Bookmarks of note / August 19, 2017

:bookmark: DigitalOcean vs. Linode vs. Vultr vs. OVH vs. Scaleway → A thorough comparison of popular VPS providers

:bookmark: Can you make your brain not see this circle illusion? → An interesting dive into optical illusions and the science behind them.

:bookmark: A Dinosaur So Well Preserved It Looks Like a Statue → TIL dinosaurs had protective coloring: “The fact that this massive armored dinosaur with these huge spines still had countershading tells us that it was a common meal for the predators of the time”

:bookmark: New feature in iOS 11 quickly and temporarily disables Touch ID → I hope this gets released. It’s hard to prevent the bad guys from unlocking your phone when the key is attached to your wrist.

:bookmark: Apple hypes iOS 11 with new iPad Pro videos

:bookmark: How Facebook prioritizes privacy when you die → This is a feature that you hope you will never have to use, but it’s good to know that it’s available when you need it.

:bookmark: Cops Can Force You to Unlock Your Phone With Your Fingerprint, but Not Your Passcode → Not if you quickly disable TouchID!

:bookmark: Consumer Reports: Microsoft Surface Is Dead Last for Reliability in Tablets and Laptops → Also phrased as, “what’s cheap is expensive”

Bookmarks are automatically generated from my pinboard account, you can see them all tagged as #bon