Ood! Though I have to say the Krebs tweets at the end are gold 🙂
tl;dr: In August 2017, I reported a vulnerability to Panera Bread that allowed the full name, home address, email address, food/dietary preferences, username, phone number, birthday and last four…
— Read on medium.com/@djhoulihan/no-panera-bread-doesnt-take-security-seriously-bf078027f815
…a knockoff is clearly trying to confuse the market into thinking it’s something more popular, often using off-the-shelf parts, while cutting corners on the design of the product. Basically, it’s a product that succeeds because an unobservant parent or loved one doesn’t know the difference.
Love this blog!
via Game Boy Knock-Offs: A History of Portable Copycats
…[It] was the success of his own vision that demonstrated the limits of that vision.
via Now would be a good time for Mark Zuckerberg to resign | TechCrunch
this well meaning documentary meant to alert you to the dangers of stimulant medications used to treat ADHD misses the mark. It doesn’t include any perspective on what medications can do when they’re prescribed and used properly.
First off, I haven’t watched this particular documentary.
But it’s not surprising -___-
via Dr. Hallowell on ‘Take Your Pills’ Netflix Documentary « Dr Hallowell ADHD and mental and cognitive health
Instead, according to the complaint, she constructed an elaborate fiction that she would spend the rest of her tenure trying to keep alive, and that would lead her down the path to this week’s charges. In other words, Holmes’s mistake was that she refused to do what so many other entrepreneurs do every day, and come to terms with failure.
Also, the actual complaint from the SEC is a great read. What a train wreck
via Kevin’s Week in Tech: Theranos, Fraud and the Failure to Fail – The New York Times
So the most interesting and distinguishing feature of Luna, at least to start with, might not be the tokens, or the incentives, or the machine learning. It might be that it’s a place you can go to meet the sort of people who want to date on the blockchain. I could make a lot of cheap jokes here, but whatever weird hyperplanes through categoryspace further the difficult and desperate project of human-seeking-human are good and worthwhile in my book. I hope that lots of libertarian women find lots of security-conscious men and make lots of beautiful, high-price-volatility babies.
via Practically-A-Book Review: Luna Whitepaper | Slate Star Codex
And when you’ve made your choice, be specific in your project documentation. There’s no need to make somebody else (possibly your future self) go through the process of guessing which connector type you used.
This is even more important for component vendors. Even though internet specifications are generally poor, that’s no excuse to be lazy. Customers need to know the specific connector to interface with your product.
via JST Is Not A Connector | Hackaday