Link. I’d like one.
Daily Archives: August 12, 2022
“Seven of the nine zero-day exploits discovered by Huntley’s team last year were reportedly developed by commercial providers and sold to state-sponsored actors.”
The state of Afghanistan: “surprised how much frustration there was with the ongoing ban and Virtue and Vice’s culture war”
Link. Despite headline this is a thoughtful review.
Do jumping spiders dream?
Link. Probably. Researching how fundamental REM sleep is.
“A woman is a helpless and powerless creature. If a woman goes on a journey alone, during the journey she could face a problem that she cannot solve by herself.”
Link. The Taliban are thugs, but they are also weird.
“Peloton said on Friday that it would increase the price on its Bike+ model by $500 and on its Tread model by $800.”
Link. Not going to go well. M
“Neptune, the outermost planet in our solar system, is roughly 2.8 billion miles from the sun. This exoplanet is almost 19 billion miles away”
Link. Suggests our system has distant exoplanets.
“Makeshift workshops experiment with 3-D printed materials, and Ukrainian coders have made workarounds for electronic countermeasures the Russians use to track radio signals.”
Link. Uk drones.
Chinese companies move off American exchanges.
Link. Too much oversight. Good riddance.
China: “smartphone shipments in the world’s largest market sank 21.7% on the year to 134 million”
Link. How are they not in a recession?
Instagram blunder reversal: “My own Instagram use went to near-zero after I received these changes.”
Link. Their metrics must have been catastrophic. Who thought this was going to work?
Trump’s alibi: “… Obama … Trump alleged, took “33 Million pages of documents…” He is referring to the materials for the Obama presidential library”
Link. Trump’s genius illustrated. This is effective because it’s sort of related to the truth, except for a huge difference that very few will understand.
Elder baggage handlers: “Most weeks she puts in 15 hours, the minimum to maintain access to the flight benefits afforded to all United employees”
Link. I pay people so I can lift heavy things. This is the job for me.