lol a Bank of Canada study found that people with poor financial literacy skills are twice as likely to get into cryptocurrencies https://cointelegraph.com/news/are-we-dumb-financial-illiterates-twice-as-likely-to-own-crypto
"the WHO's entire $2.4 billion budget is less than some major U.S. hospitals" https://www.axios.com/prevent-the-next-pandemic-5e2b1ed8-2096-4224-8bc6-2445525ed7b3.html
I initially thought this was referring to NPM instead of React/Facebook but that works just as well https://www.theregister.com/2019/07/02/npm_abandons_settlement_talks/
Anti-encryption "lobbying has moved from the U.S., where Congress has been largely paralyzed by the nation’s polarization, to the European Union... with the intention of presenting anti-encryption law to the EU Parliament within the next year" https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/10/orders-top-eus-timetable-dismantling-end-end-encryption
Oh so that’s what they mean by “luxury communism”
In Shanghai, women pool together money to share a piece of a room at the Ritz-Carlton, or high tea there, or group-rent a white Ferrari or a designer handbag for a day, or even second-hand Gucci panty hose.
Thread on how easily DDOSable Bitcoin's Lightning Network is
1/ Lightning is great, but can't say it is battle-tested. If script kids would be interested, they could take down those shiny new 5 BTC #wumbo channels with negligible cost and no effort at all.
Elon Musk's Starlink already threatens optical astronomy. Now, radio astronomers are worried https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/10/starlink-already-threatens-optical-astronomy-now-radio-astronomers-are-worried
"Another Five Eyes meeting, another call for encryption backdoors" https://www.zdnet.com/article/five-eyes-governments-india-and-japan-make-new-call-for-encryption-backdoors/
re: Cyber Command taking down ransomeware campaigns (alla Trickbot https://www.cyberscoop.com/trickbot-takedown-cyber-command-microsoft/)
@email@example.com It needs to, there's such a focus on Iran and such that the world is missing the threat actors burning down things at scale and assembling resources + tools + weapons + people.
Pandoc 2.11 was released today!
- integrated citations processing
- nicer HTML output (inline CSS)
- better markdown compatibility (code blocks)
release notes: https://github.com/jgm/pandoc/releases/tag/2.11
I'll upload a binary for OpenBSD once it finishes compiling
Gen. Hodges @firstname.lastname@example.org tells us that the next US administration will have the same substantive issues with the Europeans as the present one, including on Nordstream 2 and Nato spending targets. http://www.eurointelligence.com/podcasts
Fake campaign mail was masquerading as a Bernie Sanders endorsement for Uber/Lyft-backed anti-worker measure Prop 22 https://politics.slashdot.org/story/20/10/10/169238/fake-campaign-mail-masquerades-as-bernie-sanders-endorsement-for-uberlyft-ballot-measure
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