Friday, 19 August 2016

160819


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160818 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2016/08/160818.html yesterday's tweets as a single page



Thursday, 18 August 2016

160818


Who Should Get The Benefits When You Donate Your #DNA For Research? - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160816/05200035252/who-should-get-benefits-when-you-donate-your-dna-research.shtml good question... #ethics

Russian MP seeks to decriminalise domestic violence - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/aug/18/russian-mp-seeks-to-decriminalise-domestic-violence corporal punishment: "essential right given to parents by God"

#TPP clause 'not making copyright easy to understand' - http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/political/311316/tpp-clause-'not-making-copyright-easy-to-understand' incredible: #copyright maximalists want it all now, no wait

Hitler Finds Out Trump is Losing Every Poll - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nE6KkYQGSwM well, it had to happen...

#FSFE summit 2016 - https://fsfe.org/community/events/2016/summit/frontpage "to bring together FSFE members and supporters from all over Europe" #freesw

#Brexiters: Team GB's Olympics success shows UK can thrive outside EU - http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/aug/17/team-gbs-olympics-success-shows-uk-can-thrive-outside-eu-say-brexiters success created while UK part of EU, so...

‘Serious’ Risks for Hollywood if #TPP Doesn’t Pass - http://variety.com/2016/biz/news/trans-pacific-partnership-michael-froman-hollywood-1201764968/ risk??? - of entering the public domain, as promised? #pd



Tuesday, 16 August 2016

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Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160815 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2016/08/160815.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

Towards Open Science: Case for a Decentralized Autonomous Academic Endorsement System - https://zenodo.org/record/60054 #blockchains get everywhere

Physicist explaining climate change to a skeptic on TV is grim viewing - http://mashable.com/2016/08/15/brian-cox-climate-change-qanda/ </sigh> thanks for trying, though

Mumbai Beach clean-up highlights marine waste epidemic - http://boingboing.net/2016/08/15/mumbai-beach-clean-up-highligh.html this is how we treat the sea...

Disasters like Louisiana floods will worsen as planet warms, scientists warn - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/aug/16/louisiana-flooding-natural-disaster-weather-climate-change 8th "once in every 500-year event"

Fears of global yellow fever epidemic grow as vaccine stocks dwindle - https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2016/aug/16/fears-of-global-yellow-fever-epidemic-grow-as-vaccine-stocks-dwindle when will we listen to experts, who saw this?

Second phase of world's biggest offshore windfarm gets go-ahead  - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/aug/16/hornsea-project-two-windfarm-second-phase-grimsby welcome news for #UK energy

University Tracks Students' Movements Using WiFi, But Says It's OK Because It's Not Tracking Students - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160812/06340735224/university-tracks-students-movements-using-wifi-says-ok-because-not-tracking-students.shtml oh, right


Monday, 15 August 2016

160815


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160814 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2016/08/160814.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

'The blob': how marine heatwaves causing unprecedented climate chaos - https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/aug/15/the-blob-how-marine-heatwaves-are-causing-unprecedented-climate-chaos new variations on #globalwarming awfulness

Canada's trade deal with EU a model for Brexit? Not quite, insiders say - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/aug/15/brexit-canada-trade-deal-eu-model-next-steps these people are utterly delusional #CETA

'Brutal but effective': why Team GB is winning so many Olympic medals - https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2016/aug/15/brutal-but-effective-why-team-gb-is-winning-so-many-olympic-medals  interesting economic analysis

Why Apple Removing The Audio Jack From The iPhone Would Be A Very, Very, Very, Bad Move - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160812/16502635229/why-apple-removing-audio-jack-iphone-would-be-very-very-very-bad-move.shtml #DRM is your bitter enemy

Online crime: UK cops to use law firms to tackle fraud in civil courts - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/08/uk-police-to-use-law-firms-to-tackle-online-crime-fraud/ OK, or slippery slope to privatised police?

Warning sign: July 2016 ranks as Earth's hottest month on record - http://mashable.com/2016/08/15/earth-hottest-month-july-2016/ warning indeed, that we still don't heed


Sunday, 14 August 2016

160814


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160813 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2016/08/160813.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

Louisiana flooding cuts off roads and thousands of homes - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/aug/14/louisiana-flooding-cuts-off-roads-homes "calling the floods unprecedented and historic"


Saturday, 13 August 2016

160813


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160812 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2016/08/160812.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

Guccifer 2.0 doxes hundreds of US politicians with massive document dump - http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/08/guccifer-2-0-doxes-hundreds-of-house-democrats-with-massive-document-dump/ really bad in current climate of hatred


Friday, 12 August 2016

160812


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 160811 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2016/08/160811.html yesterday's tweets as a single page

Archivists Grapple With Problems Of Preserving Recent Culture Held On Tape Cassettes And Floppy Drives - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160809/08141135195/archivists-grapple-with-problems-preserving-recent-culture-held-tape-cassettes-floppy-drives.shtml tricky

#Encryption battle: France in global call to “deal with” messaging apps http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/08/encryption-france-global-call-messaging-apps/ </facepalm>

Guardian is spending a year reporting on plight of world's elephant population - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/aug/12/why-the-guardian-is-spending-a-year-reporting-on-the-plight-of-the-worlds-elephant-population imagine a world without elephants


Polls suggest Iceland's Pirate party may form next government - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/aug/12/polls-suggests-icelands-pirate-party-form-next-government wow, fabulous; let's hope so