"[...] large and complex financial institutions are [...] more likely to be bailed out. Moreover, authorities are found to be more prone to provide support to a distressed institution which is well-connected with politicians and political parties"
At the same time, "the quality of bank assets is found not to be relevant to the bailout likelihood": https://repec.bmth.ac.uk/bam/wp/BAFES11.pdf#page=10
The goal: to maintain a list of instances which users who want to talk to almost everyone in the fediverse can join!
Listed instances federate widely with others, _and_ many of the safer-speech instances also federate with them.
@lnxw48a1 George died in 1932 at age 77, so he wasn't exactly around to lead the company to continued profitability. (He shot himself in the heart with a luger, leaving a note: "To my friends / My work is done / Why wait?")
A Kodak employee invented digital photography in 1975, and the DSLR in 1989. Kodak subsisted on patents until they expired in 2007 and filed for bankruptcy in 2012.
The money to found Kodak came from selling buggy whips.
Nothing lasts forever…
I wish there was a replies column available. The notifications column is not sufficient. (When I clear notifications, I should still be able to view replies/mentions when desired).
@lain SO TRUE
We have huge chance in french speaking internet coz we have @Framasoft that are setting up every decentralized tool that probably exist and they are giving a lot if money to small project. For example 30'000€ to peertube dev. Peertube is decentralized video platform with webtorrent support.
It could destroy youtube monopoly
~ HOW TO INTERACT WITH A TOOT THAT HASN'T REACHED YOUR INSTANCE YET ~
(because it's a question I see a lot from new users)
1) Right-click on the timestamp to copy the toot's URL or open it in a new tab.
2) Paste the URL of the toot into the search bar in the Mastodon web UI, then press enter.
3) The toot will appear in the search results and you can boost or reply from there.
Link rot is a problem for most websites, but it's especially hard on news orgs. How are we expected to take the arbiters of information seriously in their duty to inform the public when they can't even maintain access to their archives for a few years?
More importantly, the Web Archive can't capture every news source and it's an increasingly vital role too. We're losing access to vast swaths of public knowledge almost as soon its generated
Oh, look! The 'Error 500' has stopped. :-)
On the menu today: rice with broccoli and cauliflower; chicken, lentils; peas and corn.
The blogosphere suddenly became aware of the existence of Intel ME "spying at you" to paraphrase some catchy titles. If some authors seem to discover that technology, the truth is it is here for almost 10 years!
So, in order for you to make your own educated opinion, I tried to summarize the facts concerning Intel ME and the current state of the community knowledge about that technology.
Any #Pharo #OpenBSD enthusiasts? Here is an initial PoC that I want to discuss with upstream on how to get the needed bits into their tree. There are still some issues to iron out but I am done with guessing for today.
When I put a song on repeat, it often stays there for 3-5 months, until it has run its course. That's months of listening to almost no other music but one song.