Facebook is a social network monopoly that buys, copies or kills competitors, antitrust committee finds https://www.cnbc.com/2020/10/06/house-antitrust-committee-facebook-monopoly-buys-kills-competitors.html
Uk official track and trace app: https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/nhs-covid-19/id1520427663
If you’re concerned about privacy, please delete Facebook!!!
Why is it that while Covid-19 cases are rising, deaths continue to fall? https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/sep/06/why-is-it-that-while-covid-19-cases-are-rising-deaths-continue-to-fall #TheGuardian #news
Almost 300 arrests as Hong Kong protesters oppose election delay https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/sep/06/hong-kong-protesters-oppose-election-delay-arrests #TheGuardian #news
crap, UK #COVID19 case numbers for last few days; 1295,1508,1735,1940,1813,2988
hang on France,Spain - we're coming....
Alright, the "let's wait and see what happens with #keybase after zoom acquisition" uncertainty has been resolved:
- the keybase client repository hasn't seen activity in months
- their twitter account has just been deleted
Time to get your keys out of there and move on. With no new auditing and patching, the platform is dead.
Belarus protests show no sign of fading as 100,000 turn out in Minsk https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/sep/06/belarus-protests-100000-turn-out-in-minsk-alexander-lukashenko #TheGuardian #news
PicoRio Linux RISC-V SBC is an Open Source Alternative to Raspberry Pi Board https://www.cnx-software.com/2020/09/04/picorio-linux-risc-v-sbc-is-an-open-source-alternative-to-raspberry-pi-board/
Making a website with a page that asks "are you a robot". But it doesn't block robots, just redirects them.
If you are a robot you are taken to a different page with handy guides on how to cheat on the Turing test, circumvent the laws of robotics, what is the Voight-Kampff test, how to go to Paperclips Anonymous meetings and other robot-friendly resources.
With associated matrix room: https://matrix.to/#/!DUestmBrLYsBaSiGdc:matrix.org?via=matrix.org
We have set up a matrix chat room for the newly open sourced NHS app. Hoping many eyes make all bugs shallow. https://matrix.to/#/!SaXQZLJDFTmEcgQUgU:matrix.org?via=matrix.org
The github is here: https://github.com/nhsx/COVID-19-app-iOS-BETA
General purpose mastodon instance