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2019 has been a big year for Tor. We released Tor Browser for Android, redesigned our website, launched our cryptocurrency donation page, improved major features of Tor Browser, created an Anti-Censorship team, and more.

We have big plans for 2020, too.

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TIL: Lollar - a US dollar that is stuck in the Lebanese banking system, really just a computer entry with no corresponding currency.

My drama, trying to mount a volume on multiple pods, just ended with finding out that in order to get shared file storage on , you actually have to use Cloud Filestore, which costs a minimum of ~$205/month no matter how much storage you need.

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my biggest criticism about the original Star Wars is that they called it a "Death Star". any evil imperialist organization worth its salt would hire a consulting firm to come up with something like "Liberation Sphere"

Step 1: Microsoft remove Santa hat from December VSCode release, because someone took offense with it.

Step 2:

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2000s hackers: My dream is to connect all of my devices to the internet.
2020s hackers: My dream is to disconnect all of my devices from the internet.

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A good old Reddit hug of death just exposed a Lua Nginx issue in our load balancer middleware. TFW you just throw hardware at the problem, until you have the time and nerves to figure out the actual solution.

> Self-signed X.509 PKI certificates (SSC) that were generated on devices that run affected Cisco IOS® or Cisco IOS XE software releases expire on 2020-01-01 00:00:00 UTC. New self-signed certificates cannot be created on affected devices after 2020-01-01 00:00:00 UTC. Any service that relies on these self-signed certificates to establish or terminate a secure connection might not work after the certificate expires.

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Catch a break from winter this January and join us in Colombia for a bit of wholesome computering by the beach:

c-lightning continues its legacy of hilarious release names with 0.8.0:

A notable new feature is the ability to receive multi-path payments. Meaning we're well on the way of being able to use our nodes' combined channel capacity for payments, instead of having to fit them in a single channel or route. 2020 looks ever more promising for !

The amount and sophistication of winter clothes being worn by the people around me is frightening. I still haven't stepped foot outside, but I expect my summer-jacket-wearing ass to basically die within minutes the moment I do.

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Current status: arrive in Germany -> friend sick in bed -> f*** off to Austria to visit the sis.

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Here's the official announcement for Hacker Beach #8:

(This is literally the only thing "official" about Hacker Beach. Everything else is just you fine people meeting in Colombia and doing whatever you want to do.)

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This looks interesting: CIPFS, a confidentiality layer for IPFS.

In case I'm not the only one who missed that forgefed work is actually happening, just not on the GitHub repo:

Syria, OPCW 

As if there wasn't enough proof that the Douma "chemical attack" story was doctored, Wikileaks just published another bombshell leak about it (no pun intended):

> The aforementioned memo states that around 20 inspectors have expressed concerns over the final FFM report, which they feel “did not reflect the views of the team members that deployed to Douma”.

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