humans already know how to drive. we don't need a driving machine. the only two reasons you'd want to spend billions developing a self-driving car when a cheaper, more reliable technology (that is to say, the bus) already exists is if you
(1) specifically want to prevent poor people from travelling
(2) really, really hate unions
Y’all, my newest housemate brought their 11-year-old TV to the house and you would not *believe* some of the features it has:
- literal 1-*second* boot up time. Unheard of
- UI responds instantly to input
- UI Design & UX is clear, consistent and well-suited to the input method (remote)
- doesn’t know what wifi or Ethernet is so it isn’t in a botnet or mining bitcoin
- isn’t sending private tracking data to who-knows-how-many companies’ servers, because see above
- doesn’t demand software updates or brick itself
- has things called “HDMI ports” for if you want to augment its functionality
How about we make 2021 the year of the return of non-smart TVs
today i learned that in the 80s people transmitted pirated games over radio frequencies
altered carbon s2e6
& suddenly it’s Spellfire. #AlteredCarbon
Miss Dig 301 has got it going on. #AlteredCarbon
Scroll down to see a list of popular apps that slurp up the contents of your clipboard without permission (or seemingly any legitimate purpose). From Accuweather to The Wall Street Journal, Fruit Ninja to Hotels.com, and many more.
These are only the most popular ones. It's pretty horrifying.
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