This caught my eye in the paper yesterday. User error or software flaw, either way it’s a tragedy. https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/mother-bitten-by-stray-cat-died-from-sepsis-after-wrong-diagnosis-at-ae-a4164311.html
Wow, unless I’m missing something, news.microsoft.com, devblogs.microsoft.com & several others now run on #Wordpress - WPEngine. Truly a cultural shift. (Update: Googling reveals they did this a few years ago)
Blood, one of the best 90s DOS first person shooters, has been given a light “remastering”: https://www.pcgamer.com/blood-fresh-supply-pc/
Finally a phone with a great camera that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg. Not sure how the slower processor will hold up in real use though. #Pixel3a https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/7/18530449/google-pixel-3a-xl-review-photos-video-specs-price-release-date-features-io-2019
With progressive web apps being all the rage, it’s sort of hilarious that Windows has supported HTML apps since, oh, Win98 as Hypertext Applications (.hta). Here’s a tiny hta that’ll work even on Windows 10: http://www.nattyware.com/fontster.php
This video from the BBC in 1982, trying to explain email to a lay audience, is absolutely adorable. It even features a proto-webpage (really a BBS screen)!
SMS authentication is very problematic — they’re not encrypted and increasingly criminals are taking advantage of that: https://motherboard.vice.com/amp/en_us/article/mbzvxv/criminals-hackers-ss7-uk-banks-metro-bank
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