Clearly the one JS feature we all agree on is ubiquity.
Does it betray my innocence that I’m shocked by the amount of exec($_GET you can easily find on github? Hilarious comment thread on hacker news:
This is awful. Shell commands are not guaranteed to be idempotent, people! These should all be of the form exec($_POST, not exec($_GET.
Ringleader claimed to be an IT contractor, got access to bank computers.
Using social engineering to install a remote-controlled keyboard-video-mouse (KVM) switch on bank PCs, the gang managed to transfer millions to outside accounts in two separate jobs in April and July of 2013. They were caught attempting to rob a third bank in September.
This entry covers the historical context of Space War!, and instructions for working with our in-browser emulator. The system doesn’t require installed plugins (although a more powerful machine and recent browser version is suggested).
The JSMESS emulator (a conversion of the larger MESS project) also contains a real-time portrayal of the lights and switches of a Digital PDP-1, as well as links to documentation and manuals for this $800,000 (2014 dollars) minicomputer.
The Wall Street Journal was first to report that The Federal Communications Commission will propose new open Internet rules this Thursday that will allow content companies to pay Internet service providers “for special access to consumers.” Under the new rules, service providers may not block or discriminate against specific websites, but they can charge certain sites or services for preferential traffic treatment if the ISPs’ discrimination is “commercially reasonable.” Bye-bye, Net Neutrality, and the internet as we know it.
You’ve gotta watch this Super Smash Bros. Melee documentary that follows some of the top players in the scene—it’s quite good. Accessible, too: you don’t need to be a fox-only no-items final destination type player to enjoy it; they break the game down wonderfully.
Lovely visualization for learning the names of CSS parts. Great concept and would like to see it applied to other languages.
Should you take the latest security scare seriously? I do, and here is what I am doing about it.
Its time to get a password manager.
Matt & David on Chris Hardwick’s Comic Con Blunder (x)
requested by tennanttardistime
Bonus Chris Hardwick in costume:
The Dollar-And-Cents Case Against Hollywood’s Exclusion of Women - Applying the Bechdel Test to movies over the past 40 years.
The game is to figure out what constrained modifications you must make to beat the game.
The decline of the mobile web http://cdixon.org/2014/04/07/the-decline-of-the-mobile-web/
Just a quick tutorial on exploiting heartbleed for session hijacking. Is it worse to use https than http today?