Do you know those video games where you walk around with a little lantern and slowly parts of the map start to light up until you get a sense of where you are? That's what it feels like being a selftaught #sysadmin. Except the map is never ending and sometimes randomly leads you into a ravine.
Lost Sense of Smell May Be Peculiar Clue to Coronavirus Infection
Somebody is trying to patent Signal's double-ratchet crypto
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In July, the Earth sweltered through its hottest month on record. The #Amazon roasted in August, with more than 80,000 fires reported in #Brazil alone. #California was ablaze in November, cutting power and forcing residents to flee their homes. The #Arctic burned. #Australia suffered through unprecedented bushfires. The record books are being constantly updated.
1x1 of what #webdev's should not do, but even Steam does it: UA sniffing.
If you try to reproduce it, it works, because Firefox shipped with a crazy workaround and spoofs the #UA. See https://github.com/webcompat/web-bugs/issues/34171.
More details: https://social.wiuwiu.de/@rugk/102412860162095905
World’s top energy chief laments Australia’s ‘overheated’ climate debate
Dr Fatih Birol also lamented the collapse of #Australia’s National Energy Guarantee (NEG) during last year’s conservative Liberal Party leadership dispute, expressed “pity” that Australia has missed opportunities to mitigate the impact of #coal, and backed MPs exploring the feasibility of small-scale nuclear power plants.
"A distinction must be made between advertising and "adtech" - digital analysis and advertising software. Traditional advertising was about building a brand. It used to be like this: if you read a newspaper, the newspaper didn't read you either. If you watched TV, the TV didn't see you either. The Internet has changed that. If you watch a video on Youtube today, Youtube will be watching you. Surveillance is at the heart of the business model. I call it "people farming"." - @aral
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"Morrison says compensation for volunteer firefighters not a priority."
"Volunteer firefighters say putting out fires at Morrison's many investment properties not a priority."
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