Sorry About Computer

New decade, new nonsense

I guess cooking streams aren't allowed on Twitch anymore. I made a smoothie and my blender was flagged as a Skrillex song.

— Mofoe (@MofoeTV) November 14, 2020

Google earned $11.2 billion in profits last quarter and uses all your uploaded photos to train its ML algorithms, which offers it other enormous competitive benefits

— Casey Newton (@CaseyNewton) November 11, 2020

Why does Vim use `hjkl` for navigation? The usual answer is "it keeps your hands on the home row", while the historical answer is "because Bill Joy developed vi on the ADM-3A, which didn't have arrow keys". But we can push the history further back: why did THE ADM use `hjkl`?

— Hillel (@hillelogram) November 11, 2020

Georgia secretary of state says some counties have forgotten to click the “upload” button, so they’ve sent a reminder out

— Tal Kopan (@TalKopan) November 5, 2020

Everything is terrible. Here's a football match last weekend that was ruined after the AI cameraman kept mistaking the linesman's bald head for a football.

— James Felton (@JimMFelton) October 29, 2020

being reminded that the specification for how power management works on PCs was so nightmarishly complex that back in the day every major operating system set a time horizon in the future for when they started trusting that firmware implementations would work

— wet tunes 4: the wet cassette (@vogon) October 29, 2020

This is wild: Juniper had a back door in its gear—placed at the request of the NSA—compromised by a hostile foreign government.

NSA informed @RonWyden they wrote a "lessons learned" report after the episode, but now says it cannot locate that document.

— Dustin *Get Your Flu Shot* Volz (@dnvolz) October 28, 2020

So that company-with-XSS-in-the-name story has a fantastic conclusion

— Jonty Wareing (@jonty) October 27, 2020


— Katelyn Gadd (@antumbral) October 22, 2020

Opening discord on my phone to quickly check messages involved:
- enter password
- click here if you’re not a robot
- SIX rounds of click the traffic lights
- switch to authy app
- appease authy with my backup password
- copy auth code and switch back to discord

— badidea 💫 (@0xabad1dea) October 22, 2020

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