Let’s Encrypt: certificate lifetimes 90 days plus one second,
“However, RFC 5280 defines the validity period of a certificate as
being the duration between the “not before” and the “not after”
timestamps, inclusive. This inclusivity means that Let’s Encrypt’s
certificates have all been actually valid for 90 days plus 1 second.”
Cryptanalysis of the GPRS Encryption Algorithms GEA-1 and GEA-2, by
Christof Beierle, Patrick Derbez, Gregor Leander, Gaëtan Leurent,
Håvard Raddum, Yann Rotella, David Rupprecht, and Lukas Stennes.
“The attack on GEA-1 is based on an exceptional interaction of the
deployed LFSRs and the key initialization, which is highly unlikely to
occur by chance.”
Celebrating 30 years of Europe’s first root name server,
“In 1991, the Nordic University Network (NORDUnet) was selected to
operate the first root name server in Europe.”
Fitting a FORTH in 512 bytes, really good write-up
how to implement a Forth on x86 by Jakub Kądziołka.
Gently down the stream, a gentle introduction to Apache Kafka
written and illustrated by Mitch Seymour. Absolutely adorable.
ARTSEY is a one-handed keyboard system using 8 keys in a 2x4 layout.
GXemul is a framework for full-system computer architecture emulation.
Can emulate Motorola 88K.
Creation of Internet Relay Chat Nicknames and Their Usage in English
Chatroom Discourse (2011), by Robert Ecker.
Daedalus: Man’s Greatest Flight,
flying from Knossos to Santorini in a human-powered aircraft, in 1988.
Building telemetry for tea aka Tealemetry (2018), by Ben Cox.
Kaboom, a cruel but fair Minesweeper implementation.
“If you try to guess, the game will always choose the worst scenario.”