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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Impeachm
> The impeachment of Donald Trump ... occurred on December 18, 2019
Damn. Forgot to wish him a Merry Christmas. Oh well :)

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Not wanting power over others isn't the same as being submissive. If you prefer a submissive role to an equal one then you allow a higher probability of someone exploiting you in some way. Would you not agree?

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@Hyolobrika https://www.heise.de/newsticker/meldung/Corona-Krise-Deutsche-Telekom-liefert-anonymisierte-Handydaten-an-RKI-4685191.html and https://www.golem.de/news/coronavirus-telekom-gibt-handydaten-an-rki-weiter-2003-147312.html
and https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/corona-handydaten-101.html
and https://www.tagesschau.de/investigativ/handyueberwachung-oesterreich-101.html
(All in German)

Inspired by these newfound powers, politicians quickly progressed to wanting to mandate location tracking of infected people via cell phone data. Just wow..

I'm German.
These sources however also mention Austria and Israel.

A nice sidenote: At least Telekom in Germany was already selling that location data, anonymized, to interested parties. The article mentions that it is useful for city-planning.
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Have you ever read The Machine Stops by E M Foster? Its about people that live alone in little rooms communicating via video calls. They don’t go out because its too toxic outside and the advice is to mot meet physically with other people unless you really have to.

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Move slow and appreciate things.

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⚠️ PSA to all Germans ⚠️

Starting tomorrow, Telekom and Telefonica will hand over your phone's movement data to the government and other authorities.

It is opt-out, not opt-in!

Deactivate ASAP.

Telekom: optout-service.telekom-dienste

O2: telefonica.de/dap/selbst-entsc

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Hi all! This is a call to action for those who would like to help with their accessibility skills, or learn them while working on a not too complex web front-end. The quite popular Jitsi Meet web frontend has some accessibility issues which are preventing people with disabilities like me to participate in many meetings. These issues are low-hanging fruit. So if you would like to to do something good that really helps a lot of people and has big impact, here‘s the issue: github.com/jitsi/jitsi-meet/is

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Coronavirus and Folding@Home; More on How Your Computer Helps Medical Research

On Wednesday morning we asked the Hackaday community to donate their extra computer cycles for Coronavirus research. On Thursday morning the number of people contributing to … hackaday.com/2020/03/22/corona

Original tweet : twitter.com/hackaday/status/12

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My greatest role model is Ostichthus, the very first fish that walked on land. My second is Neil Armstrong, the first fish that walked offworld.
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I wonder what the impact on world wide fossil fuel consumption the corona virus has had.. i know it made a huge difference in china.. Is it possible this might have a noticeable positive effect on Global Warming I wonder?

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covid 

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I do not give coronavirus permission to infect me, my family, or any people/dogs I know, in both the past and the future. By posting this statement, I give my notice to the coronavirus that it is strictly forbidden to infect me, infect anybody close to me, make me I'll, send me or any of my family members into quarantine, or take any other action against me on the basis of my body and/or its contents. The wellness of my body is private and confidential. The violation of my privacy can be punished by law (UCC 1-308-1 1 308-103 and the Rome statute). Note: Coronavirus is now a pandemic. All Fedi Users must post a note like this. If you prefer, you can copy and paste this version. If you do not publish a statement at least once, you have given tacit agreement allowing you, as well as all of your friends on the fedi, to be infected.
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Chelsea Manning 

I was treated badly today. Here is some wisdom I found on the internet that helped me cope. I hope it will help others too.
(The YouTube app doesn't let you copy comments for some idiotic reason)

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Bad idea of the day: cryptidcurrency -- where proof of work is verified sasquatch footage

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The demon peered down at the tiny dog; it looked wrong, but expensive.

Two humans cowered in the corner, babbling about how the ritual was ruined; yet reassured that the dog would just want belly rubs.

"What is it you wish?" the demon asked.

The answer came clear from the fluffy creature's mind.

"Yes, my Lord."

And that is how the Wolf of Flame came to rule over Hell. Damned souls were to burn their hands with ceaseless belly rubs.

#TootFic #MicroFiction #Writing #TerylsTales #UrbanFantasy

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Unconscious bias: Walked into the men’s room at the V&A museum. The walls were pink, so I immediately walked back out to check that it was really the Men’s room — even though the first thing I had seen was a row of urinals.

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