wrote a new tool to help combining and cleaning up large word list text files!


software license (AGPLv3) question 

I incorporated two word lists from SecureDrop into one of my projects today (github.com/sts10/rug).

Since SecureDrop is licensed under GNU AGPLv3 (github.com/freedomofpress/secu), I also should use that license for my project as well, right?


Two Gen Zers Listen To Phil Collins's 'In the Air Tonight' For The First Time And Get Their Minds Blown

just tested Dangerzone for the first time. It's a program by @micahflee that aims to "take potentially dangerous PDFs, office documents, or images and convert them to a safe PDF." Pretty easy to use!


do y'all use something else to make PDFs etc. safe before opening?

"The Quest to Liberate $300,000 of Bitcoin From an Old Zip File"

"The story of a guy who wouldn't let a few quintillion possible decryption keys stand between him and his cryptocurrency."


TIL about LibreWolf, "A fork of Firefox, focused on privacy, security and freedom."

Advertised features:
- No experiments, adware, annoyances, or unnecessary distractions.
- Privacy-conscious search providers: DuckDuckGo, Startpage, Qwant and more.
- uBlock Origin is already included for your convenience.


haven't tried it, but looks interesting

h/t @The_Observer6955

US news about food insecurity (-) 

"Nearly 30 million Americans told the Census Bureau they didn't have enough to eat last week"


the inspiration for this question is that my extended family has come to rely on me to create a randomized Christmas gift-giving list for them each year.

I first wrote in JavaScript, but a few years ago re-wrote it in Rust github.com/sts10/fgift

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ok here's a fun one for you all.

You have to write a pretty simple, small program (as in, could be a CLI) that you, personally, will have to run once a year for decades. It does not have to remind you to run it -- it's a given you'll remember to run it. Also, it is _NOT_ a life or death situation... more like a yearly errand.

How do you write it? How do you store it? What language?

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