L.A. students back teachers; won’t let billionaires kill public education #ClassWar https://www.peoplesworld.org/article/l-a-students-back-teachers-wont-let-billionaires-kill-public-education/
but seriously, somewhere between 2000 and 2019 the IT industry seamlessly transitioned from
"we provide precision engineering tools, your data is yours, you should not need to trust us or anyone, mathematics is your guarantee, crypto 4 ever. "
"give us your data. all of it. give. no secrets. hold nothing back. in return we will... train AIs on it.. and provide unspecified 'services'... for someone, who may be you... that can change at any time... and we are funded by, uh. Look, a unicorn!"
A survey of Univalent Foundations  - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3IBvmrcObg
This is SO COOL.
"An approach comparing and contrasting the languages can help illustrate the rules of writing in both, how they differ and why. That way, instead of just pointing out students' errors, teachers can help them develop metalinguistic awareness and an understanding of why each language has the rules it does."
Young people rallied in Sweden against isolation https://anfenglishmobile.com/news/young-people-rallied-in-sweden-against-isolation-32190
New data breach of *773 Million User IDs* reported by Troy Hunt: https://www.troyhunt.com/the-773-million-record-collection-1-data-reach/
“...this was after implementing a bunch of rules to do as much clean-up as I could including stripping out passwords that were still in hashed form, ignoring strings that contained control characters and those that were obviously fragments of SQL statements.”
Fortunately for me, all my passwords are fragments of SQL statements.
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"FFA, or the Finite Field Arithmetic library, differs from the typical Open Sores abomination, in that — rather than trusting the author blindly with their lives — prospective users are expected to read and fully understand every single line. In exactly the same manner that you would understand and pack your own parachute." - http://www.loper-os.org/?p=1913
More of this kind of thinking please...
Mining Grin - a new cryptocurrency implementation using efficient zero-knowledge proofs without trusted setup via pederson multicommitments - on mainnet using x230 CPU. cf. https://github.com/mimblewimble/grin/
“We knew that something was amiss in the first couple days,” said Brad Lister. “We were driving into the forest and at the same time both Andres and I said: ‘Where are all the birds?’ There was nothing.”
Insect collapse: ‘We are destroying our life support systems’ | Environment | The Guardian
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