Archive for December, 2015

My Accidental Radio.

Friday, December 11th, 2015

Wow. I had no idea this could happen! (Rest of this post is by Michael Albaugh, except for the parts that quote me.) From: Michael Albaugh Subject: Re: Wait, what? Can speakers pick up radio by themselves? To: Karl Fogel Cc: The Usual Suspects Date: Fri, 11 Dec 2015 10:03:22 -0800 Disclaimer: It has been […]

Please Stop Locking Out Users After 3 Failed Login Attempts.

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

Update 2015-12-03: I just found out from a response tweet from @jacobian that the user flogging is apparently a requirement of the PCI standards, and thus many online services are essentially forced into it. Would love feedback or further information from anyone familiar with how PCI standards get baked. Calling all designers of online systems […]

The Software Freedom Conservancy: Why I Donated

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Update 2015-12-01: How could I have forgotten to mention that there’s a donor match going on right now? If you become one of the next 50 new Conservancy supporters, a donor is matching up to $6000! Please help Conservancy get every dollar they can from this generous donor. Few organizations are as effective per dollar […]