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Today - February 21, 2020

Wikipedia Is the Last Best Place on the Internet | WIRED
Tsundoku: The Art of Buying Books and Never Reading Them
 Do you have a habit of picking up books that you never quite get around to reading?

If this sounds like you, you might be unwittingly engaging in tsundoku - a Japanese term used to describe a person who owns a lot of unread literature.
Trump’s words used by kids to bully classmates at school - Washington Post
The ‘Internet of Things’ Is Sending Us Back to the Middle Ages
Internet-enabled devices are so common, and so vulnerable, that hackers broke into a casino through its fish tank. The tank had internet-connected sensors measuring its temperature and cleanliness. The hackers got into the fish tank’s sensors and then to the computer used to control them, and from there to other parts of the casino’s network. The intruders were able to copy 10 gigabytes of data to somewhere in Finland.