Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

something coined by American cryptographer Bruce Schneier: any person can invent a security system so clever that she or he can't think of how to break it

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Remember Schneier's Law? Anyone can come up with a security system so clever that he can't see its flaws.

—p.20 Microsoft Research DRM Talk (15) missing author
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1 year, 4 months ago

Remember Schneier's Law? Anyone can come up with a security system so clever that he can't see its flaws.

—p.20 Microsoft Research DRM Talk (15) missing author
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1 year, 4 months ago

(noun) politics based on practical and material factors rather than on theoretical or ethical objectives

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the realpolitik of unauthorized use is that users are not required to secure permission for uses that the rights holder will never discover

—p.79 How Copyright Broke (78) default author
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1 year, 4 months ago

the realpolitik of unauthorized use is that users are not required to secure permission for uses that the rights holder will never discover

—p.79 How Copyright Broke (78) default author
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1 year, 4 months ago

(noun) a small gift given a customer by a merchant at the time of a purchase / (noun) something given or obtained gratuitously or by way of good measure

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[Lagniappe: an unexpected bonus or extra] Think of it as a "lagniappe" — a little something extra to thank you for your patience.

—p.113 Ebooks: Neither E, Nor Books (95) default author
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1 year, 4 months ago

[Lagniappe: an unexpected bonus or extra] Think of it as a "lagniappe" — a little something extra to thank you for your patience.

—p.113 Ebooks: Neither E, Nor Books (95) default author
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1 year, 4 months ago

the idea that humanity has fallen from a better state

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Lapsarianism — the idea of a paradise lost, a fall from grace that makes each year worse than the last — is the predominant future feeling for many people.

—p.120 The Progressive Apocalypse and Other Futurismic Delights (119) default author
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1 year, 4 months ago

Lapsarianism — the idea of a paradise lost, a fall from grace that makes each year worse than the last — is the predominant future feeling for many people.

—p.120 The Progressive Apocalypse and Other Futurismic Delights (119) default author
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1 year, 4 months ago

the value of a telecommunications network is proportional to the square of the number of connected users of the system

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Sure, networks generally follow Metcalfe's Law: "the value of a telecommunications network is proportional to the square of the number of users of the system."

—p.149 Facebook's Faceplant (148) default author
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1 year, 4 months ago

Sure, networks generally follow Metcalfe's Law: "the value of a telecommunications network is proportional to the square of the number of users of the system."

—p.149 Facebook's Faceplant (148) default author
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1 year, 4 months ago

(verb) to win over by wiles; entice / (verb) to acquire by ingenuity or flattery; wangle

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The teacher inveigles her friends to clean up their profiles, and all is well again until her boss, the school principal, signs up to the service and demands to be added to her friends list.

—p.150 Facebook's Faceplant (148) default author
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1 year, 4 months ago

The teacher inveigles her friends to clean up their profiles, and all is well again until her boss, the school principal, signs up to the service and demands to be added to her friends list.

—p.150 Facebook's Faceplant (148) default author
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1 year, 4 months ago

(verb) forbid / (verb) to ward off; prevent / (verb) protect preserve

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a type of building designed by English philosopher and social theorist Jeremy Bentham in the late 18th century; allows all (pan-) inmates to be observed (-opticon) by a single watchman without the inmates being able to tell whether or not they are being watched

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The city of the future is shaping up to be a neighborly Panopticon

—p.172 Snitchtown (170) default author
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1 year, 4 months ago

The city of the future is shaping up to be a neighborly Panopticon

—p.172 Snitchtown (170) default author
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1 year, 4 months ago