Sorry About Computer

New decade, new nonsense

The App Store review team has rejected my app because of a bug… in the macOS Ventura System Settings app… 😅

// cc. @siracusa @_inside

— Pedro José Pereira Vieito (@pvieito) November 1, 2022

Uber is literally sending out push notifications of ads for *other companies* now

— Nikhil Goel 🆖 (@ngoel36) October 30, 2022

Fun times ahead for #Adobe designers. Today, if you open a PSD (even one that's 20 years old) with an obscure PANTONE colour, it will remove the colour and make it black. Pantone want US$21/month for access, and Solid Coated goes behind the paywall in early November.

— Iain Anderson (@funwithstuff) October 28, 2022

This will be OpenSSL's first "CRITICAL" vulnerability since 2016. Examples of "CRITICAL" vulnerabilities include "significant disclosure of the contents of server memory (potentially revealing user details), ...

— Andrew Ayer (@__agwa) October 25, 2022

Number of days since we discovered a previously unknown CPU core with a new instruction set in the @oxidecomputer rack: 0

— Bryan Cantrill (@bcantrill) October 21, 2022

I like IRC and MySQL because they both have default case-insensitivity/collation rules that tell you the creators were Scandinavian. It's a nice change from software that assumes you live in California and speak US English

— hikari 🌟 (@hikari_no_yume) October 21, 2022

Shoutout to Google Stadia for the most insane hack ive ever had to do to pass a platform certification test.

RIP(ing this out our codebase lol)

— Lotte 'just an idiot' May 💖🍓🌈🐹🎮☕🍫🍩 (@LotteMakesStuff) October 21, 2022

so here's a story

I volunteer helping seniors with their technology issues. One of my regulars came in with a Lenovo laptop. It still had a retail sticker; I imagine she bought it used, for over $500

"I bought this so recently, how is it already so slow," she asked me

— Frisco Uplink, Dynamic Islander (@_danilo) October 20, 2022

Uh, soundcloud… you’re not supposed to label the upsell button “upsell”

— badidea 🪐 (@0xabad1dea) October 19, 2022

For years, Microsoft officials have claimed Windows can automatically block a list of malicious drivers that gets regularly updated through Windows Update. After stonewalling me and condescending to admins asking questions, MS has quietly admitted updates weren't ever pushed out.

— Dan Goodin (@dangoodin001) October 14, 2022

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