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“Many internet users mistake this annoying situation as a direct outcome of the GDPR, when in fact companies misuse designs in violation of the law. The GDPR demands a simple ‘yes’ or ‘no’, as reasonable people would expect, but companies often have the power over the design and narrative when implementing the GDPR.”

Missed this a couple of weeks ago, and it could make a huge difference to our browsing experiences (and compel sites to do better!)

noyb.eu/en/noyb-aims-end-cooki

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Having gotten used to a morning routine that preps me for a job that I do 30 feet from my bed, I don’t remember how I ever got to work on time with a commute on top of it, or how I’m ever going to do that again.

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Been slowly working on my own version of this year's anniversary pic over the past week. Used to only take a day. Still not quite done yet, but the baby cooperated today and I am really close now.

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I have a tiny "Removable media museum" in my office at work.

Left to right:

- Tandon 8" floppy drive+media (1970s)
- Sony DRU-500A, first optical drive to write both DVD+R and -R (2003)
- HP 6020, first affordable consumer CD recorder (1995)
- IOMega Zip 100 (1994)

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I, too, would like to post something green for St. Patrick’s day... did you know the Cat’s Eye nebula has a lot of [OIII] emission, which makes it glow green? A lot of images show it s as blue or red, but it’s really a pretty green object visually.

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This tumblr post should be required curriculum or something.

It’s wise and a classic.

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This is how much coastline we could surround with the Great wall... dlvr.it/RsQcLL

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