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Great #idea
Via Hacker News [ https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=13769727 ]. Google employees using their 20% time to submit patches to fix the vulnerability in numerous projects. "The announcement of [the Mad Gadget vulnerability] triggered the cambrian explosion of enterprise security disclosures. Oracle, Cisco, Red Hat, Jenkins, VMWare, IBM, Intel, Adobe, HP and SolarWinds all formally disclosed that they had been impacted by this issue.

But unlike big businesses, open source projects don’t have people on staff to read security advisories all day and instead rely on volunteers to keep them informed. It wasn’t until five months later that a Google employee noticed several prominent open source libraries had not yet heard the bad news. Those projects were still depending on vulnerable versions of Collections. So back in March 2016, she started sending pull requests to those projects updating their code.
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We were alarmed when we discovered 2,600 unique open source projects that still directly referenced insecure versions of Collections. Internally at Google, we have a tool called Rosie that allows developers to make large scale changes to codebases owned by hundreds of different teams. But no such tool existed for GitHub. So we recruited even more engineers from around Google to patch the world’s code the hard way.
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Action was needed to keep the open source community safe. So rather than simply posting a security advisory asking everyone to address the vulnerability, we formed a task force to update their code for them. That initiative was called Operation Rosehub.

Operation Rosehub was organized from the bottom-up on company-wide mailing lists. Employees volunteered and patches were sent out in a matter of weeks. There was no mandate from management to do this—yet management was supportive. They were happy to see employees spontaneously self-organizing to put their 20% time to good use. Some of those managers even participated themselves."

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#touchbar :)
And now some #MacBookPro touch bar humor for lulz ;) #unix #macos #apple 
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Vor 4 Jahren ist Telefónica mit dem Versuch gescheitert, diesmal soll es klappen. Die Bewegungsdaten der o2-Kunden sollen an Unternehmen und Behörden verkauft werden, als Gegenleistung gibt es Rabatte.

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The best Stackoverflow answer to "how do I parse my HTML with RegEx?"

sample: "[...]The force of regex and HTML together in the same conceptual space will destroy your mind like so much watery putty. If you parse HTML with regex you are giving in to Them and their blasphemous ways which doom us all to inhuman toil for the One whose Name cannot be expressed in the Basic Multilingual Plane, he comes.[...]"


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Note that the following image is static  ツ #mindblown
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