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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.

Resident Evil 7 is a masterpiece, but it’s too scary for me. I can barely enjoy it, it’s so tense it makes me uncomfortable. Awesome but tough. :-/

Everything is broken. As relevant as ever, read this article on ITSec if you haven‘t already. medium.com/message/everything-

That moment when you click „I accept“ with standard settings on the verge and it „lags“ 5 seconds to update hundreds of 3rd parties and set a gazillion cookies / tracker JS. Thank god this is not my main machine.

holy shit. I did it. It actually works.

I have spun up a Pleroma instance on... my fucking Nintendo Switch. I don't think the Switch was ever intended to be a **webserver**, but hey, it's 2019 and there are lightbulbs with CPUs built into them soooo

It can be accessed at cursed.frinkel.tech. don't sign up if you want a reliable instance, since it'll probably be down 90% of the time, since I'd actually like to use my switch to do what it was intended to do and play games. :P
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I can confirm MBP 2018 Keyboard durability is crap. 3months in, my return key barely responds :-(

"Who needs docker when you can run old laptops as blade servers"

This blog post's subheader is my aesthetic

Zoom to fix major Mac webcam security flaw today with emergency patch - Video conferencing provider Zoom is pushing out an emergency patch later today to address the zero-d... more: theverge.com/2019/7/9/20688113

A stack of attack vectors facing your organization

MY TAKE: Why locking down ‘firmware’ has now become the next big cybersecurity challenge - Locking down firmware. This is fast becoming a profound new security challenge for all companies – o... more: lastwatchdog.com/my-take-why-l

A technical glitch has broken everyone's Firefox extensions - If you're struggling to get your Firefox extensions working today, you're not alone – a technical ... more: techradar.com/news/a-technical

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