.Spring is here! Well, for some of us, I guess. It's still cold and rainy here, that's why I'm looking forward to going somewhere warm next week: Telford! I will be SQLBits next week delivering a full day training session with datachick as well as our popular Database Design Throwdown. If you are near Telford...ok, *no one* is near Telford...so if you are able to get to Telford, stop and say hello, we'd love to talk data with you.

 

As always, here's a handful of links from the intertubz I thought you might find interesting. Enjoy!

 

The Fictiv Open Source Motorcycle

I'm not certain how I feel about building a motorcycle out of 3D printed parts, but I will admit to being intrigued about the possibilities that 3D printing will bring to everyone.

 

2038: only 21 years away

For those of us that remember the money we made with Y2K "issues", here's a reminder that time runs out on Linux systems in 21 short years.

 

Why American Farmers Are Hacking Their Tractors With Ukrainian Firmware

I'm certain this will end well. What's the worst that can happen?p>

 

Secret colours of the Commodore 64

I had the Commodore VIC-20, my friends had a 64. None of us thought about stuff like this.

 

Dishwasher has directory traversal bug

One day I hope we find a way to make manufacturers accountable for such awful security practices.

 

Senate Puts ISP Profits Over Your Privacy

The crazy things our elected officials do with our privacy, and with our beliefs and expectations that we have any.

 

Laptops, tablets and other gadgets banned from cabin on some US-bound flights

As someone who travels frequently, this has me concerned. I'm not likely to travel without my laptop, and I don't trust to put my laptop into my checked bag.

 

Looking forward to another great SQL Bits event next week:

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