covid-19, scientific paper from 2007 

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@gnome and KDE deepen their commitment to work together and unveil KNOME, a new desktop that brings users the best of both worlds:

knome.org

I'm both pleased and annoyed by podatki.gov.pl/wykaz-podatniko
It's for checking if NIP (tax id number) and NRB (bank account number) are registered.

Annoyed: yesterday it was giving me http 500 error.
Pleased: you can download a "flat file". A 7z packed json, that contains a list of `sha512(current date || NIP || NRB)`. I could use it with and some basic commands.
Annoyed:
- There's some weird shit going on with NRB masking.
- sha512 is not secure enough, so you must put it through 5000 rounds.

etam@laptop:/home$ cd ..
cd: Permission denied: stay at home

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So recently with coronavirus spreading and SETI@Home announcing it's ending, Folding@Home started to get some attention.

It offers only packages for Ubuntu and Fedora and it's a bit PITA to install on anything else.

I wanted to give a shout-out about very similar project: Rosetta@home.

The main difference is that it runs on BOINC platform. It's very likely that you already have it in your distro repository. It's also possible to run together with other projects boinc.berkeley.edu/projects.ph

I made dis: etam.homelinux.com/index.php/s

It's a timelapse video made with with picam.

Images taken with

raspistill -t 0 -tl 10000 -w 1437 -h 1080 -th none --nopreview -o image%04d.jpg

merged to a video on my laptop with

gst-launch-1.0 multifilesrc location="images/image%04d.jpg" index=0 caps="image/jpeg,framerate=\(fraction\)60/1" ! jpegdec ! videoconvert ! vp9enc threads=4 ! webmmux ! filesink location="images.webm"

"These Versus Numbers Reveal A Shocking Surprise About Linux Desktop Environments"
TLDR: Xfce doesn't require less RAM than KDE.
forbes.com/sites/jasonevangelh

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Around 5 years ago I started noting all my incomes and expenses in (skrooge.org/). Looking at charts it's generating is a bit disappointing, but it's still awesome to have any charts to look at.

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So this article about biology and psychology of bad decisions is very relevant to #infosec:
vox.com/2019/7/23/20702987/bra

I mean, we all know how phishing tries to create pressure ("somebody knows your password!") and then relies on people clicking stuff and not recognizing their mistake. Turns out, there are biological reasons for this.

Crucial take-away: we're all susceptible.

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