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A useless feature?

I had to try it. PostNord’s mobile app can be used to track packages: This part was intriguing: So I had to try. The camera was then used to scan for surfaces and distance, and then I could place the virtual … Læs resten

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Self-driving is binary

I agree with Alex Roy, self-driving is binary. Either the car can safely bring you from A to B without your attention and action, or not. Self-driving is attainable, even if no-one has achieved it yet.

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Just a First World problem

There are websites where I cannot register as a user because my last name isn’t considered real. This is a variant of the Scunthorpe problem: The Scunthorpe problem is the blocking of websites, e-mails, forum posts or search results by a spam … Læs resten

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Every website in 2018

Every website in 2018 pic.twitter.com/Gm7jhfuuUO — Daryl Ginn (@darylginn) October 20, 2018 (twitter)

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Looking for the unintentional consequences

This was predictable: I was not sure when I would use this feature… till today. @elonmusk @tesla pic.twitter.com/bC6rFt2SuW — D Shawn Kennedy (@rarelyserious) October 31, 2018 (twitter) A man uses the “summon” feature of his Tesla car to avoid parking … Læs resten

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Flow TV is the wrong term

Or rather flow TV is not the term consumers should use, as it more accurately describes how broadcasters try to capture and retain an audience by keeping it from changing channels or doing something else. As a consumer, “flow” should conjure … Læs resten

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Passwords

I recently got an upgrade for a framework I use and saw this in the changes documentation: And I sighed. This is truly bad advice, bad code and we know better! Long passwords are better than requiring mixed case and/or … Læs resten

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How to kill a browser with a transform

With Javascript I wanted to update a graphic created using CSS. I executed a command that changed the CSS property “transform” to “rotate(0deg) skewY(0deg)”. Very simple. It worked in test. It worked in production. Clients started using the system. It … Læs resten

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Google+ will not be missed

Google+ was unmotivated by any need for what it did. No one loved it. It was born only to slow Facebook growth. It’s like having a kid so it can beat up your neighbor’s kid. Products, to be any good, must … Læs resten

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Smart cars and surveillance

From the thread from a supposed former IT guy as Tesla: any connected car is ripe for data harvesting and you (the consumer) should expect it going forward. on that note, china has a law in place that mandates all … Læs resten

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