Web server security is an ongoing issue these days. Fortunately thanks to Let's Encrypt getting good-quality X.509 certificates for HTTPS is no longer a problem, but we still want to keep our servers up-to-date with the latest developments. For HTTPS-based web sites, the free “SSL Server Test” offered by …Read more
Golden rice, which is rice that has been genetically engineered to contain very high levels of beta-carotene (a precursor to vitamin A), is now officially approved as safe to grow and eat in the Philippines. This will hopefully help reduce illness, blindness, and death in children from vitamin-A deficiency, which …Read more
Watched The Amazing Spider-Man on Netflix yesterday while casually hacking away on the server move at my desk (living room was occupied by the resident Germany's Next Topmodel fan).
Hadn't realised before that the movie was directed by Marc Webb, which does make a certain amount of sense.
Also hadn't …Read more