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Cypherpunk Academy 002: Tor Fundamentals
2019 Aug 2 @ Enterprise Coworking, Denver, Colorado

cypherpunkacademy.com/ca-002.h

I'm so sorry to say it, but today @linuxjournal closed down for good. As you can imagine we are all so sad that this is the end. You can read my final goodbye here:
linuxjournal.com/content/linux

Today Linux Journal shut its doors for good. All staff were laid off and the company is left with no operating funds to continue in any capacity... linuxjournal.com/content/linux

scratchy lets you quickly bootstrap a Linux distro in a (non-Docker) container and interactively execute something in it:

github.com/muesli/scratchy

Currently supports bootstrapping Arch, but it's super easy to add more scripts for other distros! Contributions always welcome!

#golang

Slide deck is available here:
cypherpunkacademy.com/ca-002.p

Based on feedback, I added content about alternative technologies and locating Exit Nodes.

A huge thanks to everyone who attended. We all made this event a success together, and I'm already looking forward to the next one!

Picked up an Epic Brewing - Escape to Colorado, to celebrate National IPA Day

Dash Core CEO, Ryan Taylor, mystified by the following types of lights:
- candle
- neon sign
- bottom-lit glass disk
- Jacob’s ladder
- price ticker

Keeping with the cypherpunk ethos, it would be great if I could refer people to a hosting provider that accepts Bitcoin.

Seeking recommendations if you've got any, thanks!

Cypherpunk Academy 002: Tor Fundamentals
2019 Aug 2 @ Enterprise Coworking, Denver, Colorado

cypherpunkacademy.com/ca-002.h

Interesting historical detail:

There is only one BIP that has ever reached the status "Rejected". It's BIP 109 by Gavin Andresen.

See the table on the readme of github.com/bitcoin/bips

Plenty have been withdrawn though.

Bitcoin may do to banks what the internet did to libraries.

Bitcoin may do to central banks what the printing press & age of enlightenment did to the Church's monopoly on knowledge.

Except that systems of money have stronger network effects than systems of knowledge, so perhaps the events that unfold will be even more acute and accelerated, compared to whats happening with the internet.

Mac Zoom Client vulnerability allows any website to forcibly join a user to a Zoom call, with their video camera activated, without the user's permission. Persists after uninstalling the app.
medium.com/@jonathan.leitschuh

Installing the fan on my dropped the CPU temperature from 80C to 60C during IBD

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Keep it civil and we should all survive :)