Kinsa Thermometers: Maybe A Good Thing Right Now?

a pseudonymous observer of Things That Need Fixin'

This is a weird one. So, apparently there are these IoT thermometers out there. And like most Internet of Things devices, their privacy is really bad, so the maker (Kinsa) is now sitting on a database of body temperature readings…

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Escrow: Keep The “Cloud” Honest

a pseudonymous observer of Things That Need Fixin'

So, I work with computers and online hosting systems; this will be relevant … There is no cloud. There are just computers that other people control. This matters when manufacturers decide to start making and selling products that refuse to…

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News Flash: How Best To Read This Site

a pseudonymous observer of Things That Need Fixin'

In fact, this is pretty much the best way to get all your online reading. RSS is your friend. For a description of what it actually is, and its history and suchlike, see Wikipedia. The important thing for now is…

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