#introductions Hello Fediverse. My name is Emanuel - i am an 80's computer kid. Worked in IT since the middle of the 1990's, mostly in eCommerce and video games. I have a burning passion for: my family and kids, programming, digital content creation, demoscene (my handle is "tubo") , IT security and privacy protection, system tinkering and hacking, video game system hardware and many things more. Author of the Retrochecker video game collector app ( @retrochecker ) and the HAM GBA devkit.
Been trying to fix my trusty 15yr old Panasonic projector (PT-AE 900) but now after removing a heat sink, I guess this is likely it :-/ not sure if I should hunt for a donor system. This is one of the three LCD driver chips, and looks like it’s fried from inside. Opinions , tips how one could find spare parts more than welcome.
Finally retired the old 1password setup. Kind of missing the slick UI, but KeePassXC is just more sensible these days.
If anyone at 1password reads this: I really hoped you'd keep around a standalone, 'paid' version of your apps. I bought all of your clients (Mac/Win/iOS) back in the day, but i want to be able to run the solution offline / do my own folder syncing.
'iOS security is f**ked' says exploit broker Zerodium: Prices crash for taking a bite out of Apple's core tech - Million-dollar payouts zero out as hackers follow the money en masse Five years ago, Zerodium offe... more: https://go.theregister.co.uk/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2020/05/14/zerodium_ios_flaws/
In better news, it’s #Caturday
Here’s a cat on a cat so you can cat while you cat
Apple iPhone at risk of hacking through email app - Researchers claim the sophistication of the hack makes it nearly undetectable to victims. more: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-52391759
one more Revision Party service tweet -
Stream is here: https://www.twitch.tv/revisionparty
Discord channels are here: https://discordapp.com/channels/534447164043165696/696708476738469938
Belgian Beer seminar now, LIVE SHADER coding next.
Very much looking forward to https://2020.revision-party.net/events/timetable , starting today from 16:00 CET - breaking new ground and setting new standards for sofa sceners. Thank you Orgas! <3
"We find that Zoom has “rolled their own” encryption scheme, which has significant weaknesses. In addition, we identify potential areas of concern in Zoom’s infrastructure, including observing the transmission of meeting encryption keys through China."
Move Fast & Roll Your Own Crypto: A Quick Look at the Confidentiality of Zoom Meetings - The Citizen Lab
Does Zoom use end-to-end encryption? - https://blog.cryptographyengineering.com/2020/04/03/does-zoom-use-end-to-end-encryption/
Oh no. #followerpower my old but awesome MBP17 (2011 model) no longer boots and displays colored stripes. Is this a loose GFX chip? Was broken after a long car ride. Anyone ran into this ?
I am currently writing a list of good #FreeSoftware solutions for #remote #working in the @fsfe wiki:
I still need to polish the wording but if you already have input for me about what is missing, more sources or any other feedback is very welcome.
Just focus please on software that in particular facilitates remote working not any other usual work-procedures.
Folks, something completely different: Can anyone recommend a goot development environment for the #Linux terminal or usable through #ssh that comes close to #sublimetext or #atom? Most specifically, I am looking for things such as project support, integration of #git / #subversion and a modestly pleasant out-of-the-box experience (don't want to have to spend too much time on crafting custom configurations). Does such a thing exist...? Any recommendations?
Bubbly Filament Works Better Than You Think - Normally bubbles appearing in your extruded filament would be considered a bad sign, but it turns ... more: https://hackaday.com/2020/02/17/bubbly-filament-works-better-than-you-think/ #3dprintedrcplane #3dprinterhacks #expandingfoam #cnckitchen #filament
Passionate computer geek. First 8Bitter in 1986. Grew up hacking game consoles and writing emulators, worked in eCommerce, publishing and video game industries.
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