Privacy-related juxtaposition of the day:
Wow. Intel just bailed on the 5G modem business right after Apple settled with Qualcomm. They were falling behind anyway but it still seems interestingly timed. Now I wonder if Apple has been buying Qualcomm chipsets as part of a contingency plan.
It is proven! I am tommasz on Keybase: https://keybase.io/tommasz/sigchain#5890a3b76179bcbb96827897a03cceb48649f860b881001d60567c8dd0a785460f
Let's see, besides the usual ones I'm on Whatsapp, Telegram, Signal, and (shortly) Keybase. Now DARPA wants to build another one?
"A little bit about some of the negative aspects of Free Software development" from Linux Mint leader Clement Lefebvre.
A lot of the programmers I know, myself included, are musicians on the side (and vice versa). I don't think it's a coincidence.
Stack Overflow is looking for a new CEO.
$13K for 70-100 miles range? I regularly do 100+ miles on my bike, well within the capability of a single tank. I'll wait.
Today I learned about Chirp, a data transmission protocol that uses bursts of sound (chirps, of course) to send data over distances of "several meters", no wires required. It's targeted towards low-end devices and now supports the ESP32 in addition to Arduino.
Nit everyone reacts well to being told their product has vulnerabilities.
I live in a small development with less than 100 houses on the edge of a medium-sized city in NY state. We have DSL and shaky Spectrum cable. Everyone around us has fiber but we're too small and don't have enought potential customers for the fiber company to bother with us.
I've seen what dementia does to a person, I really hope this works.
Based on Rochester, NY. I post a lot on IoT and embedded on LinkedIn. Ham radio call KC2TCK. I'm on DMR sometimes if you're into that.
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