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Two interesting articles: IT’S TIME TO BUILD, and Why Nations Succeed.

I am reminded of this quote from Steve Jobs:

I think if you do something and it turns out pretty good, then you should go do something else wonderful, not dwell on it for too long. Just figure out what’s next.

Sunspring | A Sci-Fi Short Film Starring Thomas Middleditch

Sunspring. The first film ever written entirely by an artificial intelligence.

The screenplay TBH doesn’t make much sense…

Travel Advisories Level 1 to Level 4

Take care of yourself

If you’re not taking care of yourself, you’re not in a position to help anyone else. You can’t give what you don’t have, and if you’re struggling to pay your bills while volunteering four nights a week, you’re probably hurting more people than you’re helping.

No one is coming to the rescue

Middle class is waiting to be rescued from financial mediocrity… World class knows no one is coming to the rescue

The middle class lives in a perpetual waiting game for outside forces to come to their aid and grant their every wish. Whether it’s losing weight and getting fit; enhancing their relationships or getting rich, they are operating at a level of consciousness that encourages them to passively wait for life to improve. The hero they’re waiting for may be God, government, their boss or their spouse. It’s the average person’s level of thinking that breeds this approach to life and living while the clock keeps ticking away.

DNS Exfiltration


SameSite SameOrigin?

What is a site? What is an origin? Are they the same interchangably?

What’s cross site? What’s cross origin?

In short, site is eTLD + 1, origin is scheme, host, and port.

What is eTLD? eTLD is effective top-level domain.

What is effective top-level domain? It is one of the domains listed in the Public suffix list: (e.g. com,,, etc). The list gets a little wild.

So site being eTLD + 1, an example is, or, or


This blog post is very informative, worth a read:

Info on SameSite cookies:


The State of Open-Source Data Integration and ETL

Good read, so much have changed in just a few years.


USB types are getting very confusing now, next time I will just look for Thunderbolt 4.

Predict your choice

This game Aaronson Oracle can predict your next choice (left key or right key), with a 70% average correct rate. We are not that random after all.