Hey sci-fi fans of mastodon! What are tv shows or well-known series where human/alien diplomacy and living together are a major theme?
Thinking along the lines of Babylon 5, DS9, Mass Effect...
Giphy, working with Prince's estate, has created an official repository of Prince GIFs, organized by era. This is surely the sexiest curated collection of animated images in the entire internet
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PROFESSOR: so tell me why are you all are taking this class on social media?
EVERYONE: *some variation on “I like instagram and want a job”*
ME: I’m interested in the ways social media allow companies to assert ownership over organically formed communities… *tents fingers* and how to put a stop to that
PROFESSOR (nervous): …ok
~=8 Character Passwords Are Dead=~
New benchmark from the Hashcat Team shows a 2080Ti GPU passing 100 Billion password guesses per second (NTLM hash).
This means that the entire keyspace, or every possible combination of:
...of an 8 character password can be guessed in:
(8x 2080Ti GPUs against NTLM Windows hash)
A new documentary shows what happened when Garden City, Kansas, embraced refugees and immigrants: https://www.kcur.org/post/new-documentary-shows-what-happened-when-garden-city-kansas-embraced-immigrants#stream/0 https://twitter.com/kcur/status/1096144411145261056/photo/1 source: https://twitter.com/kcur/status/1096144411145261056
I've been thinking a lot lately about how cyerbpunk action/sci fi visions of the future from the 80s and early 90s seemed a little silly to us in the 90s when we thought we were going to get this sleek black and steel future that looked like an Infiniti car ad, but then we got nostalgic for that earlier, slightly cheesy-seeming cyberpunk aesthetic. Now it's poised to be the unironically cool aesthetic of the early 2020s.
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