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Technology will make reality more valuable than people are a kind of the highest achievement
#HolzerKreuger

~ Computer security tips from the year 2035 ~

Never memorise the characters that comprise your password as this could be picked up by a nearby device with Facebook thought-to-text activated

Instead, focus on using muscle memory alone to hit the correct keys in the correct order

Journalists preparing to conduct an interview: research, prepare pointed questions

Employers preparing to conduct an interview: google "worst job interview questions", put on a fresh pot of coffee

The darkest SEO: forging judges' signatures on fake court orders to scrub negative Google results
boingboing.net/2019/07/30/terr

Work musing 

and by "relevant work experience" they mean "exactly identical work experience" 🙄

You can do anything you set your mind to unless you don't have a degree and 5 years of relevant work experience.

Programmers: we've chosen a complex framework built on top of robust programming languages where using an IDE is the only possible way to accomplish anything

Also Programmers: in this interview, we'd like you to write some programs on this sheet of paper

Zero Sum Game: action-packed sf thriller about a ninja hero whose superpower is her incredible math ability boingboing.net/2019/07/30/cat-

"I wouldn't say that on social media, employers might see it!"

lol, they haven't even read my resume, bud - I think I'm safe

Alan Turing will feature on the new polymer £50 note, entering circulation in 2021. ^_^

'“He set the foundations for work on artificial intelligence by considering the question of whether machines could think,” the Bank said. “Turing was homosexual and was posthumously pardoned by the Queen, having been convicted of gross indecency for his relationship with a man. His legacy continues to have an impact on both science and society today.”'

theguardian.com/business/2019/

Even tech-savvy people can fall victim to spear phishing attacks. This cautionary tale by @RobJHeaton shows how creative hackers can be. The lesson here? Never click on a link from someone you don’t know unless you’re 100% sure it’s legitimate. robertheaton.com/2019/06/24/i-

alternate headline:

New Zealand citizen Peter "Palantir" Thiel asks friends in the US government to help take out the competition.

Do you feel that the games you play provide you with *the proper amount of amusement?*

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