"The Mother of All Demos"
1968: Douglas Engelbart explains the foundation of user interface to the world. How to make computers responsive and useful, mouse pointer, hypertext, etc.

In school I read about it often, but TIL I can just WATCH the thing!!!!!


From twitter 

"GPD recovered a weapon at the scene which contained enough material to develop a DNA profile. Analysis of cell tower records near a reported sighting of the so-called "Batmobile", was vital to developing a list of suspects. The FBI compared samples of DNA from hospitals, the military, and other sources, for each suspect. We're now learning an early morning search warrant was executed at Wayne Manor, the home of billionaire Bruce Wayne. Two people are in custody." #SuperheroPrivacy

Your phone's wifi signal can be used to identify your gait (way you walk). Your gait is unique enough that it can be used to identify you. If there is prior video footage of view, it can be matched to that too. Impressive research, scary implications nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/

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From twitter 

As of 2019, the total amount of space needed to put the text files of the whole of English Wikipedia onto a memory stick is 16GB.

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