Sunday, 22 April 2018


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 180420 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Democratic National Committee’s Lawsuit Against Russians, Wikileaks And Various Trump Associates Full Of Legally Nutty Arguments - yeah, bonkers

Publisher Helps To Keep Sci-Hub In The Public Eye By Trying To Bully It Into Submission Using Ineffectual Legal Remedies - how not to do it #openaccess

Pushkin descendant puts Russian poet’s turbulent life on stage for first time - pushkin is up there with shakespeare, with a more extraordinary life, lived to the full until that fatal bullet

India poised to introduce death penalty for child rapists - death penalty never justified, not even for this

Saturday, 21 April 2018


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 180419 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Natalie Portman pulls out of Israel award due to ‘distressing recent events’ there - her intelligence is deep and long-standing -

On #Brexit, the views of the 48% must be respected too. That’s democracy - so far, they have been totally ignored

Amber Rudd boasted of harsher immigration strategy, leak reveals - & we thought she was the nice one… #Windrush

Thursday, 19 April 2018


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 180418 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Japan’s renewable energy puzzle: solar push threatens environment - not hard to solve: use a distributed approach with panels on every building and factory #renewables

The Press Publishers’ Right (#Article11): Multiple Negative Impacts On The #Futureofknowledge - how the #copyrightdirective will harm science and learning #oa

“Three key facets of the Achmea ruling suggest that investment agreements with third countries will also be incompatible with EU law” - #ISDS is a goner for EU trade deals

Trump of the tropics: the ‘dangerous’ candidate leading Brazil’s presidential race - when you think it can’t get any worse: “vowed to downgrade the environment ministry”

One Small Step for Preprints, One Giant Step Forward for Open Scientific Communications - #preprints are the future

Doctors tried to lower $148K cancer drug cost; makers triple price of pill - why #pharma companies are evil, part 23857

Peter Thiel’s data-mining company is using War on Terror tools to track American citizens. = #palantir

Wednesday, 18 April 2018


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 180417 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

What the UN deal on #shipping emissions means - a start, at least, but much more needs to be done quickly

EU pushes to approve Japan trade deal, seeks to avoid CETA mistakes - “does not deal with investment protection” #ISDS is dying, rightly… #jefta

The Music Industry Now Wants To Creep Past Site-Blocking Into App-Blocking - the basic rule is: enough is never enough for #copyright maximalists

Exxon sued for stoking drought, floods, and wildfires - we need thousands of these lawsuits all around the world… #climatechange

#Somaliland poet jailed for three years in crackdown on writers - “Naima Abwaan Qorane’s lawyer said she had been threatened with rape and murder during her interrogation.” appalling

Bug bounty tender for #opensource software launched in the EU - this is good news

UK and India agree ambitious new tech partnership - amazing what you can do while part of the EU…

Whistleblowers contradict No 10 over destroyed #Windrush landing cards - clearly time for the Home Secretary of the time to resign…

“If we are to decide what sort of #Brexit we want, the least we need is a menu, with prices. The one we have prepared represents the government’s current best estimates. It’s up to us to decide which of these prices is worth paying." -

Trump and Abe’s pro-coal agenda disastrous for the planet - not content with slaughtering whales, japanese government also wants to cook the whole planet… #japan #dirtycoal

Boulder becomes first landlocked city to sue companies over climate change - excellent precedent: every city should be suing #fossilfuel companies over the present and even worse future damage caused by #globalwarming

Government reports reveal new details about EPA pay raises and phone booth scandals - the nutter #climatedenialist-in-chief lands in even more (#globalwarming) hot water…

Florida kids are taking their climate-denying governor to court - “Rick Scott once reportedly banned officials from saying “#climatechange” or “#globalwarming” in government reports.” what a sad fool

Refugees prefer war-torn Syria over life in U.S., Haley insists - syrians are probably rightly worried about the risk of getting shot in US… #guns

Goldman Sachs Analyst Asks Whether Curing Patients Is A Sustainable Business Model - maybe traditional drug development is not a sustainable business model #pharma


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 180416 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Bad News For ‘Privacy Shield’: As Expected, EU’s Top Court Will Examine Legality Of Sending Personal Data To US - #privacy

Poland violated EU laws by logging in Białowieża forest, court rules - another demonstration of why we need the #CJEU - to act as a brake on stupid governments…

UK still uncertain about Windrush-era deportations - this fiasco involves thousands; imagine the utter, unspeakable chaos that will be inflicted on the 3 million EU citizens after #brexit

Drones help fight surge in deadly malaria spread by monkeys in Malaysia - maybe stop cutting down the forests and increasing contact between monkeys and humans; just a thought…

Syrian medics ‘subjected to extreme intimidation’ after Douma attack - definitely no cover up there…

The shameful Windrush saga has struck fear into EU nationals’ hearts - #brexit

If Trump Is So Worried About Protecting Attorney-Client Privilege, He Should End The NSA’s Bulk Surveillance (And CPB Device Seizures) -

Tuesday, 17 April 2018


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 180415 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Syrian strikes boost French president’s action man image - france rises as UK falls…

Pruitt tells climate deniers he’ll stop counting value of lives saved for new rules - this really sums up his worldview: people don’t count, only profits

#NHS Digital execs showed ‘little regard’ for patient ethics by signing data deal - & note: after #brexit, all this data will probably be going to US companies routinely…

‘Plastic is literally everywhere’: the epidemic attacking Australia’s oceans - luckily, there are probably trillions of planets with life more intelligent than ours…

EU Member States Are Getting Steamrolled On #Copyright By The Bulgarian Presidency - this is shaping up to be a disaster

After Removing US From Negotiating Process, Now Trump Suddenly Wants US Back In #TPP - he’ll probably change his mind again…

Scientists accidentally create mutant enzyme that eats #plastic bottles - nice; this research needs to be made a priority

Microsoft built its own custom Linux kernel for its new IoT service - I’ve always said this was inevitable; and this is just the start…

Sunday, 15 April 2018


Article de Glyn Moody paru dans « Linux Journal » : Pourquoi la réforme européenne du droit d’auteur est une menace pour le logiciel libre — et comment lutter contre -

Tissue-destroying ulcer frequently found in Africa spreading rapidly in Australia - “While the infection responds to a roughly eight-week course of antibiotics, in rare cases surgery to remove skin or even amputation is needed.”

В Ингушетии снимут первый народный фильм об общечеловеческих ценностях - “Картина выйдет на национальном языке”