Merry Christmas! I piled up as many links as I could in the theory that many readers have the spare time for it today/tomorrow/next few days.
- “So somebody is throwing HTML at your sshd. What to do?“
- Because of weird traffic, I found this reference to an early occurrence of the Internet of Crap Things. The weird traffic is possibly another Mirai variant. Or Snapchat.
- Punched Cards: A Brief Tutorial (2002) (via)
- The Hi-Bit Era. (via)
- Working on ENIAC: Rethinking Innovation Myths with Author Thomas Haigh. Video. (via)
- Talk extract: Submarine cable systems 101 for AWS partners. Video. (via)
- 3D-printed Curta Calculator. One of the best mechanical calculators. (via)
- Taking Back the DNS. “Most new domain names are malicious.” From 2010, but unfortunately still relevant. (via)
- Anecdote generator: Dwarf Fortress’s agents already sparking fun tales
- Terminal Madness (A 1980 Documentary About Personal Computers). Video. (via)
- Gitlabs going post-cloud with Metal
- Colossal Genius: Tutte, Flowers, and a Bad Imitation of Turing (via)
- v7x86 UNIX. (via)
- exfiltration via request timing, exfiltration via receive timing
- An Alarm Designer on How to Annoy People in the Most Effective Ways (via)
- 17 Unix tricks for a happy 2017. Assumes bash but don’t hold that against it.
- Superintelligence (via)
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