Gongol.com Archives: January 2016
They are people just like any of us. Just people. Anyone who would diminish their humanity to score cheap political points ought to be ashamed.
Launched by the local independent ISP on Christmas Day to a pair of communities with a total of about 6000 people
Reuters may have triggered the announcement by pursuing a story that suggested that the Chinese government had intercepted the data of some users, though Microsoft says it doesn't have firm evidence that it was, in fact, a Chinese government incident. But they do say that "We will now notify you if we believe your account has been targeted or compromised by an individual or group working on behalf of a nation state." Here's an interesting corollary question: What about groups like ISIS/ISIL/QSIL/Daesh, that have many of the trappings of nation-statehood but no formal recognition? As always, the use of strong passwords and two-factor authentication is recommended practice for anyone.
Ohio State University is testing a "meniscal implant" that could offer a substitute for knee surgery in patients who have damaged the meniscus of the knee
It certainly has its adherents among seniors
The bug definitely caused its share of confusion going into the end of 2015. It was probably due to a Unix date calculation bug.
And what a lot of people share with Facebook is...a whole lot.
Twitter shut down an account belonging to the wrong person -- thinking it was a terrorist they were blocking, they actually shut down a reform activist. And it's probably because someone just didn't read the names correctly.