Tag: Technology


WhosePassword?

Turns out that coming up with strong passwords is less simple than mere humans can comprehend:

For too many people, moving the digits around in some variation of Patriots69Lover is their idea of a strong password. So you might expect something complicated likeā€ “ji32k7au4a83” would be a great password. But according to the data breach repository Have I Been Pwned (HIBP), it shows up more often than one might expect. [ā€¦]

Turns out there’s a good reason for that.1

[Via Pixel Envy]

, 10 March 2019. Category: Uncategorized. Tagged: .

Swimming submarines

Quoted For Truth:

To ask whether computers can think is like asking whether submarines can swim.

— Edsger Dijkstra

[Via Memex 1.1]

, 10 March 2019. Category: Uncategorized. Tagged: .

Standardised

Who knew there was an official standard that laid down the methodology by which dishwashers should be tested? Hold on to your hats: down the rabbit hole we go!

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[Via Retweet from @cstross]

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