Supposedly this is what Parler folks are asking for in terms of cloud infrastructure. Ooof!

now it performs work.
narrowly restarted this time.
the next, just metal?

Backups are only as good as the last restore test. 😌

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@sir agreed that enabling JS is a steep ask. If staying with argon2 it'd require RAM which is useful. By farming I more meant performing multiple account registrations worth of work on a large hourly VM somewhere. Not sure if that's worth that amount of effort though.

@sir I could see how being able to close the browser and perform the work elsewhere would likely have fewer adverse affects on other browsing and would be less likely to be interrupted 20 minutes in. But that’d depend on external binaries and more susceptible to “farming”. Caveat is I’m not a Tor user so don’t count this as user feedback, just UX curious.

@sir I saw your `mkproof` repo. To clarify: are you intending that the user starts (or completes) the registration flow but, if done over Tor, is presented with a challenge. They then perform the work to complete the challenge outside the browser and come back with their proof at a later time? In other words they register and can come back in a second session to complete the proof, then the account is "active".

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@sir is there somewhere you’d point someone to start their study of the Linux development model?

"Impossible Checkbox" on codepen, give it a couple clicks for the full effect 🐻

@cassidyjames I enjoy their embedded calendar/booking feature as well and have seen vendors put it in their user registration flow to schedule a time with a sales rep after creating an account. I switched to though since it was cheaper (now they both have free tiers) and I liked being able to copy their email addresses in a thread to schedule meetings with people.

Who has run an IRC network? What prompted it and what was surprising/interesting? Not looking for hostname and ports, just curious about the stories.

“A network admin gets stuck on a deserted island with a spade, granola bar, and single piece of fiber. He laughs, eats the granola bar, and buries the fiber.

24 hours later a construction crew came to dig it up, and he was saved.”


Next, dev tools: gcc, g++, Docker, nvm, nodejs, yarn, zsh, vs code, jdk, platform clis (AWS, digitalocean, GCP), terraform, kubectl, cmake, hashicorp vault

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First off installing Ubuntu 18.10 desktop. It’s a sane default and I won’t have to do too much fiddling to get rolling. It’s what customers are likely to use and should have decent hardware support. So far display is perfect, WiFi working, pointer nib responds, and Bluetooth connections are a-ok.

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I picked up a refurbished T560 and am going to give it a try as another development machine. Goal us to use it for firmware development and to test customer-facing tools on Linux. Initial set up tonight...

Someday someone running for pubic office is going to have to explain away some scandalous thing they put or contributed to on GitHub, Gitlab, Bitbucket, etc...

Anyone know of anything that backs up the claim here that reCAPTCHA is just having you solve more puzzles to train the classifiers more? Rather than “you actually failed picking the images with busses”.

I wonder why GraphQL is an enterprise level feature for Contentful? Maybe it's likely to be abused with overly complex queries or priced to offset that compute requirement?

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