#Mastodon v2.8.1 is out 🎉
Among numerous fixes, there are very nice changes around how sensitive media is displayed
I wanted to take a #TransDayOfVisibility selfie but I was too ugly in any of them so have a cat instead
Mastodon translations that are near completely empty:
... Actually, you know what? Now that I have swap set up, let's see exactly how screwed I'm about to be in a few minutes.
Hey, y'all-- Facebook recently announced they're launching a "Patreon killer" service.
Regardless of your thoughts on Patreon, FB's alternative is TERRIBLE!
⚠️ 30% gross revenue fee
⚠️ Automatic LIFETIME IP rights to ANYTHING you put on the service
even if you quit!
⚠️ FB wants to give discounts and freebies whenever they like, w/o creator approval, and then deduct it from creator revenue
⚠️ FB will also control WHO sees your content and how many views you have
mad @ technology company
the wish shopping website does not confirm e-mails when you sign up before letting you do stuff and somebody registered with my mail address
so after a password reset I can see... all of their data, including... credit card info (which, fortunately, that person has not filled yet)
a+ security, but I'm sure it's all worth it for those sweet, sweet Conversions
I can't even delete the account, there's just a "deactivate" button (the button seems to do nothing)
~=8 Character Passwords Are Dead=~
New benchmark from the Hashcat Team shows a 2080Ti GPU passing 100 Billion password guesses per second (NTLM hash).
This means that the entire keyspace, or every possible combination of:
...of an 8 character password can be guessed in:
(8x 2080Ti GPUs against NTLM Windows hash)
Biology student LARPing as a coder, and maintainer of the Corsican localization. This is mostly a test instance.
Mainly a personal/test instance