The good news is that Microsoft is retiring the feared and loathed Blue Screen of Death, the screen that announces that your computer has suffered a problem it cannot recover from and must reboot. The bad news is it's still there, they're just changing the background color to black. Copying features from Linux now!
Epik, an internet services company that's provided hosting and domain name services to right-wing sites such as Parler, Gab and the recently-infamous Texas abortion snitch site, was hacked this week and customer data leaked. In a press release on the hack, dubbed Operation EPIK FAIL, Anonymous claimed that it was able to obtain "a decade's… READ THE REST
Clive Sinclair, the British entrepreneur whose tiny and inexpensive gadgets pioneered a computing revolution in the UK and beyond, is dead at 81. [The Guardian. ↬ Joel Johnson] His daughter, Belinda, said he died at home in London on Thursday morning after a long illness. Sinclair invented the pocket calculator but was best known for… READ THE REST
Thin scroll bars, cookie consent messages, bloated web content, micro HDMI connectors, automated feature updates. These are the things that currently annoying Christopher Barnatt of Explaining Computers. Partly, it's linked to the fact that of course, Windows 10 is not an operating system. It's a number of operating systems that changes twice a year to… READ THE REST
If you're like most of the world, you leave cryptocurrency to the cryptocrazies. But you're not, and that's a good thing. Because, while some of us are totally fine with sitting around waiting to make old-fashioned salaries, you've got emotional and financial stock in NFTs and crypto and are ready to watch it pay off.… READ THE REST
We know your job may be pretty rough and has very little room for any artistic license, and that's something you miss about having free time. College was a great place to get in some creative writing classes and put the strange world into words, but those days are long gone and the novel you… READ THE REST
Jigsaw puzzles have been around forever and serve us in a variety of ways. From providing us a unique form of artistic entertainment to helping us keep our minds sharp, they serve as a multi-function intellectual and artistic tool. There never seems to be an end to their allure as we can tear them down… READ THE REST