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read 38031 implied HN points 07 Jun 23
  1. Substack is introducing a new email digest called Your Weekly Stack to help readers discover new stories and writers on the platform.
  2. Your Weekly Stack will be sent every Wednesday, providing a roundup of curated posts for subscribers.
  3. Readers can provide feedback on Your Weekly Stack and opt out at any time if they do not find it suitable.
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Tjaart’s Substack 368 HN points 20 Feb 24
  1. A missing period in an email was a perplexing issue that affected only specific customers due to the line length limitations in the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP).
  2. The bug was traced back to the SMTP client code and the line length rule, which duplicated periods at the beginning of lines longer than a certain limit, causing them to disappear.
  3. The issue showcased the importance of understanding underlying protocols like SMTP to troubleshoot and fix unexpected problems efficiently.
Top 5 HN Posts of the day 19 implied HN points 01 Apr 24
  1. Today's Top 5 HN posts feature interesting articles in various tech fields.
  2. The HN posts cover topics like CPU performance, email deliverability, macOS widget libraries, JavaScript signals, and a cybersecurity backdoor.
  3. There are job opportunities in tech highlighted as well, such as positions in GPU container runtime development and UI tests elimination.
Rod’s Blog 79 implied HN points 05 Oct 23
  1. QR codes can be used maliciously, so it's important to generate them safely using reputable, secure QR code generators and consider adding password protection for private information.
  2. A quishing attack combines QR codes and phishing to trick victims into sharing sensitive data on fraudulent websites, often bypassing traditional security measures.
  3. Using Microsoft Defender for Office 365 along with Microsoft Sentinel can help detect and mitigate quishing attacks by configuring anti-phishing policies and connecting data for a comprehensive view of potential threats.
Rod’s Blog 19 implied HN points 09 Jan 23
  1. Receive an email notification each morning with the list of daily Microsoft Sentinel incidents created.
  2. The Logic App provided automates the process of checking and compiling incident details for easy access.
  3. Customize the email notification further by filtering incidents based on severity levels for more targeted updates.
12challenges 1 HN point 16 Feb 24
  1. On social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter, there's a mix of valuable content (gold) and unwanted material (crap) due to addictive design.
  2. To keep users engaged, platforms use variable rewards and show both good and bad content, including ads.
  3. Despite the mix of content, such platforms have become addictive, making it challenging for users to leave because of the high value placed on the good content.
Links I Would Gchat You If We Were Friends 0 implied HN points 10 Jul 15
  1. Algorithms can show bias because they're created by people and rushed out without fixing issues
  2. Negative parts of Reddit migrated to Voat, a platform seen as more supportive of free speech
  3. Assigning human traits to inanimate objects, like a tree with an email, can change our perspective and interactions
Links I Would Gchat You If We Were Friends 0 implied HN points 13 Nov 15
  1. There are apps available for various aspects of relationships, including breaking up, arguments, and love advice.
  2. You can access a collection of digital culture articles in ebook form or visit individual links of interest.
  3. This newsletter provides a roundup of intriguing reads on topics like digital intimacy, missed connections, and the impact of the internet.
Manycore 0 implied HN points 08 Mar 23
  1. Email is essential in daily life, being necessary for various tasks and having a significant user base worldwide.
  2. Spam filters are crucial, with Google making key innovations in spam filtering in 2004, affecting email delivery and reception.
  3. Inboxbooster offers a solution to help emails reach inboxes by explaining why they end up in spam and providing steps to remedy the issue.