Here’s a series of words that’ll send any sane person sighing themselves into oblivion, sorry in advance. Elon Musk has announced he may need to postpone his potential brawl with Mark Zuckerberg over a medical issue. The Xitter owner Xeeted he which may lead to surgery before any date is set in stone.
Plenty of folks are hinting Musk’s medical issue may be as conveniently timed as Frasier Crane’s clarinet lesson. And this wouldn’t be the first time Musk has talked a good game and then spent the next few months doing his best to avoid following through. After all, that’s how he wound up owning Xitter in the first place – and look how well that’s gone.
I don’t know what’s worse: That billionaire CEOs are making lame jokes about punch-fighting one another or that some people are taking this stuff seriously. Or that this weird mix of idiotic bravura and unrestrained id means, in this increasingly dumb world, there’s a tiny but real chance it might actually go ahead.
– Dan Cooper
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The pair should obviously resolve their dispute with a cage match.
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It’s another useful tool baked into the search bar.
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It’s time the government took education data security seriously.
Colorado’s Department of Higher Education (CDHE) has started after a ransomware attack struck in June. Officials believe the attack exposed vital personal information, including names and social security numbers. Worse, the attack exposed data across several programs, from public schools to adult education schemes, going back 16 years. Education agencies have become an easy target for hackers, with nearly 200 attacks taking place since 2021.
Be careful what you plug into a PS5 in a hot, sweaty events room.
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