The Actuator – November 22nd

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving here in the USA. I’ve avoided doing a turkey-themed post this week, but included two links because reasons. I hope everyone has the opportunity to share a meal with family and friends. It’s healthy to get together and remember all the things for which we are thankful.

 

As always, here are some links from the Intertubz that I hope will hold your interest. Enjoy!

 

Amazon is Becoming the New Microsoft

And not in a good way.

 

Switching Jobs: When people move to different jobs, here’s where they go.

If you’ve ever wondered where you are headed in your current job, have a look at where your peers are going next.

 

Should I Leave My Laptop Plugged In All The Time?

The answer to a question we’ve all asked.

 

The Power of Anti-Goals

I love this line of thinking. Want to make your day, week, month, and life happier? Anti-goals may be the answer you’ve been looking for.

 

Schneier: It’s Time to Regulate IoT to Improve Cyber-Security

I’d love to believe that this presentation will serve as a wake up call for the industry, but I know it won’t. You make more money building cool apps and devices than you do for securing data.

 

Thanksgiving Hack: Cook Your Turkey Sous Vide

OK, I want to try this, but I need to deep fry a turducken first.

 

How to survive Thanksgiving when politics loom large

Some decent advice in here for any meal that involves extended family at any time of the year. Or, for any gathering of professionals (conferences, etc.).

 

Then again, maybe deep frying a turducken isn’t such a good idea after all:

 

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