Us simple folk have a shorter name for "Pokemon go characters", we call them "pokemon".
I'm not sure it gets any more "news for nerds" than this
I'm unsure how scared I should be. Could someone put this in a car analogy?
I just used it yesterday. It went through quickly, no real hangups. The hardest part was the glare on the pos made scanning the qr difficult. Based on how impressed the clerk was with it, I'd guess it was her first time seeing it used.
There is no printed receipt. The receipt is stored "indefinitely" on your Walmart account. Which can be viewed on your phone. If you've ever used their "savings catcher", it looks just like that.
I linked my cc to the app. Some were saying it linked directly to your bank account. I don't recall that being an option, but I already had cc on file from online purchases. It just had me verify that was the card I wanted to use.
This qr system has the potential to be safer than even the chip system. The safely of the physical pos system matters less because it's my phone sending my info. Presumably, the pos is only responsible for showing the qr and saying "thanks" when it's done.
Many of the recent compromises were due to pos that were compromised. Their website has had my cc saved for a while now without issue, hoping it stays that way.
I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of Intel Atom netbooks suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. I fear something terrible has happened.
AKA, my netbook
Humans can be parted out too. Kidnap the guard, steal their kidney
A chicken with a badge would also cost less than a human security guard. Cost alone is not a great stat to compare competing solutions. How well does the robot do it's job compared to a human guard?
Gonna be cynical for a second...
Perhaps those people deserve to get hit. If they're doing something dumb (illegal), why should I sacrifice my life because they couldn't wait for one more stop light. If all things were equal and they also had a self-driving car trying to be as safe as possible, then I think I would be alright jumping the on self sacrifice morality train.
Is there a "my life is worth more than a dumbass" setting?
Terrorists didn't exist back then. I need my phone because terrorists.
Or in the words of Donald Trump, "congratulations".
I actively look for TVs without the smart functionality. That's getting harder and harder to find with the larger models.
How does this scale compared to other technologies? The "use heavy trains" approach is easy for the lay person to see scaling issues.
I worked at a mini-golf/arcade complex long ago. I was often assigned to go-carts, which was reasonably far away from the main building, and it wasn't a rare thing to be the only employee working them. The cash registers were just regular computers running windows 95 (98?). Installed doom on the register to help pass the time. Alt-tab back to the register software as needed.
It does make you wonder what BMW was thinking by allowing the vehicle to exceed 80 mph. Did nobody anticipate that jerks would drive crazy speeds because it allows them to?