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Windows 10 Bugs, Tesla Snake Charger, Privacy Badger and Error-Prone

Windows 10 Bugs, Tesla Snake Charger, Privacy Badger and Error-Prone

Windows

10

Bugs

,

Tesla

’s

Snake

Charger

and... a loveable little

badger

. I’m Gabriella, welcome to Geek Beat! --------------- Support the show! Visit GeekBeat.TV/Patron to find out how. --------------- The Electronic Frontier Foundation just announced the release of version 1.0 of

Privacy

Badger

for Chrome and Firefox.

Privacy

Badger

has a lot in common with the Honey

Badger

.

Privacy

Badger

is a browser extension you can add to either Chrome or Firefox, that’ll automatically block hidden
windows 10 bugs tesla snake charger privacy badger and error prone
trackers like it don’t give a . Whenever you’re browsing, the plugin inspects inspects the Web traffic to determine if someone’s trying to track you. If the same third party domain appears to be tracking you on three or more different websites,

Privacy

Badger

blocks all future connections. It’s free, so might as well add it to your arsenal of protection along with your firewall and antivirus. --- For those of you who’ve recently updated to

Windows

10, you’ll soon discover there is a
serious limitation with the new operating system’s ability to display your list of apps. It shows up as soon as you have 512 of them installed. Insert snarky comment here about the kind of people who have over 500 applications installed on their PC. If you’re not sure if you’ve been affected… Really? You can bring up the Start menu and search for

Windows

Powershell. and Run the command “Get-StartApps” space pipe space “measure”. Or, you know what? Just go to GeekBeat.TV/1084 and
windows 10 bugs tesla snake charger privacy badger and error prone
we’ll have the command in the show notes for you to copy and paste. --- Here’s a fun, but futile, game for you to try! The game’s creators, Peter Cardwell-Gardner and Mark Backler, whipped up their new game “

Error

-

Prone

” during a hackathon in just 12 hours. It lets players control 26 cars driving in a circle, each marked with a different letter. Without human intervention, the cars drive predictably at the same speed, with the same distance between each. You can take over any car by
pressing the corresponding key. When you do, pressing the key speeds up, releasing slows down. Of course, you’ll immediately see just how much chaos the human element introduces. And if you want to see total disaster, you can get up to 26 people playing simultaneously. For about, oh… 1/10th of a second. The whole point of the game is to demonstrate that driverless cars will be much more efficient - which I think the Terminator movies have already proven nicely, thank you. But it’s still
windows 10 bugs tesla snake charger privacy badger and error prone
fun to give it a go. And of course we’ve got the link at GeekBeat.tv/1084 --- Speaking of cars, back in December of last year, Elon Musk tweeted: “Btw, we are actually working on a

charger

that automatically moves out from the wall & connects like a solid metal

snake

. For realz.” Well, he wasn’t kidding.

Tesla

has now released video of something that looks like it just popped out of someone’s belly in a new remake of Aliens. It is clearly looking around for the electric charging
port, and then stabs itself in to charge the car. Anyone else find this a little creepy? Tweet me and let me know... --- That’s it for this episode. Hey, you know what? You can help support the show by becoming a Patron! Just visit GeekBeat.TV/patron and you can pledge a buck or two a month to keep things growing. Like Carter. He’s a growing boy and he eats a lot… I’m Gabriella. Thanks for watching!