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Google Chrome is crashing worldwide on Windows 10 PCs, how to fix

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Google Chrome has suddenly started crashing yesterday for many Windows users worldwide making the browser unusable. [...]
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zippy72
31 days ago
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Trivia question: does Edge crash as well? If it does, then I suspect Microsoft will fix it rather quickly. If not, then does it remind anyone else of "DOS ain't done till Lotus don't run"?
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LinuxGeek
32 days ago
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This type of tom-foolery is part of the reason why I don't like telemetry and automatic updates. They treat their user community as if they are beta testers. Hey, here's an idea: write good software, hire actual Quality Assurance testers, and release it when it is ready. If you need feedback on how your software is used - then make it opt-in with full disclosure of all details to the user before sending the data.
SuperSapien64
32 days ago
Sadly I doubt that will ever happen with Microsoft.Their more focused on other products then their OS.
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How to Opt out of Google FLoC in Chrome

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In March 2021, Google began testing its new ad-targeting initiative called Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC) with a subset of Chrome users. The plan is to implement FLoC as an alternative to cookies—which are being phased out—to track online behavior.

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zippy72
34 days ago
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freeAgent
33 days ago
The suggestion to opt out by switching away from Chrome is best, IMO :)
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Microsoft joins Bytecode Alliance to advance WebAssembly – aka the thing that lets you run compiled C/C++/Rust code in browsers

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Maybe we can make software modular, secure, speedy all at the same time

The Bytecode Alliance, formed by Fastly, Intel, Mozilla, and Red Hat to move WebAssembly beyond the browser, has created a non-profit organization with the help of Microsoft to further their cause.…

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zippy72
37 days ago
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WebAssembly: ActiveX v2.0
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Give till it hurts.

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This isn’t a client from hell, not at all, but I thought you all might appreciate a story about one of the good ones. 

I’m a graphic designer. A few years back a New Zealand women’s parliamentary lobby group rang me up. They wanted to use an old but still relevant cartoon about workplace sexism that I’d drawn for a local magazine back in the 1970s. It would be part of a PowerPoint projection behind the keynote speaker at their annual conference.

Client: How much do you want for the one-off rights to use it?

I was baffled at first. No-one had ever asked me if they could use one of my old cartoons before. I didn’t want to price myself off the market, but I didn’t want to sell myself cheap either, so I told them I’d have to think about it, and asked them to call me back the next day.

Then it came to me. When they called back:

Me: Pay me whatever you like, but you have to pay the exact same amount to Rape Crisis, and email me proof that you did it.

There was an amused chuckle at the other end of the line.

Client: Done.

Easiest $350 I ever made.

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60 days ago
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Overland Park, KS
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Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Old

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Click here to go see the bonus panel!

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This is one of this comics that prompts very nice 'are you okay?' emails, but honestly I'm just over here giggling.


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zippy72
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72 days ago
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Washington, DC
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llucax
67 days ago
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I'm ok too
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‘Boogaloo’ extremists destroyed evidence in probe of officer’s 2020 murder in Oakland, feds say - The Washington Post

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acdha
72 days ago
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Weird how little coverage this gets compared to, say, repeating false claims that BLM protesters tried to burn down a police station
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