BTW Air pollution directly harms peoples health.
This is an unusual bio...
"Ian Dunlop was formerly an international oil, gas and coal industry executive, chair of the Australian Coal Association and CEO of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is a senior member of the advisory board of Breakthrough National Centre for Climate Restoration. David Spratt is Research Director of Breakthrough."
Somebody apparently decided to stop hiding from the climate emergency.
This was an an unusually unsettled piece of weather in California.
I learned about it from https://twitter.com/Weather_West/status/1134563228678275073
But it appears the original source is https://twitter.com/awalfoort/status/1134567476199448576?s=20
"Someone needs to start mass-producing fun, designy security keys that look cool on a keychain. The day I see a Hello Kitty security key is the day I know that phishing is dead. "
I had an almost archaic experience.
We had a family gathering, and several of us all talked about a story we read in the news"paper" that morning.
(Ok so I think only one person read it on paper)
And the story was about millennial Chinese deciding Chinese factory jobs suck. https://www.latimes.com/world/la-fg-china-millennials-jobs-20190512-story.html
Sometimes I think about trying to figure out critical paths in the global supply chain to figure out when business as usual will break.
But then its probably more important to just transition away from a disposable economy.
My simple description of the problem is imagine "you're stuck on a large space station and Earth blew up". What do you do make sure the only new resource you need to survive is sunlight.
Apparently this parrot was so well trained it also learned not to talk to the cops.
BTW Odds are good Mozambique is going to get plastered by a category 3 to 4 cyclone tomorrow. Yeah the place that was hit just over a month ago by a different cyclone.
I weep for the future...
"Some 23.2 million people used “123456” as their password,"
Several projects I'm working with are using a tool called cromwell to develop multi cloud / cluster workflows.
I'm wondering if they named the output directory "cromwell-executions" thinking about Oliver Cromwell?
Hm. Though there's also the decay of local news due to Facebook / Google eating all the written word ad revenue. That allowed a handful of right wing billionaires to buy up and ruin local news.
Having functional local news seemed to be important for allowing people to trust news (possibly because it covered things you could experience)
What if the social media and gaming toxicity was because of the Russian trolls?
I had been reading https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/24/where-did-social-media-go-wrong/ and the author felt like things started getting much worse about 5 years ago. Which would match up with their efforts to sway the US election.
The Russian psyops campaigns are aimed at sowing distrust and doubt. So I was wondering, what if the trolls managed to set new more hostile social norms, and that's part of the reason mainstream social networks are so angry
Bioinfo developer in ENCODE project, Python developer, Debian Developer. I'm trying to work on XMPP.
Octodon is a nice general purpose instance. more