April 2020

Saturday, 11 April 2020

Prepare for the Ultimate Gaslighting

Julio Vincent Gambuto: “What the crisis has given us is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see ourselves and our country in the plainest of views. At no other time, ever in our lives, have we gotten the opportunity to see what would happen if the world simply stopped. Here it is. We’re in it.”


Tuesday, 7 April 2020

The Worm Is Back!




Sunday, 5 April 2020

Have You Tried Rebooting It?

The Register: “A previous software bug forced airlines to power down their 787s every 248 days […] Airbus suffers from similar issues with its A350 […] Persistent or unfiltered stale data is a known 787 problem. In 2014 a Japan Airlines 787 caught fire because […] Investigators realised the black boxes had been recording false information […] More seriously, another 787 stale data problem in years gone by saw superseded backup flight plans persisting in standby navigation computers, and activating occasionally.”


Wednesday, 1 April 2020

It Took a Global Pandemic, But Generation X is Finally Getting Love

Paper City: “We’ll be just fine. We used to eat entire boxes of sugary cereal just to get to the prize at the bottom.”