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I'm trying to sign data using the WebCrypto API, but instead of creating a private/public key and exporting it to pkcs#1 or 8, I would really like to use a user's PKCS#12 to sign data. I've read the W3C spec,...

Yesterday, my father-in-law sent me this photo of his greased pan: After burning olive oil on the pan and pouring out the oil, he noticed that the remaining oil formed equidistant streaks. Why did this happen? What other thin films...

As described in BIP-113. Wouldn't the last 12 blocks bring us closer to a one-hour offset (ie 120min, the midpoint 60)?

I mean, if two users have the same name, how does the system know that they're actually different users when it enforces file permissions?

I'm looking for a term that describes when a person is pretending to be offended in order to end a confrontation. The key here is that the offense is perceived only because the person wishes to use it as leverage...

One particular problem with typical New England architecture is that the ceilings are ordinarily low because of cold temperatures and cost of heating. If a ceiling is high, the hot air from radiators rises and collects at the top of...

I have a B of A Cash Rewards credit card that I want to have the APR lowered. It currently hovers at 20.49%. I've been a B of A customer since 2007, I've had the credit card since 2012. From...

I have a file in the following format, where, columns 6 and 7 are allele A and B. All I need to do is make changes in column 9 and onwards based on the alleles in columns 6 and 7....

Background I'm a young female engineer from a racial minority group in the US. 90% of the staff is white male American. I started dating a coworker 6 months ago. We disclosed our relationship to our supervisors and HR. My...

I have a text file with following contents $ cat foo.txt some text email@id.com 8903457923 2018-02-09 07:12 (Asia/Kolkata) again some text over here some more text again Message some text email@id.com 8903457923 2018-02-05 07:12 (Asia/Kolkata) again some text over here...

I'm a developer at an agency and there is a photographer who works in office. She often has trouble with her computer, accounts, the internet, etc. so she comes to me when she needs assistance with things such as clearing...

Problem I want to add a tikz style which affects only some arrows in a large diagram, and adds a postaction. I also need to bend and label these arrows, so many are created using the edge command. However, as...

I'm trying to come up with a more elegant solution for a loop in months that I wrote long time ago in C# 1.1 I use a helper class Month but I'd prefer to get rid of it and make...

Why did Dobby help Harry Potter?

iammg yesterday at 13:49. 3 answers, 1.051 views harry-potter dobby
In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, why is Dobby helping Harry Potter? What are his motives?

The solution is simple when I use packages like tikz. But I am not supposed to use packages. I need to use post script in latex. I am trying to draw this oval using two lines and two curves in...

In the movie Last Samurai, Hirotaro has only one line in the whole movie. I tried some years ago to understand and "decipher" his words, but I couldn't and I blamed it on my lack of knowledge. Now that my...

What is the motivation of introducing an additional level of indirection from the descriptive 'false positive' to the integer '1'? Is 'false positive' really too long?

Some people I know have a ‘lazy tone’ on their British accent pronouncing their ‘th’ as ‘v’. Don’t bover about the weava. (Don’t bother about the weather.) It’s not a slur, because the ‘t’ in don’t and about is still...

The Challenge Given a grid of numbers (10 <= N <= 99) Return number with the highest sum of the four numbers adjacent to it; that is the numbers above, below, right, and left of the number, but not itself....

Are there any CRS that represents south up in a map? Just like this:

The Maze spell states: Minotaurs are not affected by this spell. So could an enterprising victim escape the Maze spell by using a spell like polymorph to turn themselves into a Minotaur? Presumably they can at least make themselves immune...

Our team is consist of 12 people who work on one product. While Scrum says team size should be 3-9 people. So, should we not use Scrum only because of team size? We probably can't split the team, because we...

Peter Taylor pointed out at MathEduc that some BD$1 coins from 1997 are Reuleaux triangles:                     (Image from de.ucoin.net.) Does anyone know why they were shaped this way? Was there some...

Can weapons get better?

macskay yesterday at 10:49. 2 answers, 648 views dnd-5e weapons
I'm currently running my first dnd5e campaign. Everybody at the table is new to the game as well, so nobody can really answer the question. While preparing for the game I was reading through the weapons section and came across...

Prime Time Travel

sundar yesterday at 10:25. 8 answers, 983 views code-golf primes date
Don't tell anyone, but I've nicked my uncle's time travel machine! My uncle is obsessed with prime numbers, though, and that shows in the machine — he has programmed it so that it can only go to dates that sum...

In Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Mrs. Figg implies Dumbledore opposed the Reasonable Restriction of Underage Sorcery act. "Talk about the Reasonable Restriction of Underage Sorcery... this was exactly what Dumbledore was afraid of –" —Harry Potter...

I have been to America three times. Vs I have been to America for three times. Is for necessary here ? Or is the use of preposition futile here ?

I got the idea from Eve Online's BPCs (Blueprint Copy). The in-game explanation is that the license to manufacture a copy of a starship is limited to X times, and afterwards the BPC is automatically corrupted. I understand that the...

PowerShell - drive variable

Dinesh K yesterday at 09:39. 1 answers, 0 views powershell
Hello Stackoverflow users, I am a noob at powershell and this is part of my 1st script I am creating :). I am lost on how I would run a script that is dependent on a drive. I have script...

From what I remember of music theory, all music (at least Western music) boils down to scales that revolve around the 12 notes (circle of fourths/fifths). I know there are scales in different regions that have different combinations of those...

I am a UK citizen, born and lived in UK all my life. I have a valid UK passport, I believe it expires in about 2 or 3 years. But I can't find it and I go travelling in 4...

In the movie Solo: A Star Wars Story after the escape from Mimban in the AT-Hauler Han and Chewie take a shower. Now I've only seen the movie a couple of times, but from memory this scene happens. not long...

About reference to enumii

amrsa yesterday at 09:17. 1 answers, 106 views enumerate ref
I have the following MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amssymb,amsmath,amsthm} \renewcommand{\theenumi}{\roman{enumi}} \renewcommand{\labelenumi}{(\theenumi)} \renewcommand{\theenumii}{\alph{enumii}} \renewcommand{\labelenumii}{(\theenumii)} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item First item\label{1} \item Second item\label{2} \begin{enumerate} \item First sub-item\label{2.1} \item Second sub-item\label{2.2} \end{enumerate} \end{enumerate} Reference to First sub-item~\eqref{2.1}. \end{document} which produces the fooling output: Is there...

First of all, this is only rudimentary related to this board's topic. I checked the site list, though, and this one seemed the most appropriate. I am a hobbyist photographer. Some days ago, I was contacted via Instagram by a...

Even when I put the longtable after all headlines, it appears before the \paragraph headline. How can I change that? MWE: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{longtable} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \section{Section} \subsection{Subsection} \subsubsection{Subsubsection} \paragraph{Paragraph} \begin{longtable}[]{@{}ll@{}} \toprule \endhead \begin{minipage}[t]{0.66\columnwidth}\raggedright Inspected Web Service\strut \end{minipage} & \begin{minipage}[t]{0.28\columnwidth}\raggedright...

Please correct me if I'm wrong. In terms of Riemann integrability: If we are taking into consideration Riemann integrals on a closed interval, then any continuous function is integrable. In terms of improper integrals: continuity does not imply integrability.

I was on an Easyjet flight (I think an A320), when mid-flight, I overheard a member of cabin crew tell another passenger there was a 'technical' issue with the aircraft, that might make us slightly behind schedule. Naturally, I imposed...

You know how when you construct an ellipse, you take a rope, fix it to 2 points, and stretch that rope? When the rope is being stretched, let's call the part of the string attached to the first point d1,...

Which choice sounds more natural when talking about meal or foods that are already on the table waiting for their diners. Should it be The meal / food is ready. or The meal / food is prepared ?

I was doing some research on gaslighting, when I came across the following in the Gaslighting article on Wikipedia: Gaslighting can be seen as institutional and systematic. An article by Tuesda Roberts and D. Carter Andrews specifically focuses on African-American...

Background: I am currently studying real analysis using Terence Tao's Analysis, Volume I and so far I am really enjoying myself, though I seem to have run into some confusion regarding Tao's construction of the reals using rationals. The following...

So say I'm going to ambush an orc. I successfully sneak up on him and I attack. The DM determines that the orc is surprised. The orc happens to get an initiative roll of 19, while I get a 10....

If a soccer team scores 4 goals while its opponent scores only 1 in a match, how can we describe this kind of victory? What idioms and/or soccer jargon are there?

In a code review I am being pointed out that I should change such a test structure: [ ! -f "$1" ] && print_error_and_exit "The given argument is not an existing file." to something similar, specifically: [ ! -e "$1"...

In an "alternate universe" where NASA continued to receive a mandate, funding and public support at say peak Apollo levels, could another ten or twenty years have gotten boots on Mars, with astronauts in those boots? Or would there be...

I am trying to describe how irrational numbers, which are all modeled as a series of fractions, can themselves not be fractions, and are instead part of a unique group of "decimal numbers" outside of fractions, called the irrational numbers....

I'm trying to make a hexagonal grid, I want each hexagon to be it's own shape, with no extra paths. I've tried a bunch of different methods to create a hexagon grid, something like this (where each hexagon is it's...

Kinda a parallel to this question. Setup My players' party has the following composition of level 2 characters: Ranger, Cleric, Paladin, Barbarian, Warlock and Druid. Not all of them are present every session. In particular, the Barbarian was absent in...

(OS: GalliumOS 2.1 (Ubuntu 16.04), Hw: Samsung Chromebook 2) Due to limited storage capacity in my computer, I set up a simple script, which looks more or less like this: #! /bin/sh # Documentation block, copied from template echo "I...

Martin-Baker uses a Gloster Meteor for testing ejection seats, according to their website. While it's a stylish plane, and a true delight that there are still airworthy fuselages of this plane left, it seems strange to use such an old...

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