Sorry About Computer

New decade, new nonsense

This is really true and it’s a feature not a bug

— Lesley Carhart (@hacks4pancakes) December 31, 2021

#Microsoft and #Exchange starting off 2022 with a 💣as of 00:00UTC with freezing transport of all emails flowing through it On-Prem due to failure converting the new date... 🤦‍♂️. Solution is to disable the AntiMalware Scanning temporarily via Disable-Antimalwarescanning.ps1. 1/x

— Joseph Roosen (@JRoosen) January 1, 2022

Starlink works great until the cats find out that the dish gives off a little heat on cold days.

— Aaron Taylor (@Tippen22) December 31, 2021

Big news! I sent @sdw the original image. He theorized a leaf from a foreground tree obscured the face. I didn’t think anything was in view, and the closest tree is a Japanese Maple (smaller leaves). But he’s right! Here’s a video I just shot, showing the parallax. Wow!

— Mitch Cohen (@mitchcohen) December 31, 2021

I snapped a photo of a group of people outside today. My iPhone replaced one woman’s head with a leaf. Rest of the photo is fine. No weird settings. I’ve never seen this before.

— Mitch Cohen (@mitchcohen) December 30, 2021

TIL Portal 2 crashes if you have too many cores.😬

"Out of thread ids. Decrease the number of threads or increase MAX_THREAD_IDS"

Googling that shows some leaked cs:go source with "const int MAX_THREAD_IDS = 128;". The game is probably allocating an ID per core, and a few more.

— Mara Bos (@m_ou_se) December 29, 2021

OMFG My 10 year old just asked Alexa on our Echo for a challenge and this is what she said.

— Kristin Livdahl (@klivdahl) December 26, 2021

jesus christ dude

— Tallo (@Tallocat) December 19, 2021

Also, an Excel error led to an estimated 1,500 deaths in the UK last year. The UK COVID contact tracing effort saved to an old Excel file format (.XLS) rather than the new one (.XLSX). The smaller row limits resulted in names being dropped & they were never contacted by tracers.

— Ethan Mollick (@emollick) December 18, 2021

Security firm ⁦@blumirasec⁩ discovers major new Log4j attack vector | ZDNet

// Nice work, ⁦@gngrwsbi⁩ and team.

— J Wolfgang Goerlich (@jwgoerlich) December 18, 2021

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