National Seafood Bisque Day Shortbread

My apologies to the chef, but that bisque looks kinda nasty.

PC hardware and computing

  1. Office network upgrade part 1: infrastructure @ PC Perspective
  2. pi-top gets kids building modular laptops @ New Atlas
  3. Swiftpoint Z mouse review @ bit-tech (a $230 mouse, eek!)
  4. Noctua NH-U14S air vs. Enermax Liqtech 240 liquid cooler for Threadripper @ Gamers Nexus
  5. Gigabyte X299 Aorus Gaming 3 motherboard review @ HardOCP
  6. Cooler Master MasterWatt 650W review @ Hexus
  7. Mesh Liquid P3 KG Thermaltake liquid-cooled system review @ KitGuru
  8. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga OLED review @ Neowin
  9. Roccat Isku+ Force FX keyboard review @ TechPowerUp
  10. HighPoint SSD7101 series SSD review @ Tom's Hardware
  11. Netgear R8000P Nighthawk X6S Tri-Band WiFi router with MU-MIMO reviewed @ SmallNetBuilder

Games and VR

  1. Halo Recruit on Windows pits you in VR against a flat screen @ Upload VR (speaking of Halo)
  2. If you don't own this Russian van, your Tetris collection is incomplete @ Quarter To Three
  3. UK government responds to loot box questions (vaguely) @ Rock Paper Shotgun
  4. Zen Studios and Pinball FX3 decide zen is not enough @ Quarter To Three

Science, hacks, makers and gadgets

  1. 3D prints and food @ HackADay
  2. Click your heels thrice, hail a cab home @ HackADay (wickedly clever)
  3. Researchers craft an LED just two atoms thick @ ArsTechnica (RGB ETA TBD)
  4. ZTE points to the future with the first foldable, dual-screen smartphone @ New Atlas
  5. The fine art of heating and cooling your beans @ HackADay

Tech news and culture

  1. Alphabet's X delivery drones drop burritos in Australia @ New Atlas
  2. The internet is ripe with in-browser miners and it's getting worse each day @ Slashdot
  3. Magic Leap raises another $500+ million in Series D funding @ Upload VR (how?!)

Cheese, memes, and RGB LEDs

  1. These sneakers were inspired by Philadelphia Cream Cheese @ foodandwine.com
  2. Chuck E. Cheese animatronic band members are now for sale @ foxnews.com
  3. Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 5 RGB case review @ ThinkComputers
Colton Westrate

I post Shortbread, I host BBQs, I tell stories, and I strive to keep folks happy.

Comments closed
    • HERETIC
    • 2 years ago

    In other news-
    NOT going to help bring the price of SSD’s down-
    [url<]https://www.myce.com/news/toshiba-shut-nand-fab-ransomware-attack-400000-tb-nand-lost-82879/[/url<]

    • just brew it!
    • 2 years ago

    I had some seafood gumbo from a random food truck for lunch yesterday — does that count? A day early, and a dollar… long? Or sideways?

    • juzz86
    • 2 years ago

    [quote<](RGB ETA TBD)[/quote<] Needs more TLA, Fish!

    • chuckula
    • 2 years ago

    [quote<][b<]Zen[/b<] Studios and Pinball [b<]FX[/b<]3 decide [b<]zen[/b<] is not enough[/quote<] 1. Zen is ALWAYS enough! 2. AMD needs to sue them for trademark infringement here.

    • LocalCitizen
    • 2 years ago

    AlphaGo Zero – newest version of AlphaGo whips the older versions thanks to no “help” from humans

    [url<]https://www.hardocp.com/news/2017/10/19/alphago_zero_learns_to_play_go_from_scratch_no_human_data[/url<] - @ HardOCP

      • just brew it!
      • 2 years ago

      Whoa! Skynet here we come!

      • LoneWolf15
      • 2 years ago

      Not interested unless it really whips the llama’s ass.

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