Subway-style maps of roads of the Roman Empire - https://sashamaps.net/docs/maps/roman-roads-index/
Six arrested after 'Dutch torture chambers' found - https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-53325388
Chicago PD shuts down its arrest API after it shows they inflated looting claims - https://www.chicagoreporter.com/chicago-police-department-arrest-api-shutdown-is-its-own-kind-of-cover-up/
Money buys even more happiness than it used to - https://theconversation.com/money-buys-even-more-happiness-than-it-used-to-141766
Hello. I'm a CS student interested in privacy and FOSS. Mastodon seems like a good place to continue my journey of privacy-minded tech.
I use elementary os on my laptop and graphene os on my smartphone.
Reddit's website uses DRM for fingerprinting - https://smitop.com/post/reddit-whiteops/
It's wild how cop shows usually portray the cops as unquestionably good yet they're always running interrogations by lying, threatening, and trying to coerce confessions and plea bargains (false confessions in exchange for better treatment) out of scared confused people.
If the cops ever want to talk to you in real life, do what fictional people don't: tell them you want a lawyer and stay silent. It's your right.
Polynesian DNA Suggests Epic Voyage to South America 800 Years Ago - https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/08/science/polynesian-ancestry.html
Can't. Stop. Laughing.
Examining the dominance of Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple - https://judiciary.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=3114
@dredmorbius @jaranta There are a decent amount of countries where the yearly minimum wage is less than the cost of one average textbook https://www.minimum-wage.org/international
In my country they only cost about a month's rent at most, so guess I'm among the luckier folk (and we're not talking about shipping yet, or the cost of an e-reader). A Ugandan's yearly wage affords at most _two_ papers.
Goldman Sachs releases new font you're not allowed to criticize Goldman Sachs with - The Verge
How Boston Dynamics' Spot Robot Works | Adam Savage's Tested
I Want You to Notice Me - Forget Spotting Differences & Get Someone Different to Spot You