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Dave Aronson
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Driving tip: when you are stopped at a red light, and there are "scars" on the road behind the big white line, put your car over the scars. They cover wires that make a big metal detector, to detect waiting cars. Unlike pressing the "Walk" button, you will get to go sooner.

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Security researchers make one virtual machine spy on another by using the host's CPU cache: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/03/31/researchers_steal_data_from_shared_cache_of_two_cloud_vms/

https://hackernoon.com/dont-learn-a-syntax-learn-to-change-the-way-you-think-18436807012d (by someone else) explains why I tell aspiring developers to learn very different languages.

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People don't follow good security advice... so here's some bad advice that maybe they'll fail to follow, and thus follow good practices: https://xkcd.com/1820/

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Came across this article that outlines several beginnerish mistakes... some of which I've made. (The rest of which I'll probably make later!)

https://medium.com/blackode/common-pitfalls-in-elixir-coding-a9f8a5db2877


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Americans: have you been foregoing deducting your home office expenses off your taxable income, due to the bookkeeping headaches? Since 2013, the IRS has allowed a flat $5 per square foot! See https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small-businesses-self-employed/home-office-deduction for details. Wish I'd stumbled across this sooner -- before I started trying to pull together my home-office expense numbers!

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Americans: have you been foregoing deducting your home office expenses off your taxable income, due to the bookkeeping headaches? Since 2013, the IRS has allowed a flat $5 per square foot! See https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small-businesses-self-employed/home-office-deduction for details. Wish I'd stumbled across this sooner -- before I started trying to pull together my home-office expense numbers!

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USA freelance/consulting tip: Have you been foregoing deducting your home office expenses off your taxable income, due to the bookkeeping headaches? Since 2013, the IRS has allowed a flat $5 per square foot! See https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small-businesses-self-employed/home-office-deduction for details. Wish I'd stumbled across this sooner -- before I started trying to pull together my home-office expense numbers!

The TSA now bans carried-on laptops and tablets, on flights from certain countries. But explosives can certainly fit into many other things, or checked luggage! Even if they had a specific tip about a plot to put some in a lappy, why stop there and leave all other avenues open? Once again, reacting to yesterday's attacks, seemingly oblivious to the possibility of any change in tactics.
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