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"Google is an organization that excels at taking individual, seemingly-benevolent units of work and then combining them into things that are anti-competitive or just plain evil"

Interesting AMA from a Mozilla employee

tildes.net/~tech/ra8/i_am_a_mo

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**Gulf war illness, chronic fatigue syndrome distinct illnesses, Georgetown study suggests**

"A brain imaging study of veterans with Gulf War illness (GWI) and patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) (sometimes called myalgic encephalomyelitis), has shown that the two illnesses produce distinctly different, abnormal patterns of brain activity after moder…"

sciencedaily.com/releases/2020

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Country music is living through guys like this.

Chasin' That Neon Rainbow - Alan Jackson (Cody Jinks cover)

invidious.snopyta.org/watch?v=

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Wow, the main #invidious instance(invidio.us) will be closed from September 1 and main developer Omar Roth is stepping away from development.

omar.yt/posts/stepping-away-fr

I think here's the beauty of free software, even when the main developer moves on, the project still lives on.

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**Forty percent of dementia cases could be prevented or delayed by targeting 12 risk factors throughout life**

"Forty percent of dementia cases could be prevented or delayed by targeting 12 risk factors throughout life, experts say."

sciencedaily.com/releases/2020

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**New blood test shows great promise in the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease**

"A new blood test demonstrated remarkable promise in discriminating between persons with and without Alzheimer's disease and in persons at known genetic risk may be able to detect the disease as early as 20 years before the onset of cognitive impairment, according to a large intern…"

sciencedaily.com/releases/2020

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Our take on TikTok: Beware. The social media giant not only collects troves of personal data on you (sometimes without your consent), but also cooperates with the Chinese Communist Party, extending China’s surveillance and censorship reach beyond its borders. Read more here: protonmail.com/blog/tiktok-pri

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Users need to remember that gratis use of non-datafarming online services is a gift, not a right. If we don't have the skills / resources to self-host, we depend on others who do, and we need to be actively looking for ways to give back. That might include things like donations towards hosting costs, or reporting of outages and other problems in a friendly, non-demanding way. Even just an occasional 'thanks for this awesome service, we love you' message is a good start.

@selea
@mattiasaxell

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Hate websites giving you only 2 choices :
- to accept their cookies
- "Learn more" useless option.

Take third one please 🖕 at least its clear ...

#privacy #gdpr #freedom

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#Element (formerly #RiotIM) is now published on F-Droid: f-droid.org/packages/im.vector

This is a new app replacing both Riot.im and RiotX, it's based on the RiotX codebase.

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Interesting article about oxygen concentration and neuron activity. We've known that the brain consumes a lot of energy, but it's cool to see it being quantified.

bmcbiol.biomedcentral.com/arti

One of my favorite Charley tunes.

Change Yo Mind - Charley Crockett (Lonesome As A Shadow Version)

invidio.us/watch?v=6LahDh9XiuI

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