Visto nel Web – 321

Grossi guai nel mondo dei ‘puters. Sono niubbo quindi ho raccolto un po’ di roba, senza discriminare (anche se un’idea me la sto facendo). Insomma post troppo lungo di cosa ho wisto nel Web.


Many don’t seem to understand why I object to @Telegram having unsafe, censorable public channels in an app that is promoted as a secure messenger
#:sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Snowden ::: Omid_M

Just for technical and ethical correctness: there are no distributions ubuntu-based, but rather debian-based distributions
#:sistemi operativi
::: b3h3m0th

Iran cuts off internet access in several cities as mass protests continue
#:censura
::: fabiochiusi

That is why Silicon Valley censorship does not defend marginalized groups, and hits them instead
#:censura
::: fabiochiusi

The entirely predictable result of the “liberal” embrace of censorship
#:censura
::: JulianAssange

Fun fact: Twitter has keyboard shortcuts. To show what they are, press “?”
#:social media
::: noop_noob

To Serve Man, with Software
#:programming, codice, snippet
::: Coding Horror

Facebook apologizes after report shows inconsistencies in removing hate speech
#:social media
::: MarieAndreeW

The Most Promising Programming Languages for 2018
#:linguaggi di programmazione
::: thek3nger

2017: The Year in Programming Languages
#:linguaggi di programmazione
::: Slashdot

One last release for 2017. Pandas 0.22.0 is now out
#:linguaggi di programmazione
::: TomAugspurger

La buffa storia dei bot renziani
#:Web, Internet
::: mazzettam

Ars Technica Puts Twitter, Uber On ‘2018 Deathwatch’
nooo! come farei senza Twitter? com’è Mastodon?
#:social media
::: Slashdot

The man behind the ‘Nigerian prince’ scam is a 67yo white American
#:frodi
::: msuiche

This is the Hugo version you really want!
#:Web, Internet
::: GoHugoIO

EFF Applauds ‘Massive Change’ to HTTPS
#:Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Congo Shuts Down Internet Services ‘Indefinitely’
#:censura
::: Slashdot

Which Programming Languages Are Most Prone to Bugs?
#:linguaggi di programmazione
::: Slashdot

27 open solutions to everything in education
#:free open source software
::: lucaciavatta

Best of Opensource.com 2017: Top 27 articles and resources
#:free open source software
::: lucaciavatta

New Year’s Resolutions For Linux Admins: Automate More, Learn New Languages
#:linguaggi di programmazione
::: Slashdot

Genova

Advertisers are creating invisible login forms to capture any data your password manager is willing to auto-fill
#:sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: sawaba

Germany Starts Enforcing Hate Speech Law
#:sicurezza, spionaggio, virus #:censura
::: Slashdot

Why You Should Buy Into the Emacs Platform
#:tools, componenti software
::: Two Wrongs

2018 Is the Last Year of America’s Public Domain Drought
#:copyright e brevetti
::: Slashdot

Twitter & @Telegram DMs are being used to intimidate Iranians and keep them from participating in the #IranProtests
#:social media
::: Snowden

2018 is exactly halfway between 1970 and 2034 when the epoch ends. we need to prepare NOW
#:sistemi operativi
::: miaubiz

Number of first questions on @StackOverflow each weekday of 2017
#:programming, codice, snippet
::: lizardbill

Please share the Public Money #PublicCode video and ask people to sign the open letter
#:free open source software
::: fsfe

here are some examples of papers which I found incredibly useful as a beginner/intermediate Haskeller
#:programmazione funzionale
::: hdgarrood

Segnalo per chi fosse interessato che su Twitter è in costante crescita la guerra propaganda fra partiti in vista prossima campagna elettorale
#:social media #:caos informativo, fake news, bufale
::: francopizzetti

Google Maps No Longer Lets You Post Negative Reviews About Your Crappy Job
#:social media
::: Slashdot

Antisocial media: why I decided to cut back on Facebook and Instagram
#:social media
::: Francesca_Solmi

Common Gotchas in Go
#:linguaggi di programmazione
::: Donearm

What Telegram Owes Iranians
#:social media
::: fabiochiusi

Many US politicians say they want to help Iranian protesters. If they’re serious, one phone call could get @Google to restore millions of protesters’ ability to connect and organize.
#:social media
::: Snowden

Imagine: some people dare think – and empirically demonstrate – that fake news is actually a byproduct of surveillance capitalism. Can’t they just relax and blame Russia?
#:caos informativo, fake news, bufale
::: evgenymorozov

How I teach open source to true newcomers
#:free open source software
::: lucaciavatta

Best open source tutorials in 2017
#:free open source software
::: lucaciavatta

Teaching open source graphic design is a learning experience
#:free open source software
::: lucaciavatta

Bots, I said? La seconda puntata dei bot “IS” – I disabili e Matteo Salvini
#:social media #:caos informativo, fake news, bufale
::: lastknight

#SocialDemocratici Cosa ha dedotto Facebook dopo le misure adottate per contrastare la disinformazione e il linguaggio dell’odio in rete
#:social media #:caos informativo, fake news, bufale
::: giusyrus

Per la prima volta nella storia il sistema operativo più usato a livello globale nell’ultimo anno non è Windows ma Android
#:sistemi operativi
::: marcofromsicily

So many ways to run OCaml on Windows
#:sistemi operativi
::: keleshev

Google’s ‘Dutch Sandwich’ Shielded 16 Billion Euros From Tax
#:ditte
::: Slashdot

Toutiao, One of China’s Most Popular News Apps, is Discovering the Risks Involved in Giving People Exactly What They Want Online
#:censura
::: Slashdot

Contro l’anonimato sui social network, un’aberrazione della libertà d’espressione
non sono d’accordo; anzi bene il contrario
#:Web, Internet
::: MauroV1968

in 1975 Bill Gates & Paul Allen named their company “Micro-soft”, a portmanteau of MICROprocessors and SOFTware
#:storia
::: MIT_CSAIL

“Illeciti sulla privacy dei dati personali in Rousseau”: il Garante bacchetta il M5s
#:sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: fabiochiusi ::: valigiablu

North Korean Hackers Hijack Computers To Mine Cryptocurrencies
#:sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

LinuxJournal, Which Ceased Publication Last Month Citing Poor Financial Condition, Secures Fresh Fund From Readers To Resume Operation
#:media
::: Slashdot

Steel Bank Common Lisp (SBCL) version 1.4.3 released
#:lisp(s)
::: jonatack

Google’s Mysterious Fuchsia OS Can Now Run On the Pixelbook
#:sistemi operativi
::: Slashdot

In 2018, digital security is only going to become more important. Here are steps you can take now to lock down your digital data and protect your privacy
#:sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: EFF

‘Kernel Memory Leaking’ Intel Processor Design Flaw Forces Linux, Windows Redesign
#:hardware #:bug
::: Slashdot

I’m really trying to take discussion about Haskell build tooling seriously, but that’s very challenging
#:programmazione funzionale
::: larsr_h

Ad targeters are pulling data from your browser’s password manager
#:sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: troyhunt

Apple Will Replace Old iPhone Batteries Regardless of Diagnostic Test Results
#:ditte
::: Slashdot

Number of Tor users in Iran increasing after the clerical regime blocked Telegram and Instagram while demonstrations continue
#:censura
::: AJMartinSky ::: durov

Trump uses social media as a weapon to control the news cycle
#:social media
::: GeorgeLakoff

18/01: Torino Hacknight OpenStreetMap
#:free open source software
::: TorinoTechScene

100.000 tweet e 200 Bot: una occhiata nella BotNet “politica” IS
#:caos informativo, fake news, bufale
::: lastknight

71% of Europeans use the internet every day. They shop online, use digital public services or connect with friends & family via social networks
#:Web, Internet
::: ViolaRoberto

Amazon Brings its Linux Distro to the Enterprise – And Its Making Red Hat Worry
#:sistemi operativi
::: dcavedon

While everyone is focussed on EU copyright reform, the EU is secretly negotiating at Free Trade Agreement with south American countries that will cause a lot of damage to the #PublicDomain
#:copyright e brevetti
::: communia_eu

Porting a roguelike game to WebAssembly
#:linguaggi di programmazione #:Web, Internet
::: thek3nger

Seven studies about mis- and disinformation from 2017
#:Web, Internet
::: fabiochiusi

#Brython is designed to replace Javascript as the scripting language for the Web
#:linguaggi di programmazione #:Web, Internet
::: zacchiro

A Gentle Explanation of the Intel Speculative Execution CPU Bug
#:bug #:hardware
::: Good Math/Bad Math

I’m so excited to write and illustrate “best practice” guides for all common chart types. Here’s the first one about pie charts
#:manuali, how to
::: lisacrost

Macron proposes new law against fake news
#:caos informativo, fake news, bufale
::: CBlengio ::: tedeschini ::: AntonioCasilli

Intel Responds To Alleged Chip Flaw, Claims Effects Won’t Significantly Impact Average Users
#:bug #:hardware
::: Slashdot

Spotify Files To Go Public
#:ditte
::: Slashdot

2 Years Later, Security Holes Linger In GPS Services Used By Millions of Devices
#:sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Long live Linux Journal 2.0! It’s back and kicking bottom
#:media
::: bitfield

FaCT: A Flexible, Constant-Time Programming Language
#:linguaggi di programmazione
::: johnregehr

Amazing: Mozilla confirms that the leak attack can be exploited from JavaScript
#:Web, Internet
::: migueldeicaza

Yes, Your Amazon Echo Is an Ad Machine
#:ditte
::: Slashdot

This small patch, to the Linux Kernel, is the most epic burn on @Intel by @AMD
non così semplice; questa è pubblicità
#:bug #:hardware
::: BryanLunduke

Now with full details. CPU bugs Kudos
#:bug #:hardware
::: argvee ::: Slashdot

Yet another example of why shared memory is bad
#:bug #:hardware
::: joeerl ::: joeerl ::: joeerl ::: joeerl ::: joeerl

@CarloCalenda ha decisamente capito come si fa comunicazione politica su Twitter
#:social media #:politica
::: PoliticaPerJedi

Sacchetti di plastica: “cosa c’è da sapere” sull’infografica del @pdnetwork
cosa ti aspetti dal #cazzaro?
#:caos informativo, fake news, bufale
::: valigiablu

While we endlessly and boringly discuss “fake news” and “filter bubbles”, Zuckerberg lays out a plan to cure all diseases by 2100
#:protagonisti
::: fabiochiusi

Europe’s new Internet regulations risk censoring legitimate content
#:censura
::: ForeignAffairs ::: communia_eu

Regarding the Big Intel Bug today: If you want to avoid it, you need to go back to the P5 microarchitecture
#:bug #:hardware
::: Foone

Dear @TwitterSupport, i’ve tried multiple times to download the archive of my tweets, but it has never worked for me
#:social media
::: zacchiro

Come funzionano le batterie degli iPhone?
#:hardware
::: lucaferrari15

La maggior parte della gente non si è ancora resa conto dell’enormità del bug sui processori. Invece oggi è davvero il “Doom’s day” : non ci sono patch software che tengano, l’unica soluzione è cambiare il processore con qualcosa… Che non esiste ancora!
#:bug #:hardware
::: glipari

Ho notato un proliferare di spam-bot che popolano i form di registrazione alle newsletter con indirizzi mail leciti ed esistenti, ma di persone che ovviamente non vogliono essere iscritte
#:caos informativo, fake news, bufale
::: madbob

Problemi ai microprocessori
#:bug #:hardware
::: Siamo Geek

How Facebook’s Political Unit Enables the Dark Art of Digital Propaganda
#:social media
::: MarietjeSchaake

Gran bel pezzo, pieno di domande più che lecite a cui sarebbe naturale dare risposta, specie per un partito – chiamarlo “Movimento” ormai è risibile – che mette la trasparenza tra i principi fondativi
#:politica
::: fabiochiusi

Correct – the erlang model is that of isolated processes communicating with messages – the implementation is an approximation of the model – I’m just waiting for the hardware to catch up
#:bug #:hardware
::: joeerl ::: joeerl ::: joeerl

How the giants of tech are dealing with the massive chip vulnerability
#:bug #:hardware
::: inafried

Bingo! #kpti #intelbug
#:bug #:hardware
::: brainsmoke

Interesting. AMD allegedly does not need kernel page table isolation
#:bug #:hardware
::: rlove

Okay there is another VERY IMPORTANT THING with Microsoft Meltdown patches – “Customers will not receive these security updates and will not be protected from security vulnerabilities unless their anti-virus software vendor sets the following registry key”
#:bug #:hardware
::: GossiTheDog

CERT brings the harsh truth. #Meltdown #Spectre
#:bug #:hardware
::: attritionorg

For those asking/trying to understand, here’s a simple explanation of the differences between Meltdown and Spectre
#:bug #:hardware
::: manisha72617183

Intel Says CEO Dumping Tons of Stock Last Year ‘Unrelated’ To Big Security Exploit
#:bug #:hardware #:economia
::: Slashdot
The famous German law “against fake news” actually censors perfectly legitimate satire, as tons of free speech orgs and reasonable pundits predicted for months
#:censura
::: fabiochiusi

Questions to ask yourself when writing tests
#:programming, codice, snippet
::: nicolaiarocci

New prime number record: 50th Mersenne prime
#:programming, codice, snippet
::: John D. Cook ::: fermatslibrary

Beh… analisi lucida… quando si dice il progresso
#:sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: manant74

Opinion: Chrome is Turning Into the New Internet Explorer 6
#:Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Disponibile la guida in italiano su come risolvere il bug che affligge alcuni PC con #Ubuntu 17.04
#:sistemi operativi
::: dcavedon

Linux kernel patch KAISER, a kernel isolation technique to close hardware side channels on kernel address information
#:bug #:hardware #:economia
::: b3h3m0th ::: b3h3m0th

Mark Zuckerberg’s 2018 Personal Challenge Is To Do His Job As CEO
#:protagonisti
::: Slashdot ::: CharlieBeckett

They laughed when I built an ARM cluster from Raspberry Pi’s instead of running VMs on Intel machines… Where’s your god now?
#:bug #:hardware
::: davywtf

What’s behind the Intel design flaw forcing numerous patches?
#:bug #:hardware
::: b3h3m0th

anti virus preventing security patches define irony
#:bug #:hardware
::: blockloop

By Next Week, Intel Expects To Issue Updates To More Than 90% of Processor Products Introduced Within Past Five Years
#:bug #:hardware
::: Slashdot

Announcing Rust 1.23
#:linguaggi di programmazione
::: The Rust Programming Language

Don’t make it appear like you are reading your own recent writes
#:linguaggi di programmazione
::: Daniel Lemire

Vieni a trovarci a Torino in occasione di @merge_it, la Call 4 Papers è ora aperta! Cerchiamo speech e workshop su Advocacy, WebVR, Rust, WebAssembly, DeepSpeech e sviluppo web
#:programming, codice, snippet #:Web, Internet
::: mozillaitalia

Chinese demand better protections even as the government and tech giants like Alibaba and Tencent gather more data
#:sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: nytimestech

Theo De Raadt of OpenBSD on “Intel Core 2” bugs (openbsd-misc list, eleven years ago)
#:bug #:hardware #:storia
::: b3h3m0th

Required reading for anyone panicking/not panicking about Meltdown & Spectre
seguire la discussione linkata
#:bug #:hardware
::: MIT_CSAIL

GNOME 3.28 Removes Ability to Put Icons on the Desktop
#:tools, componenti software
::: dcavedon

Spectre is so bad compilers have to hack RET into a fake ICALL/IJMP, like an exploit dev would. In _everything_
#:bug #:hardware
::: tqbf

What strikes me, though, is that our systems are running on the presumption from when computers were invented, that computers are expensive. All systems are architected around that presumption, and on the belief that it is even possible to compartmentalize running programs
#:bug #:hardware
::: HansHuebner

#Iran has unblocked Instagram after a few days, as promised. But Telegram is still blocked. Interestingly, WeChat has been unblocked today after 4 years and Whatsapp is still open. Seem like bargaining chips against Telegram to me. #IranProtests
#:censura
::: h0d3r

@Ubuntu updates for the #Spectre and #Meltdown vulnerabilities
#:bug #:hardware
::: dustinkirkland

16mins => 46sec!
#:programming, codice, snippet
::: ylogx

With investigators closing in on Trump’s possibly treasonous Russia dealings, think of him as a trapped rat with a Twitter account. His attempts to distract us will only intensify. We must stop falling for them
#:social media #:politica #:media
::: GeorgeLakoff ::: GeorgeLakoff

In response to the vulnerabilities that were discovered we developed a novel mitigation called “Retpoline” — a binary modification technique that protects against branch target injection attacks
#:bug #:hardware
::: rlove

Google Blocks Pirate Search Results Prophylactically
#:Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

How a Researcher Hacked His Own Computer and Found One of the Worst CPU Bugs Ever Found
#:bug #:hardware
::: Slashdot

White House Bans Use of Personal Devices From West Wing
#:dispositivi mobili
::: Slashdot

Flameshot is the Linux Screenshot Tool I’ve Been Longing for
#:tools, componenti software
::: lucaciavatta

Honestly, I’m only able to follow this Spectre stuff because I read the transcript of @danluu’s talk on branch prediction a few months ago & did some more reading afterward
#:bug #:hardware
::: zmagg

KPTI — the new kernel feature to mitigate “meltdown”
#:bug #:hardware
::: lucaciavatta

I’m a blind twitter user. There are a lot of us out there. Increase your ability to reach us and help us interact with your pictures, it’s really simple and makes a huge difference to our twitter experiance allowing us to see your images our way
#:social media
::: _Red_Long

Haskell’s Battle of the Builders: cabal vs. stack
#:programmazione funzionale
::: TaurineAndCode

In 1997, Robert Tomasulo (rightfully) won the Eckert-Mauchly Award for his seminal work on out-of-order execution; in 2018, the award should be won by the Meltdown/Spectre teams for showing its profound (and hidden) vulnerabilities
#:bug #:hardware
::: bcantrill

I wrote up a short gist explaining how Meltdown works in simple terms. It exploits out-of-order execution to trick the CPU into loading a cache line it should not. Then just flush all lines and see which one is fast
#:bug #:hardware
::: headius

A collection of Meltdown/Spectre postings
#:bug #:hardware
::: Donearm

A collection of cryptocurrency wallet responses to #Meltdown/#Spectre
#:bug #:hardware
::: AlyseKilleen

You may have heard about @Intel’s horrific #Meltdown bug. But have you watched it in action? When your computer asks you to apply updates this month, don’t click “not now.”
#:bug #:hardware
::: Snowden

Seems like only following Linux/Unix distro have patches for Intel Meltdown/ Spectre
#:bug #:hardware
::: nixcraft

An introduction to Eclipse MicroProfile
#:linguaggi di programmazione
::: lucaciavatta

Books for Professionals
una galassia di risorse, free
#:manuali, how to
::: The Ubuntu Incident

#spectre spiegato come se i computer fossero banche
#:bug #:hardware
::: quinta

Tra un po’ potremo sostituire le redazioni online dei grandi giornali con una catena di Markov, come con Italy Simulator su Reddit  e non accorgerci della differenza
#:media
::: thek3nger ::: elenazacchetti

Using git hooks to improve your day-to-day workflow
#:programming, codice, snippet
::: ThePracticalDev

Linux, an open-source operating system, has been an alternative to the Windows and Mac software for years and is growing in popularity
kats! scoperti! Ok, panico; no, dai tanto è in inglese
#:sistemi operativi
::: nytimestech

Tech journalism is indistinguishable from parody
#:media
::: smdiehl

I have 2 degrees in computer HW. I worked @ Intel on the product security team. I was already familiar w/ #spectre & #meltdown background research. But I still had to re-read the new disclosures multiple times to fully understand it
#:bug #:hardware
::: securelyfitz

And we return to Munich’s migration back to Windows, it’s going to cost what now?! €100m!
#:sistemi operativi
::: dcavedon

Au nom de la lutte contre les «fake news»
#:censura
::: AntonioCasilli

Racket-on-Chez Status: January 2018
#:lisp(s)
::: Racket

What Happens When States Have Their Own Net Neutrality Rules?
#:Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

Simple script to check if your Linux machine is vulnerable to #Meltdown (CVE-2017-5754) attack
#:bug #:hardware
::: TheHackersNews

The ‘revolution’ will not be Telegrammed
#:social media #:censura
::: WikiTribune

Striker : An offensive information and vulnerability scanner
#:bug #:hardware
::: TheHackersNews

Leading Lobbying Group for Amazon, Facebook, Google and Other Tech Giants is Joining the Legal Battle To Restore Net Neutrality
#:Web, Internet
::: Slashdot

New post: Raspberry Pi hardware is unaffected by the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities
#:bug #:hardware
::: Raspberry_Pi

In light of recent events it’s a good time to remind people that sites created with @GoHugoIO are not vulnerable to any in-memory access flaws like Spectre or Meltdown
#:bug #:hardware
::: spf13

Physics Simulations
esempi a non finire per esercitarsi, sì JavaScript
#:linguaggi di programmazione
::: algoritmic

Have you seen @WikiTribune, the news project by Wikipedia founder @Jimmy_Wales’ new project? I sat down with him for a long-form interview to go deep on the tough questions
#:sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Snowden

Blocking a world leader from Twitter or removing their controversial Tweets, would hide important information people should be able to see and debate
Uhmmm… sicuro Jack?
#:social media
::: fabiochiusi ::: marcprecipice

The excerpt, of course, was satire. But that was not clear to the countless people who spread it like wildfire across the internet
#:umorismo
::: fabiochiusi

just 8% of those ages 18 to 29 often get news from network TV
#:media
::: fabiochiusi

A man with unparalleled access to the world’s most powerful information-gathering machine, with an intelligence budget estimated at $73 billion last year, prefers to rely on conservative cable news hosts to understand current events
#:politica #:media
::: fabiochiusi

The fix for the #Intel CPU vulnerabilities has a #brutal effect on compile times
#:bug #:hardware
::: PCzanik

Fighting Fake News Is Not the Solution
#:caos informativo, fake news, bufale
::: fabiochiusi

AMD ships microcode update to disable branch prediction
#:bug #:hardware
::: Donearm

A List of #Lessons from #Lisp for 2018
#:lisp(s)
::: developer_ca

Lindows Resurrected! Freespire 3.0 and Linspire 7.0 Linux Distros Now Available
#:sistemi operativi
::: Slashdot

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