Sorry About Computer

New decade, new nonsense

I am a connoisseur of weird robot vacuum issues, because they all seem to get at least one thing slightly wrong, but this might be my favorite.

I discover this happened almost every morning.

— Nathan Lawrence 🌈 (@NathanBLawrence) September 29, 2021

Okay, I always knew I wasn't exactly handsome but I've never had a mirror straight up kernel panicking

— Tomasz Łakomy (@tlakomy) September 27, 2021

Careful out there, kids. There is a dangerous new game being played on our city streets. It's called: "Try to get the highest "Tesla Safety Score" without killing anyone." Don't forget to post your highest scores...$TSLA $TSLAQ

— passthebeano (@passthebeano) September 26, 2021

Weird how the article frames this as something that just fell out of technological changes—it was engineered. Google and Apple folks gave talks about making directories irrelevant to end users. The idea of search (and apps for the latter) replacing directories was a policy call

— Christopher (@BunchesOfBees) September 22, 2021

I bought an HP printer when I lived in the Netherlands. Took it back to the US with me.
Needs new ink.
Turns out HP sells different cartridges in different regions.
No problem; got the US equivalents of the old cartridges. Installed them.
Printer is region-locked. 🙃

— return of bog dad (@nedwards) September 22, 2021

“[T]he patch turns out to be case-sensitive, so it successfully blocks URLs beginning file:// but not mixed-case ones (which run in exactly the same way) like FiLe://.”

Extremely @robinkunde

— The Target Demographic (@nuts_y_gum) September 22, 2021

Uh @PGCountyDPWT - the pedestrian button audio at Queens Chapel Rd & Northwest Branch Trail is hacked and was mumbling a cyptocurreny IRA advertisement yesterday

— Ursula Sandstrom (@sobacase) September 21, 2021

NEW: Amazon's new AI-powered cameras are penalizing delivery drivers for driving mistakes they didn't make & drivers are losing income.

It's the nightmare scenario that AI experts frequently warn about. I talked to drivers about how AI is punishing them:

— Lauren Kaori Gurley (@LaurenKGurley) September 20, 2021

love to get $NaN off

— Ian Coldwater 📦💥 (@IanColdwater) September 20, 2021

Great job, text prediction

— Sam Ettinger (@DHammarskjold) September 20, 2021

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