David Cameron, one of Living Computer Museum Engineers has passed away. He was responsible for power supply restoration as well as interbay connections of the CDC-6500. He was a very kind and generous human being. #rip 1958-2020
Reading about how "automatic content recognition" works in smart TVs, and honestly I don't understand why this isn't a bigger scandal. Your PC and smartphone don't take a screenshot every five minutes and send it to Dell or Apple. I don't get why TVs can get away with this.
Yet another reason why the "Internet of Things" is a phenomenally bad idea: it only took a week of effort for a security researcher to completely hijack a "smart" coffeemaker: https://u.fsf.org/35s
Wow this one looks promising!
re: Deboop thread
We aren’t talking about Trumps taxes this morning because we’re so busy talking about Trumps insane debate performance
-- Molly Jong-Fast
ICE preparing targeted arrests in ‘sanctuary cities,’ amplifying president’s campaign theme
California will ban new combustion-engine vehicles starting in 2035 - Photo by Ray Chavez/MediaNews Group/The Mercury News via Getty Images
California Governor Gavin N... - https://www.theverge.com/2020/9/23/21452825/california-ban-combustion-gas-vehicles-cars-2035
A national privacy bill really would have helped the US deal with COVID-19 - CNET - Until people can trust contact tracing apps, it's hard to gauge how useful they will actually be. - https://www.cnet.com/health/a-national-privacy-bill-really-would-have-helped-the-us-deal-with-covid-19/#ftag=CAD590a51e
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko