Three Big Things: The Most Important Forces Shaping the World http://www.collaborativefund.com/blog/three-big-things-the-most-important-forces-shaping-the-world/ … via @collabfund
The Open Book Project is in the process of designing an open source device that will let you read ebooks without being locked-in with a corporation.
The modern web is becoming an unusable, user-hostile wasteland https://omarabid.com/the-modern-web
Really excited that Mozilla has selected Matrix, @RiotChat@twitter.com and @ModularIM@twitter.com as the successor to IRC for all their community chat needs! The future will be open - both open source, open open standard and open web :D https://matrix.org/blog/2019/12/19/welcoming-mozilla-to-matrix/
My top 3 non-fiction books that I read this year:
3. How to Invent Everything, Ryan North https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/37752621-how-to-invent-everything …
2. Why We Sleep, Matthew Walker https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/34466963-why-we-sleep …
1. Sapiens, Yuval Noah Harari https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23692271-sapiens …
Excited to reveal something @richardyoung00 and I have cooked up at @IBMResearch
Browser Functions: A new #serverless platform using Web Browser execution engines
Librem 5 Now Shipping, Backers Share First Impressions - Also A Comparison With The Pinephone Specs
So if you opened this post hoping to hear things are on par with an iPhone, prepare for disappointment. The current software stack shipping on the phone is said to eat through battery pretty fast, can’t play audio in calls (though the phone can make them), and is presently unable to access either of the two included cameras. But that’s part of the whole early-adopter fun, right?
So these are early impressions but it is also interesting to see its specs contrasted with those of the Pinephone which costs a lot less.
#linux #opensource #phones https://squeet.me/objects/962c3e1032e4af439dc59f149b124e30846692ef
Lime electric scooters will launch in Cape Town, South Africa in early 2020.
http://www.li.me/second-street/lime-launch-first-e-scooters-south-africa-united-arab-emirates … - With Cape Town launch, Lime will be the first e-scooter company to arrive in South Africa as it expands its commitment to the Middle East in Abu Dhabi.
Raspberry Pi 4 just got a lot cooler! The last four months of firmware updates have taken over half a watt out of idle power and nearly a watt out of fully loaded power. For @TheMagPi magazine, @ghalfacree gets testing: https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/thermal-testing-raspberry-pi-4/ …pic.twitter.com/usg4LT9hAO
"So, how was your day?”
“You know, I'm a physicist, I thought about stuff."
"I wrote some of it down.”
Hilarious as this @bigbangtheory joke is, I figured I should actually show people what we get up to in a day...
Mastodon’s founder Eugen Rochko (@Gargron) spoke to BOOM regarding misinformation and how the platform is dealing with it. #Mastodon #FakeNews
Read Sacha Baron Cohen's scathing attack on Facebook in full: 'greatest propaganda machine in history'https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/nov/22/sacha-baron-cohen-facebook-propaganda?CMP=share_btn_tw …
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