If you've ever wondered how books get onto archive.org, this is how

It really is a nice idea: let the user choose the websites that a given browser extension can access and when it can access them. Firefox should do something similar.


a helpful flowchart to decide whether you need blockchain or not

Great post about adding comments when writing system software. (IMO most of it can also be applied to any kind of software)


I wrote an article about why I'm excited for a flourishing of vastly different decentralized social networks that can all (kind of) talk to each other.


Well, HacktoberFest is back again this year. So if you are looking for a repository to contribute to, take a look at:


We have some open issues there tagged for this occasion.

Know more about the event here: hacktoberfest.digitalocean.com

I just published passphraseme to PyPI. It's a simple cryptographically secure script to generate high entropy passphrases using EFF's wordlists. Try it out with:

pip3 install passphraseme

Here's the source code: github.com/micahflee/passphras

Some security tips from the Linux foundation, on what to take into account when setting up your workstation:


United Nations accidentally exposed passwords and other sensitive information to the whole internet by making Trello boards, Google Docs, and some sensitive bugs on Jira open to the public

Great post about documentation, which is something important and not easy to get it right.


I couldn't have written it better myself. Great article about "today's" software bloat:

"Software disenchantment" -

Reading online news, 2008:
- go to website
- read news

Reading online news, 2018:
- go to website
- no, don’t share location
- hell no, don’t send me notifications
- consent to cookie warning
- consent to policies
- no, don’t open in app
- no, don’t want the newsletter
- skip inspirational quote
- close full page ad
- read news

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