Surprise surprise 😱
"Google has been accused of breaking promises to patients, after the company announced it would be moving a healthcare-focused subsidiary, DeepMind Health, into the main arm of the organisation."
Reminder that patients did not even give consent to this data going to Google in the first place:
Google has no problem breaking privacy promises. They cannot be trusted.
seeings some anarcho primitivists on here....i'm not a fan of the ideology that argues physically and mentally disabled and ill people need to die and trans people need to detransition so they can live out their white settler noble savage cave man fantasies! like i can't believe there are those guys on here! this is ecofascist shit!
Using the modern web doesn't feel empowering. It feels immensely frustrating.
The web is barely usable without ad-blocking. Pages take an age to load and the content jumps around as more ads download and display. Also the ads are spying on you.
The entire JS ecosystem is dependency hell and sometimes you have to download massive JS files just to view a web page. The JS is probably also spying on you.
Worse still, JS is also probably why the Back button doesn't work properly on so many sites.
Neoliberal elites: Woe is me! Everyone is so isolated in this day and age! So disconnected from their fellow man! We live and work and die in solitude, as strangers surrounded by strangers! What could be causing this? What forces could have possibly conspired to make us so unhappy?
Neoliberal elites: maybe it's phones.
“By comparing data from 17 countries, we found that while more spending produces more high-quality science, increasing competition for resources does not.
In fact, competitiveness of funding and research quality are negatively correlated.”
examples of radical actions that are extremely punk Show more
Asking folks nearby if they need anything and trying to help them get it.
Fixing a broken thing that's not yours.
Grabbing an extra cup of coffee and handing it to the first person you see that could really use a warm beverage.
Drop by a local shelter and ask them what the people they turn away need to gets through the night. See if you can find folks to help gather those things together.
Walk instead of drive.
Stand outside and sing.
Anti-Semitism and the Pandemic of Intolerance: New models of prejudice help explain why some stereotypes elicit violence.
TFW you get to work and _another_ core network switch has died and needs to be replaced right away.
I've already boosted this but this is a really good article and well worth reading! It's a well-written overview of the best-known examples of trans people in medieval Europe.
Most importantly, it categorically answers the question of whether there were trans people in medieval Europe (yes). If y'all don't I'm going to go through some refinements/issues with the article in a thread I'll try to keep nice and short.
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