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Week In Review 2015w21

UK government is trying to sell IP addresses. Hopefuly RIPE will do its business.

US Senate killed PATRIOT but fast tracks the TPP which hurts human rights according to UN like backdoors in products but USA will only export software that can’t dectect NSA backdoors, not that researchers get much love anyway.

Studio gets accused of piracy and immediatly all the executives identify themselves, their whole family and surrender everybody for life in prison.

Ireland referended same sex marriage.

/wir | edited on 2015/05/25 -- permalink, click to comment

Week In Review 2015w20

Nintendo still considering removing region locks on the next consoles but 3DS emulation is more relevant nowadays.

Too bad Clarkson isn’t around anymore to make fun of google’s self driving bubble car.

EU is getting mad at Facebook.

HTTP/2 has become an RFC.

While the copyright industry asks for end of ineffective 6 strikes the EU finds blocking sites ineffective. But turns out challeging illegal actions works.

USA house votes to stop NSA bulk phone data collection but in UK GCHQ can hapilly ignore the law now and yesterday.

IBM pushes ahead with photonics chips and we found a huge ocean under Ganymede which we will probably harvest for rocket fuel.

/wir | edited on 2015/05/18 -- permalink, click to comment

Week In Review 2015w19

Facebook is opening internet.org to all while pulling old media into that sweet old night.

Nintendo turns a profit again, nobody cares

Oh boy, medical devices less secure than windows 95.

France is now officially a police state.

Finally someone relate to Goldman Sachs went to jail. It was a programmer who stole code

US senate doesn’t need sciense about climate, they don’t even need scientists to discuss science. Women can’t publish about gender bias because they are not men.

UN says Trans-Pacific-Partnership is a threat on human rights. Why keep up the charade at this point ?

Emergency Medical personal on how to live through an encounter with the Police.

Test drive of a gas car. Hilarious.

/wir | edited on 2015/05/11 -- permalink, click to comment

Week In Review 2015w18

apple anounced results. they were good..

new microsoft pushes on with .net as a legitimate platform, launches an atom based visual studio and comes up with a way to port ios and android apps to windows phone so that windows phone will finally get apps.

the cia hosted a secret ted on wait for it, transparency and while people who aren’t smart enough to make decisions believe in crypto backdoors people who are smart enough to make decisions think the whole idea is as stupid as all masterlocks having a workaround that lets anyone open them in minutes.

dropbox joins the rank of companies that evade usa extrajudicial system, china hijacks facebook login and oh boy elite hackers will probably hack trains too.

the cloud means you get to pay when people gets upset at people and have a lot of lobbyists and while india govt doxes a million people “hackers” fix it.

tesla is a battery company.

turns out, when you feed nicotine to bees they get addicted and die. and audi managed to create diesel from co2 and water but isn’t too forthcoming about how much energy it takes to make. A step in the right direction anyway.

climate change deniers are now more against science than the catholic church.

/wir | edited on 2015/05/04 -- permalink, click to comment
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