The Nowhere Man

Things I'm reading. Things that fascinate me. Things that make me smile.

Wed, 31 May 23 23:15:21 -0700

‘Sex and the City’ Shocker: Kim Cattrall to Return as Samantha Jones With ‘And Just Like That…’ Came

#sexandthecity #kimcattrall

Wed, 31 May 23 10:53:55 -0700

‘ER’ Writers Reunion on WGA Picket Line Puts Sharp Focus on What TV Has Lost Amid the Streaming Boom

#wga #wgastrike

Fri, 26 May 23 13:55:08 -0700

Goodbye, ‘Succession’: A Pre-Finale Ode to the Great Show of Our Time

#succession #tv

Fri, 26 May 23 09:33:19 -0700

‘Weird Al’ Yankovic on Outlasting the Stars He Parodies, Why He’s Not Making New Music and the Truth


Wed, 24 May 23 21:17:39 -0700

Bitwarden to launch passkey management | Bitwarden Blog

#security #passkeys #bitwarden

Tue, 09 May 23 18:45:18 -0700

From Netflix to HBO, the terrible design of streaming is ruining TV

#streaming #ott #ux #design

Tue, 09 May 23 15:34:31 -0700

Google Authenticator's Cloud Sync Security Not Up to the Task | RestorePrivacy

#security #privacy

Mon, 24 Apr 23 19:27:45 -0700

YouTube Music sends erroneous ‘preview ends soon’ notification


Tue, 18 Apr 23 16:36:24 -0700

TikTok may get banned, but our phones will still be fully loaded with Chinese apps

Wed, 05 Apr 23 17:07:24 -0700

Twitter singles NPR out with misleading state-backed media label

"NPR doesn’t meet Twitter’s own definition for a state-affiliated account" #deletetwitter

Sun, 02 Apr 23 22:18:09 -0700

The Home Assistant SkyConnect is a combination Zigbee and Thread dongle for better smart home contro

#iot #homeassistant

Fri, 31 Mar 23 10:35:43 -0700

Party over: Arizona chefs, restaurants shut out of James Beard Awards

"Last year, Chris Bianco of Phoenix’s Tratto, Pane Bianco and Pizzeria Bianco was honored for outstanding restaurateur, while Don Guerra of Tucson’s Barrio Bread was named outstanding baker. Bianco also won in 2003." #food #jamesbeardawards #az

Tue, 28 Mar 23 22:34:09 -0700

Succession Season 4 Premiere Ratings: 2.3 Million Viewers, Series High - Variety


Fri, 24 Mar 23 22:49:57 -0700

Gordon Moore, Intel Co-Founder, Dies at 94

Thu, 23 Mar 23 09:33:44 -0700

The man who wants to haul an iceberg to Cape Town

Wasn't this a Richard Pryor movie?

Mon, 20 Mar 23 15:47:15 -0700

Andy Kaufman to Be Inducted Into WWE Hall of Fame

"Kaufman is best known for his career on the stage and screen, most famously starring as Latka Gravas in the hit sitcom “Taxi” from 1978-1983. He made his mark on the world of professional wrestling, however, when he declared himself the Inter-Gender Wrestling Champion of the World, offering money to any woman who could pin him as part of his act." #wwe #andykaufman #manonthemoon

Wed, 15 Mar 23 16:27:27 -0700

Taking a look at Home Assistant in 2023: Simpler and more capable

#homeassistant #iot

Mon, 27 Feb 23 10:52:28 -0700

Phoenix reaches its ‘zero waste’ goal with Super Bowl event trash

"The city’s Public Works Department said Friday that 92.6% of waste from downtown events related to the Feb. 12 game in Glendale was diverted." #superbowl #zerowaste #environment #phoenix #sustainability

Sat, 25 Feb 23 14:39:16 -0700

Remembering George Harrison on His 80th Birthday

#beatles #georgeharrison

Thu, 23 Feb 23 22:42:29 -0700

'Succession' to End With Season 4 at HBO - Variety

#succession #hbo #tv

Wed, 22 Feb 23 22:28:47 -0700

GoDaddy says a multi-year breach hijacked customer websites and accounts | Ars Technica

#godaddy #security

Wed, 15 Feb 23 16:21:50 -0700

Roku soars past revenue expectations as it bets on streaming devices to boost growth

"users streamed a record 23.9 billion hours in the fourth quarter, up from 21.9 billion hours in the prior quarter" #roku

Wed, 01 Feb 23 16:59:43 -0700

Anker finally comes clean about its Eufy security cameras - The Verge

#eufy #security #privacy #iot

Wed, 25 Jan 23 12:24:00 -0700

Bitwarden extends passwordless leadership with acquisition

#bitwarden #security #webauthn #fido2

Fri, 20 Jan 23 08:55:44 -0700

Old Town Books used bookstore on Mill Avenue in Tempe closes for good

"Mill Avenue has lost another longtime favorite. Old Town Books, a tiny space packed with used books, outlasted everyone from Long Wong’s to Rula Bula. Until last weekend, when the store shut for good with a closing sale." #tempe

Thu, 19 Jan 23 20:23:22 -0700

SRP solar plant northwest of Flagstaff expected to offset 1 billion pounds of CO2 each year

#solar #az

Thu, 19 Jan 23 08:50:17 -0700

Dolly Parton Reveals Her Rock Album Will Feature Stevie Nicks, Paul McCartney, John Fogerty and More


Wed, 11 Jan 23 20:44:21 -0700

Legendary rock guitarist Jeff Beck dies aged 78 | Jeff Beck | The Guardian

Sun, 08 Jan 23 22:26:52 -0700

Study Finds That Buttons in Cars Are Safer and Quicker to Use Than Touchscreens

Wed, 04 Jan 23 19:56:08 -0700

Toyota, Mercedes, BMW API flaws exposed owners’ personal info

“The most severe API flaws were found in BMW and Mercedes-Benz, which were affected by company-wide SSO (single-sign-on) vulnerabilities that enabled attackers to access internal systems.”

Wed, 04 Jan 23 09:05:37 -0700

Roku does the obvious thing and announces its own TV line


Fri, 30 Dec 22 14:44:55 -0700

Shady Park Wins Appeal in Legal Battle Against Mirabella at ASU


Wed, 21 Dec 22 08:32:07 -0700

Anker’s Eufy breaks its silence on security cam security

"Anker is finally taking a stab at a public explanation... Unfortunately, it contains no apology, and doesn’t begin to address why anyone would be able to view an unencrypted stream in VLC Media Player on the other side of the country, from a supposedly always-local, always-end-to-end-encrypted camera" #eufy #privacy

Fri, 16 Dec 22 20:53:41 -0700

Anker’s Eufy deleted these 10 privacy promises instead of answering our questions - The Verge

#eufy #privacy #anker

Thu, 15 Dec 22 21:28:58 -0700

Twitter suspends Mastodon’s account and bans links to Mastodon servers | TechCrunch

Mon, 12 Dec 22 21:08:58 -0700

US scientists set to announce fusion energy breakthrough | AP News

“Researchers at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California for the first time produced more energy in a fusion reaction than was used to ignite it, something called net energy gain”

Wed, 07 Dec 22 16:04:35 -0700

Sunny Balwani, Elizabeth Holmes' right-hand man at Theranos, sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison


Wed, 07 Dec 22 11:07:42 -0700

Zelenskyy and the spirit of Ukraine are 'Time' magazine's 2022 Person of the Year


Tue, 06 Dec 22 21:33:36 -0700

Eating 400 Calories a Day From These Foods Could Raise Your Dementia Risk by Over 20% | Barron's

“ Those who ate 20% or more of their daily calories from ultra-processed foods had a 28% faster rate of cognitive decline, and a 25% faster rate of executive function decline” #food #health #nutrition

Tue, 06 Dec 22 08:56:08 -0700

Kirstie Alley, ‘Cheers’ and ‘Look Who’s Talking’ Star, Dies at 71

Mon, 05 Dec 22 08:30:07 -0700

Bob McGrath, ‘Sesame Street’ Star, Dies at 90


Sun, 04 Dec 22 15:12:37 -0700

Weekend storm sets new daily rain record in Phoenix

"Sky Harbor set a new daily rainfall record of .76 inches, surpassing the old record of .69 inches in 1908, according to the National Weather Service in Phoenix." #az #weather #rain

Thu, 01 Dec 22 21:31:56 -0700

Steve Jobs hand-numbered Apple-I goes up for auction | AppleInsider


Thu, 01 Dec 22 18:26:55 -0700

Eufy’s “local storage” cameras can be streamed from anywhere, unencrypted

#eufy #privacy #iot #smarthome

Thu, 01 Dec 22 17:13:33 -0700

Arizona's Cochise County finally certifies its election results after a court order

"Tom Crosby, a Republican — did not attend the court-ordered meeting" #az

Fri, 25 Nov 22 15:04:15 -0700

Brain expert: The No. 1 thing that sets 'SuperAgers' apart from people with 'weak memory skills'

“SuperAgers embrace — and sometimes crave — that feeling of frustration when they learn something outside of their expertise.”

Fri, 25 Nov 22 10:27:08 -0700

The hidden cost of Black Friday


Thu, 24 Nov 22 09:54:32 -0700

Tim Cook wants Apple to buy Manchester United soccer team

🤔 #apple

Wed, 23 Nov 22 22:46:23 -0700

Arizona governor welcomes successor, though GOP candidate has not conceded - POLITICO


Tue, 22 Nov 22 19:22:32 -0700

Tax prep software companies shared customers’ private financial data with Facebook, says new report