Blockchain skepticism is an important new genre of writing https://www.wired.com/story/theres-no-good-reason-to-trust-blockchain-technology/
I can verify that my magnetic compass needed no update https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/02/drift-of-the-north-pole-forces-early-magnetic-map-update/
I can’t figure out how this company manages to do all of the wrong things so consistently #deletefacebook
Security Isn't Enough. Silicon Valley Needs 'Abusability' Testing https://www.wired.com/story/abusability-testing-ashkan-soltani/
I wonder if “headwinds at data centers” is code for “the cryptocurrency bubble is popping” https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/28/nvidia-shares-tank-after-chipmaker-cuts-guidance.html
A ridiculous idea, at a ridiculous cost. I wish I could say that obviously no one would ever pay for this, but I know better. 🤦♂️ https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/01/how-much-would-you-pay-for-coffee-roasted-in-space/
It seems like it’s always Samsung in stories like this. Coincidence or not, it makes me never want to buy anything from that company. https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2019/01/smart-tvs-are-dumb/581059/
This is why we have science https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/01/want-to-keep-that-strong-hoppy-flavor-store-craft-beer-in-cool-place/
Humility is important. The people I want to see more of are those willing to admit they were wrong. https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/01/julie-irwin-zimmerman-i-failed-covington-catholic-test/580897/
According to a recent survey, 74% of Americans don’t know *that* Facebook compiles a list of their interests in order to serve ads to them https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2019/01/facebook-users-still-dont-know-how-facebook-works/580546/
If fake-news sharing is driven by age, as this study purports, then I would imagine the problem is one of education. How do folks know what a reputable source is when they’re not digital natives? https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/01/15/is-fake-news-sharing-driven-by-age-not-politics/
Looks like I can cross Ring products off of my list of things ever to buy
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My kids are watching Shrek and I’m noting that Farquad’s shield looks a lot like the Facebook logo. Apparently I’m not the only one who noticed.
Apple Phone Phishing Scams Getting Better — Krebs on Security https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/01/apple-phone-phishing-scams-getting-better/
Okay, so I really want to run Nextcloud behind a uWSGI vassal (with the half-dozen other webapps on my server), but for some reason when I do I get XHR failures like crazy (see image). Runs fine under php-fpm.
I've been working on this all day without much progress. Any of you fediverse geniuses have any ideas what I should be looking at?
Mark Zuckerberg is ‘proud’ of how Facebook handled its scandals this year
It’s helpful to know the different diff algorithms so you can know when to use which https://vimways.org/2018/the-power-of-diff/
More Small Companies Avoid I.P.O.s, Sapping U.S. Economy’s Vitality https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/27/business/company-ipo-buyout-private.html
In which Ajit Pai wants to do something his predecessor did three or four years ago https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/11/ajit-pai-wants-to-raise-rural-broadband-speeds-from-10mbps-to-25mbps/
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