22-Jan, 2024 - afternoon links, etc.

links, etc Attack of the week: Airdrop tracing there’s a lot to unpack in this attack. personally, the most interesting element in the attack is the overview of how AirDrop works. creating rainbow tables to do the analysis seemed like the logical next step. apple does need to fix this. About Stolen Device Protection for iPhone - Apple Support speaking of apple, this is a nice development. #security

January 22, 2024 · steve ulrich

22-Jan, 2024 - morning links, etc.

links, etc A ‘Shocking’ Amount of the Web Is Already AI-Translated Trash, Scientists Determine the actual paper - note that as of today (Mon Jan 22 2024) this is a pre-print. (it’s a short read.) this came to me via a mailing list that i’m on that has, in my opinion, a decidedly curmudgeonly orientation to its membership. so i feel a real need to look at links from this source with a more adversarial bent....

January 22, 2024 · steve ulrich

16-Jan, 2024 - morning links, etc.

links, etc ISP Column - January 2024 addresses are sloshing around in the economy a little more than i would have expected. some great reading if you’re into the monetization of numbers making the internets tick.

January 16, 2024 · steve ulrich

14-Jan, 2024 - afternoon links, etc.

links, etc BHA Podcast & Blast, Ep. 171: The Conservation History Of George Washington Carver With Mark Hersey this is one of the best episodes of this podcast that i’ve heard to date. there’s so much to unpack here and so much follow-up reading that it genuinely deserves. from the primacy of economics in so many things, to the post-civil war impacts on the environment because of the primacy of economics to the push for and against self-sustainability....

January 14, 2024 · steve ulrich