2FA everywhere, actually a good thing https://www.vice.com/en/article/93yyqe/google-wants-to-make-everyone-use-two-factor-authentication
always thought radioactive decay ☢️ or some other unpredictable process (like incoming cosmic rays) would make a great rng but it actually might introduce more problems than solutions https://crypto.stackexchange.com/questions/87358/radioactive-decay-gaussian-or-uniform
key takeaway “But many seem related to a deeper, generational disillusionment, and a feeling that the economy is changing in ways that reward the crazy and punish the cautious” 💵 https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/21/technology/welcome-to-the-yolo-economy.html
we use misfits and while the lettuce typically requires some add’l pruning/washing, been mostly satisfied with what’s delivered https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-04-21/misfits-market-funding-round-brings-valuation-to-1-1-billion
there's another malware in ads thing going around where iphones will see a message pop up in the browser that looks a lot like a system message and asks you to d/l a scam app from the app store. these scams can be shutdown immediately yet apple continues to to abet these scammers. hard to take apple’s new flashy stuff srsly until they fix their core product https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/21/22385859/apple-app-store-scams-fraud-review-enforcement-top-grossing-kosta-eleftheriou
currently reading Cadillac Desert which is 30+ years old and painted a dire picture even back then https://apnews.com/article/arizona-colorado-lakes-water-shortages-colorado-river-09302e61c5e0ef051f50459f3dcb771f
i get excited at just the thought of taking my 6sp manual challenger out for a drive but can’t deny that autos have come a long way from the 90s slush boxes i remember https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQELOXxi95Y
few months ago would not have believed that I’d be watching a 30 year old tv series from David Lynch yet here I am binging twin peaks on a Thursday ⛰⛰🦉#owlsarenotwhattheyseem
and this is why we can’t have nice things like say maglev trains 🚆 or infrastructure that isn’t 80+ years old. when do we pass laws forbidding lawsuits against infrastructure projects? at this rate we’ll never build anything #nimby https://dbknews.com/2021/04/14/college-park-legal-funds-greenbelt-maglev/
booked travel ✈️ for the first time in 1.5 yrs, used the united app which somehow had gotten worse in terms of ui/ux. example a: filter/sort located at bottom of screen, randomly disappears and tapping can bring up app switcher. example b: share functionality simply provides a txt message saying 'i bought a flight' instead of, you know, your actual itinerary. it's like the folks that built this dont actually use it.
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