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You don't need paper to choose secure unique passwords and no password manager either.

Here is a simple recipe
* Choose a long random password >10 or 12 chars
* Modify the password with something from the website, like add the first two characters on position 3 and 9.

First of all a long random password is secure (in the sense it is hard to crack). Adding something makes it no less secure. The adding is just for making it unique for each website.

Second, you can remember one long random password, trust me. I can't memorize many random passwords and not the right one's for each website, but I can memorize one, so can you. This is especially true, as you are using it many times a day (and don't let the browser remember it for you).

This does not work well on mobile, because long passwords on tiny keyboards are error prone. Nothing is perfect :-(
Experts say you should choose a different, complex password for each of your online accounts. But no one can remember that many passwords. The solution? Just write them down.
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Can we start an Obama petition that does the same for whitehouse.gov?
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Point, set and match!
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It looks like they have some money to burn, power to them. Can we start funding other important projects such as #openssl, #bufferbloat  ... too?

If you are reading this, please think about your charitable dollars going to worthy open source projects.
 
The Document Foundation (TDF), the charitable entity behind #LibreOffice, seeks a Quality Assurance Engineer to start work as soon as possible: http://blog.documentfoundation.org/2014/05/01/tdf-freelance-job-opening-201405-01-quality-assurance-engineer/
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Ohloh.net is a cool project, consider voting for it :-)
 
Ohloh, The Black Duck Open Hub, is up for a 2014 JAX Innovation Award! Vote for Ohloh as the Most Innovative Open Tech Business
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Yes, please do take five minutes!
 
Please take 5 - 10 minutes of your time to tell us how you are using Eclipse and open source software by completing the Eclipse Community Survey. The participation deadline is May 16, 2014.
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Interested in #netneutrality  or #bufferbloat  ? Rad this about who is or is not upgrading their peering capabilities
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FCC Chair "Something that harms consumers is not commercially reasonable. For instance, degrading service in order to create a new “fast lane” would be shut down." and "Peering is "outside the scope" of his proposal [with reference to the Netflix/Comcast deal]"?

Mr Chairman, I don't care personally about Netflix in particular, but the evidence is in, the lack of peering capacity provided by Comcast harmed consumer's access to Netflix services. Evidence, after the agreement Netflix service improved.
"I won’t hesitate" to declare ISPs common carriers, Wheeler writes.
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Hope for municipal fiber" 

FCC Chair "I believe the FCC has the power—and I intend to exercise that power—to preempt state laws that ban competition from community broadband."
But can the FCC preempt all 20 state laws that limit public broadband?
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Isn't it ironic that Google for years now promotes phones with NO expandable storage (external SD card, etc.), but turns around and realizes a completely modular phone is very desirable?

My swappable feature favorites:
* Battery as large as I want
* External storage
* Radio module that supports the bands (GSM, LTE) of the country and network I'm in (for travel) + the SIM card that I want to use
In a spare, drab office park in Sunnyvale, California, a bunch of two-by-fours and foamboard have been nailed together into a makeshift model of a shipping container. Inside, a bare, unlit Edison...
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That is the reality of computer security
"On my computer the numbers are roughly:


Operating system Kernel:        2.0 million lines of code 
Compiler:                                      2.0 --//-- 
C language runtime library:      0.5 --//-- 
Cryptolibrary:                               0.3 --//--

Each additional programming language involved will add about a million lines. Using a graphical user interface roughly doubles the number, and a browser almost doubles it again. A reasonable estimate is that the computer on which you read this has at least 100, but more likely 1,000 bugs through which your security can be compromised."

"If those bugs were unique to your computer, that wouldn't be too bad. But that's not the case, as they are the exact same bugs on millions and millions of computers, and, therefore, every bug has pandemic potential. And — as if the task were not difficult enough — there are people actively trying to sabotage the result, in order to make "intelligence gathering" easier and less expensive. Apparently some of those exceptionally skilled engineers and scientists on our dream-team have hidden agendas — otherwise the leadership of the NSA would be deeply incompetent."

Worth while 10 min read!
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