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Fortressa — The App Store for Open Source

Fortressa is the app store for open source, providing you with open-source SaaS alternatives to take back control over your data and reduce your software costs.

Introduction to Long-Term Investing

How to invest for long-term wealth building, financial freedom, and security in retirement.

Homebrew Python Is Not For You

Don’t use Homebrew Python. It’s not meant for you.

The High Cost of the Early Adopter Tax

Being an early adopter of technology has significant costs that may not be worth paying.

U2F Hardware Security Keys

Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) hardware security keys and multi-factor authentication (MFA) combine to provide strong security and good usability — the best of both worlds.

Multi-Factor Authentication, Phones, and SMS

Most implementations of multi-factor authentication (MFA), also known as two-factor authentication (2FA), rely on sending codes via SMS text messages or phone calls. There are serious problems with this approach.

Don’t Make Your Own Two-Factor Authentication App

Multi-factor authentication can be poorly implemented in a multitude of ways, and one of those ways is to ship a custom branded authentication app.

Multi-Factor Authentication Best Practices

Two-factor authentication (2FA), also known as multi-factor authentication (MFA), comes in many flavors. But not all are created equal. Best practices should involve at least two selections from this list: FIDO U2F hardware keys, one-time passwords (OTP), and recovery codes.

Tacklebox for Fish Shell

Tacklebox is a framework for organizing and sharing Fish shell functions, plugins, modules, and themes.

Articles from sites I follow

I'm starting a company blog and Slack

I started this as a personal programming and technical blog, and I'd like to keep it that way. I write …

via The Desolation of Blog 03 November 2022

How I’m a Productive Programmer With a Memory of a Fruit Fly

A love letter to tools that changed everything for me.

via Hynek Schlawack 19 September 2022

Mailbag #2

We have a whole lot to talk about. The post Mailbag #2 appeared first on Wait But Why.

via Wait But Why 14 April 2021