GE’s Entirely Insane Video Of How To Reset Your LED Lightbulb

This is how you reset a lightbulb.

No, really, this is the video GE has made to show you how to reset your lightbulb. You know, one of these smart things. You know, the smart things that only the truly dim would ever buy? Given that we did get the light switch about right some century back,

That’s for firmware 2.8 or later. If it’s earlier, well, over to El Reg:

OFF (minimum 5 seconds)
ON (8 secs)
OFF (2 secs)
ON (2 secs) – yes, two seconds, not eight
OFF (2 secs)
ON (2 secs)
OFF (2 secs)
ON (2 secs)
OFF (2 secs)
ON (8 secs) – BACK TO EIGHT SECONDS!

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Why Shouldn’t Facebook, Social Networks, Allow People To Post Slurring Nancy Pelosi Videos?

We’re really getting to see what this claim about fake news on social media is all about. The definition of fake here is stuff that the people complaining don’t want you to see.

Sure, this video of Nancy Pelosi slurring is fake and pretty obviously so. But taking the piss out of politicians is one of those things we are not just allowed to do in a democracy but which should be encouraged. And the calls for Facebook et al to be censoring this sort of stuff is worrying for what comes next:

The country’s social media giants are taking heat for videos circulating on their platforms that have been altered to show Speaker Nancy Pelosi slurring her words — the latest incident in a roiling debate over what content companies like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube should allow on their platforms.

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That Particularly Awful Australian Real Estate Ad

Given that the style gurus at The Guardian tell us that this is indeed particularly awful we bring it to your attention:

There’s a certain wonder that it’s the house they’re trying to sell here rather than something more intimate.

A Sydney real estate listing has drawn equal parts praise and ridicule for a custom-made two-minute video described as “so breathtakingly horrific that it borders on art”. The lavish cinematic offering, for a four-bedroom house in Padstow, shows a couple dancing through the property, prowling across their kitchen benchtop, awkwardly swimming, and then settling into bed – all to a pounding dance music soundtrack.

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