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#219 – April 24, 2023

The War on Passwords Enters a Chaotic New Phase

The transition from traditional logins to cryptographic passkeys is getting messy. But don’t worry—there’s a plan.

Twitter is adding verified check marks to the accounts of dead celebrities

Kobe Bryant, Anthony Bourdain, and Chadwick Boseman were among the celebrities the app says bought a subscription and verified their phone number.

Why are we so afraid of nuclear power?

It's greener than renewables and safer than fossil fuels—but facts be damned.


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