https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2019/2/20/18232960/google-nest-secure-microphone-google-assistant-built-in-security-privacy Google "forgot" to tell customers about the unadvertised microphone in Nest Secure. In other news, the Greeks "forgot" to tell Troy about the unadvertised soldiers in that big wooden horse. Adtech IoT devices are not your friend.
"It was not until Perl 5 (if then) that the language was suitable for writing serious programs"
Every once in a while I'm reminded that once upon a time, some people tried to make the worst, most unlistenable song ever, and that it's just out there if you want to listen to it.
I beg you to watch the video embedded in this article about a baseball player winning his arbitration hearing, it is literally one of the funniest things I have ever seen in my life https://deadspin.com/sean-casey-once-won-an-arbitration-case-with-a-suit-tha-1832636095
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Amazon Pulls Out of Planned New York City Campus
"It’s not like many of the things that are in most W3C specifications are complicated, it’s just that the editor is bad at explaining them to non-implementers, which are most of the web developers that end up reading these specification documents."
Former Apple Lawyer Who Was Supposed To Keep Employees From Insider Trading Has Been Charged With Insider Trading
"Help! None of my projects want to be SPAs" by Jason Goldstein https://whatisjasongoldstein.com/writing/help-none-of-my-projects-want-to-be-spas/
I agree with the author that React, unlike Angular or CoffeeScript, seems to have staying power. I think though that React's real innovation is the component model, and there are plenty of other frameworks that have taken that idea and run with it (Vue, Svelte, etc.).