"Simply put, encryption prevents far more crimes than it enables. But more importantly, privacy is a pillar of democracy, and encryption is how we ensure our democracy survives. The fact that it also makes our online data safer in the process is an added bonus."


#MeToo in academic medicine 

Python grumbles 

Environmental politics 

Unless you have a very good reason not to, or are publicly known anyway, there is really no need for you to use your real name or photo online.

Back in the 90s when i first discovered the internet, this was common knowledge. Nobody used their real name on forums or share personal information without considering the consequences. Those few who did were promptly told that's a bad idea.

It seems somehow we unlearned this, right when corporations started monetizing that information.

Evidence of blubber and countershading in an icthyosaur fossil! I love convergent evolution, don't you? Taking a quick glance over the paper, it looks like they made a very thorough analysis!

(via @daylight)


blood mention 

Someone in California needs to start making vegan weed Gummi Bears out of cultured collagen, that's do the trick

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