News post – Catch-23 No. 874 Mean tweets

We’re moving house, so I was planning a packing-mania type comic strip. Then we watched the latest edition Jimmy Kimmel’s ‘Mean Tweets‘ and this one just came to me.

Mat

News post – Catch-23 No. 873 Facebook says it’s your birthday

Having had a birthday this week, it occurred to me that you could in fact give Facebook a fake birthday and sit back to watch the magic.

But I didn’t do that.

Mat

News post – Catch-23 No. 872 Bricked

Stories about the insidious error 53 did the rounds this week – if you get you iPhone repaired by a non-Apple repairer with non-Apple parts, your phone may be remotely disabled, permanently. Do we own the technology we buy or do we just rent them from the manufacturer? If a manufacturer can change how (or if) your device behaves, then you really don’t own it in any meaningful way.

Mat

News post – Catch-23 No. 871 Evil drones also monologue you

You can’t make this stuff up – Dutch police are training eagles to destroy drones. What could possibly go wrong? And what do we send after the eagles once they go rogue? Eagle drones, maybe. I’m sure Michael Bay is already working on the script treatment.

Mat