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October 04, 2022

Daily Tech News 4 October 2022

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  • Sometimes the only solution to a problem customer is to burn down their house. (Cotten.io)

    In Minecraft. Or in this case, in Ultima Online.

    An interesting discussion of the problem and the solution they eventually came up with:
    Dozens of homes had been destroyed across the entire multiverse of Ultima Online, and the flames licking the sooty rubble were a visible testimony to our team's determination to deal with cheaters.

    It felt fantastic!

    And we were told not to do it again.

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  • DNS got hacked and the personal details of 16 million customers leaked online. (Bleeping Computer)

    Apparently this DNS is a major Russian chain of electronics stores.

  • Yes, we have no Rapberry Pis. (Tom's Hardware)

    Raspberry Pi hasn't provided an official update on the situation because, well, there is no update. They're baking 400,000 Pis a month, the most they can get the parts for, and they're selling them just as fast.

  • HBO has found a new way to save money: Make TV episodes so dark it is impossible to tell what is going on.

    Next they might discover radio.

Pikamee Reacts to Almost the End of the World Video of the Day

Life pro tip: Don't use magic spells to slow down the Moon's orbit.

Disclaimer: Next week, don't use magic spells to fling strangelets at the Sun.
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