A blog of rants, screeds, and other nonsense

…hastily written with love…

  • Congress, PDFs, and CSVs

    The Sunlight Foundation spent years meeting with congresspeople trying to convince them to pass laws to get various government data (fundraising domains, government contracts and spending, etc.) published electronically.

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  • How the Internet Ends

    In effort to shut down Telegram, Russia blocks Amazon, Google network addresses

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  • Worst Cut and Paste Error Ever

    The worst cut-and-paste error I ever made.

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  • Response to: Our Security Auditor Is an Idiot

    Some thoughts on the SO question about the idiot security consultant that demanded a list of everyone’s plaintext password plus some rather impossible things.

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  • Expensify.com: How I Hate Thee

    Expensify drives me fucking nuts.

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  • Let Me Answer That Tired Old Driverless Car Question

    You: Driveless cars? Oh no! What if the car is in a situation where the only way to avoid running down a baby is to crash into 4 other people? What will it do?

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  • 30 Years Ago I Became an Activist

    (Originally posted to Facebook on October 11, 2017)

    Today is the 30th anniversary of the day I became an activist. Today in 1987 I went to the 2nd March On Washington for Gay and Lesbian Rights. I drove down with four other students crammed in Joellen’s ludicrously bright orange station wagon. I was just going to be supportive.

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  • Trolling Is Internet Litter

    I live in a nice quiet neighborhood. I’m proud of my neighborhood. When I walk down the street, if I see a scrap of litter, I bend down and pick it up.

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  • How would I answer this concern troll?

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  • Will Facebook fix their 'Fake News' Problem?

    Hell no.

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  • Political Predictions for 2017

    Constitutional Convention

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  • Technical Predictions for 2017

    Don’t take these predictions too seriously. However, these are some predictions and/or concerns I have.

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  • About Tom Limoncelli

    Hi! I’m Tom Limoncelli. I am best known for my books on system administration and time management. However, I also have been involved in politics and activism (there is a difference) since 1987. This blog is my place for all my political rants, technical blathering, and predictions. Enjoy. Sincerely,Tom Limoncelli read more

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      Hi! I’m Tom Limoncelli. I am best known for my books on system administration and time management. However, I also have been involved in politics and activism (there is a difference) since 1987. This blog is my place for all my political rants, technical blathering, and predictions. Sincerely, Tom Limoncelli read more

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