Pinned ping

Greetings to all entities receiving this message. I’ve come to understand that some kind of is customary around here.

The most clever and short way I can put it is I’m a gamer boy becoming a Linux beard.
I’m kinda lost in life in general. I’m pretty sure I love techy stuff and nature. Thre’s probably gonna be a link to my homepage in the profile metadata at some point so you can read more about me and e-stalk me on all the places if you are into that sort of stuff.

:blep:

❓ Poll: Have you ever had to report content in your feed to a fediverse mod?

Followup: how fast was the response time?

Boosts requested; I'm writing an article about the moderation of decentralized networks.

Lemmy is similar to sites like Reddit, Lobste.rs, Raddle, or Hacker News: you subscribe to forums you're interested in, post links and discussions, then vote, and comment on them. Behind the scenes, it is very different; anyone can easily run a server, and all these servers are federated (think email), and connected to the same universe, called the Fediverse.

For a link aggregator, this means a user registered on one server can subscribe to forums on any other server, and can have discussions with users registered elsewhere.

Note: Federation is still in active development

github.com/LemmyNet/lemmy

Uh oh. I've gotten myself addicted to rimwolrd. Like to the point that I forget to eat.

There are people in a panic right now about COVID-19. While I agree it's wise to be careful, much of the hording I'm seeing right now is borderline insane. It does beg a question though:

How useful is your computer if the Internet were to go away?

I don't think that's going to happen any time soon, but I notice that almost everything I use has a networked component.

If the Internet went away tomorrow, how useful would your computer be? How many apps do you have that would keep working?

MS Windows – new "wormable" RCE attack on SMBv3:

portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-U

– Affected are SMB servers and SMB clients.
– As a server-side workaround, Microsoft recommends to disable SMBv3 compression. There are no workarounds for SMB clients.
– At the moment, there are no patches available.
– CVE-2020-0796

#SMB #vulnerability #microsoft #windows #security #infosec #cybersecurity

someone at worked asked if all the failed sudo attempts actually get reported somewhere in our company

i said i dunno and i'll check because now i'm curious too

turns out they've all been going to me for 3 years but past me filtered them into a junk folder and never looked at them again because they were too annoying

nice

Big up to everybody that wears make up regularly

CW: eye contact, selfie

my real end-goal for gbdev is getting the game boy color boot animation but making it say "FEM BOY"

idc if i have to dig into the boot rom with a fucking hex editor, it's going to fucking happen

That glimmer of hope you see.... That definitely not me

Shot out for all of you who wear makeup regularly! This shit hard! I can't even put on nail polish on correctly myself :blobshrug:

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