Effortlessly Block YouTube Ads on AppleTV Using Ad Decryption in Profobuf

Summary of my bookmarked links from Aug 28th, 2023


  • Block YouTube Ads on AppleTV by Decrypting and Stripping Ads from Profobuf

    Discover how to set up a powerful router using pfSense and FreeBSD to block malicious ads, tracking, and other unwanted content across networked devices. Learn how to intercept and decode YouTube ads using MITMProxy and manipulate Protocol Buffer data. The guide covers hardware setup, enabling AES-NI instructions, creating isolated LANs, setting up DNS ad-blocking with pfBlockerNG, and even manipulating YouTube ad algorithms. Gain insight into the importance of blocking malicious ads, preserving privacy, and enhancing network performance.

  • What is it?

    GoAccess is a rapid, terminal-based log analyzer designed to swiftly analyze web server statistics in real-time without a browser. It offers terminal output by default but can also generate comprehensive self-contained HTML, JSON, and CSV reports. With features like millisecond/second updates in C, compatibility with various web log formats, customizable dashboards, and Valgrind testing, it's a powerful tool for quick analysis and visualization of access logs via SSH.

  • A simple web worker demo with TypeScript and NextJS

    Learn how to implement a simple web worker demo using Next.js and TypeScript. The tutorial covers setting up a worker, importing scripts with and without new URL(), and dealing with bundlers. It showcases creating a worker for basic arithmetic operations. While some issues were encountered with Vercel's Turbo mode, using webpack with Next.js resolved the problem. The provided code snippets and references offer comprehensive guidance on creating efficient web workers within a Next.js application.