The BFG is a simpler, faster alternative to git-filter-branch for cleansing bad data out of your Git repository history:
* Removing Crazy Big Files * Removing Passwords, Credentials & other Private data
Hyperfox is a security tool for proxying and recording HTTP and HTTPs communications on a LAN.
Hyperfox is capable of forging SSL certificates on the fly using a root CA certificate and its corresponding key (both provided by the user). If the target machine recognizes the root CA as trusted, then HTTPs traffic can be succesfully intercepted and recorded.
twitter.com/wastholm/status/575991906766843904, posted 12 Mar by peter
"That pond it seems me many multiplied of fishes. Let us amuse rather to the fishing." http://t.co/vYs3aYNmqi
Google Inc. on Wednesday released new Street View images showing the present condition of the Tohoku region devastated by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami as the country marked the fourth anniversary of the disaster, which left more than 18,000 people dead or missing.
The U.S. company posted pictures taken since November 2014 online as part of a project launched in 2011 with the aim of keeping the memories of the disaster from fading.
gizmodo.com/netflix-on-an-nes-is-the-best-worst-way-to-watch-netfli-1690585053, posted 11 Mar by peter in hack nintendo retro video
There's no reason you would ever need to rig up an NES to run Netflix. Which is why it's so great that these two delightfully insane Netflix engineers did it for us. Because at long last, we can finally see the House of Cards intro in all the horrific, 8-bit glory absolutely no one ever intended.
Serf is a tool for cluster membership, failure detection, and orchestration that is decentralized, fault-tolerant and highly available. Serf runs on every major platform: Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows. It is extremely lightweight: it uses 5 to 10 MB of resident memory and primarily communicates using infrequent UDP messages.
twitter.com/wastholm/status/572663855190568960, posted 3 Mar by peter
Verifying myself: I am wastholm on Keybase.io. IcIKF5YJVapmOsi1PgZLJBdme_u2IJErzyDv / https://t.co/SpfBsG2beA
Ever wonder what exactly is inside a font? We know it contains letters — or actually, drawings of letters, but what else is in there? Well, why not crack one open and see, and while we’re there, find a way to make this world a little less buzzwordy?
premium.wpmudev.org/blog/the-big-list-of-payment-gateways-for-the-global-merchant/, posted 2 Mar by peter in business list online payment
There are a few excellent payment gateways that have come along and made it easier for people in the US to take payments like Stripe, Dwolla, and WePay. What are the options for the non-US merchant, though? What can they use to take payment?
challengepost.com/software/zero-click-bitcoin-micropayments, posted 28 Feb by peter in business cryptocurrency startup
Zero Click is a dead easy payment protocol that will allow users to pay for resources online in the simplest way using Bitcoin. We came up with the idea when we noticed that the HTTP 402 payment required status code was unimplemented. We used Bitcoin because it allows us to transfer money with no registration and no lengthy approval for the person receiving the money.