The Nowhere Man

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

Sat, 18 Nov 23 10:52:09 -0700 - Sunbird / ‘Nothing Chats’ is Not Secure

#security #privacy

Sun, 29 Oct 23 13:31:18 -0700

Variety - TV - ‘The Bear’ Star Matty Matheson Drops Free Digital Cookbook, ‘Cookin’ Somethin’ for Co

#food #cooking #thebear

Fri, 13 Oct 23 10:33:16 -0700

Variety - Kelsey Grammer’s ‘Frasier’ Reboot Is More Charming Than Expected

#tv #frasier

Sun, 08 Oct 23 19:26:50 -0700

Variety - Michael Chiarello Dead: Former Food Network Star Was 61

#food #cooking

Fri, 06 Oct 23 14:42:29 -0700

Bloomberg - The Moral Case for No Longer Engaging With Elon Musk’s X

Thu, 21 Sep 23 10:06:12 -0700

Recode - Gen Z falls for online scams more than their boomer grandparents do

"Gen Z Americans were three times more likely to get caught up in an online scam than boomers were (16 percent and 5 percent, respectively). Compared to boomers, Gen Z was also twice as likely to have a social media account hacked (17 percent and 8 percent). Fourteen percent of Gen Z-ers surveyed said they’d had their location information misused, more than any other generation"

Fri, 08 Sep 23 22:51:45 -0700

Ars Technica - Google gets its way, bakes a user-tracking ad platform directly into Chrome

#privacy #chrome

Thu, 07 Sep 23 17:36:38 -0700

Krebs on Security - Experts Fear Crooks are Cracking Keys Stolen in LastPass Breach

"a steady trickle of six-figure cryptocurrency heists targeting security-conscious people throughout the tech industry has led some security experts to conclude that crooks likely have succeeded at cracking open some of the stolen LastPass vaults" #lastpass #security

Tue, 29 Aug 23 18:55:17 -0700

Variety - TV - ‘Only Murders in the Building’: All the Meryl Streep Easter Eggs Inside Loretta’s Apa

#merylstreep #omitb #onlymurdersinthebuilding

Tue, 15 Aug 23 15:51:25 -0700

‘American Graffiti’ at 50: An oral history of ‘the quintessential hot rod movie’

#americangraffiti #movies

Tue, 15 Aug 23 07:28:02 -0700

Variety - Linear TV Viewing Drops Below 50% of U.S. Television Usage for First Time, Streaming Hits

#streaming #ott #tv

Fri, 11 Aug 23 17:24:21 -0700

Restore Privacy - Is Telegram Sharing User Data with Government Agencies?

#telegram #privacy

Thu, 03 Aug 23 13:15:46 -0700

Politico - If Trump Gets Convicted, Blame Ulysses S. Grant

"Grant works as an example in almost any situation. That's Grant's legacy." - CJ Cregg #thewestwing

Wed, 02 Aug 23 09:32:58 -0700

Why I’m switching to Home Assistant

#iot #homeassistant #staceyoniot #kevintofel

Thu, 27 Jul 23 12:30:03 -0700

Tesla created secret team to suppress thousands of driving range complaints

#tesla #elonmusk

Thu, 27 Jul 23 10:16:29 -0700

‘Righteous Gemstones’ Renewed for Season 4 at HBO

#righteousgemstones #tv #hbo

Mon, 24 Jul 23 08:43:58 -0700

How Signal Walks the Line Between Anarchism and Pragmatism

#signal #security #privacy #ee2e #MoxieMarlinspike

Thu, 20 Jul 23 08:51:18 -0700

Kevin Mitnick, hacker and fugitive turned security consultant, dies at 59

#kevinmitnick #ghostinthewires #security

Fri, 14 Jul 23 19:57:32 -0700

The Most Important Machine That Was Never Built

Fri, 30 Jun 23 09:03:22 -0700

Who killed Google Reader?

#rss #googlereader #killedbygoogle

Sat, 24 Jun 23 09:35:00 -0700

Why the Owner of the Shop That Inspired ‘The Bear’ Hasn’t Seen the Show: ‘Somebody’s Still Got to Ma

#tv #thebear

Mon, 19 Jun 23 17:36:52 -0700

Transfer your Google Domains to Namecheap today - Namecheap Blog

#namecheap #googledomains #killedbygoogle

Fri, 16 Jun 23 10:45:12 -0700

The US government is buying your data to spy on you


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