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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.

Fortressa - Create Your Own Private VPN

Net neutrality is under threat, and your Internet activity is being recorded and sold to the highest bidder. I built Fortressa to combat this theft and protect your privacy.

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.

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More disappearing Safari extensions

A year ago I blogged about a macOS bug that causes all of your installed Safari web extensions to disappear …

via The Desolation of Blog 06 July 2022

“Don’t Mock What You Don’t Own” in 5 Minutes

A common issue programmers have when they try to test real-world software is how to deal with third-party dependencies. Let …

via Hynek Schlawack 21 June 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