(Technical) Whimsical Writings of the Web

CORS: The cock-blocker

I had never been a fan of Javascript, granted my history with it during the HTML4 days - between browser incompatibilities and quirky behaviours, it had never seemed worthwhile as a language to use despite the promise of a true ‘write-once, run-everywhere’ experience.

The Hybrid of Windows and Linux

As mentioned previously in “Bad things that OSX is doing”, I had purchased a laptop a few months ago, with the intention of setting up Linux and harden it for my personal use.

Catalina Fingerprinting

What The Fuck, Apple?

As I gather from other people’s field reports, it looks like from MacOS Catalina (10.15), Apple is performing fingerprinting on all unsigned applications in the OS, and sending the signatures to api.apple-cloudkit.com.

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