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Soc Virnyl Estela | 2024-01-30 | reading time: ~1min

Editors§

I am very familiar with any editor now from Emacs, to VSCode, from IntelliJ to Vim. But my notable favorite editors are Helix and Kakoune. Visual feedback is more convenient for me that is why I prefer the reverse mode of Helix and Kakoune over Vim or Neovim.

Web Browser§

I still use Firefox. I have been a Firefox user for 3 years now ever since COVID-19 happened

Calendar§

The funny thing about calendars is I always look at my phone. I guess it is either the cal command or Thunderbird's Calendar.

Note-taking§

I have tried many note-taking apps. I believe that Org mode from Emacs has potential, especially my favorite Org Roam + UI plugin, but the fact that it is only for Emacs is a deal breaker for me. I plan to write something similar that is editor-agnostic and platform-agnostic. But for now, I am using on just plain text markdown. Obsidian looks enticing though.

Articles from blogs I follow around the net

Synergy Greg

Synergy Greg would like to see you in His office, it is the one down the hall, past the cubicles and dreary faces, uplifted only when He deigns to venture forth. You will know Him when you see Him, He is the one composed, of a thousand writhing forms,…

via LudicityJune 22, 2024

Status update, June 2024

Hi all! This status update will be shorter than usual because I had a lot less free time for my open-source projects than usual this month. Indeed, I recently joined SNCF Réseau (the company responsible for the French railway infrastructure) to work on OSR…

via emersionJune 18, 2024

SolarWinds Serv-U (CVE-2024-28995) exploitation: We see you!

On June 5, 2024, SolarWinds published an advisory detailing CVE-2024-28995 - a path-traversal vulnerability in Serv-U, discovered by Hussein Daher. The affected versions are: SolarWinds Serv-U 15.4.2 HF 1 and earlier are affected SolarWinds Serv-U 15.4.2 …

via GreyNoise LabsJune 18, 2024

Why People are Angry over Go 1.23 Iterators

NOTE: This is based on, but completely rewritten, from a Twitter post: https://x.com/TheGingerBill/status/1802645945642799423 TL;DR It makes Go feel too “functional” rather than being an unabashed imperative language. I recently saw a post on Twitter showi…

via Articles on gingerBillJune 17, 2024

Programming at the edge with Fastly Compute

So you’ve heard about computing at the edge, and you’ve heard that Fastly let’s you run JavaScript, Go, Rust and any other language that compiles to Wasm at the edge… well, let’s take a look and while we’re at it let’s try and understand how caching works …

via Posts on integralistJune 12, 2024

israeli national police found trying to purchase stalkerware - #FuckStalkerware pt. 7

they're in pleasant company with other governments, intelligence companies, and data brokers

via maia blogJune 09, 2024

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