I just learned there are several "Earth Flags", meant to represent our whole planet instead of individual nations...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_

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FΓΌr Netzpolitik habe ich die neuen Pur-Abos von Zeit Online, Spiegel Online und derStandard.at getestet. Zwei der Verlage tun sich offenbar sehr schwer mit dem Datenschutz.
Hier ein paar Highlights, die Abonnenten unbedingt wissen sollten.
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I've spent some time clearing up my feeds. I hope to read more news, and spend less time doing so by more consequently using .

"Linux Gaming FINALLY doesn't suck anymore"

Welp, this kinda makes me want to install Linux...

youtube.com/watch?v=IWJUphbYnp

Guys, how to compress pdf files with software? Is ghostscript my only option?

"It’s tempting to reduce stamina down to a mantra. β€œNever give up,” or something like that. Unfortunately, it’s precisely because giving up sometimes makes sense that stamina is hard."

scotthyoung.com/blog/2020/01/0

"Anyone who pays $30,000 per year to study psychology rather than plumbing is, in a partial sense, saying that prestige matters more to them than material comfort."

scotthyoung.com/blog/2020/02/0

"It’s obvious to us that television is easier than algebra, so we don’t bother to ask why."

Boy, I'm excited to see where this blog post is going... scotthyoung.com/blog/2020/03/0

"If you see the cops, start recording" - wow, this headline from theverge.com is quite unequivocal.

"Don't belive everything you think" - Allan Lokos

This whole idea of "Build a Second Brain" via digital is really appealing to me. Are there any communites that I can dig?

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No matter how much you paid for a university ,right now , your academic course has became equivalent to a Coursera or a Udemy course .

Ok, so how has the current political situation in the US impacted so far?

" It’s striking that academic courses are often structured around textbooks, but lots of people spend the extra time and money to enroll in those coursesβ€”rather than just studying the textbooks independently. "

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"It would be nice if one could simply explain an idea clearly to someone, then trust that they’ve understood it."

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