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block Facebook at the router.
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'
It is the nineties, and there is time for Show more
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Remember, folks, Verizon only cares about customers when they threaten their bottom line. That's it.
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!
silly horror movie idea Show more
Horror movie, but the killer is "The Mad Booper". He looks like The Weatherman from Negativland, wears an ill-fitting ski mask, and sneaks up on people saying "boop boop boop bopp I'm going to kill you boop boop boop boop".
"I'm behind you! Boop boop boop boop!"
Waxing nostalgic for machines that had a personality all their own:
colleges, alumni shakedown Show more
I love it when a college sends you tips on how to donate large sums of money to them.
Yeah, sorry, but I really don't seem to have the "large sums of money" problem at the moment, kthxbai.
Google Hangouts Show more
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)
Things Craig will never understand Show more
How anyone can find any joy in Hootie and the Blowfish.
Seriously, there is no band that can match the blandness of "grits on white bread without butter" like this band.
*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
Octodon is a nice general purpose instance. more