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In this show, we get into what expiration dates on packaged food and drugs really mean. How should you react when the date expires? If you assume, “Throw it out to be safe,” you’d be wrong.
We also chat about dealing with password expiration policies. They must be super complex and changed frequently, right? Maybe not. Super complex and frequently changed means hard to remember, which studies show can lead to less security, not more.
IBM has manufactured an artificial neuron, which isn’t so interesting by itself. We’ve been here before. The interesting bit is the material used to behave like a neuronal membrane. A genuine advance.
Microsoft has announced a smaller XBoxOne S, now with 4K capabilities. Just not gaming 4K capabilities.
Blackberry is on permanent deathwatch now, as they have begun the, “All else has failed, so let’s litigate,” phase of operations.
All that, plus our regular “Content I Like” and “Today I Learned” features.
Ethan Banks writes & podcasts about IT, new media, and personal tech.
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