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Thursday August 4, 2022. 02:58 AM
Or just see it as preparing them for the future What with American students increasingly subject to surveillance software, 15 advocacy groups want the US Department of Education to set monitoring policies that are consistent with civil rights laws.…
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I will be making popcorn if Walker doesn't just deny that he has agreed to commit campaign suicide in the Georgia US Senate race. Raphael Warnock is one of the most eloquent speakers in the US Senate. Walker is a buffoon. — Read the rest
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Microsoft software engineer Stephen Hemminger has proposed removing the DECnet protocol handling code from the Linux kernel. The Register reports: The timing is ironic, as this comes just two weeks after VMS Software Inc announced that OpenVMS 9.2 was really ready this...
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There was a time when white supremacists were shunned and ostracized from national politics. Today, the KKK's messaging is part of the mainstream GOP. Look at this video of KKK members of the 1970s saying things that Trump, Marjorie Taylor Green, Lauren Boebert, and Tucker...
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An anonymous reader quotes a report from BleepingComputer: Cybersecurity researchers have uncovered a set of 3,207 mobile apps that are exposing Twitter API keys to the public, potentially enabling a threat actor to take over users' Twitter accounts that are associated with...
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Beats screwing around actually crafting these unloved tokens A Bitcoin mining outfit said it made $9.5 million in credits selling electricity back to the power grid of Texas at a premium when energy demand rose to record levels during a heatwave last month.…
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Aw, there's nothing I love more than interspecies animal friendships! Check out this adorable Chihuahua and pig pair, who live outside of Phoenix, Arizona at Better Piggies Rescue, a rescue pig sanctuary. They're named Timon (the Chihuahua) and Pumbaa (the pig), after the...
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In response to user criticism, Google Play is bringing back the list of app permissions, but another curious Store change sees version numbers removed from the App info section. 9to5Google reports: Historically, you've been able to find the version number by opening a...
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MAGA-loving, Trump-backed Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake recently got into a big Twitter fight with Dee Snider of Twisted Sister. I'd go look and report back to you, but, alas, Fake Lake blocked me on Twitter weeks ago. Lucky for me, Twitter user Nick Martin's on...
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Here's a shop you should visit if you're ever in Silver Lake or Eagle Rock (Los Angeles). They also have an online presence, so you actually can 'visit' from anywhere. It's called Vinovore, and it's a wine shop where all of the wines are (1) natural or made with 'minimal...
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Passengers aboard a Veuling flight heading for Rome on Sunday traveled not into another dimension, exactly, but at a low altitude around the wondrous land of England's south coast — before the plane returned to the boundaries of Gatwick Airport, where the flight began. —...
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Meet Brett Maupin. He's a farrier-turned-social-media star whose videos on TikTok have gone viral. What's a farrier? According to the Farrier's Registration Council: A farrier is a skilled craftsperson with a sound knowledge of both theory and practice of the craft, capable...
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One of the greatest ways to take full advantage of the summer is to get outside, fire up the grill, and throw on some meats and veggies. Indeed it seems summer was made for grilling. Whether you're a certified pit master or are just starting out on the grill, there are some B...
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Meet Esther, the world's most wonderful pig. I've been following Esther on Facebook for years and years, and from day one, she's been a delightful addition to my social media feed. On her website, she's described this way: Esther is some pig. — Read the rest
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Looks like Qari 'Fake' Lake might win the Republican primary, and be on the ballot for the general election for Governor of Arizona. Earlier this week Lake got into a Twitter fight with Dee Snider (of Twisted Sister fame), and now Dee Snider has tweeted his support for...
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Ron Watkins, who many believe is the 'Q' behind the QAnon movement, has lost theRepublican primary for Arizona's 2nd Congressional District. And he didn't just lose. He lost big.He lost hard. He failed completely. He came in last place. — Read the rest
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Amidst a disappointing set of earnings for the last quarter, Match Group has announced it's scaling back Tinder's metaverse dating ambitions and scrapping plans to offer an in-app Tinder Coins currency. The Verge reports: Tinder CEO Renate Nyborg, who became the dating app's ...
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Google's constellation of online products has long confused me. There is/was Hangouts, Hangouts on Air, Hangouts Chat, Google Chat, Google Workspace, Google Spaces, Google Talk, Google Allo, Google Currents, and probably other products I've forgotten. Now, to make things...
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Arizona's slippery Big Lie supporter Kari Lake, who earlier this year called abortion the 'ultimate sin,' was near mum on the topic at a press conference today — one day after Kansas voters made it clear they want abortion to remain legal in their state. — Read the rest
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An anonymous reader shares an excerpt from a report via NPR: When a group of engineers and researchers gathered in a warehouse in Mukilteo, Wash., 10 years ago, they knew they were onto something big. They scrounged up tables and chairs, cleared out space in the parking lot...
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