Have to say that I didn't expect state level actors to use cryptocurrency, but it seems obvious now. — https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/09/us/politics/north-korea-internet-sanctions.html?emc=rss&partner=rss
Recycling gang. Adding to the list of things I could never imagine existing. — https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-51420503
Mycroft, the open source digital assistant, has been targeted by a patent troll 😡
Apps that bundle dependencies will have those deps out-of-date. They need to be sandboxed if they're bundled. — https://arstechnica.com/?p=1651368
Personally, I was wishy-washy on the whole thing, and then I heard the Whitehouse Defense team's arguments on the reach of executive power. I think their view, which would become enshrined with an acquittal, would be harmful to our republic moving forward.
Got everything booked for going to SCALE this year. Hope to see some folks there!
Removing the rules that encourage compromise never leads to better legislation. — https://www.dallasobserver.com/news/texas-lt-gov-dan-patrick-plans-to-protect-the-senate-from-democrats-11853628
Using one neural net for feature extraction and a second for relationships is an interesting way to build up an AI system. Provides the image recognition but also "makes sense" out of conflicting features. — https://robohub.org/using-artificial-intelligence-to-enrich-digital-maps/
Today I am less of a believer in the privacy benefits of cash. It seems like the ATM could record the serial numbers of every bill given out and deposited, which would give a fairly accurate view of your spending with cash. — https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/23/nyregion/nyc-cashless-ban.html?emc=rss&partner=rss
Okay, so sometimes Climate Change can be funny. — https://www.npr.org/2020/01/22/798630899/when-winter-hits-florida-iguanas-fall-from-trees-and-maybe-onto-the-grill?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news
The Meson build system has a manual now! It can be purchased at https://meson-manual.com/
Jussi ran a crowdfunding campaign for the manual last year, which unfortunately did not reach its goals. Please show your support for good documentation by getting the manual at that website.
This could also describe the stages you go through when reading and understanding the GDPR requirements on user data retention. — https://xkcd.com/2257/
"it is clear that fair elections are increasingly elusive, and democracy is at risk" — https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/cambridge-analytica-elections-200112201424047.html
Pragmatic idealist. Building a company Axiom. Worked on Ubuntu Phone. Inkscape co-founder. Probably human.
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