I'm in Brussels for a few days. Is there anything special I need to do or see here?
Omg, a real life Knight of the rainbow table! (You should read the short story by @doctorow if you haven't yet) https://www.zdnet.com/article/a-mysterious-grey-hat-is-patching-peoples-outdated-mikrotik-routers/
I'm in Copenhagen. What do I do here for the next 7 hours?
My friend made an original Harry Potter board game. It's called "Mischief at Hogwarts" and is a unique mix between a quiz and a party game. Go check it out, and give it an upvote on Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/boardgames/comments/9mkf07/i_made_an_original_harry_potter_board_game_its/
Wow! Microsoft is opening up 60 000 patents for free use by anyone in the Open Invention Network (OIN).
They've also joined LOT, an anti-patent troll group.
"as late as 2014, Microsoft made approximately $3.4 billion from its Android patents."
This is amazing! As @kaniini says, we still need to be vigilant about MS, but there's no denying this is a huge deal! https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-open-sources-its-entire-patent-portfolio/ #patents
And also right from the start: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/08/giving-privacy-badger-jump-start
Privacy Badger: Now with even more privacy https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/10/privacy-badger-now-fights-more-sneaky-google-tracking
Minilesetips: Øyvind Strømmens eboksingel Europas stebarn, en fin liten samling artikler om Moldova og Transnistria. https://www.amazon.com/Europas-stebarn-Norwegian_bokmal-Øyvind-Strømmen-ebook/dp/B07G3KH9LM (Som han forøvrig også burde legge ut på ebok.no eller et annet Kindle-alternativ.)
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Well, seems like I'm never going to New Zealand https://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/367642/travellers-refusing-digital-search-now-face-5000-customs-fine
How would you go about if you'd like to invest a little bit of money in a lab grown meat company? I don't know anything about stocks, but I think there's some huge potential here
I have an amazing friend who's spent years making a totally mind blowing Harry Potter inspired board game. And now she's translated it to english and made her very first website, just to give it away for free!
You really need to see this, and please give it an upvote: https://www.reddit.com/r/harrypotter/comments/9jq8g4/remember_that_harry_potter_board_game_i_made_i/
Well, this is heartening: This thread about the new Linux CoC seems to actually be quite calm and constructive. Maybe there's hope for us all after all! https://www.reddit.com/r/linux/comments/9jcn2e/linus_torvalds_ill_never_be_cuddly_but_i_can_be/ #Linux #CoCgate
Censorship & Information Control In Information Revolutions
Bringing together scholars & practitioners to see what earlier information revolutions can teach us about censorship in our digital age
By Ada Palmer, Cory Doctorow, and Adrian Johns https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/648994832/censorship-and-information-control-in-information?ref=recs
Hi Fediverse! We've finally arrived here, too. ;) ^k
Huge supporter of federated social networks, FOSS etc. Got some visibility through my blogpost on beating Fb w/federation. Green Party! Hi Identi.can folks!
Octodon is a nice general purpose instance. more