Strandlines 2020-11-29 13:56:08

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Booted up the Raspberry Pi this afternoon for the first time. Used a redundant monitor, keyboard and mouse. It feels good to repurpose old gear that is sitting around unused. I’ve also set up VNC so I can use my iPad as a monitor.For the time being I’ve loaded Raspbian and I’ll probably keep it thi...

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“A Donald Trump supporter who donated $2.5m to help expose and prosecute claims of fraud in the presidential election wants his money back after what he says are ‘disappointing results.’”


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"Fredric Eshelman, a businessman from North Carolina, said he gave the money to True the Vote, a pro-Trump 'election ethics' group in Texas that promised to file lawsuits in seven ...

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Will Tesla Update Bring Remote Access To Car Cameras?

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"Tesla's Sentry Mode is about to bring things to a whole new level by enabling Tesla owners to remotely see what their cars can see through Autopilot cameras," claims Electrek — citing a Twitter user named green "who has been revealing new Tesla features found in software updates.""It's not...

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Flotsam and Jetsam

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Miscellaneous thoughts and observations.What came first - the Elf on a Shelf phenomenon or the NSA spying on all your data? The two seem to be related. Maybe the NSA invented Elf on a Shelf in order to get younger generations used to the idea of being spied on all the time... Still makes me chuckle....

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“Something very strange happened in America’s democracy in the early hours of Wednesday November 4 and the days that followed. It’s reasonable for a lot of Americans to want to find out exactly what.”

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“Midwestern states Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin always swing in the same direction as Ohio and Iowa, their regional peers. Ohio likewise swings with Florida. Current tallies show that, outside of a few cities, the Rust Belt swung in Trump’s direction. Yet, Biden leads in Michigan, Pennsyl...

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