There's a page up on the wiki (https://wiki.ijsbeer.org:81/doku.php?id=sprocket:start) for tracking community direction/issues/TODOs. If you need access, please send me a toot.
Leaked document reveals that Sidewalk Labs' Toronto plans for private taxation, private roads, charter schools, corporate cops and judges, and punishment for people who choose privacy
Lost Lou Reed recording for Andy Warhol discovered by Cornell musicologist https://phys.org/news/2019-10-lost-lou-reed-andy-warhol.html #Other
A neural net solves the three-body problem 100M times faster - https://www.technologyreview.com/s/614597/a-neural-net-solves-the-three-body-problem-100-million-times-faster/
Facebook needs to be broken up as part of an anti-trust action.
Per @email@example.com, regulating Facebook will only serve to institutionalize it. Better to break it into less dangerous pieces.
Welcome to Planet Iceland. https://humanoidhistory.tumblr.com/post/188527129108
Google Takes AMP to the OpenJS Foundation https://tech.slashdot.org/story/19/10/12/0257204/google-takes-amp-to-the-openjs-foundation?utm_source=rss1.0mainlinkanon&utm_medium=feed #google
Unlocking a 140-year-old secret in physics https://phys.org/news/2019-10-year-old-secret-physics.html #CondensedMatter
Edward Gorey ~ Dracula and Lucy https://atomic-chronoscaph.tumblr.com/post/188225252103/patricia-loves-art-edward-gorey-dracula-and
Underhanded moves by Dijkstra, et al.🕶️
Documenting this in case I need to get a restraining order. This man just jogged past my home in #Burbank as I was out hanging Halloween decorations and began to scream "How fucking dare you have a sign for @SenWarren@twitter.com?" He escalated to verbal threats, shouts, etc.
New England power line corridors harbor rare bees and other wild things https://phys.org/news/2019-10-england-power-line-corridors-harbor.html #Ecology
We're really genuinely shocked that a cop could be convicted of murder for walking into an unarmed neighbor's apartment and executing him.
Because, as a rule, cops get to do that kind of thing.
Purism's Librem 5 Phone Starts Shipping. It Can Run Linux Desktop Apps https://mobile.slashdot.org/story/19/09/29/0548215/purisms-librem-5-phone-starts-shipping-it-can-run-linux-desktop-apps?utm_source=rss1.0mainlinkanon&utm_medium=feed #cellphones
Should We Build A Publicly-Funded Social Media Platform? https://tech.slashdot.org/story/19/09/28/0124247/should-we-build-a-publicly-funded-social-media-platform?utm_source=rss1.0mainlinkanon&utm_medium=feed #social
Let's talk about HTML5 live streaming. There are two competing technologies for it: DASH and HLS. They are terrible.
When both were implemented, there already existed several established, simple, standardized, and broadly supported options for live streaming video. Browsers wanted none of it.
This garbage is patent encumbered.
Therefore, Google made basically the exact same thing except they used XML, fucking XML, for the manifest.