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The modern hermit.

First he was never for a moment, in all 27 years, bored. He was never lonely. He said that he felt almost the opposite of that. He said he felt utterly and intricately connected to everything else in the world. It was difficult for him to tell where his body ended, and the woods began. He said he felt this utter communion with nature and with the outside world.

In a world where people start thumbing phones in queues, trains and anywhere else they fear being alone with their thoughts, this would probably be torture. I'm not ready to head into the woods for 27 years but I increasingly enjoy being untethered from the grid.

Linked on the 19th of July, 2019 Details

It looks like a lake made for instagram. It’s a dump for chemical waste.

This is deeply representative of our times and of “influencer” culture.

Linked on the 11th of July, 2019 Details

Why I’m done with Chrome

Starting with Chrome 69, logging into a Google site will auto-log you into Chrome. Not a good move.
Linked on the 24th of September, 2018 Details

The Untold Story of NotPetya, the Most Devastating Cyberattack in History

It’s a long one but well worth the read. Quite a story and also a warning to all those businesses pushing security work down the line.
Linked on the 29th of August, 2018 Details

An Elaborate Hack Shows How Much Damage IoT Bugs Can Do

“We’re looking at a fitness tracker hacking a smart speaker, a smart speaker hacking a thermostat, and the thermostat hacking the rest of the network.”
Linked on the 16th of April, 2018 Details

1.1.1.1 — the Internet’s Fastest, Privacy-First DNS Resolver

Cloudflare just announced their new public DNS service. I just switched to it and it’s incredibly fast. Faster than any other one I’ve tried, including Google.
Linked on the 1st of April, 2018 Details