Saturday, 18 November 2017

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Ireland threatens to block progress of #Brexit talks over border - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/nov/17/irish-pm-brexit-backing-politicians-did-not-think-t... "Brexit-backing politicians had not “thought all this through”

How did the free sharing of scientific knowledge and culture become the worst crime our justice systems could think of? - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/11/how-did-the-free-sharing-of-scientific-knowledge-and-culture-become-the-worst-crime-our-justice-systems-could-think-of/ #oa

‘We should be on the offensive’ – James Hansen calls for wave of climate lawsuits - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/nov/17/we-should-be-on-the-offensive-james-hansen-calls-for-wave-of-climate-lawsuits quite right

“British cabinet was still in “cuckoo land” if it believed that the EU would offer anything more.” - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/nov/16/leaked-eu-paper-dents-mays-hopes-for-bespoke-brexit-trade-deal #brexiters are

Downing Street denies it will back down over fixing date of #Brexit - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/nov/17/downing-street-denies-it-will-back-down-over-fixing-date-of-brexit may must be working for the russians…

Tusk tells UK: no trade talks without progress on money and Ireland - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/nov/17/tusk-tells-uk-no-trade-talks-without-progress-on-money-and-ireland time running out for #brexit fantasists




Tuesday, 14 November 2017

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171113 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/11/171113.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

US switches focus of its Bonn event from clean energy to fossil fuels - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/nov/10/us-switches-focus-of-its-bonn-event-from-clean-energy-to-fossil-fuels go home, US, you’re drunk

Welcome to the brave new world of workplace #surveillance - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/11/welcome-brave-new-world-workplace-surveillance/ stop reading this, get back to work…

John Redwood criticised over advice to pull money out of UK - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/nov/13/labour-accuses-john-redwood-of-talking-britain-down he should resign for this typical #brexit hypocrisy #dyson


Monday, 13 November 2017

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171112 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/11/171112.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

US switches focus of its Bonn event from clean energy to fossil fuels - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/nov/10/us-switches-focus-of-its-bonn-event-from-clean-energy-to-fossil-fuels go home, US, you’re drunk

Welcome to the brave new world of workplace #surveillance - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/11/welcome-brave-new-world-workplace-surveillance/ stop reading this, get back to work…

John Redwood criticised over advice to pull money out of UK - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/nov/13/labour-accuses-john-redwood-of-talking-britain-down he should resign for this typical #brexit hypocrisy #dyson


Sunday, 12 November 2017

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171111 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/11/171111.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Boris Johnson has been embarrassing Britain for long enough. It’s time for him to go - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/nov/11/jeremy-corbyn-boris-johnson-iran he’s not wrong…

Restaurants fear #Brexit will turn boom to bust - https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/nov/11/restaurants-brexit-boom-to-bust-uk-hospitality-industry “We are struggling at the moment to find staff because of Brexit”

Free Will in the Theory of Everything - https://arxiv.org/pdf/1709.02874.pdf "this solution will give room neither for “Divine Intervention”, nor for “Free Will” - deep stuff from deep thinker

UK woman held in Iran jail ‘angry and in tears’ at Boris Johnson remarks - https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/nov/12/woman-jailed-in-iran-shocked-by-boris-johnsons-comments-her-husband-says ‘lumps have been found in her breasts’

“ministers are ‘aghast’ at demands for hard #Brexit from Michael Gove and Boris Johnson” - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/nov/12/uk-government-tensions-rise-after-leak-of-letter-to-prime-minister a reptilian pair

Artist’s ‘sexual’ robin redbreast Christmas cards banned by Facebook - https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/nov/12/artists-sexual-robin-redbreast-christmas-cards-banned-by-facebook & they want people to trust them with nude pix?


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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171110 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/11/171110.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

#AU: Trans-Pacific Partnership Ministerial Statement - http://dfat.gov.au/trade/agreements/tpp/news/Pages/trans-pacific-partnership-ministerial-statement.aspx with links to documents #TPP


Saturday, 11 November 2017

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171109 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/11/171109.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Recent Intel Chipsets Have A Built-In Hidden Computer, Running Minix With A Networking Stack And A Web Server - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20171108/09095338574/recent-intel-chipsets-have-built-in-hidden-computer-running-minix-with-networking-stack-web-server.shtml

Responsible Sourcing of Critical Metals - http://elementsmagazine.org/2017/10/07/responsible-sourcing-of-critical-metals/ important issue

Algorithmic Videos Are Making YouTube Unsuitable For Young Children, And Google’s ‘Revenue Architecture’ Is To Blame - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20171107/11023638563/algorithmic-videos-are-making-youtube-unsuitable-young-children-googles-revenue-architecture-is-to-blame.shtml


Louis CK responds to sexual misconduct allegations: ‘These stories are true’ - https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2017/nov/10/louis-ck-statement-sexual-misconduct-allegations-these-stories-are-true at least he had the grace to do this


Friday, 10 November 2017

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171108 - https://moodysmdd.blogspot.nl/2017/11/171108.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

European parliament contradicts UK claim on deal on citizens’ rights - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/nov/09/european-parliament-contradicts-uk-claim-deal-on-citizens-rights UK government lying again… #brexit

Michael Bloomberg’s ‘war on coal’ goes global with $50m fund - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/nov/09/michael-bloombergs-war-on-coal-goes-global-with-50m-fund bravo


Malta in hot water over trapping of protected birds - https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/news/malta-in-hot-water-over-trapping-of-protected-birds/ shame on #malta for allowing this brutal, primitive #animal abuse

EU cuts UK growth forecast as eurozone motors ahead - https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/nov/09/eu-cuts-uk-growth-forecast-as-eurozone-motors-ahead and that’s with optimistic assumptions #brexit


With us or US? Barnier challenges May on kind of society UK wants - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/nov/09/germany-leading-push-stricter-eu-line-brexit-talks-uk-chief-negotiator-financial-settlement key question: do you want chlorine chicken with your hormone beef?

What the @Sci_Hub saga and #DNA testing services can teach us about #privacy - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2017/11/sci-hub-saga-dna-testing-services-can-teach-us-privacy/ it’s all about control #oa #copyright

32 European ministers call for more #FreeSoftware in governmental infrastructure - https://fsfe.org/news/2017/news-20171109-01.en.html great; but will anything actually happen?

important: there’s no #TPP deal yet according to this - https://twitter.com/FP_Champagne/status/928676059230371843

#Israeli anti-corruption police question Netanyahu for fifth time - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/nov/09/israeli-police-question-benjamin-netanyahu-in-corruption-inquiry anybody would think there’s something dodgy

Too early to talk gun control, not too early to bork iPhone security - https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/11/09/us_government_texas_shooting_iphone_backdoor/ good point #crypto