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gambling with play money, squarespace vs google, buffet's friends
lots of links this week. my favorite
whales vs minnows: manifold is a play-money prediction market. a user turned this into a sort of gambling and burned his savings.
warren buffet reads. he also has friends - people are a shortcut to knowledge.
squarespace buys google domains - $180 million.
you do not need passion before you have an idea - the idea is what provides the passion
github action hacking - secrets to exfiltrate, common misconfigurations, etc
stealing secrets via brightness fluctuations in power indicators.
wall of shame - codegate ctf had different flags for each team and caught some flag sharing. sounds like cursedctf.
libc sandbox - try to hack it. someone found at least one bypass with sockets
website design museum - screenshots of websites from the 90s-00s. oh how web design has changed
scanning computer shopper - a magazine that had computers you could shop for
gameboy studio - game with a game engine for gameboy games.
tiny computer models - my favorite is the mainframe from war games. $559.00
zvi on apple vision pro - nothing too surprising here
klaus teuber, designer of catan passed away a few months ago. “teuber created a microsoft excel spreadsheet with ‘elaborate logic chains and probability matrices’ so that the developers could determine the effects of each action on gameplay.”
i got to play twilight imperium finally. really fun. risk, but way more politics and strategy and drama, and way less suffering, despite the 11 hour runtime