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Website as hidden service: how do?

Was talking to a pal about ssh as hidden service. “It’s simple” he said, and practically dared me to do it. But I didn’t really want ssh, I thought lets do http instead because Adland. Oh okay. So you want to try it too? Lets

Permission denied (publickey) on AWS instance Ubuntu

So, you were minding your own business chmodding things left and right while logged in to your Ubuntu instance the other day, and now a few days later you get the Permission denied (publickey) response when you try to log in. Even if you do

How was Cannes?

In a word: Bizarre. Suddenly I’m meeting journalists all over the place, journalists who for whatever strange reason know who I am. Why? What? Really? Posing here with the editor of CB news Benjamin and AOL’s free ice-cream (aol are in the ice-cream buisiness now

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Facebook – you are not the customer. You are the product.

It’s no secret that I really dislike Facebook. It’s not their constant sudden changes to the API or the UI or their privacy policy that spurred my dislike. Heck, its not even the whole “backed by the CIA” creepyness. It’s the uselessness of pals who

Can’t talk now, busy having these tweets bronzed.

Dave Trott tweet here There were many brilliant people that tutored us at the SCA back in the day, the two that really made their permanent impression on me were Dave Trott and Paul Arden, so I did my best trying to make a permanent

No, there are no proxies involved in “hacking” gowalla

Why I’m pretty sure my little fly around the world stunt will get me banned is shown in the GetSatifaction forums here, where people are upset about folk who check in where they are not (some even dislike “drive-by check-ins) :Very VERY questionable check-ins and

Confessions of a Gowalla “hacker”

As you know, it all started because of that “pleaserobme” page. I Dashed around 4square to prove a point, and then did the same excersize in Gowalla (which I play), to not play favorites with either service. Both have the same bug, and you might