Tuesday, April 23


Daily News Stuff 23 April 2019

Considered Harmful Edition

Tech News

Anime Stuff

  • I tried Chunibyo when it first aired and bounced off after a single episode.  Giving it another try now, and yes, it's a lot better than my first impression led me to think.

    I've been watching a lot more anime lately because I've been working with Ethereum, and it's horrible beyond all imagining and I need something to reset my brain afterwards.  Even Golden Time, which frankly was kind of bad.

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The Night Shift  Art by Atey Majeed Ghailan

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1 It's probably reasonable to assume Huawei is owned by the Chinese government, at least effectively so.

Posted by: Rick C at Wednesday, April 24 2019 01:20 PM (Iwkd4)

2 Which is unfortunate because they make good hardware.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at Wednesday, April 24 2019 02:25 PM (PiXy!)

3 So I keep hearing.  I was going to buy a P10 when they (briefly) came to the US, but decided to pass when Verizon decided to stop selling them--I wound up getting an Essential instead, and then replaced it with a Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s, which is an excellent flagship, and like half the price.

Posted by: Rick C at Wednesday, April 24 2019 02:44 PM (Iwkd4)

4 I don't think Huawei hardware is all that good. I think I mentioned in your comments how my daughter accidentally factory-resetted my Huawei M3 tablet, because the mainland idiots re-used hardware design of their phones, which does not work so well on tablets. I have to say that the M3 has a good screen, but I can't wait for it to become obsolete and amortize its significant cost, so I can replace it.

Posted by: Pete Zaitcev at Friday, April 26 2019 02:53 AM (LZ7Bg)

5 Also, Alex Gaynor is a deceitful demagogue.

Posted by: Pete Zaitcev at Friday, April 26 2019 02:53 AM (LZ7Bg)

6 I'd put that factory reset thing down to UI design, an area where Huawei are just about aspiring to mediocrity.  The M3 has a great screen, great industrial design, solid specs and battery life, decent sound, and a UI that is markedly worse than stock Android 4.0.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at Friday, April 26 2019 04:11 PM (PiXy!)

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