Almost half of enterprise cloud databases are left unencrypted https://www.siliconrepublic.com/enterprise/cloud-security-encryption
"In 2008, Virgin Galactic first promised sub-orbital spaceflight trips for tourists would be taking place 'within 18 months'. It has since regularly made similar promises" https://www.bbc.com/news/business-46550862
tired: liking a band before they were cool
wired: forking a FOSS project before it was cool https://www.reddit.com/r/commandline/comments/a5ge23/mdv_styled_terminal_markdown_viewer/ebmhuth/?st=jplc8mgg&sh=74a10137
Midichlorian-free pizza @ Sliced by Harlem Pizza Co. https://www.instagram.com/p/BrQ3JH9HHIg/?utm_source=ig_twitter_share&igshid=4weq8und3vpt
smdh DiEM25 (Yanis Varoufakis' coalition of single-issue EU reform parties) has Julian Assange on its Adsivory Panel https://diem25.org/ap/
Apple Store employees are prohibited from saying words like 'problem', 'bug', 'incompatible', and 'crash' https://apple.slashdot.org/story/18/12/08/1918204/apple-store-employees-arent-allowed-to-say-crash-bug-or-problem
NextCloud just added support for ActivityPub (i.e. Mastodon federation) https://nextcloud.com/blog/nextcloud-introduces-social-features-joins-the-fediverse/
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The Linux[.]org domain was hijacked and redirected to transphobic vandalism https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/12/07/linuxorg_hacked/
Cuba violates net neutrality https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-46456944
The Gilets Jaunes protests may not have perfect politics, but they're the result of real material grievances (austerity and unemployment), not the duped masses being brainwashed by "the algorithm" https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanhatesthis/france-paris-yellow-jackets-facebook
@volt4ire just remember that it's like the semantics of cp!
cp src dst
ln -s src dst
(but yeah i feel you.)
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