Graduate Student Solves Quantum Verification Problem
(submitted by digital55)
UK high court blocks mass privacy action against Google | Technology | The Guardian - https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/oct/08/uk-high-court-blocks-mass-privacy-action-against-google
Google to shut down Google+ after failing to disclose user data leak | Technology | The Guardian - https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/oct/08/google-plus-security-breach-wall-street-journal
Australian gov backs coal in defiance of IPCC climate warning - https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/oct/09/australian-government-backs-coal-defiance-ipcc-climate-warning - Dep PM, Michael McCormack said the gov would not change policy “just because somebody might suggest that some sort of report is the way we need to follow and everything that we should do”.
Spanien schafft absurde Sonnensteuer ab - https://www.heise.de/tp/features/Spanien-schafft-absurde-Sonnensteuer-ab-4182929.html?wt_mc=rss.tp.beitrag.atom
Die Geschichte um die "chinesischen Spionagechips" wurde von Pentagon lanciert. @firstname.lastname@example.org hat sich das näher angesehen. Sein Befund: "kein einziges, handfestes Indiz". https://fm4.orf.at/stories/2940104/
Saudi Arabia arrests economist after he criticises Crown Prince's plans
(submitted by krn)
Bloomberg News Pays Reporters More If Their Stories Move Markets
(submitted by Jerry2)
How self-love got out of control | Global | The Guardian - https://www.theguardian.com/global/2018/oct/07/how-self-love-got-out-of-control-the-rise-of-narcissism-politics #narcissism #socialmedia
Huge risk if global warming passes 1.5C, warns landmark UN report | Environment | The Guardian - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/oct/08/global-warming-must-not-exceed-15c-warns-landmark-un-report
Elites like Amazon’s Jeff Bezos think they’re being philanthropic. But they could do so much more. - Recode - https://www.recode.net/2018/10/3/17930990/anand-giridharadas-winners-take-all-book-changing-world-kara-swisher-decode-podcast-jeff-bezos
Personal Statement of a CIA Analyst
(submitted by ap_org)
"The user manual contains some significant errors. Most of these are due to last minute changes to achieve a greater degree of compatibility with IBM's implementation of MS-DOS (PC DOS). This includes the use
of "\" instead of "/" as the path separator, and "/" instead of "-"
as the switch character."
it's always kind of interesting when you encounter a fossil trace of someone's Giant Mistake as it happened.
Von der Postdemokratie in den Vorfaschismus (Teil 1): https://www.heise.de/tp/features/Von-der-Postdemokratie-in-den-Vorfaschismus-4178644.html - "Wenn wir regieren, werdet ihr alle eingesperrt!" (Teil 2): https://www.heise.de/tp/features/Wenn-wir-regieren-werdet-ihr-alle-eingesperrt-4179281.html #telepolis_news
Android: IMSI-Leaking bei GPS-Positionsbestimmung ⋆ Kuketz IT-Security Blog - https://www.kuketz-blog.de/android-imsi-leaking-bei-gps-positionsbestimmung/
You can also follow its channels on here:
It's just started so the selection is still limited, but it's gradually building up.
There's also a new tracker-free website run by @kinosocial which has selected CC/PD films from PeerTube and Archive.org:
Writing system software: code comments
(submitted by ifcologne)
Provides IT solutions, #opensource/#FLOSS enthusiast, advocates security, privacy. Sees the cloud as other people's computers.
chaos.social - because anarchy is much more fun with friends.
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