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Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

This week my new MacBook Pro finally arrived.  To be specific it’s configured as follows.

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PSA: If you were signed out of your Google account tonight, don’t worry [Update] – 9to5Google

I had to re-logon to my mobile phone, but not my web browser. It seems this was due to a glitch at Google, but doesn’t remove my suspicion when I see this message come up in the future. 50 more words

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"Default" birth days

A while ago I overheard an HR conversion about birth-date spreads which went into a topic on “default” birthdays being especially common in countries where the exact day of birth didn’t matter much. 71 more words

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SHAttered - stop using SHA-1; it's broken

We have broken SHA-1 in practice.

This industry cryptographic hash function standard is used for digital signatures and file integrity verification, and protects a wide spectrum of digital assets, ranging credit card transactions, electronic documents, open-source software repositories and software updates.

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Delphi and stuff: The strange limitation of 64 threads

… there’s no need to use WaitForMultipleObjects in Step 2. It’s fairly easy to keep a counter of active threads in the pool (interlocked-incremented when a thread starts, interlocked-decremented when a thread is finished).

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