Sunday, January 1, 2017

What was I reading in December 2016?

December was a very busy month, but (mostly) it was enjoyable. I was even able to squeeze in a couple non-reading-list posts.

2016-12-01

- Farm Hacks - Being a farmers' kid, I found this interesting.
- Help Us Keep the Archive Free Accessible and Reader Private
- Qubes OS Begins Commercialization and Community Funding Efforts
- Del.icio.us export disabled and support email down - I miss the original non-ad-encumbered del.icio.us. Of late, I've been wresting SemanticScuttle and Shaarli, trying to make them reverse proxy tolerant. Not much luck there though.
- Franc[e]sco's Gopherspace: /programming/c_without_standard_library_linux.txt
- Lua as a Python's secret weapon - Lua has been turning up in a lot of my projects lately...
- A security update for Raspbian PIXEL - Raspberry Pi
- Pwning coworkers thanks to LaTeX scumjr
- Theorem of the Day

2016-12-03

- Introduction to strace - This was valuable (this month) in determining the cause of 60 second delays in some legacy RadioShark code.
- Let's stop copying C / fuzzy notepad
- Amazon's New Truck Can Haul Five Copies of the Internet With Room to Spare

2016-12-04

- The Unsolvable Mysteries of the Voynich Manuscript
- OSS-Fuzz initial impressions - The Blagoblag
- Microsoft's IFTTT alternative is now open to everyone

2016-12-06

- A Most Civil War - My brother-in-law's book/blog
- Finding bombs in the forest
- Rooting an appliance for fun and maybe profit?
- Creepy Wireless Stalking Made Easy

2016-12-11

- Write a toy strace and gdb
- Tips for Self-Learning Programming
- German judges explain why Adblock Plus is legal
- Ticket Bot Act Passed by Congress; Heads to President
- Mr. Robot Killed the Hollywood Hacker - \o/ - Yay!
- How to Sleep

2016-12-15

- Practical Reverse Engineering Part 5 - Digging Through the Firmware
- Divided by a common syntax
- Crypto guru Matt Green asks courts for DMCA force field so he can safely write a textbook
- DMCA updated toaster penetration testing gets green light in America
- Programming is Forgetting: Toward a New Hacker Ethic - Allison Parrish Open Transcripts
- Unix in the browser tab

2016-12-17

- Galileo navigation satellite system goes live

2016-12-24

- Disassembly Required
- Creating and using your own C libraries
- Cool but obscure unix tools
- A convenient untruth (array notation in C)

2016-12-26

- Unix Horror Stories: The good thing about Unix is when it screws up it does so very quickly
- DNS over HTTPS - There's just so many things "not right" with this...

2016-12-27

- Understanding assembly Hello World

2016-12-30

- Issuance of Amended Executive Order 13694; Cyber-Related Sanctions Designations

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