TFW Sheryl Sandberg was the one for accelerating surveillance capitalism in the tech industry (using her practices in other companies and locked down at Facebook)

This morning @frank and I set a date for the first Dutch #indiewebcamp in Utrecht. Now need to find a space, and announce it to get participants.

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This is my very own instance just for me. My rules. Get off my land and stuff. ๐Ÿ˜† This new home opened Thursday, August 16, 2018. I've just moved from mastodon dot social because independence is fabulous.