Google Is Tracking People's Movements in Their Communities During Coronavirus
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Leaked Amazon Memo Details Plan to Smear Fired Warehouse Organizer
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#Zoom is taking it to a new level - after leaking your webcam data to anyone who knows your computer's IP for Mac & leaking your data to Facebook on iOS, Windows 10 is next with leaking your login credentials.
French companies benefiting from state aid can't buy back shares
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When the state shifted to e-learning, a rural school shifted to the copy machine
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Regarding Jitsi Meet servers:
There could be additional legal requirements if you want to use third-party Jitsi servers for school or work.
Italian officials demand UK health minister deletes coronavirus fake news
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For the rest, we have lots of books, and we read a lot more than usual, and of course we started with Seneca's "On the Brevity of Life".
It seems all my plans to reenter the data protection consulting market will have to wait a lot, but then I have lost count of how many careers I've missed. And anyway, even the few CVs I sent around Europe in January did not exactly have a warm reception.
Oh well, there are more serious problems to think about.
et bien sûr, le trading à haute fréquence n'a absolument rien à voir avec la chute des places boursières
"If a designer draws wireframes, prepares prototypes, conducts workshops, but cannot deliver a solution for a problem, he or she is anything but a designer."
A delightful piece by Slava Shestopalof about the slow drift of design titles towards a total lack of meaning.
"“UX/UI designer” sounds as awkward as “vegetable/carrot salad” or “vehicle/bus driver. Why don’t we call ourselves designers anymore? When did “design” cease to mean anything?"
IRS sues Facebook for $9B, says company offshored profits to Ireland
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I saw a video on the HP85 personal computer from 1979 and it really got me thinking about how we do computing today.
How easy it it for the average user to sit down at a computer and do some computation?
I guess that the closest thing we have to a general purpose numbercruncher for most people is... Excel/Calc/Google Sheets?
That's absolutely not the direction HP, etc thought computation would go in 1979, I'm sure.
A data knight, far too aware of the dark side.
The algorithmic is political. ('is' as in A⊆P)
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