Walter Isaacson’s ‘Steve Jobs’

Walter Isaacson’s ‘Steve Jobs’: My complaints are about outright technical inaccuracies, and getting the man’s work wrong. The design process, the resulting products, the centrality of software — Isaacson simply misses the boat. You could learn more about Steve Jobs’s work by reading Rob Walker’s 2003 New York Times Magazine piece than by reading Isaacson’s… Continue reading Walter Isaacson’s ‘Steve Jobs’

Cheap LED Light Bulbs for Under $5 Unveiled

Cheap LED Light Bulbs for Under $5 Unveiled: Yes, the price is $4.95, but nonetheless, a long-lasting, efficient LED bulb for $4.95 is a win! The announcement was just made a few minutes ago, as Lemnis unveiled three new lines of its Pharox LED replacement bulb. The 200-lumen Pharox BLU is the bulb selling for… Continue reading Cheap LED Light Bulbs for Under $5 Unveiled

Crypto shocker: four of every 1,000 public keys provide no security

Crypto shocker: four of every 1,000 public keys provide no security: An astonishing four out of every 1,000 public keys protecting webmail, online banking, and other sensitive online services provide no cryptographic security, a team of mathematicians has found. The research is the latest to reveal limitations in the tech used by more than a… Continue reading Crypto shocker: four of every 1,000 public keys provide no security