Global computer outage grounds British Airways flights https://www.ft.com/content/de12aa5a-42cf-11e7-ab92-4c27fbc26eed via @FT < BA says "no evidence that it’s a #cyberattack”
The inevitable rise of the #robocops @CNNI http://cnn.it/2qGRU41 < Dubai Police introducing a robot cop: "Citizens can report crimes to it and kick-start real-life human investigations. Weighing 220 pounds and 5 feet 6 inches high, the two armed, wheel-based service robot can speak nine languages out of the box and is highly customizable, say its creators." https://octodon.social/media/8f0srHbcGE60j-K74Fs
Seeing no avatars or images other than emoji in user names or in toots. Maybe stating the blindingly obvious to everyone else but scrolling back through timelines, I can't see any toots about this. Just a local issue?
Almost all #WannaCry victims were running #Windows7 https://www.theverge.com/2017/5/19/15665488/wannacry-windows-7-version-xp-patched-victim-statistics?utm_campaign=theverge&utm_content=entry&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter via @Verge < suggests many computers without latest OS updates
“The Shattering Truth of 3D-Printed Clothing” by @RoniShayne https://backchannel.com/the-shattering-truth-of-3d-printed-clothing-7b83f231af50 < it's never going to be a thing
Everything you need to know about the WannaCry / Wcry / WannaCrypt #ransomware https://www.troyhunt.com/everything-you-need-to-know-about-the-wannacrypt-ransomware/ via @troyhunt < terrific analysis
3 Compelling Reasons You Should Make the Switch to #PHP7 for #WordPress https://torquemag.io/2017/05/compelling-reasons-you-should-switch-to-php-7/ via @thetorquemag
#NHS hospitals across England hit by large-scale #cyberattack https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/may/12/hospitals-across-england-hit-by-large-scale-cyber-attack?CMP=share_btn_tw via @guardian < appears to be #ransomware attack
45 Essential Podcasts To Transform Your Commute http://www.esquire.co.uk/culture/news/a5508/21-essential-podcasts/ via @EsquireUK < some really good podcasts in this list
Of course, no sooner do I write 'Twitter is down' than now it's working just fine...
35 updates for Android apps this morning, an unusually large quantity all at once