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
Dear #Mac users, do any of you run macOS at 1.5x scaling? (For example, 1440p on a 3840x2160 monitor?) Does it look okay? Would you be able to share a screenshot? (This is to help with a monitor purchase)
📚 Lots of good SF/F books releasing this year: https://www.theverge.com/2018/12/30/18127072/sci-fi-fantasy-anders-leckie-liu-hurley-coreybook-gibson-chiang-recommendations-2019
BBC #Dynasties Ep 2. Emperor Penguins. The documentary crew wave goodbye to their airplane from their Antarctic research station. It won’t return for 8 months. “It’s just us now”, they say, as they entertain themselves by watching *The Thing* on DVD.
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