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Trump’s “Preventing Online Censorship” Executive Order Is Pro-Censorship Political Theater https://blog.ericgoldman.org/archives/2020/05/trumps-preventing-online-censorship-executive-order-is-pro-censorship-political-theater.htm
Omg, they found a dinosaur mummy, complete with skin/armour. "the preservation was so good that researchers were able to tell the dinosaur’s skin color by using mass spectrometry techniques to detect the actual pigments. "
This study was so well done. Great controls, study size of *100,000*.
Any additional studies focusing on HCQ for covid19 should be stopped immediately for ethical reasons.
"The mortality in the control group was 9.3%. The mortality in the chloroquine group was 16.4%. The mortality in the chloroquine plus macrolide group was 22.2%. The mortality in the hydroxychloroquine group was 18%. And the mortality in the hydroxychloroquine plus macrolide group was 23.8%."
The DoJ and a coalition of states' attorneys general are said to be on the verge of bringing at least two antitrust actions against Google: the actions will probe Google's use of search, Android and ad-tech to establish and maintain monopolies.
It's not clear whether the AGs and DoJ will file separate or joint complaints (the DoJ's antitrust malpractice in permitting the idiotic Sprint/T-Mobile merger has soured AGs on its antitrust division).
perusing the Fedco seed catalog and found the 4 freedoms for free software repurposed for seeds!
"OSSI (Open Source Seed Initiative) opposes intellectual property (IP) provisions
that restrict what OSSI has identified as the four seed freedoms:
1. The freedom to save or grow seed for replanting or any other purpose.
2. The freedom to share, trade, or sell seed to others.
3. The freedom to trial and study seed and to share or publish information about it.
4. The freedom to select or adapt the seed, make crosses with it, or use it to breed new lines and varieties."
3D Print Your Very Own Mechanical Computer
Most Hackaday readers are familiar with computers from the 70s and 80s, but what about ones even older than that? The Digi Comp 1 was a commercially available computer from the 1960s that actually cost less tha… https://hackaday.com/2019/11/10/3d-print-your-very-own-mechanical-computer/
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/hackaday/status/1193591765762236416
This photo of Dr Bouman deserves to be one of the classic images in physics. Amazing to capture the first glimpse. Such a genuine response
Congratulations to Katie Bouman to whom we owe the first photograph of a black hole ever. Not seeing her name circulate nearly enough in the press.
Amazing work. And here’s to more women in science (getting their credit and being remembered in history) 💥🔥☄️
I wonder what it must feel like to be LastPass or 1Password and know that you are the target of the world's hackers.
How China’s Elite Hackers Stole the World’s Most Valuable Secrets
A new DOJ indictment outlines how Chinese hackers allegedly compromised data from companies in a dozen countries in a single intrusion.
‘Surveillance capitalism has led us into a dystopia’
@aral recorded this video with BBC Ideas back in July. It gives a brief introduction to surveillance capitalism, complete with animation.