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  1. Google Maps Moat, Bias, and Android

    https://www.justinobeirne.com/google-maps-moat/

    It's interesting that there exist these "moats" in Google Maps. When I thought about it for a moment, it actually is unsurprising to me, and I'm pretty sure that the reason is actually due to an implicit bias. Things might be changing, but I think …

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  2. Protectionism and Minecraft

    I read an interesting article recently: https://www.wired.com/story/mirai-botnet-minecraft-scam-brought-down-the-internet/

    I don't remember exactly what it was about that article that I wanted to write about, but it's definitely an intersting read. The story is basically how a company who wanted to protect Minecraft servers from DDoS attacks …

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  3. CNET, You're Part of the Problem

    I just had a highly displeasing experience on CNET. I was reading about the Tesla roadster and some stupid garbage ad started playing. It offered an X, so I closed the ad. And then I got audio.

    So I closed the window and I don't really even care what else …

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