All multi-location companies have been doing a mix of in-person and virtual all-hands for a while now, even before the pandemic.

Maybe instead of an either-or, we can have a hybrid audience for conferences in the future?

RT @WKCosmo@twitter.com

Fuck no we don't nature.com/articles/d41586-021

🐦🔗: twitter.com/WKCosmo/status/136

RT @tom_nuttall@twitter.com

B.1.1.7 (the "British variant") now accounts for 40% of positive PCR covid-19 tests in Germany - explaining why the caseload is climbing again, and why tomorrow's political discussion among leaders about easing the lockdown will be, as one official says, "extremely rough". twitter.com/OlafGersemann/stat

🐦🔗: twitter.com/tom_nuttall/status

wut

RT @dannyctkemp@twitter.com

Dutch coronavirus test centre damaged by explosion this morning, windows shattered but no injuries. Health minister condemns 'insane' blast. Comes as covid-scepticism on rise in Netherlands, and elections two weeks away. @AFP@twitter.com live from scene in Bovenkarspel via @AFPJanHennop@twitter.com

🐦🔗: twitter.com/dannyctkemp/status

RT @EmmanuelleChaze@twitter.com

🇩🇪 update

⤴️ 7 days incidence rate painfully rising: 65.4

⚠️ Almost 4000 new cases

⚠️358 new deaths

💉💉 2.6% of the population fully vaccinated

💉5.1% got a 1st . 42% of people over 80 now vaccinated

🛃 strict controls at 🇫🇷 French border

🐦🔗: twitter.com/EmmanuelleChaze/st

I confess, I have never understood why people feel the need to affiliate with a specific party in the first place. Every political party, that I know of, has inherently malleable ideology that changes every few years.

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RT @leedrutman@twitter.com

HALF of Americans now identify as Independents.
This is a record-high in Gallup polling. And a huge jump since the election.
This disaffiliation from the two major parties is very dangerous for democracy. It reveals deep, deep dissatisfaction. news.gallup.com/poll/15370/par

🐦🔗: twitter.com/leedrutman/status/

RT @codinghorror@twitter.com

wait.. what? Intel has secret super high frequency processors with no warranty... specifically for wall street stock traders? 😵 anandtech.com/show/16341/intel

🐦🔗: twitter.com/codinghorror/statu

RT @hynek@twitter.com

Semantic Versioning Will Not Save You

In which I try to convince people that taking more responsibility and pestering maintainers less is better for EVERYBODY!

hynek.me/articles/semver-will-

🐦🔗: twitter.com/hynek/status/13666

RT @blkahn@twitter.com

A Rhode Island-sized piece of ice just broke of Antarctica. The video of the breach in a 500-foot thick Brunt Ice Shelf is absolutely staggering

🐦🔗: twitter.com/blkahn/status/1366

This is pretty much the opposite direction where GDPR or the California law went.

But, pretty much understandable, when the bedrock principle of all these laws is that the needs of the state trumps the rights of its people.

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RT @internetfreedom@twitter.com

The data retention period for SMIs has been doubled to 6 months for investigative purposes. Data will be preserved even if accounts are deleted. We are challenging this in the Supreme Court because such data retention in the absence of a data protection law is dangerous.
5/n

🐦🔗: twitter.com/internetfreedom/st

RT @internetfreedom@twitter.com

It's done: The IT Rules, 2021, are officially in play. We cannot stress this enough - this fundamentally changes the Indian internet. Please RT this thread on the Rules and how they bring government control over digital media like never before.
internetfreedom.in/intermediar
1/n

🐦🔗: twitter.com/internetfreedom/st

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