Batman Day Shortbread

Batman is our friendly neighborhood stray cat. He's so cool that Bruno crossed the Atlantic just to meet him.

PC hardware and computing

  1. Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" review @ PC Perspective
  2. MSI X470 Gaming M7 AC review @ bit-tech
  3. AMD Ryzen 5 2600 review @ Guru3D
  4. AMD Precision Boost 2 and Wraith Prism deep dive @ HardOCP
  5. EVGA SuperNova 650 G+ (650W) @ Hexus
  6. ASRock Fatal1ty H370 performance motherboard review @ KitGuru
  7. Patriot Scorch 256GB M.2 NVMe SSD review @ Legit Reviews
  8. Alphacool Eisbaer LT 240 review @ TechPowerUp
  9. The best value CPU: Pentium Gold G5400 vs. Ryzen 3 2200G @ TechSpot
  10. The Supermicro C7Z370-CG-IW motherboard review @ AnandTech

Games, culture, and VR

  1. A first look at Order of Magnitude, Introversion's ambitious colony sim @ Rock Paper Shotgun
  2. Are you good enough to play the CIA's games? @ Quarter To Three
  3. Project Zomboid is still in Early Access and that's amazing @ Rock Paper Shotgun (somehow, I need to find time to revisit this one, always admired it)

Hacks, gadgets and crypto-jinks

  1. Turn failed prints into office fun with a paper airplane maker @ HackADay
  2. A few Wi-Fi transmitters and your house becomes a coprocessor @ Ars Technica
  3. Training the Squirrel Terminator @ HackADay

Science, technology, and space news

  1. Boeing slams the Falcon Heavy rocket as "too small" @ Ars Technica
  2. Researchers are keeping pig brains alive outside the body @ Slashdot
  3. 3D-printing problem used to create self-folding objects @ New Atlas
  4. Comcast won't give new speed boost to Internet users who don't buy TV service @ Ars Technica

Cheese, memes, and shiny things

  1. What kind of mold is okay on cheese, and what kind… isn't? @
  2. How long can cheese sit out before you die? @
  3. The hunt for the stinkiest cheese, or, how I tested the bonds of friendship @
Colton Westrate

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

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    • Captain Ned
    • 1 year ago

    Bruno crept back across the pond without telling us? Menino travesso.

      • morphine
      • 1 year ago

      Ha. I wish. That photo is from last year. Next time I’ll try and swing by your place to listen to music in that fancy-schmancy system of yours.

    • Kretschmer
    • 1 year ago

    Batman is a gorgeous feline! Please add a cat link to every shortbread. 🙂

      • thedosbox
      • 1 year ago

      This is what I’ve been saying all along!

      • superjawes
      • 1 year ago

      You could change the final section to “Cheese, memes, and furry things” to include other furry friends, too.

      But obviously include lots of kittens.

      • morphine
      • 1 year ago

      He’s easy-going too. He let me hold him without turning my face into bacon strips.

      • MOSFET
      • 1 year ago

      And he’s being held by John Petrucci !

    • uni-mitation
    • 1 year ago

    From article 9 from the top:

    [quote<] Pentium Silver is for chips found in mobile and low-powered devices using the BGA mounting method. Why Intel found it necessary to further segment its already heavily segmented product lines is anyone's guess, but it just makes a situation that is already very confusing even more confusing for shoppers. [/quote<] Ding ding ding! Because marketing departments are being overrun by people that don't know the product, or have the a fiber of actually caring for making things less confusing for consumers. Throw reason out the wind! AMD is happily following along..... "Gotta catch 'em all!" [s<]Pokemon[/s<] Intel I can't wait for them to release Emerald; it was my favorite! uni-mitation Edit: strike-through code

      • RAGEPRO
      • 1 year ago

      This really isn’t new though. In fact, it’s actually an improvement over the previous scheme. The addition of “Silver” or “Gold” clearly marks whether the chip is based on the little Atom-class cores or the big desktop cores. Before you’d have had to checked ARK.

    • chuckula
    • 1 year ago

    Wake up PrincipalSkinner. It’s the [url=<]first of the month.[/url<]

      • PrincipalSkinner
      • 1 year ago

      Woke up only to find out the video has not been made available in my country.
      My day is ruined.

        • chuckula
        • 1 year ago


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