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consumer electronics hot take 

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i can tell youre from the midwest bc you call it pop punk, everywhere else calls it soda punk (except the south, where its called coke punk)

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Looks like bluetooth can be tricked by a 3rd party attacker into using at most 1 byte of entropy in its encryption mechanism.

knobattack.com/

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If you or your company rely on curl, consider a support contract. While I enjoy spending my spare time on this, actually getting food on the table is a cool concept! wolfssl.com/products/curl/

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Look at that subtle coloring. The tasteful thickness. Oh my God. It even has a watermark

I don't know whose text Google is analyzing for this predictive conversation thing but I'm definitely hoping it's not my own. Who wants to find out pablum like this is somehow their default setting?

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i hate how youtube monetization has incentivized everyone to convey information in the form of a youtube video demo even when it is the worst possible format and all you really need is a simple diagram

I found an old 2012 article about Twitter and remember how joyous and vibrant and optimistic it was, compared to the Facebook hellscape. It was strange to think that it wasn't much more than the moral abdication of its leadership that's made it such a disaster, but I suppose that's every human lesson about everything worthwhile that's ever been built.

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@lawremipsum as Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams, he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic bugfix

At a certain historical remove it’s going to look like Tae Bo led directly to UFC.

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News articles about this super classified military AI called “Sentient” are coming out the same week this Area 51 nonsense is hitting its crescendo, and you have to a onder if there’s a machine in an NSA basement somewhere yelling at generals like Fredo in the Godfather. “I’m smart! Not like everyone says! I’m smart and I want respect! Tell then I’m smart!”

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I would like it to be clear however that you will feel very bad about it the first time you do this, and every time anyone sees you doing this. So factor that into your thinking.

Microwaving steak.

Hear me out.

This is not about cooking it through, because I am not a monster, but salting it at fridge temperature, and microwaving it at the lowest setting until it is at something like room temperature, then putting dry to cook? It seems to produce acceptable results.

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the lesson all children learn from the lion king is that empires are doomed by their dependence on mercenary armies when the checks bounce

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Have you thanked your local instance administrator?

Have you _paid_ your local instance administrator?

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Ham IPv4 addresses sold • Little known ham radio group owned 1/256 of Internet addresess. They sold a quarter of that to Amazon and are starting a non-profit ampr.org/amprnet/ #linkblog #hamamazonradioardcphilkarntootmevia:hackernewsampr

Imagine the marketing meeting. "We need to sell people the slowest, weakest and dumbest animals around, but... make it seem healthy."

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