Friday, May 25, 2018

We are never getting back together

from here

If that is the way multiple companies are going to approach the GDPR (not only have multiple used dating-related phrases, multiple have literally asked "Are we breaking up?"), they don't deserve your data. You can do better.

All devices are smart devices if you're dumb enough

found on Sizzle

I'm starting to think there's a correlation between the amount of smart devices there are in the world and the amount of stupid people.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Since counting is obviously not one of their strengths

from here

I mean, the only other explanation for the FBI's grossly overstated figures is that they were lying. However, given those two possibilities, Hanlon's razor insists that the most likely explanation is that they can't count.

Zuckerberg likes that you cared

found on Izismile

If you ever plot against Mark Zuckerberg, it probably wouldn't be a good idea to use Facebook Messenger. Just saying.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

No wonder security feels like a chore

from here

As a bachelor, I frequently eat food out of the pot or casserole dish it was cooked in to reduce the amount of work involved in cleaning up afterwards. It may sound lazy but honestly, most innovations are designed to make our lives easier, so why get hung up on doing things that are unnecessary?

Now that I've realized how much time and effort is going into applying updates relative to how much benefit I'm getting out of those apps, I think maybe I should be applying the same philosophy to keeping apps that I do to using dishes. Reduce as much as possible.

Could you knock?

found on Img Flip

The bathroom is the last bastion of privacy - the one place where no one tries to claim privacy is dead.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

I shall hug him and pet him and call him Rootkit

from here and here

If you're wondering what packet sniffing has to do with rootkits - that's one of the things the original one did.