Category Archives: Technology

The Invisible Hand of the Market Faces The Kobayashi Maru Scenario

American-style capitalism  is facing a Kobayashi Maru test, and this Axios item proves it: President Joe Biden has a $100 billion plan to ensure all Americans have high-speed internet, but some of the key companies that provide those connections are … Continue reading

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Report: ‘Big Tech = Big Tobacco’

It’s probably not fair to make Mark Faceberg the, uh, face of technology, but… Anyway, Axios tells us that Big Tech is now as loved as Big Tobacco (all the weird formatting is totally theirs): Big Tech dollars may be … Continue reading

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Microsoft: Hacked Again

The quality control team is up to their usual standards of excellence at The Borg: BREAKING: At least 30,000 U.S. organizations have been newly hacked through an exploit in Microsoft Exchange server, Krebs reports. (via @EamonJavers) — CNBC Now … Continue reading

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Some Fries With Your Stupid?

Driving for Dummies Scissorhead Baron vonBeavis alerts us that drivers in the People’s Republic of Californiastan are getting tricky and more technologically advanced: The California Highway Patrol busted a carpool driver in Baldwin Park, and to be honest, it’s a … Continue reading

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Bad Signs, Cont.

BSOD is the “IT” color this year.

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Entire School District Outsmarted by 8-Year Old

The grifter: My 8 year old niece The prize: Playing virtual hooky permanently (School Zoom calls) The marks: My sister, my brother in law, the teacher, the school’s computer teacher, the principle and Zoom's support team The con: How she … Continue reading

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‘Oops,’ Said Faceberg (Part Infinity)

Well, this ought to get Possum Hollar’s panties in a knot: Facebook Helped U.S. Identify Capitol Rioters From Photos (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. has been “helping” law enforcement identify people who posted photos of themselves at the Jan. 6 riots … Continue reading

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Bad Signs, Cont.

Well, you’re doomed.

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Technology in the Age Of The Trump Virus

As long as we were talking ’bout tech earlier… Microsoft Borg, er, Teams looks more Orwellian than ever: Teaming With Information. As far back as June, Microsoft explained in somewhat legalistic terms that it’s happily recording so much Teams activity … Continue reading

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Microsoft Hacked (By Russia this time), Part Infinity

Reuters “Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it found malicious software in its systems related to a massive hacking campaign disclosed by U.S. officials this week, adding a top technology target to a growing list of attacked government agencies. “Microsoft also … Continue reading

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