Have you ever seen a hydrogen car get gas?

My son, Kevin, bought a hydrogen fuel cell electric Toyota Mirai, recently. He absolutely loves it. As a bonus, he found out that the one of the best hydrogen stations around is right around the corner from his house. 

Here's what it looks like to get gas at a hydrogen station: 

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Why the food industry needs far better cybersecurity

The food industry faces an uncertain future. Restaurants and prepared-food companies, food manufacturers, farmers and producers that survived the lockdowns of 2020 and 2021 are heading into a new world. Some of the competition has been removed, new players are entering the market and both tastes and consumer habits have changed. Take a look at our recipe for how food manufacturers can boost their internet of things (IoT) security in the midst of all those changes

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New Mike's List: Down with the Twitter aristocracy! Plus: commie smartphones, glitching pants, military sarcasm radar and more!

One problem with Twitter is the existence of a blue-check aristocracy. Now Twitter plans to further separate users into paid and not paid social media classes. What the company really needs is a verification system that democratizes Twitter. 

Plus, the Russian smartphone customizing company Caviar is releasing a custom Huawei Mate 40 Pro and an iPhone 12 Limited Edition smartphone to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Communist Party of China. Workers of the world, unite behind this $25,000 gadget!

The clothing company Le Je is selling pants that look like a glitch in the Matrix. 

Rolls-Royce has come out with a car that is more than just a car — it's also a picnic basket. 

And DARPA, the US military research arm that brought us GPS, the graphical interface and the internet, is finally funding something useful — a sarcasm detector!

Read all about it in the latest edition of Mike's List!

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Health care orgs also need to be immunized... against cyberattacks


Health care data security has always been a concern. But in the last year, health care and digital safety have become even more urgent topics in government, business and in the public at large. The reason is the sudden and enormous rise in attacks, both in number and impact. Where are those health care cyberattacks coming from? And, how can cybersecurity teams protect health care data? Here's what you need to know
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How 5G will totally transform media and entertainment cyber security

Any discussion about how technology is changing entertainment should include 5G. The new wireless networking standard could completely transform the entertainment landscape—and with it media and entertainment cyber security.

And it's no mystery why: 5G can offer radically faster download speeds, vastly reduced latency, much higher network capacity and other benefits that could fuel an explosion in new applications, platforms, devices and possibilities for entertainment.

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This! Week! In! TWiT! Live, in studio!

Don't even THINK about missing this super special episode of This Week in Tech!! Leo Laporte hosts guests Iain Thomson, Jason Howell and me in the first post-pandemic show where we're all in studio for the first time since the pandemic began. (The gathering for the show followed both CDC advisories and also California state law; there was no studio audience.) 

In this fantastic episode, we drink some of the world's finest mezcal as we solve the problems of Google's new talking AI (LaMDA), Google's problem with AI bias, DeepMind, Project Starline, Android 12, the future of Wear OS, the end of Tizen, Google's new RSS reader, new Google Workspace updates, Google's quantum computer plans, one Googler in government, Bill Gates' divorce, Andy Weir (interviewed by Leo on Triangulation), the abortion of Microsoft Windows 10x, the assisted suicide of Windows Explorer, Microsoft Teams, Snap's sucking up to Apple, Tim Cook's testimony in the Epic v. Apple case, MacOS takes one for the team in that trial, Apple's lossless music update, Amazon's response, the Citizen crime app's new rent-a-cop service, Jeff Bezos' space program, Twitter verification, raising the dead with AR, the Bitcoin plunge, Netflix's gaming plans and so much more!!

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