The Chic 2024 Summer Olympics Logo https://kottke.org/19/10/the-chic-2024-summer-olympics-logo
Wow. This interview with the ex-CTO of @purism makes me really concerned about whether the company will even survive long enough to produce all the phones on back order that people have ordered. Looks like they bit off a lot more than they could chew and it's been hell ever since. https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Zlatan-Todoric-Interview
"Users who download and attempt to run LibreOffice on the new macOS Catalina are presented with two options – "Move to bin" or "Cancel"."
Narrative Illustrator Owen Pomery https://kottke.org/19/10/narrative-illustrator-owen-pomery
New post: A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon https://www.bfoliver.com/film/2019/10/20/farmageddon/
"Colleagues had a car broken into and laptops stolen in downtown Mountain View last night while we were at dinner. We wondered how they knew to break into the hatchback when it is not see- through."
"They turn on bluetooth scanners and follow the beacon to find electronics."
What a time to be alive
Well, well, well. Fancy that. UK.gov shelves planned pr0n block http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/16/age_verification_pornblocking_plans_shelved/
This is a big bag of nope.
WireGuard removed from Google Play Store
If I were a cynic I would suggest that this is because it is not going through Google's payment system.
How IBM’s Technology Powered the Holocaust https://kottke.org/19/10/how-ibms-technology-powered-the-holocaust
New post: Official Secrets https://www.bfoliver.com/film/2019/10/14/officialsecrets/
Jack Monroe 'loses £5,000 in phone-number hijack'
1. SMS is not good 2 factor auth. Banks should not be using it. I have at least two banks that do.
2. This still requires a password to have been leaked...
2a. Possibly not if the attacker used social engineering with the sim jacked number
New post: Judy https://www.bfoliver.com/film/2019/10/13/judy/