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About ScratchCat

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    Neurotoxin-Resistant Aperture Science Test Subject
  • Birthday 1885-09-01

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  1. All downloading tools need to be updated to handle how YouTube now represents the information they need. Until then they simply won't work. I don't see how this is stealing someones work. In all likelihood any videos downloaded are only used when offline or when the original has been taken down. In that case the content creator won't miss out on any revenue.
  2. Profile picture does not check out. It sounds more like in needs a complete power down rather than just landing since even on the ground these nodes will be running.
  3. Are you using other peripherals? Storage devices in particular eat up quite a bit of the energy budget. Are you using good quality cables? Let's assume it is drawing 10W headless without any other devices attached. It therefore must disperse around 10W in the form of heat. 10W is close to the 15W of a U series chip in a laptop. A laptop will need a decently sized heatsink to keep it cool while the Pi will make do with one the size of a finger nail. Another comparison would be the Mate 9. It drew around 8W under full load but despite being mostly made out of metal could not sustain that power draw. Source Source
  4. Just because it is rated for that power draw doesn't mean it will always draw that much. Initial benchmarks show power usage around 2W higher than the 3B so ~33% more. The rest will be split up between external devices. For a more than two fold increase in performance this is a small price to pay, if you really need a lower power draw just lower the frequency. I do admit though that they are beginning to reach the end of the acceptable power draw range. Source
  5. I would say no. In the picture you can see two smaller hubs near the ports, a Pi 3 only has 1. Remember to buy a heatsink. Even just scanning libraries will push it into the 70C range.
  6. Get some phones Install Study Install app to simulate random interactions ??? Profit
  7. So all the criminals are just going to obfuscate their usage while everyone else is kicked off? Fantastic
  8. It's certainly better than a trashcan but it still seems a step back from the pre-2013 Mac Pro design.
  9. That is like saying that I've hidden all my money somewhere on earth but it isn't definitely under my house. Remember that a random password can produce every password, therefore an attacker cannot restrict the set of passwords to try in any way. If you want further evidence that declaring that the key is random have a look at practically any cryptographic algorithm. The keys randomly generated in order to prevent the attacker restricting the set of values he has to try. The password manager will require a password each time you open Firefox after completely closing it. While not being fantastic it's better than nothing and should improve once the replacement arrives.
  10. If an Ad provider would provide an implementation which simply embedded static images, no scripts, popups, autoplaying videos or animations, I would whitelist them in an instant. Saying your password is highly random does not pose a significant danger. The number of passwords generated from frequently used patterns and dictionaries is much smaller than the total number of passwords for a given length. Just enable a master password. Make sure the password is very strong as the password hashing function is only applied once (this is a known issue, they will be replacing it at some point)