The 69th issue. There is absolutely nothing funny or special about it. Nothing at all. Nope.

New browser-tracking hack works even when you flush caches or go incognito

Published: 19 February 2021
Tags: security

Pretty interesting article by Dan Goodin on how favicons can be used to get around restrictions on cookies to track users in most major browsers.

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What I wish I had known about single page applications

Published: 24 February 2021
Tags: web

Not normally a fan of articles with titles that start off "What I wish I had known about...", but in this one, Michael Pratt actually does a good job. Michael talks about the anatomy of a SPA, SEO, sharing, and caching.

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Will you pay the consistency costs?

Published: 24 February 2021
Tags: lua, database

I really wish my love for video games pushed me into coding earlier. It almost did a couple of times, but getting into Java to write Runescape bots (when so many were readily available with a simple download) never held my attention for more than a couple of days. Anyway, now I'm into coding, but not into video games. Articles like this one by Ayende Rahien however, always pique my interest again. In it, Ayende discusses the problems with consistency across distributed systems.

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