I.T. Phone Home
November 15th, 2019
27 mins 56 secs
About this Episode
Ubiquiti's troublesome new telemetry, Jim's take on the modern Microsoft, and why Project Silica just might be the future of long term storage.
- Sure, we made your Wi-Fi routers phone home with telemetry, says Ubiquiti. What of it? — Ubiquiti Networks is fending off customer complaints after emitting a firmware update that caused its UniFi wireless routers to quietly phone HQ with telemetry.
- UI official: urgent, please answer | Ubiquiti Community
- Update: UniFi Phone Home/Performance Data Collection | Ubiquiti Community
- Possible example data
- Latest firmware with changes
- Microsoft’s Project Silica offers robust thousand-year storage | Ars Technica — Silica aims to replace both tape and optical archival discs as the media of choice for large-scale, (very) long duration cold storage.
- Project Silica
- The Future of Data Storage
- Microsoft Ignite 2019
- Microsoft Edge is coming to Linux. But will anybody use it? | Ars Technica — At Microsoft Ignite a slide announced that Microsoft's project to rebase its perennially unloved Edge browser on Google's open source project Chromium is well underway. Sharper-eyed attendees also noticed a promise for future Linux support.
- Has Microsoft Changed?
- This isn’t your father’s Microsoft