I had the privilege to see Dr. Vinton Cerf speak last year. If you don't know who that is, go read up here. Anyway, when an audience member asked Dr. Cerf what his biggest fear vis-a-vis internet-releated aspects was, he said high up on his list was the insecurity of IoT devices. What's IoT, you … Continue reading IoT and Security
This is a great article in the New York Times detailing out how to get your information that Facebook and Google knows about you. I highly recommend reading it. The video is also good. Article is here: https://nyti.ms/2JEqSBM
The man is so talented. I'm loving the series and enjoy it when a new one is debuted. Today? Mark Zuckerberg. Brilliant.
The rep for our builder sent an update email today. The rough-in for the HVAC is going in, and the external sheathing has completed. Also, they said right now it's looking like a 9/12 closing (but of course that will probably change). Exciting! I've added the photos to the Austin Home album.
This morning was the launch of the Iridium-5 via SpaceX. I'm always in awe of the video footage during the launch from the different perspectives on that actual rocket. It occurred to me this morning, though, that younger generations will never know what it was like before those HD cameras. But even more impressive is … Continue reading SpaceX – Iridium-5
Apparently, God's representative here on Terra Firma has declared Hell does not exist. Rejoice! https://www.cnsnews.com/blog/michael-w-chapman/pope-francis-there-no-hell
Discovered a YouTube channel that has all his albums uploaded. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCi1CLy1kuT3MwwRJmh4VDjQ
I've only really perceived luck as a negative or a positive, but this article - The Key to Good Luck Is an Open Mind - shows that luck can be an indicator as to how open or closed one's mind is.
Hacker News has a lovely post where a data visualization was done on the location and intensity of the cherry blossoms blooming in Japan.