Public Service Announcement: You Should Not Force Quit Apps on iOS
The single biggest misconception about iOS is that it’s good digital hygiene to force quit apps that you aren’t using.
ios  daringfireball  dkl  apple  hardware  software  * 
4 days ago
Shame on Jeff Sessions
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has long prided himself on asking if things are constitutional before proceeding, but the constitutionality of his desires has run crashing into his law and order views. He has decided to expand a positively unconstitutional policy that should be ruthlessly fought in courts and legislatures around the country. Jeff Sessions wants to seize the property of Americans accused of crimes even if they are never found guilty by a jury. Civil asset forfeiture has long been the government's preferred means to confiscate property from suspected drug dealers and others. The problem, however, is that often the…
article  editorial  civilassetforfeiture 
4 days ago
Elon, Forget Killer Robots. Focus on the Real AI Problems
Elon Musk’s Fixation on Killer AI Distracts from Much More Immediate Problems with Smart Machines
article  wired  elonmusk  technology  ai  government 
5 days ago
Please Prove You’re Not a Robot
Posing as humans, today’s bots are different from what science fiction writers imagined, but they represent a serious threat to democracy.
article  nytimes  editorial  security  privacy  technology 
7 days ago
Elon Musk's big battery brings reality crashing into a post-truth world | Tim Hollo
For months, politicians and fossil fuel industry have lied about the viability of renewables. Now Tesla’s big battery in South Australia will prove them wrong
article  editorial  energy  elonmusk  australia 
16 days ago
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