We have all these new video conferencing systems and not a single one that can finish a call and then put a big “END TRANSMISSION” on the screen with some kind of friendly but subtly ominous logo

Remember, when something seems like such a big task it's impossible, it can be helpful to break it down into smaller pieces, such as "what is the next thing I have to click on." Once you've done that, give yourself a nice 30-minute break before moving on to the next thing to click

there has just been an avalanche of Mac Mini G4 parts

i'll deal with it in the morning!

All both of you Arsians on here, hersko is on HN: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=39384158

CDC says it’s okay to use a weak password if it’s been more than 24 hours since your last breach

Cloud services people use and rely upon keep getting acquired and killed, with little or no recourse for users. It’s not just someone else’s computer, it’s someone else’s money, and when it goes away, so does your stuff. Bleh

Apple has TOTP support built in now. These instructions are kinda terrible, but it boils down to this: when you get a QR code to scan to enroll for MFA, control-click or long-press on it, and add it to keychain.

Once that’s done, keychain can auto-fill TOTP codes along with passwords.

So long, Google Authenticator

https://support.apple.com/guide/iphone/automatically-fill-in-verification-codes-ipha6173c19f/ios

You can listen to Pachebel anytime. It doesn’t have to be a wedding

Remember to laugh through the pain. I mean, you can also cry through the pain.

Actually, you can do whatever you want. Just make sure you're in pain.

Not in pain at all? We'll see about that.

I almost forgot to log into all my gamified apps and nearly lost my streak of maintaining streaks

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Are we committed to “2024?” Is it too late to consider other options

“New phone, who dis?” but with dozens of MFA apps

Well, it's a ball. It's in a ball shape

But… it's just cheese

Whipped cheese. Softer than normal cheese.

Ok whipped cheese. Why would anyone shove a cracker into this?

Well, it's shaped like a ball, and it's also covered in nuts

Nuts. Nuts. It's covered in nuts so people will want to stick a cracker into it.

Or a knife.

A cracker or a knife. Whipped cheese in the shape of a ball, covered in nuts, and people will pay money to stick crackers into this? Or a knife?

Or a knife, yes.

And what will it cost?

After member savings, $8.97

Paying my next bill by paper check just so I can still have an opportunity ever to get the date wrong

OMG it's the last day of the year already??? So grateful for all these glowing texts, I can't believe I almost forgot it's my last chance to donate to politicians in 2023

John Burwell aka deet shared 2 months ago

The AI innovation I want is Autotune removal

Miracles do happen!

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