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This brings new meaning to "Y2K Bug"...
Windows admins: Patch now, unless you run 2003, in which case you're out of luck.
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+Daniel Martin my understanding is that it's more like two great tastes that go great together.

One is screwing with Group Policy updates which cause a less secure default.  Which, consequently, turns off SMB Signing (usually enforced by Group Policy).  Once you've pulled the crypto out of the mix, you get a play a round of monkey-in-the-middle with any ongoing SMB traffic.

The other one makes SMB Signing a moot point.  Apparently before we even engage the SMB client, the Multiple UNC Provider tries to figure out what is going to service the connection on the other end of the UNC path.  The problem is that the MUP doesn't pay attention to whether it really is talking to the desired server or not.  So play MITM games and you can avoid that pesky SMB Signing even you didn't disable it with the previous vulnerability.  The new MUP now allows you to require a UNC Provider that can enforce combinations of Authentication, Integrity, and Privacy for a given UNC path.  Pretty important for the client to verify that the files its getting for, say, log-in scripts or Policy updates comes from the expected source.  But this is applicable to anything that uses a UNC.  Assuming you've configured it all via a Group Policy update.

Either one of these is pretty tasty in its own right.  But chaining them together is a heck of a combination.  Or at least, that's my understanding.
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London skyline from Primrose Hill.
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Just overnight (and now trying to get to sleep despite jet lag :-/). Off to Zürich tomorrow. Er, today. Sunday.
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Attending Hot Couture 2015. The Crucible has the best patio heaters ever.

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If I come across a CompuServe CD, I'll let you know.
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Wall decoration in the Google NYC lobby: snowflake circuitry!
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No LEDs that I noticed.  And for reference, this picture is of a section of wall that was about 30 inches across :-).
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Some nice views of Oakland and Alameda on our approach to SFO this afternoon.
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My apologies, +Brian Slesinsky​. Alameda may well be the exception. The Bay is hell for me.
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Aha, I wondered what that sound was at 1:30pm...
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I clicked the "show translation" link on your post, and got "Aha, I Wondered what that sound something at 1:30 pm ..."
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Best viewed from hills made of silicon dioxide.
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It definitely takes more discipline to be "off duty" than it used to be.
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"choose to maximize long-term effectiveness, even when that seems contrary to maximizing short-term efficiency."

Many years ago ("before the turn of the century (godsdamn kids get off my lawn)) I learned that if I stopped banging my head on a problem and Went Home (left the work behind), I could often come in at 9 the next morning and resolve the problem within an hour. 

I learned that taking a break was essential. I learned that my brain would keep noodling on the problem in background and I'd often find a solution half way home. (It helped that I had a very pretty and relaxing commute route).

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Today in office archaeology: party like it's 1999!

I still miss Code Warrior a bit. It was fast and functional.
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I had the Mac Codewarrior subscription, then my second ex-wife and my wife teamed up to buy me the Palm Pilot for Mac version of Codewarrior, and when I got an On-Hand PC (an early smart watch, with a DOS-like OS), it came with yet another copy of Codewarrior, which only ran on Windows and was entirely in Japanese, but it worked and I used it.

I helped open source PowerPlant - I wrote the utility app that added the open-source license boilerplate to each source file.
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Having a fine time at +East Bay Mini Maker Faire this afternoon.
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Excellent spot for lunch or a light dinner, though it helps to like olives. Pleasant patio for people-watching when the weather is good.
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I can't judge the lunch buffet (I don't expect great food at any buffet, to be honest), but the food at dinner has been consistently delicious every time I've eaten here. The fragrant and spicy curries and vindaloos are better than any other Indian restaurant in the area.
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