Welcome to June! 2016 is almost half over so now might be a good time to go back to those resolutions from New Year's Day and make some edits so you won't feel as awful when December comes around.

 

Anyway, here is this week's list of things I find amusing from around the internet...

 

LinkedIn's Password Fail

Let's turn lemons into lemonade here and look at it this way: LinkedIn found a way to get everyone to remember LinkedIn still exists!

 

Massive Infographic of Star Wars A New Hope

WARNING: DO NOT CLICK UNLESS YOU HAVE TIME TO KILL AND TIME TO SCROLL!

 

Microsoft Cuts More Jobs In Troubled Mobile Unit

After reading this I had but one question: Microsoft still has a mobile unit? I've never met a non-Microsoft employee with a Windows Phone. Never.

 

Microsoft bans common passwords that appear in breach lists

This is wonderful to see, and a great use of taking data they are collecting and using it in a positive way for the benefit of their customers.

 

The Mind-Boggling Pace of Computing

The PS4 will have 150x the computing power of IBM's Deep Blue. Eventually there will come a time when technology will become obsolete the second it appears.

 

China's 'Air Bus' Rides Above The Traffic

I don't see this as a practical upgrade to public transportation, but I do give it high marks for creativity.

 

Ad blocking: reaching a tipping point for advertisers, publishers and consumers

I do not understand why anyone is surprised that consumers don't want to see annoying ads. The content creators should be finding ways to engage me in a way that I want to see their content.

 

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