~/logs/December 2020
Updated Feb 20, 2021

🧭 December 2020

https://blogs.webmd.com/mental-health/20190829/how-to-stop-overthinking-8-tips-from-a-therapist

https://darknetdiaries.com/episode/56/ Jordan (Harbinger)

https://darknetdiaries.com/episode/79/ Dark Basin

https://darknetdiaries.com/episode/43/ PPP

https://datagubbe.se/noconf/ work environment tools

https://news.efinancialcareers.com/uk-en/3004875/low-latency-java-trading-systems

https://github.com/loadimpact/k6 performance tests framework

https://jon.bo/posts/digital-tools/ organizing brain food

https://raindrop.io/ bookmarks manager

https://openlibrary.org/

https://callmenish.com/how-to-run-a-tech-ponzi-scheme/

http://spacehey.com MySpace clone

http://insightbrowser.com private (?) browser https://insightbrowser.com/blog/open-web-dying-why-care

https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/new-use-mac-instances-to-build-test-macos-ios-ipados-tvos-and-watchos-apps/

https://oisinmoran.com/quinetweet self-referential tweet

https://github.com/mhx/dwarfs fast high compression read-only file system

https://www.chesstactics.org/

https://www.jordanharbinger.com/jenny-radcliffe-cat-burglar-for-hire/

https://johnste.github.io/finicky/ browser picker

https://browserosaurus.com/ browser picker

https://github.com/jhuangtw/xg2xg tools and frameworks directory

https://windingtree.com/faq decentralized travel platform

https://safing.io/spn/ privacy services

https://enspiral.com/ collaboration tools and community

https://kottke.org/20/10/how-to-protect-yourself-from-the-aerosol-spread-of-covid-19

https://www.wyden.senate.gov/issues/tech-internet-and-cybersecurity

https://www.kaiostech.com/explore/ smartphone OS

http://github.com/monicahq Personal Relationship Manager

https://lapcatsoftware.com/articles/disclosure3.html

https://www.willpatrick.co.uk/articles/how-to-buy-gifts-that-people-actually-want

https://i.ibb.co/DtxrRH3/eventual-consistency.png

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=25266288

https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20201123-the-psychology-behind-revenge-bedtime-procrastination

https://mule.substack.com/p/the-tech-monopolies-go-vertical

https://ourworldindata.org/ Research and data to make progress against the world’s largest problems

http://nandgame.com/ programming game

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=25253598 Apple Create ML image classifier

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41398-020-01011-0 DMT and neurogenesis

https://stripe.com/treasury banking API

https://nrkbeta.no/2020/12/03/my-phone-was-spying-on-me-so-i-tracked-down-the-surveillants/

A Spellchecker Used to Be a Major Feat of Software Engineering

https://fabiensanglard.net/silicone/

https://coinsutra.com/best-cryptocurrency-index-funds/

https://apple.slashdot.org/story/20/12/04/2131234/steve-wozniak-is-starting-another-company-45-years-after-co-founding-apple-with-steve-jobs

https://radicle.xyz/#/beta Ethereum / Git source code collaboration platform

https://teddit.net/ private Reddit frontent

https://divinations.substack.com/p/linkedins-alternate-universe

https://mtlynch.io/collect-debt/

https://streetlifesolutions.blogspot.com/2020/12/this-is-real-thats-not.html

https://www.pixeltrue.com/frontliner-heroes free COVID illustrations

http://jacobzelko.com/workflow/

https://github.com/benwilber/boltstream self-hosted video streaming

https://github.com/mkirchner/linked-list-good-taste

https://www.spectator.co.uk/article/the-grenfell-tower-inquiry-is-uncovering-a-major-corporate-scandal regulations

https://pop.system76.com/ operating system for STEM and creative

http://www.paulgraham.com/ace.html Billionaires Build

https://github.com/oskarsve/ms-teams-rce Microsoft Teams RCE disclosure

https://mtlynch.io/code-review-love/ code reviews

https://kieranhealy.org/blog/archives/2013/06/09/using-metadata-to-find-paul-revere/ social networks analysis, privacy, surveillance

https://orgmode.org/features.html Emacs markup

https://tray.io/ automation platform

https://adventofcode.com/2020/about coding and logic puzzles

https://github.com/synacor/dtk CLI data analysis and visualization

https://materialize.com/kafka-is-not-a-database/

https://github.com/linkedin/school-of-sre

https://ciechanow.ski/cameras-and-lenses/

https://joemorrison.medium.com/death-of-an-open-source-business-model-62bc227a7e9b

https://hystoria.100millionbooks.org/ 5-year delayed news

https://www.gnu.org/fun/jokes/users-lightbulb.html

https://commoncog.com/blog/cash-flow-games/ startup finance

https://www.moversandshakas.org/ Hawaii relocation program

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerusalem_syndrome https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paris_syndrome https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stendhal_syndrome

https://blog.ycombinator.com/the-airbnbs/ startup

https://github.com/facontidavide/PlotJuggler data explorer

https://blog.cloudflare.com/privacy-first-web-analytics/

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=25365397 cooking recipes search

https://ourworldindata.org/time-with-others-lifetime analysis of time spent with others

https://www.societylibrary.org/ ideas library

https://us-sankey.rcc.uchicago.edu/mobile/ energy production and consumption over time

https://joealcorn.co.uk/blog/2020/goodreads-retiring-API

https://computer.rip/2020-11-28%20the%20verboten%20band.html radio spectrum

https://alaa.blog/2020/12/how-i-hacked-facebook-part-one/ Facebook security bounties

https://chromeisbad.com/

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=25415017 Lambda School

https://www.fireeye.com/blog/threat-research/2020/12/evasive-attacker-leverages-solarwinds-supply-chain-compromises-with-sunburst-backdoor.html security

https://johnnydecimal.com/ document organization

https://abooklikefoo.com/escape/ book recommendations (to break your bubble)

https://justprivacy.org/google-alternatives/

https://taibbi.substack.com/p/the-youtube-ban-is-un-american-wrong

https://www.destroyallsoftware.com/talks/boundaries FAQs on Protecting Yourself from COVID-19 (WHO/CDC/MIT) https://kottke.org/20/10/how-to-protect-yourself-from-the-aerosol-spread-of-covid-19

http://dtrace.org/blogs/bmc/2020/10/11/rust-after-the-honeymoon/

https://www.ycombinator.com/library/8d-how-to-build-a-great-series-a-pitch-and-deck

https://www.ycombinator.com/library/8d-how-to-build-a-great-series-a-pitch-and-deck

https://www.ycombinator.com/library/49-a-guide-to-yc-demo-day-presentations

https://danuker.go.ro/the-grand-unified-theory-of-software-architecture.html Functional Core / Imperative Shell vs. Clean Architecture

https://vlfig.me/posts/microservices

https://www.thegovlab.org/about.html Government & governance

Teach Yourself Programming in Ten Years

https://codahale.com/how-to-safely-store-a-password/

https://github.com/antontarasenko/smq social media datasets, queries, reports

https://pandoc.org/ document converter

https://www.instagram.com/reel/CIqfCIPhtMO/

What Gödel Discovered

https://contrastrebellion.com/

Our Universe Has Always Been Decentralized

https://netflixtechblog.com/life-of-a-netflix-partner-engineer-the-case-of-extra-40-ms-b4c2dd27851

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=25419487 SolarWind hack

https://github.com/ericfischer/if-then-else/blob/master/if-then-else.md

https://dangoldin.com/2020/12/11/amazon-owns-more-than-2b-worth-of-ipv4-addresses/

https://www.quantamagazine.org/mathematician-solves-centuries-old-grazing-goat-problem-exactly-20201209/

https://www.getfractals.com/ prism lenses

https://foundation.mozilla.org/en/campaigns/apples-anti-tracking-plans-iphone/

https://blog.pixielabs.ai/pixie-new-relic/ observability

https://www.efforce.io/ Steve Wozniak’s renewable energy

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=25434753 “After 10 years my side project has hit $8k/mo in revenue”

https://singularityhub.com/2020/12/11/europes-biggest-vertical-farm-will-be-powered-by-wind-and-planted-by-robots/

https://sirupsen.com/shitlists/

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=25422756 “This is the worst documentation I have ever seen in my life” 

https://scarybeastsecurity.blogspot.com/2020/12/the-cleverest-floppy-disc-protection.html

https://sive.rs/below-average

https://betterdev.blog/minimal-safe-bash-script-template/

https://restofworld.org/2020/the-point-hackers/

http://paulgraham.com/earnest.html

https://github.com/pimutils/vdirsyncer sync address book and calendar

https://developer.apple.com/app-store/app-privacy-details/

https://artsandculture.google.com/experiment/AAHWrq360NcGbw Blob opera

https://github.com/jwasham/coding-interview-university

https://cognitect.com/blog/2020/12/15/sponsoring-open-source-developers

https://www.shironekolabs.com/posts/superrt/ SNES raytracing

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=25440322 “Elderly patients 23% more likely to die if surgery is on the surgeon’s birthday”

https://github.com/rocky-linux/rocky

https://eigenfoo.xyz/tensor-computation-libraries/

https://softwareengineeringdaily.com/2020/12/02/bgp-with-andree-toonk

https://your-undivided-attention.simplecast.com/episodes/the-opposite-of-addiction-8StcooN_

https://dailyblockchain.github.io/ bitcoin transaction visualization

https://dyno-might.github.io/2020/12/15/some-real-data-on-a-DIY-box-fan-air-purifier/

https://dwheeler.com/chess-openings/

https://github.blog/2020-12-17-no-cookie-for-you/

https://www.ianbicking.org/blog/2020/11/firefox-was-always-enough.html

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/unfck/

https://darknetdiaries.com/episode/69/

https://theness.com/neurologicablog/index.php/it-took-two-days-to-develop-modernas-vaccine/

https://web.dev/centering-in-css/

https://shkspr.mobi/blog/2020/12/i-have-resigned-from-the-google-amp-advisory-committee/

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-12-18/czech-startup-founders-turn-billionaires-without-vc-help

https://erik-engheim.medium.com/apple-m1-foreshadows-risc-v-dd63a62b2562

http://evrl.com/devops/cloud/2020/12/18/serverless.html

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2014/jul/19/change-your-life-sit-down-and-think

https://tedium.co/2020/12/15/altavista-history-digital-dot-com-domain-name

https://instagram-engineering.com/python-at-scale-strict-modules-c0bb9245c834

https://eblong.com/zarf/if.html

https://reason.com/2020/12/17/justin-amash-introduces-bill-to-end-civil-asset-forfeiture-nationwide/

https://citizenlab.ca/2020/12/the-great-ipwn-journalists-hacked-with-suspected-nso-group-imessage-zero-click-exploit/

https://scienceintegritydigest.com/2020/12/20/paper-about-herbalife-related-patient-death-removed-after-company-threatens-to-sue-the-journal/

https://news.colgate.edu/magazine/2019/02/06/the-strange-case-of-dr-ho-man-kwok/

https://web.eecs.utk.edu/~azh/blog/morechallengingprojects.html

https://github.com/alex/what-happens-when

https://www.filfre.net/2020/12/lode-runner/

https://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/12/21/atrocious-congress-crams-language-criminalize-online-streaming-meme-sharing-5500

https://www.brandonsmith.ninja/blog/write-code-not-too-much-mostly-functions

https://dornob.com/mile-long-wooden-xylophone-plays-bach-in-japanese-forest/

CLI / Terminal calendars https://calcurse.org/ http://palcal.sourceforge.net/ https://github.com/pimutils/khal https://milan.cvitkovic.net/writing/things_youre_allowed_to_do/ life advice, research

https://www.quantamagazine.org/astronomers-get-their-wish-and-the-hubble-crisis-gets-worse-20201217/ astronomy, physics

https://kaizoku.dev/double-blind-passwords-aka-horcruxing passwords, security

https://vsevolod.net/good-webcams/ DIY, webcam

https://miguelrochefort.com/blog/cs-degree/ computer science, education, online-learning

https://youtube.com/watch?v=smhi6jts97I&feature=share Navalny, social-engineering, conspiracy, politics, Russia

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_engineering_(security)

http://rss.slashdot.org/~r/Slashdot/slashdot/~3/-fT3ICsC-VE/china-wants-hefty-fines-for-viral-video-creators-who-binge-food-and-drinks policy, taxes, nutrition

https://snapdrop.net/ local network web-based file transfer

https://thenextweb.com/google/2019/06/14/youtube-recommendations-toxic-algorithm-google-ai/ youtube recommendations, attention economy

https://restofworld.org/2020/all-the-data-fit-to-sell/ India, dark data economy, privacy

https://www.jordanharbinger.com/jason-silva-origins-of-a-performance-philosopher/ conscience, philosophy, life advice

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/12/how-we-saved-org-2020-review .ORG registry sale

https://evilmartians.com/chronicles/how-to-favicon-in-2021-six-files-that-fit-most-needs favicon

https://xkcd.com/2403/ Wrapping Paper, Christmas

https://youtube.com/watch?v=IvY-Abd2FfM&feature=share Deepfake Queen: 2020 Alternative Christmas Message

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Room_641A surveillance, privacy

https://www.freepianomethod.com/ education

https://www.roadandtrack.com/car-culture/classic-cars/a25833/1937-film-perfectly-explains-how-a-car-differential-works/ mechanics, car differential

https://berthub.eu/articles/posts/reverse-engineering-source-code-of-the-biontech-pfizer-vaccine/ mRNA vaccine for programmers

https://berthub.eu/amazing-dna/ DNA for programmers

https://www.pushing-pixels.org/fui/ GUIs from movies and TV

https://www.zainrizvi.io/blog/the-interviewing-advice-no-one-shares/ interviewing

https://www.propublica.org/article/she-noticed-200-million-missing-then-she-was-fired California government

https://blog.dave.tf/post/ip-addr-parsing/ IP addres parsing

https://pyrofex.io/ CDelta, Numifex, Casanova blockchain

https://shipchain.io/ blockchain shipping

https://darknetdiaries.com/episode/62/

https://darknetdiaries.com/episode/81/

https://francescodilorenzo.com/saas-we-pay-for SaaS tools

https://how.complexsystems.fail/

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=25535403 working at Apple

Matrix 1.0: Decentralized Communication at Scale (Matthew Hodgson, Web3 Summit 2019)