Old Infrastructure Is Insecure Infrastructure - Considering that it would be quite costly to do something like this when the system was developed, it shouldn't be surprising that it is trivial to trigger a broadcast of emergency sirens. Interesting though, and shows why there is no security through obscurity.
Right To Repair - Even if it isn’t the wisest idea, you should always be able to fix your own stuff. A recent court decision upholds the idea that using third party parts does to void a warranty. So for cars, computers, smartphones, etc. you can now safely crack the case without fear of reprisal. Though they will blame whatever third party parts for your ills, I bet.
Learning Styles Are BS - Like personality tests, it turns out that learning styles are most likely not true. NeuroLogica shows how studies have shown that learning styles are more accepted wisdom that data doesn’t back up.
Kiki Wins An Award - Well more like Eiko Kadono, who won the most prestigious prize for children's literature, the Hans Christian Anderson Award. While I am not familiar with the lengthy series beyond the Miyazaki movie, that story alone is worthy.
They'll Screw It Up - Granted Apple has nothing outside of a crappy Late Show segment adaptation and a reality show to go one, but I am unsure how filmable it is.
Do Androids Feel Nostalgic? - The Conversation has a look back at Phillip K Dick’s Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? and take an in-depth look at the themes of the novel and if they’re still relevant.
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