I write screen savers and sell beer. Impresario of @dnalounge, the world's greatest nightclub. Also wrote your parents' web browser and stuff.
Ishkur's Guide to Electronic Music. ...has returned from the grave with v3.0. And it is glorious. https://jwz.org/b/yjQB
RT @cstross: Sums up everything in one place, including the billionaire tax dodgers motivation for backing Brexit and hating Theresa May’s…
RT @Trans_Artists: Man. If only the copyright system wasn't totally fucked over by some corporation, Disney could've continued to have Pete…
RT @TVietor08: Will Jared pay $2 million to get into Afghanistan? https://twitter.com/ddale8/status/1163893632866197504
RT @smolrobots: The guy who basically single-handedly brought measles back from the brink of eradication is shagging Elle Macpherson, in ca…
Electric is so much better of an overall experience, in so many ways, that you begin to wonder: why did we ever do it that way? https://blog.codinghorror.com/electric-geek-transportation-systems/
Did not see the following infographic in the article
RT @projectpayphone: No Incoming Calls
RT @TilingBot: #Hyperbolic #tiling shown in the Joukowsky projection. Regular {10,3}.
RT @harikunzru: Transhumanism is another easy asshole detector. Yes, the future will just be me, aged 130, checking my portfolio in my spac…
I will never cease to be amused by the many, many articles bemoaning the fat web which inevitably serve 3 gigabytes of ad network dependencies
Let me present my rebuttal in the form of an Apple][ floppy flux scan
JOIN TWITTER TODAY. https://jwz.org/b/yjP6
RT @runn3r85: Love these protected bike lane barriers at Sunday Streets!!!
RT @katewillett: Statistically speaking, Biden supporters are overrepresented in the polls bc they are more likely to pick up the phone hop…
RT @Brainmage: Going viral: *People will explain your joke back to you *100's of "This isn't funny" responses *Material nicked by The Poke…
RT @Cadigan: This is what I tell people who ask me if it’s too late RT @jpalmiotti: A thought. https://is.gd/ZqbEkl https://t.co/WaqVJJw…
RT @sarahmirk: I’ll be tweeting and drawing from the Proud Boys protest in downtown Portland today. Many counter-protesters are dressed in…
RT @HackersCurator: Read -and listen- as Laurence Mason responds to our questions on filming Hackers. https://hackerscurator.com/pages/interviews/cast.html?who=laurencemason https://t.co/…
"But fonts aren’t scripts. They can’t be executed to do malicious things. So the deeper question is, what’s the motivation behind this?" 🤔 http://schock.net/articles/2013/07/03/hosting-web-fonts-on-a-cdn-youre-going-to-need-some-cors/
Womp womp https://googleprojectzero.blogspot.com/2015/07/one-font-vulnerability-to-rule-them-all.html
I mean *sort of*. But mostly it seems like a convenient cover story for basic font DRM.
It may be that the DRM lobby likes this result, but that doesn't change the fact that YES ABSOLUTELY fonts are scripts and should be subject to same-origin restrictions.
I disagree that they are "scripts" in any of the sense that JavaScript is, though. I agree that there can be weird low-level "oops C++ did it again" exploits, but that's also true of bitmaps and JPGs.
SVG is a better argument here, and yeah, SVG gets hella weird.
Dude OTF fonts are literally PostScript
I mean look at how specific this is: https://security.stackexchange.com/questions/91347/how-can-a-font-be-used-for-privilege-escalation "Typically, exploits that target TTF and OTF vulnerabilities target drivers" which is massively OS specific
I gather that "Outlines are drawn using a Turing Complete language to manipulate the graphics state" does not give you pause but I'm here to tell you that this is exactly why same-origin was invented.
He Typeth. subzey: https://jwz.org/b/yjP5
RT @jonrog1: The source of the “problem” is now and will be for the foreseeable future ... the Senate. https://twitter.com/cspan/status/1162007463132106752
RT @qrs: Two flash clips, a flash emulator, a flash programmer, surface mount soldered test points, oscilloscope probes, cat5 crossover cab…
RT @ConroyForReal: Tweeted ONCE yesterday about how you shouldn’t RT Sen Bhapiro to dunk on him, so the algorithm is endlessly serving me t…
I love that ping(8) has flag: -a Audible ping. Except that both my screen(1) and macOS Terminal app had visual bell enabled, so to actually get the sound I had to disable two layers of noise prevention. And then audible ping wasn't even satisfying. Not a sonar ping.
If ever there was an argument for adding sound to xscreensaver it is this. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEL8g3qbthE
I just got to introduce someone to DANGER: DIABOLIK! and so I feel my work here is done for the day
RT @ArchieComics: archie: hey jughead, what's up? jughead: just thinking about how only 100 companies are responsible for 70% of the world…
Just deleted all of my twits older than 6 months because twitter won't let you scroll back that far anyway, so there's no upside to them existing
RT @jonrog1: The primary purpose of representative democracy is to protect the rest of us from the whims of insane rich people, be they kin…
RT @tomtomorrow: what future sociopath created this dead-end stub, @GreatDismal?
“anything your favorite computer can do, the Amiga can do better. And faster. And in stereo.” https://www.filfre.net/2015/04/the-68000-wars-part-3-we-made-amiga-they-fucked-it-up/
I had forgotten that I used to own this for my Amiga
I had one too! What an enormous pain in the ass!
RT @TracieHunte: This girl tweeted from her smart fridge after her mom took her phone. I am overcome. https://twitter.com/kiiledbydeath__/status/1160911717720829957
Cathode Ray Fairy. Of course, "O'Blivion" was not the name I was born with. That's my television name. Soon, all of us will have special names -- names designed to cause the cathode ray tube to resonate. This is the hero we deserve. Henrico County, Va.... https://jwz.org/b/yjP1
This is not helping my paranoia. Hence why I never charge my devices on makes USB adaptors. Always use the AC charger. https://twitter.com/zackwhittaker/status/1161011899401682946
We are all Harry Call tearing down the wallpaper
RT @dnapizza: Loaded tots are just what you need to cure those Monday blues
RT @magencubed: Social media doesn't work the way you think it does. It's a marketing platform. Those horrible people you keep responding t…
Cherry Glazerr. https://jwz.org/b/yjP0
Boyfriend. https://jwz.org/b/yjPz
Adversarial Fashion. 4th Amendment Crop Top: The patterns on the goods in this shop are designed to trigger Automated License Plate Readers, injecting junk data in to the systems used by the State and its contractors to monitor and track civilians and... https://jwz.org/b/yjPy
RT @migueldeicaza: Powerful op-ed from the @nytimes editorial board: https://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/in-order-to-keep-our-editorial-page-completely-balanced-we-are-hiring-more-dipshits
Nevar Forget https://jwz.org/b/yjEg
RT @durumcrustulum: ❤️ @CryptoVillage ❤️ #DEFCON
DNA Lounge update, wherein it's "Best Of" time again. https://jwz.org/b/yjPv
Inside The Hidden World Of Elevator Phreaking: "I can dial into an elevator phone, listen in on private conversations, reprogram the phone so that if someone hits it in an emergency it calls a number of my choosing," Caruana told me in our first... https://jwz.org/b/yjPu
RT @BrokeAssStuart: It’s amazing how hard cannabis companies are working to make weed not cool. At this rate legalization is gonna be WAY…
RT @tommchenry: Re: The Zine Discourse I am legitimately sorry my generation failed to teach The Teens that it is, in fact, awesome to mak…
RT @textfiles: So we did it, we Orwell'd ourselves.
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