Sorry About Computer

New decade, new nonsense

Well, this is incredibly gross: Roku has filed a patent that'd allow them to display ads through your HDMI connection, trying to detect if you've paused, say, your Xbox.

— Patrick Klepek 🎃 (@patrickklepek) April 4, 2024

The xz fiasco has shown how a dependence on unpaid volunteers can cause major problems. Trillion dollar corporations expect free and urgent support from volunteers.@Microsoft @MicrosoftTeams posted on a bug tracker full of volunteers that their issue is "high priority"

— FFmpeg (@FFmpeg) April 2, 2024

Holy crap. People are getting an ultimatum at their pharmacies this week - pay full price out of pocket or go without their meds.

All due to a ransomware attack.

Let's dig in:

— Matt Johansen (@mattjay) February 28, 2024

It's been almost a decade since I wrote the above and it looks like the prediction is still bearing fruit:

— Dan Luu (@danluu) February 23, 2024

Air Canada must honor refund policy invented by airline’s chatbot

— Ars Technica (@arstechnica) February 16, 2024

— JJ (John) Lindberg (@SquigglesTime) February 6, 2024

classic atlus: if you buy the p3 reload soundtrack on steam it's an exe file

— Katelyn Gadd (@antumbral) February 2, 2024

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