COGNITIVE PERFORMANCE: BETTER THAN OUR PREDECESSORS
phys.org/news/2020-10-cognitiv

That's fake news! Proof:

RESEARCHERS SUGGEST VICTORIAN-ERA PEOPLE MORE INTELLIGENT THAN MODERN-DAY COUNTERPARTS
phys.org/news/2013-05-victoria

THE MERE PRESENCE OF YOUR SMARTPHONE REDUCES BRAIN POWER, STUDY SHOWS
medicalxpress.com/news/2017-06

...etc

US IS NEARING 'RAPID ACCELERATION' OF COVID-19 CASES, EXPERT WARNS, AS DAILY INFECTIONS HIT ABOUT 60,000
cnn.com/2020/10/21/health/us-c

Have you been comparing notes of what has happened during this pandemic compared to what you saw on TV? Actually it was mostly like what happened after the pandemic that everybody cared most about, and it was always Evil in the end. Always. It was like you were predicting your own future on your own TV shows and movies and you didn't even know it

My browser no longer works with YouTube because the HTML, CSS, and Javascript used by YouTube has evolved to the point where my browser allegedly is incompatible. Videos are playable but the rest of the screen is blank. I would believe that incompatible web standard con job if it weren't for one glaring hole in that story: tracking ability hasn't changed at all.

GOOGLE SUED BY DOJ IN ANTITRUST CASE OVER SEARCH DOMINANCE
cnbc.com/2020/10/20/doj-antitr

Maybe it's not "dominance" but a case of "what else is there that is even remotely better?". You know what I mean? It's the same thing for MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point, MS Windows, MS Git, MS iPad/Surface, etc?

AFTER OUTCRY, MICROSOFT PRESSES PAUSE ON UNSOLICITED WINDOWS 10 WEB APP INSTALLS
theverge.com/2020/10/19/215240

"[Microsoft] says it was at least partly a mistake — and will be pausing the 'migration' that brought web apps to your Start Menu this way"

Partly a mistake instead of total mistake? Pausing instead of stopping? Why isn't Microsoft under investigation by Trump for monopolistic practices like Google is?

C# DESIGNER TORGERSEN: WHY THE PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE IS STILL SO POPULAR AND WHERE IT'S GOING NEXT
techrepublic.com/article/c-des

"While it shares a close heritage with Java – originally being designed as a rival to the programming language developed at Sun Microsystems ... thanks to extensive support from Microsoft"

That makes it sound like C# isn't popular but part of one company's monopolistic practices

TESLA HAS CONFIRMED THAT WATER CAN CAUSE MODEL 3 BUMPERS TO FALL OFF
inputmag.com/tech/tesla-confir

If this is true, that makes Tesla sound like a really poor quality car. Japanese cars don't do that so why can't American cars be more like Japanese cars? Too bad Elon Muck disbanded his public relations department, otherwise this issue could be competently managed by professionals:

TESLA’S DECISION TO SCRAP ITS PR DEPARTMENT COULD CREATE A PR NIGHTMARE
techcrunch.com/2020/10/15/tesl

ANIMALS KEEP EVOLVING INTO CRABS, WHICH IS SOMEWHAT DISTURBING
popularmechanics.com/science/a

That's nothing compared to humans, which keep evolving into arseholes

NEW THEORY ON THE ORIGIN OF DARK MATTER
phys.org/news/2020-10-theory-d

"A recent study from the University of Melbourne proposes a new theory for the origin of dark matter"

Dark Matter originated from scientists inability to explain the anomalous rotation of galaxies. Anything beyond that fact would only be make believe nonsense, no matter how perfect the math

VIDEO SURFACES OF CHINESE BOMBER APPARENTLY CARRYING MONSTER HYPERSONIC MISSILE
popularmechanics.com/military/

Better start saying your prayers now, America. America is in no condition to fight with all that crippling divisiveness and crippling diseases and going broke because of crippling diseases. Yet America is letting Ronald McDonald Trump keep on goading the Chinese to his hearts content

WHICH PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES USE THE LEAST ELECTRICITY?
linux.com/news/which-programmi

I have a better question: How many angels can fit on one digital bit of information? Is it more or less than the number of angels that can fit on the head of a pin?

DON'T WORK ALONE WHEN YOU'RE A NEW OR JUNIOR ENGINEER
blog.pragmaticengineer.com/don

Well ... yeah! Trust all those other men in a very male-dominated field who are very racist and sexist and therefore absent of having even remotely homosexual tendencies? Despite hating women THAT much? Especially all alone together with them? Hell no! I don't do Oscar Meyer(c) Weiner, not even in private when "nobody is looking". No "Boys Night Out" for me ... no thank you!

OH! THE THINGS WE HAD TO DO TO DEBUG SOFTWARE!
functionize.com/blog/oh-the-th

Yeah, those were the good ol' days. Nowadays they do nothing to try and fix bugs

GARTNER SEES 'INTERNET OF BEHAVIORS,' AUTOMATION, AI, EXPERIENCES KEY 2021 TECHNOLOGIES
zdnet.com/article/gartner-sees

Oh! So you mean you see racist, sexist, immoral behaviors being reinforced by science, engineering, and technology ... just like it is already happening today?

LINUX 5.10 TO MAKE YEAR 2038 PROBLEM THE YEAR 2486 PROBLEM
theregister.com/2020/10/19/lin

That's nothing compared to this headline:

TRUMP TO MAKE YEAR 2020 PROBLEM AN EVERY YEAR THEREAFTER PROBLEM

MICROSOFT’S GITHUB ACQUISITION CHANGED WINDOWS DEVELOPMENT FOREVER
itprotoday.com/devops-and-soft

"Microsoft’s GitHub acquisition has caused Windows devs to “go native” by learning to love open source ways of thinking and doing"

Haha because:

1) Then why isn't Win10 getting better with time like it should be doing, and
2) Microsoft used to virulently hate open source, but now all of a sudden, just like magic they are EMBRACING and EXTENDING open source because ... they wish it wouldn't go EXTINCT?

Words of Wisdom that most men in today's world won't be able to understand: Sex can never lead to love but love can lead to sex

EVANGELICALS MADE A BAD BARGAIN WITH TRUMP
theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/

No they didn't. They made a really Great deal with The Devil because they are The Devil's Helpers

I wonder if Apple will sue the Trump estate and the government for the constant assault they endured during Trump's reign, after Trump "retires" from the government?

MICROSOFT: NO DRIVER UPDATES ALLOWED FOR WIN7 AND WIN8
osr.com/blog/2020/10/15/micros

"One thing with which I have historically credited Microsoft is their willingness to listen to the community, and change their course when necessary"

MS only listens to whoever has money to spend. For all others, anything you have to say gets "archived" as did my long time bug complaint to the Windows Insider Program about directory views not being saved -- since Win7 or WinXP

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