Franklin

Annihilation

Asking for help was never Darlene’s strong suit. But then again, is it anyone’s? An admission of weakness. But you can’t avoid the simple truth: the only way to patch a vulnerability is by exposing it first. The flip side being that exposing a vulnerability leaves you open to an exploit. […] Annihilation is always …

Fully safe and secure

Fully safe and secure

Security is not a boolean proposition. It’s not “secure” versus “insecure”, “safe” versus “unsafe”, rather it is a spectrum of controls that all contribute to an overall security posture. There is no “fully”, there is no “completely”; every system – every single one – has weak points and a sufficiently well-equipped and determined adversary will …

Genius tree fish

Genius tree fish

Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. — Albert Einstein (or maybe not)

Bookmark: sketching

Bookmark: sketching

Apart from the Capitalize Every Word In Every Title annoyance this article is a nice short reminder why sketching is good for everyone. https://www.freepik.com/blog/start-sketching-everything-even-drawing-terrible/

Dagobert

Dagobert

I just accidentally ran into this awesome drawing of my hero Dagobert Duck on Tumblr. Haven’t visited that site in ages and the first time since forever this image appeared on the background of their login page. What a great moment. Source of drawing https://drawloverlala.tumblr.com/post/164048766521/theres-only-one-day-until-the-new-ducktales-airs

Socialize

You want to bring people together, you send them through hell. You want to split them apart, you give them a secret. — 12 Monkeys S03E07

Revenge

When you plot revenge always dig two graves. — The Unit S04E08

Experimenting with ads

I recently started displaying AdSense ads on my blog and MyHostname.net to see if they can support the hosting costs a little. So far the income is around €0.40 per month, not even remotely near the actual cost. ? I try to make them look not obtrusive or plain ugly and disabled all the ‘enhanced experience’ features. …