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Notes from the Laboratory: January 2023

I am trying this new “thing” of “reporting” what I was up to in a certain time period this year, and monthly reviews just sound like something normal people would do. So bear with me while I am typing up this report.

A hacker hacking away doing mischievous stuff.

Google's new OSV scanner

Google recently published a security scanner named OSV Scanner, that checks your files for vulnerabilities that hide in your code. It connects and checks for all issues collected on the OSV database. It is a great tool for developers to quickly check their code for vulnerabilities before they are released to the public.



Improve your GoHugo website’s development with this auditing component. These auditing tools ensure you to find hidden performance boosts.

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Mastodon and Me

When Twitter was sold and bought (after plenty of pretending and peacocking) a couple of weeks by the worlds leading vapor ware promoter many complained about “their Twitter” being opened up to misogyny and hate speech. Let’s not talk about that ;) I myself never found a “home” in Twitter and use(d) it more or less to add my own noise to the already existing noises only.

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Fixing Double Ci Runs When Pushing to Gitlab Branches

A while back I realized, that every time I pushed some commits to a branch on GitLab two separate CI pipelines started. That soon took up lots of free CI-minutes and became a problem. After some research I found out that this is, while it’s to be expected due to the design of the system, avoidable with a specific configuration addition.