Stupid certificate tricks

Sometimes I do things for no real reasons other than "because I can" and/or "it amuses me". For example, embedding a snarky message into my HTTPS certificate.

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Why Bitcoin mining ASICs won't crack your password

I've seen a lot of people expressing concern that Bitcoin mining ASICs are going to lead to some sort of password cracking apocalypse.

They won't.

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How I made my header image

I'm pretty happy with how my header image (seen above) turned out. Here's how it was made:

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Never forget to start screen again

There a few systems that I frequently work on from multiple locations. I like to be able to log back in and pick up where I left off after disconnecting and screen is great for that, but I have to remember to start it before I do anything else. After forgetting one too many times, I figured out how to start it automatically when I open an interactive SSH session. Here's what I came up with:

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