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Laptop Issues

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Hang on, we got a call from the feds. They say we can do whatever with him, but the EPA doesn't want that laptop in the ocean. They're sending a team.
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DaftDoki
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"Steve"
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snm77
3 days ago
Yes. Me. For sure.
snm77
3 days ago
Yes. Me. For sure.
HarlandCorbin
2 days ago
My wife. She can destabilize any piece of electronics simply by using it long enough.
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diannemharris
4 days ago
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It me.
jth
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It me.
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alt_text_at_your_service
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Hang on, we got a call from the feds. They say we can do whatever with him, but the EPA doesn't want that laptop in the ocean. They're sending a team.
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Hang on, we got a call from the feds. They say we can do whatever with him, but the EPA doesn't want that laptop in the ocean. They're sending a team.

Internal Monologues

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Haha, just kidding, everyone's already been hacked. I wonder if today's the day we find out about it.
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DaftDoki
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Yeah, thats about right.
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emdot
59 days ago
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Real life.
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yarp
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farktronix
65 days ago
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The fact that trees are made of air has been bothering me for years now.
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
redson
63 days ago
it drives me nuts also when people lose fat they do it through breathing
satadru
65 days ago
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Medicine is more about looking at people and having your internal dialogue automatically start to list possible disease states.
New York, NY
alt_text_at_your_service
65 days ago
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Haha, just kidding, everyone's already been hacked. I wonder if today's the day we find out about it.
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65 days ago
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Haha, just kidding, everyone's already been hacked. I wonder if today's the day we find out about it.

Not Voting Doubles the Value of Someone Else’s Vote

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David Foster Wallace, back in 2000:

If you are bored and disgusted by politics and don’t bother to vote, you are in effect voting for the entrenched Establishments of the two major parties, who please rest assured are not dumb, and who are keenly aware that it is in their interests to keep you disgusted and bored and cynical and to give you every possible psychological reason to stay at home doing one-hitters and watching MTV on primary day. By all means stay home if you want, but don’t bullshit yourself that you’re not voting. In reality, there is no such thing as not voting: you either vote by voting, or you vote by staying home and tacitly doubling the value of some Diehard’s vote.

Jason Kottke:

Please check your registration status and register to vote… it takes two minutes. [Voter registration deadlines][2] are fast approaching in many US states — there are deadlines tomorrow in Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Texas.

Kottke wrote that yesterday, so those registration deadlines are today. I don’t care who you want to vote for, I implore you to register and vote. And if you think you are registered, double-check. It really does just take a minute.

[2]; https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2018/10/7/17947768/voter-registration-deadline-verify-2018-midterms

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Podcast: AI tech named automated reasoning provides next-gen cloud security

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AWS just released a new podcast on how next generation security technology, backed by automated reasoning, is providing you higher levels of assurance for key components of your AWS architecture. Byron Cook, Director of the AWS Automated Reasoning Group, discusses how automated reasoning is embedded within AWS services and code and the tools customers can take advantage of today to achieve provable security.

Here’s a direct link to listen to it.

As the AWS cloud continues to grow, offering more services and features for you to architect your environment, AWS is working to ensure that the security of the cloud meets the pace of growth and your needs. To address the evolving threat landscape, AWS has made it easier to operate workloads securely in the cloud with a host of services and features that strengthen your security posture. Using automated reasoning, a branch of artificial intelligence, AWS is implementing next-generation security technology to help secure its platform. Automated reasoning at AWS helps customers verify and ensure continuous security of key components in the cloud, providing provable security—the highest assurance of cloud security.

Automated reasoning is powered by mathematical logic and consists of designing and implementing mechanized mathematical proofs that key components in the cloud are operating in alignment with customers’ intended security measures. With automated reasoning, AWS enables customers to detect entire classes of misconfigurations that could potentially expose vulnerable data. This relieves the customers’ burden of having to manually verify increasingly granular configurations for a complex organization, providing new levels of assurance that security verification scales with enterprise growth.

We hope you enjoy the podcast! If you have feedback about this blog post, submit comments in the Comments section below.

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Supriya Anand

Supriya is a Content Strategist at AWS working with the Automated Reasoning Group.

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Bluetooth

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Bluetooth is actually named for the tenth-century Viking king Harald "Bluetooth" Gormsson, but the protocol developed by Harald was a wireless charging standard unrelated to the modern Bluetooth except by name.
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DaftDoki
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yup....
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tsuckow
64 days ago
I actually cancelled my audible subscription because I couldn't get my car to reliably start playing it without intervention. However if I touch YouTube that day my car will always start playing it right afteri back into the street.
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Bluetooth is actually named for the tenth-century Viking king Harald "Bluetooth" Gormsson, but the protocol developed by Harald was a wireless charging standard unrelated to the modern Bluetooth except by name.
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Bluetooth is actually named for the tenth-century Viking king Harald "Bluetooth" Gormsson, but the protocol developed by Harald was a wireless charging standard unrelated to the modern Bluetooth except by name.

Sandboxing Cycle

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All I want is a secure system where it's easy to do anything I want. Is that so much to ask?
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DaftDoki
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Life
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JayM
95 days ago
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Oh, this is perfect. Must pay some royalties for this for the next microsegmentation conversation. So spot on.
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tante
95 days ago
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XKCD's sandboxing circle not only applies to tech.
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beslayed
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Covarr
95 days ago
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You don't have to sanitize your inputs if your application runs in a sandbox that prevents inputs.
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alt_text_at_your_service
95 days ago
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All I want is a secure system where it's easy to do anything I want. Is that so much to ask?
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All I want is a secure system where it's easy to do anything I want. Is that so much to ask?
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