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@LottieVixen It’s like the VW mess, but with computers

I don’t understand how something this obvious could have slipped through without someone knowing or saying something

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More good news from Intel

press.f-secure.com/2018/01/12/

“In practice, it can give an attacker complete control over an individual’s work laptop, despite even the most extensive security measures.”

“The essence of the security issue is that setting a BIOS password, which normally prevents an unauthorized user from booting up the device or making low-level changes to it, does not prevent unauthorized access to the AMT BIOS extension.“

Convenience is starting to look like a bad idea

Wanted to get into the Fate anime until I made the mistake of asking people which order I should watch it in.

Decided to just watch JoJo instead.

Attack on Titan season 3 comes out in July.

People have told me to lower my expectations, however, but at least there’ll be some great animation and voiceacting to enjoy.

Was already considering going with Ryzen+ for my upgrade, but the urge to get ECC RAM with it has definitely gone up lately.

Literally spent more than two hours in chat support with F-Secure about their Freedome VPN—and got literally nothing out of it.

I might be more amazed than mad tbh.

Anyone know if it’s possible to get Japanese animation books like this fella inside Europe?

animestyle.jp/news/2017/08/29/ mastodon.social/media/fSETmZY_

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Einstein's first wife was his close collaborator, but she got no credit in his work.

His words in 1901: "our work on relative motion".

In their divorce settlement there was a clause: if he ever got the Nobel Prize, she would keep the money.

blogs.scientificamerican.com/g

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mastodon.host is using a Javascript miner.

Well I'm glad to have my own instance.

mstdn.io/media/k3y3N4iEdFCHP6U

Anyone know any good communities for talking about Glitch.com and Discord bots?

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the best thing about mastodon is that i don't have my follower count constantly in my face like it's a score counter

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lol, that viral Tumblr scene from Inuyashiki is actually real.

Hope everyone in Japan has a tolerable election day and turn out.

Someone suggested that if you use a German VPN endpoint, birdsite will censor hatespeech in your feed.

Wonder why I never heard about this before

Why does Mastodon only include the latest ~30 updates in my feed?

99% sure I renewed my Pinboard archive. Oh well, all deleted now.

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Today marks the first anniversary of ! 🎂

What's your favorite Mastodon memory so far? 🐘 Share them with the hashtag !

mastodon.social/media/MTYnsj0C

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Jesus. Apparently ICASSP 2018 is now in Canada because people are scared somebody is going to nuke South Korea maybe
icosahedron.website/media/87uB