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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.

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.

This is my current retro console rig. There’s more on the other walls too :-)

This really bad surface scratch on my vintage console. It‘s not deep at all, but highly visible :-( anyone got experience / good idea if/how I could reduce visual impact? Water and soft cloth does nothing.

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: go.theregister.co.uk/feed/www.

Apple iPhone at risk of hacking through email app - Researchers claim the sophistication of the hack makes it nearly undetectable to victims. more: bbc.co.uk/news/technology-5239

one more Revision Party service tweet -
Stream is here: twitch.tv/revisionparty
Discord channels are here: discordapp.com/channels/534447

Belgian Beer seminar now, LIVE SHADER coding next.

So cool. Revision 2020 is ON. Meteoriks show rocks. Super happy. Watch it now on Twitch “Revisionparty”

Very much looking forward to 2020.revision-party.net/events , starting today from 16:00 CET - breaking new ground and setting new standards for sofa sceners. Thank you Orgas! <3

Half Life - ALYX is *incredible*. By far the most immersive VR experience. Room scale and TPCAST/wireless headset reommended.

"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

citizenlab.ca/2020/04/move-fas

Oh no. 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:
wiki.fsfe.org/Activities/FreeS

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.

Using my demo party swag from previous years to feel less sad about cancellations, vivid er all. Oh look, useful, disinfect with style :-)

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: hackaday.com/2020/02/17/bubbly

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