Periodic expensive reminder that adding SMS or a phone number to your online accounts makes them less secure: https://medium.com/coinmonks/the-most-expensive-lesson-of-my-life-details-of-sim-port-hack-35de11517124
Also he shows no sign of having talked to an HFT trader in the last 5y, or better understanding that "the market" is 11+ exchanges, not a single thing. Most of the runtime is him failing convince an 11yo and some undergrads that HFT is bad. Cut it, talk experts instead! Argh.
New sister site of Lobsters: https://gambe.ro is for discussing software development in Italian.
Shout out to #bash on Freenode for awesome guides in their topic and helpful folks, even in the face of an infinite steam of people unknowingly pointing guns at their own feet and asking how to turn off the safety (bc that was me this morning).
I checked, but I could not combine the eyeroll and gritted-teeth emoji to properly capture my reaction to that error message.
"Boy I sure hope there's a tornado this weekend and then the following weekend it rains battery acid and the entire motorcycle season is three days long." Try some reverse psychology on this weather...
Even if the candidate accepts a "no negotiation" offer, the "room where it happens" is the candidate's inbox every day after they're hired.
Cool, here it is in comment #47: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/msttcorefonts/+bug/1713615
Four years ago I had to yakshave to install some MS fonts. I spent an extra hour sharing my solution (https://github.com/pushcx/corefonts) and forgot all about it. Today I learned it's been useful to many people and the Ubuntu/Debian packages may start using them. What a delightful surprise!
It is creepy how good these "Compose like X starting from Y" clips are: https://openai.com/blog/musenet/ They're not perfect, but they are like, "bright music student riffing"-level good.
It did, however, turn out to be last weekend and now I'm back on six slacks, with thanks to wee-slack. Send me invites to your cool kid secret clubhouse slacks (if you can add the wee-slack app or issue a scare-quotes "legacy token".)
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