A Former Googler Explains Why the U.K.’s Contact Tracing App Was a Disaster
The development of the app has taken months and cost millions of pounds from taxpayers.
No, Pirate Bay Uploaders Should Not Get Paid!
Interesting mini thread about the impact of money affecting the notion of "sharing is caring" model of piracy
Never-Consent firefox extention, refuses GDPR consent requests automatically
Good scoop by all about andorid
Android 11 is RVC - Red Velvet Cake
Video contains some upsetting covid19 and death scenes
"I killed my mother with my own hands. I brought the virus home"
Covid-19 is the latest enemy faced by families in Iraq and it's overrunning its hospitals and cemeteries
For the past 20 minutes someone has been trying to run a DDoS attack on Masto.host host servers.
The traffic is being syphoned to avoid a full disruption of service. Meaning that each connection needs to be filtered before reaching the server. So, it is possible that some users may experiencing some connection delays.
Sorry about that. I will let you know if I have more information.
White Parents, Raising Black Children - Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man - Ep. 6
Emmanuel Acho sits down with Aaron & Jamie Ivey + their kids, to have an uncomfortable conversation about the struggles, differences and what they have learned, in raising black, white and mixed children. Emmanuel asks the Ivey's if they fear for their black children's lives and if the kids would rather have black parents raising them.
I'm super excited to be presenting a session for the Fediverse #SummerSchool on LGBTQ+ Allyship and how to create space for and postitive conversation around queer people in research, work, and academia.
Check out all the other amazing sessions and sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeT4ZWL5iEiYulx72qpBR3zFfmGOoX-6OSXX_D-tL3aps57rw/viewform?usp=sf_link
Hope to see you there!
Amid the #BlackLivesMatter Movement, Hollywood Examines Its Own History of Racism
There’s no one right answer to solving the ills of an entire industry—the only certainty is that none of these issues are new.
The 2020 Internet Health Report is coming! #ihr
What are your questions?
What aspect of internet health do you think we should focus on? Tell @mozilla here - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfEjE3Vp-UAEoSXolFVWQRQvwF6fZomXN9JS2-yo1DS9hQnNw/viewform
Looks like Volleyball is back on the agenda
Microsoft, LinkedIn to Retrain Unemployed Workers for In-Demand Jobs
The companies will offer free training programs for 10 roles such as software developer found to be the most sought-after using LinkedIn data.
Another reason for not going out yesterday during the #covid19uk
The government says pubs, restaurants and cafes – as well as hotels, museums, cinemas, zoos and hairdressers when they reopen – should collect information about every single person who has visited.
US/UK #BlackLivesMatter - Where Next for the Anti Racist Movement
From the US to the UK #BlackLivesMatter Where Next for the Anti Racist Movement Online meeting with Rev. Jesse Jackson, Diane Abbott MP...
Google to auto-delete users' records by default
Google is changing its default settings to automatically delete some of the data it collects about users.
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