Monday, October 24


Daily News Stuff 24 October 2022

Everything New Is Old Again Edition

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  • What's a worse scam than NFTs?  NFT books.  (lcamtuf's thing)

    One of the top rated NFT books on Amazon was apparently written by an AI.  If you thought that AI wasn't sophisticated enough to write a book, you're correct.  It isn't.  The results are awful and the reviews are fake.  The positive reviews, anyway.

  • My new laptop has shipped.  Should have it soon.  HP keeps stock in Australia, unlike Dell, which ships everything for the region out of Singapore.  "Ships next day" says Dell's website.  Doesn't say "then takes two weeks to arrive".

Tech News

Disclaimer: I'll make my own Four Essential Keys.  With blackjack, and hookers.

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1 1. Put down a drop-cloth.
2. Paint a room.
3. Sell the drop-cloth as a NFT.
4. Figure out how to make paint-spattered drop-cloths without doing any painting.

Posted by: normal at Monday, October 24 2022 09:51 PM (obo9H)

2 "Lacks quick release on M.2 sockets"
Wow, Tom's was really stretching to find a con on that board.

Posted by: Rick C at Tuesday, October 25 2022 01:20 AM (kbV78)

3 "Inflatable Spouse came deflated from Amazon.  Zero stars."
--Tom's Hardware reviewer (probably)

Posted by: normal at Tuesday, October 25 2022 05:45 AM (LADmw)

4 On a more serious note, he mentions in passing the claim that two USB ports on the motherboard/s rear IO panel are low-latency--clearly parroting marketing--and never mentions it again.

Posted by: Rick C at Tuesday, October 25 2022 07:01 AM (BMUHC)

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Apple pies are delicious. But never mind apple pies. What colour is a green orange?

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