Wird ganz locker werden.
The CISO Ran-som-ware. Nevermind.
Fastly is one of the major CDN vendors globally. As a regular consumer you wouldn’t be aware of their service, until a failure hits. Today the service faced a configuration issue, that apparently hit global pages like NYTimes and Bloomberg, but also Amazon, Reddit and Twitter, as reported in multiple sources. The issue is reported resolved by the vendor as of this writing. Details on their status page:
Fastly’s Status Page – Global CDN Disruption.
“Does it run Doom?” is the ultimate nerd test for technology. CloudFlare passed today running multiplayer Doom on their edge worker network:
So, if a developer wants to run their next hit, say a real-time multiplayer game, using nothing but their app and Workers, without any servers or traditional infrastructure, can they? Let’s prove they can. Here’s Doom Multiplayer running on top of Cloudflare Workers.
From the “Daily Dystopia Department”: Protect your images from abuse by KI. Headlines that’d be absolutely unthinkable only a decade ago don’t seem to be shocking in the year of the pandemic, 2021.
From the “Innovation for the 21st century” department, technology that you only need for the sake of more technology.
If you don’t mind being a living critique on the rise of Phono Sapiens, the Third Eye will stop you from bumping into other people while you check your phone.
Signal, the company offering secure and private messaging, tried to advertise on Facebook. Naturally, the company tried to drive their value in privacy. They chose to point out the implications Facebook’s businesmodel has for these values.
Apparently Facebook didn’t like the ads.
Hakan Tanriverdi, Datenjournalist und Reporter für Cyber- und IT-Sicherheit beim Bayerischen Rundfunk, hat zusammen mit Florian Flade einen Podcast über CyberSpionage gemacht. Die beiden zeigen dabei auf, wie selbstverständlich Spionage auf diesem Niveau mittlerweile für Regierungen geworden ist.
Das Abo mit Apple Podcasts gibt es direkt hier.
Important aspect to notice in this example: Being effected by Dunning-Kruger Effect is not to be noticed by those being effected.
“There I ruined it” ruined System of a Downs “Chop Suey!”. This time the track turned into a stable Blue Grass cover version.