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Is there anything about identity on the internet that’s not broken?

We know that usernames and passwords are broken, password resets are, SSL certificates, hacks like certificate pinning etc. and many other things. Apparently even domain name ownership proof is just as broken: there seems to be no method to authoritatively determine whether somebody who claims to own a domain actually does. If somebody came to…

My Raspberry Pi Pool Timer — Setting up the Raspberry Pi

(See this post on the why of this project, and this post on the parts I selected to build with. In this post, I describe setting up the Raspberry Pi itself.) Update 2013/01/12: Using wpa_supplicant to automatically reconnect to WiFi base station when needed. This turns out to be remarkably simple: Steal the HDMI cable…