Monday, 30 May 2022
quote [ Unfortunately, the one and only Hitomi Tanaka has now officially retired. ]
Succeeded in the Japanese porn industry for 15 years.
Apparently, cultural attitudes are different in Japan to the degree that sexual exploitation is "transactional".
quote [ a Russian cyberattack downed Ukraine’s biggest telecom and broadband internet provider, Ukrtelecom, to disrupt the country’s connectivity.
(Nokia) announced cutting off the company’s ties with the invading nation as per the latest sanctions. According to the NY Times, Nokia would also leave behind some equipment crucial for Russia’s SORM surveillance tool. ]
So Nokia is no better than Huawei for 5G. Cisco also supplied equipment.
Thursday, 24 March 2022
quote [ Cybersecurity researchers investigating a string of hacks against technology companies, including Microsoft Corp. and Nvidia Corp., have traced the attacks to a 16-year-old living at his mother’s house near Oxford, England.
The teen is suspected by the researchers of being behind some of the major hacks carried out by Lapsus$
Microsoft, which itself confirmed it was hacked by Lapsus$, said in a blog post that the group has embarked on a “large-scale social engineering and extortion campaign against multiple organizations.” ]
Have always been impresed by typing skills of teenagers.
Wednesday, 16 March 2022
quote [ This could spell serious trouble for the Russian people as most work relies on cloud storage. The loss of music and video streaming services also means that Russia could plummet into an internal blackout. If that happens, the state media can control the narrative, further gaslighting the people. ]
We depend on electricity, water, internet access and free cloud storage.
Tuesday, 4 January 2022
quote [ Who invented 3-phase electrical distribution? Nikola Tesla? Mikhail Dolivo-Dobrovolsky?
“WECB640 8 days ago
Kathy, you are an amazing lady and one of the BEST reporters / historians I know. This video was another OUTSTANDING lesson. “ ]
Fun explanation of history of delivery of electricity, science, money (cost of copper) and power.
If you like this you will like the introduction
Thursday, 18 November 2021
quote [ helping the computer to accurately understand and reflect the wearer’s hand movements, and reproducing a range of complex, nuanced sensations for the wearer such as pressure, texture, and vibration to create the effect of feeling a virtual object with your hands ]
While Steele was rescuing SE, Facebook did this
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
quote [ Facebook is planning to rebrand the company with a new name ]
In these dismal times, there are sprouts of human intelligence.
Saturday, 3 July 2021
quote [ Some photos draw you in and don’t want to let you go, so you spend entire minutes (that feel like small eternities) sitting transfixed, with your eyes on the screen. ]
Alternative to the cat pics.
Wednesday, 13 January 2021
quote [ Half-baked goods flying over social media, people trying to decipher the good from the bad in their own way. An information super-highway like social media and the internet is amazing, but it’ll be a disaster if the drivers can’t see what’s ahead.
Social media needs to take more responsibility for what they do, how they do it, and how well the users know what’s being done. ]
We have a motely collection of opinionated folk on this site. If you caught PBS Frontline last night, Alex Jones was there Jan 6. I never understood why a whole country would follow Hitler, but it's clear now,
Sunday, 10 January 2021
quote [ A majority (55%) say that President Trump is “a great deal to blame” for the actions of those who charged the Capitol, with another 11% saying he is “somewhat to blame” … Biden is the biggest culprit in the eyes of Republicans, at 52%, compared to 28% for Donald Trump and 26% for the Congressional Republicans who opposed certification of the election results. ]
There are consistent results in a separate PBS NewsHour-Marist poll.
Is Trump to blame?
Independents 62 35
The same event can be seen so differently, just because of one’s political beliefs
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