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Comment Re: Just don't IoT (Score 1) 58

Imagine for example using your smartphone to heat up food on your commute home

Cooking by remote control? Honestly, doesn't sound too practical. I'd have to have everything set up beforehand and it'd be just a simple to do it when I get there.

using it at the store to see what's low in your fridge so you know what to buy.

I have the latest tech on that. It's called a "grocery list." Only requires a pen and paper and it's abolutely unhackable!

Comment Re: Isn't this why computers are great (Score 1) 241

"Journalism" isn't "what reporters do", but narration of the "facts on the ground". Facts in quotes, since shortly after an event, when the news is hot, we rarely know the truth of anything. (Heck, is Obama a Muslim? I think he's more of a Muslim than Bill Clinton was a Christian: that's a religious group he wouldn't mind political support from, isn't going to actively antagonize, and will occasionally give a nod to in a speech.)

Comments sections often call out mistakes in reporting (and it's basically all mistakes, as you'll know if you've ever been involved in something reported, or especially if you've been interviewed), or add details or contrary points of view. That's journalism.

Comment Re: Isn't this why computers are great (Score 0) 241

They have everything to due with free expression, which is ultimately the point of journalism. Given your posting history, I suspect you usually agree with the official narrative the papers generally print instead of the truth, and get upset when people point out that it's all BS, so I can understand your emotional response here. But you should still support free expression, even when you disagree with it.

You have a massage (from the Swedish prime minister).