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So it is (my interpretation) looking toward either "no deal" or "no Brexit" (UK can cancel the process any moment until April 12th). I sincerely hope we get the latter, for all of us, both in Europe and UK.

Although observing the UK after a Brexit gives us concrete evidence to backup our claim that we need the EU to survive in a globalized world, I cannot wish for this sad outcome to become the reality.

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Rock goddess from Oz, Courtney Barnett, live in Utrecht. Great gig!!!

The songs have grown a lot since I saw her last, awesome stage performance too.

🎶 Gimme all your money
And I'll make some origami
Honey 🎶

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Computer scientist 👨‍🏫 :

Information Retrieval 📄

Data Science / Big Data 💾
PhD in Multimedia Databases 🎥
(Yes that was a respectable research topic once upon a time pre-birdsite I suppose!)

is my academic home now.

Entrepreneur: co-founder of

Loves indie music: will see Mozes and the Firstborn in Merleyn this month. Le guess who is my indie music home.

In love since I met my love ♥️
Two sons, 9 and 11.

And since 2 days:
Rattenvanger van Hamelen

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How did two Soviet-born Florida businessmen — one linked to a Ukrainian tycoon with reputed mafia ties — become key hidden actors behind a plan by U.S. President Donald J. #Trump’s personal attorney, former #NYC mayor Rudy #Giuliani, to investigate the president’s rivals? This is the story.

Matrix version 1.0 has been released! We think Matrix is already so good that you could host it on a home server and use it to replace Whatsapp.

We even made a video tutorial!

📺 VIDEO: "FreedomBox Tutorial: Setting Up a Chat Server with Matrix and Riot"

Rust recently added support for compiling to WebAssembly, and now Parcel makes it super easy to get started with zero configuration!

"Uber not only lacks powerful competitive advantages, but it is actually less efficient than the competitors it has been driving out of business."

Check out this interactive timeline of Facebook's history. You can see the trouble brewing from its early days.

Share this with folks who want to learn about Facebook's history. And tell them that alternative technologies are emerging! We can --one person at a time!

Exact stopt van ene op andere dag met leveren diensten aan Cuba. Amerikaanse wet opgevolgd na overname door KKR. Mogelijk is naleven boycott illegaal onder Europese wetgeving.

Read this and then consider Huawei being blacklisted for suspicion not facts. Such double standards!

Blacklisting Huawei is not about backdoors and espionage, it is America First, kill the competition from abroad by government intervention.

Personal #BKS2019 best-of:

The Raconteurs
Sports Team
Kurt Vile & The Violators
Snail Mail
Personal Trainer
The Beths
Miya Folick
Bon Iver
Indian Askin
Mac de Marco
Caroline Rose
Ron Gallo

Aldous Harding: I wish I had seen more, what I saw was very good too - but only last two songs.

Big Thief: I hope to see at another occasion!

A few months ago, Microsoft decided to collaborate with Google and drop its web engine in favor of Google's.

Earlier this week, Google blocked all ad blockers, and now Microsoft has de-listed UBlock Origin (a powerful ad-blocker). Without real choice, monopolies will dictate what you see and do on the Internet.

Real choice comes with Free/Open Source Software.

Voor wie interesse heeft voor het WK voetbal vrouwen dat vrijdag begint: ik heb een google sheet gemaakt waarmee je alle verschillende scenarios (uitslagen) kan uit testen en vervolgens zien welke teams er doorgaan op basis van stand en alle tiebreakers en wie tegen wie uitkomt in laatste 16.

Tired: Read The Fucking Manual.

Wired: Rust The Fucking Mess.

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