Thursday, January 23, 2020

Nathan Sees All

from here and here (image source)

Actually I'm not sure how much this person actually sees with so many cameras pointed in the same direction. It seems like there's a lot of overlap but maybe not as much coverage as there could be.

Nobody better put MY snacks behind a glass barrier

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It's a good thing that barrier is there or that baby would be lion food. Instead the baby is learning to not be afraid of something it probably really ought to be afraid of.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

That's one way to take back your privacy

from here and here (source article)

Just the sound of "invading the privacy of dragons" (go ahead and say it out loud) gives me pause. What's worse is that it kinda sounds like the film crew were catfishing the dragons in order to steal their secrets. Not cool.

The old Superman technique

found on Acid Cow

Hey, if it's a good enough disguise for Clark Kent it should be good enough for this guy, right?

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

As if the authorities needed a push

from here and here (image source)

As creepy and worrisome as the idea of marketing a face recognition system with virtually everyone's face in it to the police, the idea that they had to be enticed with a free trial boggles the mind.

Make Orwell Fiction Again buttons

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Now that's some flair I think I could get behind. What are we doing to halt the progression to the world of George Orwell's 1984? Not enough, I think. We need to do more to veer away from that dystopian society.

Monday, January 20, 2020

The ultimate defense

from here

It's amazing how much depends on the security of something many people don't even know is there. I wouldn't want so many of my security outcomes to depend on poorly paid and poorly trained customer service representatives detecting social engineering attacks.