Bookmarks

Here is a list of miscellaneous web content I found to be interesting

How does a gas pump know to shut itself off?
https://www.straightdope.com/21341412/how-does-a-gas-pump-know-to-shut-itself-off

Old TV caused village broadband outages for 18 months
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-54239180

Boarding pass picture hack
https://mango.pdf.zone/finding-former-australian-prime-minister-tony-abbotts-passport-number-on-instagram

What is code
https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2015-paul-ford-what-is-code/

The World's Email Encryption Software Relies on One Guy, Who is Going Broke
https://www.propublica.org/article/the-worlds-email-encryption-software-relies-on-one-guy-who-is-going-broke

Harvesting credit card numbers and passwords
https://medium.com/hackernoon/im-harvesting-credit-card-numbers-and-passwords-from-your-site-here-s-how-9a8cb347c5b5

The Quest to Liberate $300,000 of Bitcoin From an Old Zip File
https://www.wired.com/story/quest-to-liberate-bitcoin-from-old-zip-file/

Hidden Messages Found in Transactions to Twitter Hack Bitcoin Address
https://cointelegraph.com/news/hidden-messages-found-in-transactions-to-twitter-hack-bitcoin-address

Programming with Punched Cards
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/computinghistory/fisk.pdf

How to understand things
https://nabeelqu.co/

Decentralized Identity Foundation
https://github.com/decentralized-identity

Hitchhiker, hero, celebrity, killer: The strange journey of the man called Kai
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-hitchhiker-hero-celebrity-killer-the-strange-journey-of-the-man/

Ghoti
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghoti

Making a GOOGOL:1 Reduction