Some good ideas and attractive mock-ups to "To lead the industry towards technology that is truly respectful of human attention.
To align the incentives for developers with the users best interest."

Politics mainly US 

Noam Chomsky: The Elites Are Fighting a Vicious Class War All the Time

This is a good interview. All Chomsky interviews are good of course but read it anyway

That feel when you solve an issue that’s taken 3 days of debugging.

Is the U.K. government preparing to censor discussions about migration?

“Under the upcoming Online Safety Bill, service providers will be required to limit the reach of or remove content, including user-generated content, which qualifies as legal and permissible speech but which could be considered subjectively “harmful” to adults or to children.”

We can see where this is going...

FBI drops subpoena to identify readers of USA Today article about shootout with agents

This is likely due to getting the same information directly from the NSA without needing to involve the newspaper at all.

BBC news called him a self-made billionaire yesterday.



They literally think one man can work hard enough to earn $188.6 Billion.

Total unthinking boot-licking.

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I'm already getting a very "billionaire killed in space tragedy" vibe from the Bezos space trip news.

"Apple, Mozilla, Google, Microsoft form group to standardize browser plug-ins"

so that Google can strangle ad blocking plugins on other browsers


Why must everything be a total ballache with this infernal software?

-Do minor release upgrade
-Search stops working
-Fix search
-Main menu disappears


Can you tell Adobe owns this shite?

Amazon Devices Will Soon Automatically Share Your Internet With Your Neighbours

"France, the Netherlands and Norway all formally supported the UK’s unsuccessful defence of dragnet surveillance powers. As the judgement points out, those countries, together with Finland, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, all "officially operate bulk interception regimes over cables and/or the airways."

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GCHQ’s mass data interception violated right to privacy, court rules

This sounds good but doesn't actually affect anything. The UK interception system is much worse today with no sign of ever slowing down.

UK Politics 

The Left Won’t Win the 2020s by Clinging to the Corpse of the Labour Party

Some good points here.

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