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Show HN: Link-lock – Distributed app to password-protect URLs

Show HN: Link-lock – Distributed app to password-protect URLs

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Password-protect URLs using AES in the browser. About Link Lock is a tool for encrypting and decrypting URLs. When a user visits an encrypted URL, they will be prompted for a password. If the password is correct, Link Lock retrieves the original URL and then redirects there. Otherwise, an error is displayed. Users can also…
Show HN: Python-based Twitter bot that posts aerial imagery of a random location

Show HN: Python-based Twitter bot that posts aerial imagery of a...

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A simple yet highly configurable bot that tweets geotagged aerial imagery of a random location in the world. In a bit more detail, whenever you run ærialbot, it... loads a shapefile from disk, generates a random point꙳ within the bounds of this shape, figures out which map tiles need to be downloaded to cover a…
Show HN: PullPreview – Deploy previews for any application, on your servers

Show HN: PullPreview – Deploy previews for any application, on your...

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image/svg+xmlprovisions a serverin your AWS accountstarts your dockercompose...runs in a live environment.https://pr-10.my.pullpreview.comtriggers a Github ActionYour Pull Request... Say goodbye to expensive, hard-to-maintain preview environments Seeing the real thing running is always better than just looking at the code. Preview environments are a valuable tool to share progress early, get feedback, and iterate on a feature…
Organ Transplants Down as Stay-at-Home Rules Reduce Fatal Traffic Collisions

Organ Transplants Down as Stay-at-Home Rules Reduce Fatal Traffic Collisions

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Sid Meier’s Civilization VI free until May 28th

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI free until May 28th

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Civilization VI offers new ways to interact with your world, expand your empire across the map, advance your culture, and compete against history’s greatest leaders to build a civilization that will stand the test of time.See the marvels of your empire spread across the map like never before. Each city spans multiple tiles so you…
An introduction to RabbitMQ

An introduction to RabbitMQ

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2020-04-03 by Gabor Olah Why Rabbit? What is MQ? How can it improve our applications? Why would I want to learn more about it? — These are questions that I asked when I was first introduced to RabbitMQ. I’m Gabor, and I’m now a RabbitMQ engineer and consultant. In my time working with RabbitMQ, I’ve…
Stealing Secrets from Developers Using Websockets

Stealing Secrets from Developers Using Websockets

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This is a story of a convoluted, not-very-useful method for extracting codez from unwitting JavaScript developers working on top secret projects.A couple of articles have hit the sites recently about websites abusing websocket functionality to port-scan user’s computers’. For example: https://nullsweep.com/why-is-this-website-port-scanning-me/.The reason these techniques work is because browsers allow websockets from public origins to open…
Dolphins at popular spot miss tourists and keep leaving ‘gifts’ on shore

Dolphins at popular spot miss tourists and keep leaving ‘gifts’ on...

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Dolphins who frequent Australia’s Tin Can Bay, a popular tourist spot, have taken to bringing “gifts” ashore, apparently missing the visitors who would normally be lined up to feed them before the coronavirus pandemic.The pod of humpback dolphins has brought sponges, barnacle-covered bottles and fragments of coral to Queensland’s Barnacles Cafe & Dolphin Feeding in…
Students are failing AP tests because the College Board can’t handle HEIC images

Students are failing AP tests because the College Board can’t handle...

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Nick Bryner, a high school senior in Los Angeles, had just completed his AP English Literature and Composition test last week. But when he snapped a photo of a written answer with his iPhone and attempted to upload it to the testing portal, it stopped responding. The website got stuck on the loading screen until…