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This post will introduce a simple udev rule and ~$20 in USB hardware that effectively implements a kill cord Dead Man Switch to trigger your machine to self-destruct in the event that you’re kicked out of the helm position. Let's consider a scenario: You're at a public location (let's say a cafe) while necessarily authenticated into some super important service (let's say online banking). But what if–after you've carefully authenticated–someone snatch-and-runs with your laptop? Maybe you can call your bank to freeze your accounts before they've done signifi