Employees can chip themselves, MS Paint is no more, 1Password focus on funding, Nordic Problems, T-Rex sprint speed, chickens as steady cam, and more Geek News.
Participating employees will have the chips, which use near field communication (NFC) technology, implanted between their thumb and forefinger.
A couple weeks ago on the AIs get Burned Out on AR episode of GeekSpeak Ben mentioned Salt, Fat, Actid, Heat – a cookbook.
Listener Scot wrote:
I’m a few days late to the podcast so I’m sure I’m not the first to mention it but the author, Samin Nosrat, is a woman. The discussion about the book was great but knowing how conscious you are on the show about gender and race issues I thought you would want appreciate the correction. Also, on a side note, the book is based on a cooking class she developed by the same name which is taught in San Francisco.
Long-standing basic graphics editing program, used throughout childhoods since the 1980s, has been marked for death
Criticism is mounting over IT security at Swedish government agencies after it emerged that millions of Swedes’ driving licence data may have been leaked to other countries.
This week the British papers revelled in news about how much the BBC’s on-air stars get paid, though the salaries of their counterparts in commercial TV remain under wraps. In Norway, there are no such secrets. Anyone can find out how much anyone else is paid – and it rarely causes problems.
From the article – TLDR;
Films like Jurassic Park have led us to believe that Tyrannosaurus rex was capable of chasing down its prey at full tilt. New research done with simulations suggest this dino was no sprinter, and that it couldn’t move any faster than a brisk walk. Well, a brisk walk for a nine ton carnivore. At a top speed of 12 miles per hour, you’d still be hard pressed to outrun this prehistoric beast.
Even if the cop who pulls you over doesn’t recognize you, the body camera on his chest eventually just might.
Chicken Powered Steadicam – Smarter Every Day
9th Circuit won’t hear from amici concerned with users’ First Amendment rights.