Seeing more Turing tests on IRC recently than I can remember. “Are you / is he a bot?” “Nah, he said XYZ earlier”. #sciencefictionishere
How to know it’s a bubble: the IEEE is peddling startup advice.
How do I find out how many Google Plus profile pages I might have?
When you build an OS, you get to do things you never otherwise get to do. Like pulling the root file system out of a running machine. Or writing raw data to the hard drive.
Tried Cambridge U Facebook personality test. Have too few Likes, can’t perform test. What personality does this make me?
Clearly, @google is beginning to want to take over some government functions. http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/02/06/california_uber_alles_how_google_could_become_the_worlds_privacy_court/
How to remotely open other people’s BMWs. http://www.heise.de/ct/artikel/Beemer-Open-Thyself-Security-vulnerabilities-in-BMW-s-ConnectedDrive-2540957.html
From Slashdot: “Once you give your data to “the cloud” it ceases to be YOUR data.” http://ask.slashdot.org/story/15/02/06/1956214/ask-slashdot-with-whom-do-you-entrust-your-long-term-data
Another compelling example for We Want Root. New High-Tech Farm Equipment Is a Nightmare for Farmers | WIRED. http://upon2020.com/blog/2015/02/we-want-root/ h/t @danlyke
.@comcast: some people say real competition in the broadband market would improve customer service. Do you think that could be true?