Nuclear Power: The Road to a Carbon Free Future
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YouTube ads of 100 top brands fund climate misinformation – study https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2020/jan/16/youtube-ads-of-100-top-brands-fund-climate-misinformation-study
What is your favorite #nextcloud feature? What is your least favorite? And what's the most important thing missing?
Scientists discover microbe which could explain life on earth https://t.co/z4kQaNzgbJ
"We find that the lost nuclear electricity production due to the phase-out was replaced primarily by coal-fired production and net electricity imports. The social cost of this shift from #nuclear to coal is approximately 12 billion dollars per year. Over 70% of this cost comes from the increased mortality risk associated with exposure to the local air pollution emitted when burning fossil fuels." https://www.nber.org/papers/w26598.pdf
Security architecture anti-patterns
This sort of thing is precisely why decentralized platforms, such as Mastodon, are so important. An ecosystem of federated services is much more resilient to government manipulation than a single commercial company.
Privacy International and over 50 other organisations have submitted a letter to Alphabet Inc. CEO @sundarpichai asking @google to take action against exploitative pre-installed software on @Android devices.
@rf старый анекдот (ко помнит его, а?), который актуален и сегодня:
Мужчина каждое утро подходит к газетному киоску, берет газету, просматривает
первую страницу и возвращает не купив. Через несколько дней продавец спрашивает что он ищет.
- Некрологи помещают на последней странице.
- Некролог, которого я жду, будет на первой!
At least they're transparent about their preference for fossil fuels:
"Austrian Green MEP: Gas is a better transition alternative to coal than nuclear"
a good read on deGoogling https://www.kylepiira.com/2020/01/09/why-i-quit-google/
Ok, but you really should read up on the origin of the name "penguin diagram": Due to a drunk bet, Ellis had to put the word "penguin" into his next paper. He had no idea how to manage that, until he smoked some weed and discovered that his diagram was vaguely penguin shaped. 😂🤣🐧