Bills abolishing the "gay panic" defense are languishing in New York's State Assembly http://gothamist.com/2019/05/30/albany_gay_panic_defense.php
Oh boy I've always wanted my toothbrush to be part of a botnet https://venturebeat.com/2019/05/29/beam-raises-50-million-for-a-connected-toothbrush-that-lowers-dental-premiums/
Oh sweet the next version of Android will enable per-network MAC randomization by default https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/04/05/android-q-randomizes-mac-addresses-by-default-with-per-network-customization/
This makes me so happy: the Tusky Mastodon client will refuse to authenticate anyone who tries to use a Gab instance and rickrolls them instead
We have a winner! Plasma 5.16's next wallpaper will be Ice Cold by Santiago Cézar.
Santiago will be receiving a @slimbook One compact computer as soon as we get Plasma 5.16 on it.
Google's Play Store is adopting Apple's puritanical ban on apps with sexually explicit content. This includes user-generated content, which will likely result in a chilling effect of app makers overpolicing sex positivity https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/05/29/sex-loot-boxes-and-hate-speech-google-tightening-up-play-store-policies-all-over/
Steve Bannon is too odious for even the Salvini government https://qz.com/1632565/italy-to-evict-steve-bannon-from-his-far-right-training-academy/
In the most recent episode of our podcast, @cwebber and @emacsen take a walk down memory lane about 8 bit computers, DOS and Unix command lines and the way that the imagery and mystique of the terminal may be holding us back.
Huawei's membership has been restored by the SD Association and Wi-Fi Alliance https://www.cnet.com/news/huawei-membership-restored-by-sd-association-wi-fi-alliance/
Google relents on blocking ad-blockers in Chrome, but only for enterprise customers https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/05/29/google_webrequest_api/
This is a fantastic read if you're working with shell scripts:
Filenames and Pathnames in Shell: How to do it Correctly (and how not to):
lol remember DiEM25 https://euobserver.com/eu-election/145021
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