‘Untold human suffering’: 11,000 scientists from across world unite to declare global climate emergency. ‘Despite 40 years of major global negotiations, we conduct business as usual and have failed to address this crisis,’ group says. https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-emergency-scientists-emissions-letter-climate-change-a9185786.html
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«#Google has made “substantial” contributions to some of the most notorious climate deniers in Washington despite its insistence that it supports political action on the #climatecrisis.» | The Guardian
Thunderbird to add built-in support for OpenPGP email encryption standard
-coming in Thunderbird v78 [2020 summer]
-devs plan to port Enigmail inside Thunderbird itself
-licensing problems with GnuPG or GPG4Win
-devs looking for new OpenPGP library
Twitter admits email address and phone number given for security purposes was used for targeted ads
excited to finally be able to announce the upcoming Atreus 2 in collaboration with keyboard.io's legendary @obra
Four GitHub sponsors so far! Not bad, honestly expected less.
First goal: can we find enough sponsors to help me pay for just one crate of Mate each month? ❤️
In return, you'll get all my awesome codes, no strings attached: https://fribbledom.com/projects/ 😆
Let's make this happen: https://github.com/users/muesli/sponsorship
Anyone remembering the Logitech iFeel Mouse?
It's a mouse from the early 2000s and featured integrated haptic/force feedback using vibrations.
It sounds silly, but it gave UI controls like buttons, window-borders or links a tactile feedback and a texture you could feel when hovering over them with the cursor.
Frankly it was quite amazing and I really wish it would have caught on.
There's a new official #Rust blog!
"Welcome to the inaugural post of the Inside Rust blog! This is a new blog where the various Rust teams and working groups can post updates about new developments. It's a great place to watch if you're interested in following along with Rust development"
New async grpc all rust: https://luciofran.co/tonic-grpc-has-come-to-async-await/
hello! ok, so.
i made a patreon page to support my work on free software. it's difficult to keep up when you can't afford your own time, so if you'd like to help me make accessible software and can spare some survival dollars, consider becoming a patron. thanks comrades ✊ ❤️
friend: what's a data scientist?
me, a data scientist: it's a scientist that uses data
friend: wow. really?
me: yeah. before the 2000's scientists didn't use data
friend: holy crap. what did they use?!
me: sorry dude! we don't have any data on that and I don't like to speculate.
Fighting the Async fragmentation
Our friends at Tails are looking for a design contractor to create illustrations explaining what is Tails and how it works.
Tails is a portable operating system that protects your privacy and avoids censorship.
Design brief and application: https://tails.boum.org/jobs/illustrations_how_tails_work/
It's official, Greta Thunberg's speech is now a death metal single and all profits go to Greenpeace 🤘 https://www.loudersound.com/news/its-official-greta-thunbergs-speech-is-now-a-death-metal-single-and-all-profits-go-to-greenpeace
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