Had a wonderful time at Black Hat last week. Next up for me is VMworld in two weeks. If you're reading this and attending VMworld, stop by the booth and say hello.

 

As always, here are some links I hope you find interesting. Enjoy!

 

Hospital checklists are meant to save lives — so why do they often fail?

Good article for those of us that rely on checklists, and how to use them properly.

 

A Framework for Moderation

Brilliant article to help make sense of why content moderation is not as easy as we might think.

 

With warshipping, hackers ship their exploits directly to their target’s mail room

If you don't have the ability to detect rogue devices joining your network, you're at risk for this attack vector.

 

Uber, losing billions, freezes engineering hires

That's a lot of money disappearing. Makes me wonder where it's going, because it's not going to the drivers.

 

Study: Electric scooters aren’t as good for the environment as you think

Oh, maybe Uber is paying millions for research articles to be published. Just kidding. Uber offers scooters as well, as they remain dedicated to making things worse for everyone.

 

Robot, heal thyself: scientists develop self-repairing machines

What's the worst that can happen?

 

The World’s Largest and Most Notable Energy Sources

I enjoyed exploring this data set, and I think you might as well. For example, current energy consumption for bitcoin is about 60,000 megawatt hours. That's almost the same daily amount as the entire city of London.

 

We brought custom black hats to Black Hat, of course. We also brought photobombs by Dez, apparently.