Today's launch was scrubbed due to weather, but #LaunchAmerica is just getting started!
Our global watch party with @spacex continues this Saturday! Join us starting at 11am ET for live coverage. Liftoff is on for 3:22pm ET. Let's do this thing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMsvr55cTZ0&feature=youtu.be
Today’s launch was scrubbed due to weather. There were no issues with the @spacex Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft. The next launch attempt is Saturday, May 30 at 3:22 p.m. ET. #LaunchAmerica More photos from today: https://www.flickr.com/short_urls.gne?photoset=aHsmNkDoh2
As a child of the 60s who watched NASA's golden years, I have to plug seeing the launch of the human piloted, American Dragon spacecraft.
New blog post: Migrating away from GMail https://roytang.net/2020/05/gmail-migration/
#De-Google my blog - How to blog in 2020 without Google
The battery lasts a long time. That was my biggest worry.
I got a Ryobi 40V string trimmer (aka weed whacker). Yesterday I put it together and charged the batteries. Today I went at the waist-high weeds in the backyard (we had a wet winter). That thing is heavy. After about 45 minutes, I'm so sore, it's like I've been lifting weights all day. And I don't lift weights.
An in-depth look at the baseless conspiracies attempting to turn Bill Gates into the pandemic's villain, widely shared on Facebook and YouTube (Ryan Broderick/BuzzFeed News) - Ryan Broderick / BuzzFeed News:An in-depth look at the baseless conspiracies attempting to turn ... more: http://www.techmeme.com/200525/p10#a200525p10
More and more websites doing port scans against users... now including Ebay https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/ebay-port-scans-visitors-computers-for-remote-access-programs/
You may be surprised that websites you visit can access localhost+port on your computer. "Local only" daemons often aren't. That's because "your browser is a very confused deputy" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yfsmc0b8o78&vl=en
I helped uncover a confused deputy attack against Guile's live REPL that allowed for arbitrary code execution along these lines: https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/guile-user/2016-10/msg00007.html
Perimeter security is eggshell security.
After a five-day journey, @JAXA_en’s cargo spacecraft arrived at the @Space_Station today and was successfully installed at 10:46am ET while the station was flying 267 statute miles over the South Pacific Ocean. Learn about the cargo on board: https://blogs.nasa.gov/spacestation/2020/05/25/japans-resupply-ship-installed-on-stations-harmony-module/ .
Journalist (this month, anyway), programmer learning Ruby, picker, grinner. Debian and Fedora Linux user, OpenBSD dabbler. Radio amateur.
A Mastodon instance for Rubyists & friends