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    I admit I had something weird on my computer. But my wife’s reaction is absurd.

    How to Do It, Slate’s sex advice column, now has its very own podcast featuring Stoya and Rich. Twice a week, they’ll tackle their most eye-popping questions yet in short, fun, informative episodes. Subscribe to the podcast now wherever you listen. This episode transcript is available exclusively to Slate Plus members. For a limited time, become a member now and get $25 off your first year. Dear How to Do It, My wife of 10 years and I are best friends with another couple. When the four of us got together, my friend and my wife would pair up and  

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    Missouri state government wrestles with massive computer shortcomings | Politics

    “In light of the events that have transpired this week, I believe the governor cannot wait any longer to appoint members to this commission so it may do the critical work of identifying and rectifying gaps in Missouri’s cyberinfrastructure,” Aune said Friday. Aune said the governor’s reaction to the Post-Dispatch’s story was a “fiasco.” “Let’s get down to brass tacks: The Parson administration stored the sensitive, private, personally identifiable information of nearly 100,000 Missouri teachers on a public website, and it could easily be accessed by anyone with even a basic knowledge of the internet. That’s a terrifying fact,” Aune  

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    After Having Their Computers Monitored, Employees Blast SSA Watchdog

    A group representing employees of the Social Security Administration’s office of inspector general is calling on lawmakers and President Biden to take action against the watchdog office’s leadership, saying the leaders have lost the confidence of their employees.  The Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association’s promise to take its complaints directly to Capitol Hill and the White House follows a vote in which 98% of responding employees represented by the professional association said they no longer had faith in SSA Inspector General Gail Ennis. The inspector general has ignored employee complaints and defied efforts to engage with workers, the group said  

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    Wahoo vs Garmin: Which cycling computer is best?

    There are many debates in cycling: disc brakes or rim brakes, aerodynamic or lightweight, tubeless or clinchers, and leg warmers over socks or leg warmers under socks? And when it comes to the best cycling computers, the two opposing forces are Garmin and Wahoo.  Despite the onrush from Hammerhead and the ever-presence of SRM, Lezyne and Bryton, from general consumers to WorldTour professionals, the overwhelming majority ride with either a Garmin or a Wahoo head unit.  Wahoo has just two main computers alongside a wealth of hardware in other categories – mainly indoor cycling – and software with its training  

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    Windows 11 out today: Is your computer compatible with Microsoft’s new OS?

    Microsoft will phase out Windows 10 support over the next few years, so it’s important to make sure your device supports Windows 11. Sarah Tew/CNET Windows 11 arrives today (here’s our full Windows 11 review) and the big question on a lot of PC users’ minds since Microsoft unveiled its first major operating system upgrade in six years is will my computer be compatible? There’s been some confusion about device compatibility since Microsoft’s big announcement of the updated OS earlier this summer. But the short answer is that Windows 11 should work with most PCs, according to a company  

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    EXCLUSIVE Microsoft warns thousands of cloud customers of exposed databases

    SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 26 (Reuters) – Microsoft (MSFT.O) on Thursday warned thousands of its cloud computing customers, including some of the world’s largest companies, that intruders could have the ability to read, change or even delete their main databases, according to a copy of the email and a cyber security researcher. The vulnerability is in Microsoft Azure’s flagship Cosmos DB database. A research team at security company Wiz discovered it was able to access keys that control access to databases held by thousands of companies. Wiz Chief Technology Officer Ami Luttwak is a former chief technology officer at Microsoft’s Cloud  

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