02 Mar 2018

When a Work Email Chain Goes Very Very Wrong

by Devin Holt Editor’s note: Most stories are made out of paragraphs that lead to the next paragraph. This fictional account of an email thread gone very, very wrong uses a slightly different format.                                

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01 Mar 2018

What The Fresh Hell Is This Facebook Face Recognition?

Facebook showed you a vaguebooking post this week entitled “Introducing Face Recognition for More Features.” Facebook, which these days is 90% wannabe viral videos that you can’t scroll past fast enough, announced in a post that showed up once (and only once!) on your timeline earlier this week that “We’re

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01 Feb 2018

The Scourge Of The ‘Congratulations!’ Pop-Up Ad

A despicable “Congratulations!” malware ad has been wreaking internet havoc for the last several months, and websites are confused as hell about what is happening. The ad has appeared on visits to the New York Times and Washington Post, The Verge, Vice and virtually every reputable website. A just-released report

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03 Jan 2018

People are Protesting at Twitter HQ to Get Trump Kicked Off

This was sent to me the other day and I figured I’d share it with you since some of you may want to go. Resistance SF is protesting at Twitter HQ today with hopes of getting Donny boy kicked off the platform. Here’s the info from the FB invite: Trump

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14 Dec 2017

How Bad Is Stormtrooper Aim? A Statistical Analysis

A frame-by-frame examination of the existing canonical Star Wars films yields a true assessment of what comically poor aim the stormtroopers really have. We went through all of the Star Wars movies in which stormtroopers appear and compared their shots fired to their number of actual hits. While we have

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01 Nov 2017

Fraud, Identity Theft & the Dark Side of the Sharing Economy

Fraud, Identity Theft & the Dark Side of the Sharing Economy or How I invited a thief into my home with an app Guest post by Jonathan Crawford We put a lot of trust into the services & apps we use. When you think about it, we let strangers into our homes

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18 Oct 2017

The Salesforce Tower Looks Like a Giant Butt Plug

This originally appeared in my Broke-Ass City column for the SF Examiner. As I look out my window, I see it stretching toward the heavens. The large glass windows are filling in, reflecting the fog and the Bay. At night, it’s illuminated like a beacon, screaming, “I am the symbol

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22 Sep 2017

Why You Should NOT Buy an iPhone 8

There is a new iPhone going on sale today, for no better reason than it is September and Apple puts out a new iPhone every September. But people, you should not buy the new iPhone 8 just because there is a new iPhone 8. Oh, I’m sure you’ll just die

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