The (Tech) Blob

You are next in the queue: Google says its going ahead with its acquisition of Fitbit, although the DOJ still hasn’t made its final anti-trust decision.

 A Stanford University study claims that facial tracking software can determine your political affiliation with scary levels of accuracy. Not sure how they do that, maybe the MAGA tattoos give it away? Seems crazy in this era when identity politics claim your physical appearance is unrelated to who you really are. Try playing a game of Guess Who these days.

Don’t forget your password! Lots of Bitcoin is locked up worldwide, as owners misplace the private keys needed to access the cryptocurrency. Consider the poor fellow who is trying to remember the password to $240m worth of Bitcoin. He has two guesses left.