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CH Krabby – A keyboard interface to the web, inspired by Kakoune

Overview Krabby is a web extension (for Chrome, Firefox and surf) for keyboard-based navigation, inspired by Kakoune. The main differences with existing extensions are: multiple selections, keyboard layout agnostic, SOV (subject–object–verb) constructs and simple interaction with external programs. It is also quite usable with the mouse. Features Subject–object–verb order. Learn more at Differences with Vi(m).…

CH Asking questions is a skill: Lessons from 10 years of Stack Overflow

I’m approaching my ten year anniversary on Stack Overflow. Over the past decade, how I use the site and my understanding of it has evolved quite a bit, so I thought I’d share some of what I’ve learned along the way. I’m writing this as a moderate user who is not engaged in the broader…

CH Having Kids

December 2019Before I had kids, I was afraid of having kids. Up to that point I felt about kids the way the young Augustine felt about living virtuously. I’d have been sad to think I’d never have children. But did I want them now? No.If I had kids, I’d become a parent, and parents, as…

CH Cache of Crypto-Jewish Recipes Dating to Inquisition Found in Miami Kitchen

A few years ago, Genie Milgrom came across a treasure trove of old recipes stashed away in her elderly mother’s kitchen drawers. There were hundreds of them — some in tattered notebooks, others scribbled on crumbling scraps of paper. Upon closer examination, it became apparent to Milgrom that these were the handwritten notations of generations…

CH Show HN: Clayoven – a minimalist website generator for math, code, and articles

clayoven is a beautiful website generator with a carefully curated set of features. It has been built at a glacial pace, over a period of seven years, as my website expanded in content. I have a spread of mathematical notes, software-related posts, and even one wider-audience article; it suffices to say that clayoven is good…

CH How I grew Visa List to $5000 per month in a year

  by   @1HaKr     Know where you can travel with your passport tension free and find visa requirements and document checklist for 238+ countries © Visa List · About · Terms · Privacy

CH DOS Wireless Networking, Continued

As I recently mentioned, wireless networking is extra difficult when the access point reboots itself at the slightest hint of heavier traffic. The faulty TP-Link router was temporarily replaced with a Netgear WG602 of similar vintage. The Netgear has been solid and has no trouble transferring tens of megabytes without a glitch. I should note…

CH Problematic monetization in security products, Avira edition

A while back we’ve seen how Avast monetizes their users. Today we have a much smaller fish to fry, largely because the Avira’s extensions in question aren’t installed by default and require explicit user action for the additional “protection.” So these have far fewer users, currently 400 thousands on Firefox and slightly above a million…

CH Lawyers for users of QuadrigaCX seek exhumation of founder

Image copyright Facebook/Quadriga Image caption Gerald Cotten was the only person who had passwords to QuadrigaCX digital wallets Lawyers representing users of bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX are asking Canadian authorities to exhume the body of its founder. They say they want an exhumation given “questionable circumstances” surrounding his death. Gerald Cotten died suddenly last year…

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