Friday, 9 August, 2019 UTC


Jerod, Feross, and Nick discuss the latest npm security fiasco, opine on the strengths and weaknesses of spreadsheets, explain CORS like they’re 5 (sorta), and give shout outs to deserving purveyors of fine software.
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  • Jerod Santo – Twitter, GitHub, Website
  • Feross Aboukhadijeh – Twitter, GitHub, Website
  • Nick Nisi – Twitter, GitHub, Website
Notes and Links

Story of the week

  • The episode’s namesake, Insider Logic Bombs
  • The story on dude who outsourced his job to Chine
  • Nick and Jerod have both been using Notion lately
  • ‘No way to prevent this’ is satire, y’all
  • The purescript/npm incident explained


  • Nick mentioned gifsockets, which might be the best hack of all time
  • You’ll have to google the Hassehloffian Recursion yourself…
  • If Feross’ explanation of the Zoom hack failed you, here’s a good one
  • Read up on DNS rebinding for an upcoming ELI5 segment

Shout outs

  • Jerod shouts out hpdang and FOSS Asia
  • Feross shouts out Kyle Drake of
  • Nick shouts out coc.nvim