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Background Apps

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My plane banner company gets business by flying around with a banner showing a <div> tag, waiting for a web developer to get frustrated enough to order a matching </div>.
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atoro
102 days ago
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Dorlar, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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zwol
102 days ago
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I used to live in an area where plane banners were popular and they were always some boring ad for cars or insurance or some shit. I wish people would use them for culture jamming more often.
Mountain View, CA
Covarr
102 days ago
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Closing apps is a lifesaver when they go haywire. Everyone always forgets that part.
Moses Lake, WA
zwol
102 days ago
Damn straight. I regularly have to close all the apps on my ancient iPad because it’s the only way to make the network start working again. This is really apple’s fault for dropping support for perfectly good hardware though (apart from the cracked screen)—I never have to do it on devices that are fully patched up.
alt_text_at_your_service
102 days ago
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My plane banner company gets business by flying around with a banner showing a <div> tag, waiting for a web developer to get frustrated enough to order a matching </div>.

Self-Driving Issues

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If most people turn into muderers all of a sudden, we'll need to push out a firmware update or something.
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atoro
117 days ago
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alt_text_at_your_service
118 days ago
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If most people turn into muderers all of a sudden, we'll need to push out a firmware update or something.
Cthulhux
118 days ago
How many bots ARE here?
davidar
118 days ago
one and a half
dukeofwulf
118 days ago
I, for one, welcome our new bot overlords.
srsly
118 days ago
The other one went down for a few months, so I appreciate this one.
cschulee
117 days ago
Takes one to know one...
alt_text_bot
118 days ago
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If most people turn into muderers all of a sudden, we'll need to push out a firmware update or something.
eriko
117 days ago
Yay! you are back.

2018 CVE List

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CVE-2018-?????: It turns out Bruce Schneier is just two mischevious kids in a trenchcoat.
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atoro
120 days ago
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Dorlar, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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Lythimus
120 days ago
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alt_text_bot got scooped.
chrisamico
120 days ago
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TFW people you know show up in XKCD.
Boston, MA
reconbot
119 days ago
You know Bruce Schneier?
GreenChange
119 days ago
Nah, he knows the guy who writes comments on public-facing web pages.
chrisamico
119 days ago
Schneier and my wife were Berkman fellows together. Doubt he'd remember me.
Fidtz
119 days ago
https://www.schneier.com/blog/ one of the best blogs over the years
ice0032
117 days ago
hey I found this name on the ground. think you dropped it
alt_text_at_your_service
120 days ago
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CVE-2018-?????: It turns out Bruce Schneier is just two mischevious kids in a trenchcoat.
alt_text_bot
120 days ago
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CVE-2018-?????: It turns out Bruce Schneier is just two mischevious kids in a trenchcoat.

Getarnt als Gamer: Einblicke in eine rechtsradikale Troll-Armee

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Die Plattform Reconquista Germanica liefert Munition im Kampf um die Meinungshoheit in sozialen Netzwerken. CC-BY-ND 2.0 Joe BlackDie Teilnehmer des rechtsextremen Netzwerks Reconquista Germanica kapern Hashtags auf Twitter, teilen massenhaft Inhalte rechtsextremer Populisten und kommentieren Videos auf YouTube. Nun wurde ihr Server gelöscht, doch ein neuer hat sich bereits formiert und will zum "Sturmangriff" übergehen.
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atoro
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Dorlar, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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Chicken Pox and Name Statistics

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People with all six of those names agree that it's weird that we have teeth, when you think about it for too long. Just about everyone agrees on that, except—in a still-unexplained statistical anomaly—people named "Trevor."
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atoro
137 days ago
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chrisamico
137 days ago
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Sometimes XKCD is on the nose: I work with Brians and Sarahs. Logan and Harper are in my kid's preschool class.
Boston, MA
dukeofwulf
136 days ago
And what are their thoughts on Chicken Pox?
spiffytech
136 days ago
I am Brian and I thought chickenpox was normal.
stefanetal
120 days ago
Who'd not want a two week break for school with no restrictions in 3rd grade?

Hawaii

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Ok, I've got it, just need to plug in my security key. Hmm, which way does the USB go? Nope, not that way. I'll just flip it and– OH JEEZ IT FELL INTO THE VENT.
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atoro
146 days ago
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Covarr
146 days ago
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and just think, if his password was hunter2 he would've remembered it.
Moses Lake, WA
djmitche
141 days ago
If his password was what? I just see "*******"
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