All posts by Web Monkey

New (mis)Use for Lithophanes: Miniature Diorama Backgrounds

What’s better than a well-lit photo of a 3D-printed miniature? A photo of the miniature in a mini diorama, of course. [OrionDeHunter] shows off a clever technique that has something…
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Facebook and WhatsApp halts reviews of Hong Kong demands for user data

Facebook has confirmed it has suspended processing demands for user data from Hong Kong authorities following the introduction of a new Beijing-imposed national security law. A spokesperson for the social…

Microsoft confirms Xbox Games Showcase will take place later this month

Microsoft has announced its long-awaited Xbox Games Showcase, which is set to feature a number of major titles in the works for its next-generation console.  Having been rumoured a number…
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Local landing pages and how to create them

Now more than ever, you have to make sure that your local audience is able to find you online. One way to make this happen is by creating local landing…
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Defund Facial Recognition

Ahmaud Arbery. Breonna Taylor. Tony McDade. George Floyd. Rayshard Brooks. Oluwatoyin Salau. Robert Forbes. As each story has emerged of a Black life violently ended by law enforcement, white nationalists,…
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New Mac ransomware is even more sinister than it appears

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) first full-fledged Mac ransomware surfaced only four years ago. So when Dinesh Devadoss, a malware researcher at the firm K7 Lab, published findings on Tuesday about…
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Bathymetric Map Uses Edge Lighting To Stunning Effect

A bathymetric map is one concerning the floor or bottom of a body of water. It’s the wet equivalent of a topographical map. Combine this with humanity’s inherent taste in…
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How to watch Liverpool vs Aston Villa live stream – kick-off time, channel and more

Premier League Champions Liverpool take on Aston Villa at Anfield on Sunday with the visitors seeking a win to boost survival hopes. Our guide tells you everything you need to…
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Original Content podcast: ‘Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga’ is a goofy delight

The new Netflix comedy “Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga”  should win anyone over, even if you’re not a huge Will Ferrell fan and have no idea what…
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The remote British village that built one of the UK’s fastest Internet networks

Enlarge / Laying some cable in rural UK. (credit: B4RN, Author provided / The Conversation) Read 40 remaining paragraphs | Comments…