GeekSpeak for 2016-09-14

Facebook's USB Causes Legal DOOM

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Doom graphics study, drones delivering burritos, legal software like chat-bot tackling homelessness, Facebook removes socially important images because of nudity concerns, Crazy USB, Dropbox Hacking your computer.

And a long post show with FAA thinking shampoo is worse then burning batteries, Lyle almost blinds himself recharging a battery, and more.

Legalist funds your court case if its algorithm says you can win - The American Genius

Legalist’s algorithm has analyzed 10 million court cases, and uses that information to make a strong estimate of the likely outcomes of court cases.

Creator of chatbot that beat 160,000 parking fines now tackling homelessness | Technology | The Guardian

Teenager who designed DoNotPay to overturn tickets in London and New York expands service to assist those dealing with housing problems in the UK

Mark Zuckerberg accused of abusing power after Facebook deletes 'napalm girl' post | Technology | The Guardian

Norway’s largest newspaper published a front-page letter to the Facebook CEO lambasting the company’s decision to censor a photograph of the Vietnam war

Now you can buy a USB stick that destroys anything in its path | ZDNet

Because who doesn’t need a weaponized USB stick?

Dropbox responds to accusations its Mac desktop client hacks OS X security | TechCrunch

“Clearly we need to do a better job communicating about Dropbox’s OS integration. We ask for permissions once but don’t describe what we’re doing or why. We’ll fix that,” Dropbox’s Ben Newhouse, from its desktop client team, told TechCrunch.

List of battery sizes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

So many batteries! Some are rechargeable, some are not!
Lithium-ion_battery are not all rechargeable, be careful.


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