I used to be fine with recaptcha's words, translating books to help make society better. Then one day a couple of months ago all that changed. I don't remember what site I went to, but I got one of those hidious recaptchas that make you select "all the pictures that …read more
denoting an outstanding or supreme example of a particular kind of person or thing.
Uber, the most well-known ridesharing service, wants you to believe that it is an outstanding example of a ridesharing service. But it's kind of garbage.read more
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 …read more
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 …read more
I saw this amazing ad recently:
It says, "See the Exciting New Technology Replacing Phones and Landlines", accompanied by a picture of a slim wireless mouse.
I have to say, the new uses they have for wirelss mice is amazing!read more
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 …read more
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