Hey all, just fyi I gave the wrong date *twice* for the talk I'm giving at Northeastern... it's tomorrow the 5th of December at 10am! http://prl.ccs.neu.edu/seminars.html#webber-goblins-and-spritely
Hope to see you there!
'Quora says hackers stole up to 100 million users’ data'
POLA Would Have Prevented the Event-Stream Incident https://medium.com/agoric/pola-would-have-prevented-the-event-stream-incident-45653ecbda99
Excellent writeup by Kate Sills!
Waxing nostalgic for machines that had a personality all their own:
Pretty sure this will be the last social protocol I use from Google. I'm tired of being subjected to Google's experiments in this domain.
(Comments about Google and alternatives to Hangouts are unnecessary. Should you still need to tell me how awful Google is please use the enclosed form link provided below)
*Blinks at an Ars Technica article about new Microsoft Office app icons* "Access [and a few other programs] aren't featured among the new icons, because although Microsoft continues to distribute them, the applications are all functionally abandonware, with no new feature work being performed."
Wait, what? So what's going to be replacing Access? Or are they abandoning anything short of SQLServer apps to Excel?
I wish more bands released instrumental versions of their music, especially when it's this good:
Ten Miles Underwater (Instrumental Version - 2013)
by Atlantis Chronicles
soma.fm android app
"Unfortunately, due to the sheer number of devices, and variations with Android and firmware versions, we are unable to support our own app anymore. We recommend the free TuneIn Radio app instead."
Octodon is a nice general purpose instance. more