Hey @HachetteUS@twitter.com, @HarperCollins@twitter.com, @WileyGlobal@twitter.com, @firstname.lastname@example.org, I will not buy any more books from you until you stop harassing the Internet Archive with lawsuits, and I will advice everyone I know to do the same.
Tomorrow US whistleblower Daniel Hale will be sentenced for releasing documents exposing, among many things, how the military labeled unknown civilians assassinated during drone strikes as EKIAs ("enemy killed in action"). #EspionageAct #DronePapers https://twitter.com/kgosztola/status/1419456562935091200
RT @AmnestyTech@twitter.com: Journalists and @email@example.com have had access to over 50k phone numbers of people of interest by clients of spyware company #NSO.
It includes world leaders, activists and journalists.
Here's how our Security Lab analysed the phones -
A marvelous renaissance piece, My Lady Carey's Dompe (Anonymous):
I was ignorant of this greenwashing scam called "biomass" (i.e. burning wood to generate electricity). Here is a very interesting and extensive article that shows the negative impact of this industry in a community in North Carolina, USA: https://twitter.com/MajliedePuyKamp/status/1413504083256696838
RT @Winnie_Byanyima@twitter.com: The #PeoplesVaccine Alliance advocates for 3 urgent actions to maximize global vaccine manufacturing:
1) sharing technology & know-how via @WHO@twitter.com's #CTAP
2) #TRIPSwaiver at @WTO@twitter.com
3) investing in enhancing manufacturing capacity in developing countries, especially in Africa.
RT @DanielEllsberg@twitter.com: 50 years ago today, the New York Times published its first story about the Pentagon Papers, exposing the truth about the war in Vietnam. In this podcast from @GroundTruth@twitter.com & @UMassAmherst@twitter.com, I reveal what led me to blow the whistle on the war: https://www.umass.edu/ellsberg/whistleblower/
I'm having some fun with #haskell + JACK + PureData. I didn't expect this combination to work so well to be honest: I can compile synths on the fly and connect them through JACK to a pd patch. The next step would be to have a way to evaluate expression during run time to do some live coding sessions 😄
I have encountered more image descriptions on Mastodon in 24 hours than I have in Twitter in a couple of years. Seriously. I'm not exaggerating.
As a blind person, this means a lot to me. If you read this and you describe your images, thank you so, so, so much on behalf of all of us. If you don't, now you know you'll be helping random Internet strangers make sense of your posts by typing in a few more words than usual.
Sometimes I wish I were a tatami maker making a living in the outskirts of Kyoto...
RT @DanielEllsberg@twitter.com: Good account by @AbramskySasha@twitter.com about what I'm thinking and doing now. (via @firstname.lastname@example.org) https://www.thenation.com/article/world/daniel-ellsberg-nuclear-war/
Hey @BristolCouncil@twitter.com could we have just one day without that freaking police helicopter flying in circles for hours? Thanks! #Bristol
Today while scrolling through some docs I realized that my peripheral vision seemed to capture movement slower than the more central part of my visual field. Here I found more information on this odd perceptual phenomena: https://doi.org/10.1167/16.6.20
RT @Demoscene_AOC@twitter.com: The #demoscene is writing cultural history. We are stoked to announce that @email@example.com 🇩🇪 has enlisted the demoscene as intangible cultural heritage! Thank you 🙏🏼to all supporters who helped @firstname.lastname@example.org to make it possible! Let's celebrate soon!🎉bit.ly/2ORaYLJ
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