I always wondered from which apps and locations sellers the GPS locations of European smartphones end up at Venntel, which sells them to the US authorities. The Norwegian journalist Martin Gundersen tried to find out. The precision of the data is creepy.
A German public official is sitting across from me at the gate (at an airport, no less; yes, I’m flying today! 🤯) on her phone with her assistant, telling her to write down some comments she had forgotten, reading from PRINTED OUT EMAILS, saying she was going to call whoever these emails went to or address them in person later..
And if that isn’t a perfect representation of how “digital native” the German government is, I don’t know what is .. 🙃
the thing that pisses me off the most about the amazon sidewalk mesh networking project is that amazon engineers worked together during a pandemic with most places closing schools to create something to expand the reach of internet access
and used it not for helping poor students get on Zoom, but for negotiating backhaul for narc doorbells
Ich habe letzte Wochen einen Spendenrouter in eingerichtet und in einer Arbeitsstätte für Suchtkranke in Betrieb genommen. ✔️ (Freies Gast WLAN für alle Menschen dort)
🙃Jetzt fagen sie mich, ob ich einen Lötkurs geben kann. 🤷♂️
Es fehlt aber eine vernünftige Lötstation. 🤔
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