Join Platy’S Readwise Highlights

A batch of the best highlights from what Platy's read, .

When you’re staring at a long document of ideas with no idea how to find a through-line or identify the argument you want to make, AI can help.

Writing Essays With AI: A Guide

every.to

Windows also uses an unhealthy dose of security-through-obscurity. It hides password salts in the obscure “ClassName” field of the Registry key. The “security” here relies entirely on the fact that the default Windows REGEDIT program cannot view or edit the ClassName of a key. Anyone with a binary editor can get around this restriction trivially.

Why the Windows Registry Sucks … Technically

rwmj.wordpress.com

You don’t get through seventy years of best behavior, on the throne, without a sense of humor; indeed, it may be the one thing that keeps you going. During the Commonwealth tour that began after the coronation, in 1953, and lasted five and a half months, the Queen said to an aide, “I’ve got the kind of face that if I’m not smiling, I look cross. But I’m not cross.”

The Secret to the Queen’s Success

Anthony Lane

...catch up on these, and many more highlights