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Chuckellania for October 18th, 2021

Both Intel and now Qualcomm seem bitter and snarky that customers are trying their own thing.

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Chuckellania for October 17th, 2021

There's a bunch of open-air desks for remote working in the forest.

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Chuckellania for October 16th, 2021

Thought experiment: what if ad-based business models weren't a thing?

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Chuckellania for October 15th, 2021

Luna Display is adding Windows, which, yeah, of course they are. That was exactly the right move to make. Apple sherlocked their main feature — treating an iPad as an additional display for your Mac — as "Sidecar" in macOS 10.15 Catalina, and they dit the thing that makes sense for everyone: cover the 90% use case for their own user base. This leaves Astropad/Luna Display to figure out how to focus on the remaining 10%, and they have.

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Chuckellania for October 14th, 2021

The anti-cheat arms race in PC gaming has reached… kernel modules.

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Chuckellania for October 13th, 2021

Why are developers to inclined to rewrite others' code?

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Chuckellania for October 12th, 2021

This is not a new insight, but it bears repeating: when implementing cryptography yourself, it is rather easy to make a mistake you won't notice, potentially reducing the security.

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Chuckellania for October 11th, 2021

The iOS Simulator now does video recording, including exporting to animated GIFs.

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Chuckellania for October 10th, 2021

California is phasing out gas-powered lawnmowers and leaf blowers.

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Chuckellania for October 9th, 2021

Microsoft is going to disable Excel 4.0 macros. These are apparently completely separate from Excel 5.0's VBA-based macros, and look a lot more like a bunch of Excel functions one after another, rather than Visual Basic, e.g.:

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