This is also why I still buy CDs and don't use spotify/pandora/whatever. I do not pay money for the privilege of getting to listen to someone else's music collection.

So will the next step be to oblige all citizens to own and use a cellphone??? I usually don't carry any - could I not study in that college?

freebeacon.com/campus/michigan

I look at how programming gets more and more abstract, to the point that some devs are just writing "glue" that ties together more complicated modules written by someone else.
I want to lament this state of things, that modern devs don't tend to have the low-level understanding previous generations do, and feel like this is some kind of step backwards.
But then I think about how the assembly programmers must have felt the same when the first compiled languages were created.

RT: Stefan Homburg
twitter.com/SHomburg/status/12

42 wissenschaftliche Quellen zur Nutzlosigkeit von Masken in der Coronakrise:

primarydoctor.org/masks-not-ef

Hier die Kurzfassung:
Zäune schützen nicht vor Mücken, und Masken schützen nicht vor Viren.


Isn't that a beaut? 😍
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RT @colvilleandersn
I though I was immeasurably cool on my chopper in the early 80s. Then I saw this from 1921. Hungarian designer Paul Jaray on his J-rad and I realised I have work to do.
twitter.com/colvilleandersn/st

We're committed to make a sad 2020 for the open web less sad: While Mozilla reduces its workforce by one third, we plan to increase ours by one third. If you are on the #MozillaLifeboat, contact us! With our passion for #privacy and #opensource we build a better & Google-free web. tutanota.com/jobs/ 💪

Si D-Wave te vende a precio de verdulero computación quantica a 32 qubits, imaginen lo que debe tener google, o el departamente de Defensa disponible!

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Esto es grave. Tik TOK recopila la dirección MAC que identifica unívocamente tu dispositivo y que no cambia nunca... Y envió esa info a China.

Está muy bien que pasen esa empresa al mundo libre. No puede continuar...

TikTok recopiló información prohibida de sus usuarios durante un año y medio

La información fue revelada por Wall Street Journal. Esta práctica se habría frenado en noviembre del año pasado.

ambito.com/informacion-general

We are happy to announce that we have completed the calendar invites feature. 🥳 You can now invite anyone to an event that you created in your encrypted calendar - even people who are not using Tutanota (yet)! 😀
tutanota.com/blog/posts/encryp

Alguien se está haciendo con #Tor, desde enero hay un grupo de hackers trabajando sin descanso para secuestrar la red privada, considerada una de las más seguras del mundo, y actualmente controlan más del 10% de los nodos de salida que permiten interceptar el tráfico de la red.
https://www.genbeta.com/seguridad/tor-lleva-todo-2020-luchando-cibercriminales-que-se-estan-apoderando-red-para-interceptar-trafico-usuarios

SpaceX está montandando SN6 para hacer saltos de 150m.

SN5 y SN6 saltarán por todos lados hasta que sean habituales, como mover el coche de lugar 😍

teslarati.com/spacex-starship-

The problem with #TikTok is not whether it is based in China or the US. The problem with TikTok is TikTok:
tutanota.com/blog/posts/proble The US ban of TikTok suggests that surveillance via social media giants is okay, but not when the surveillance is being done by China. While TikTok might be one of the worst surveillance machines, we have to understand that surveillance is always bad. Let's fight for our right to #privacy. 💪

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