Apple and Google partner on Covid-19 contact tracing technology
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There are basically two approaches to security: one is to increase the control of your immediate environment in order to remove any unpredictable and potentially dangerous things from it, so that they can't hurt you. Another is to become more flexible and adaptable, so that the unpredictable things that happen don't hurt you, but instead make you stronger.
The CDC is recommending people voluntarily wear cloth facemasks in public.
Recommendation Regarding the Use of Cloth Face Coverings | CDC
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Harry Truman: When even one American -- who has done nothing wrong -- is forced by fear to shut his mind and close his mouth, then all Americans are in peril. https://protestationblog.wordpress.com/quotes10/#quotenr4399
Man who refused to decrypt hard drives is free after four years in jail | Ars Technica
A Long-Lost Legendary Roman Fruit Tree Has Been Grown From 2,000-Year-Old Seeds
We need more hackers and truth not private company owners summoned in Senate
"Many of the fake websites [about Pakistan] use names of defunct newspapers to provide a veneer of credibility. EU Disinfo Lab have dubbed these "zombie" sites, because the names were resurrected from dead media outlets."
This happened in the U.S. with Russian propaganda at the time of the election.
China must close its “re-education camps” for Uyghurs in Xinjiang, MEPs say | News | European Parliament
Apple, Google, and Amazon team up to create “CHIP,” a new smart home standard | Ars Technica
For emscripten builds, currently your static data comes at the beginning of WebAssembly's linear memory, followed by the stack and then dynamic data.
There's some discussion of changing the default to move the stack to the beginning, so overflows (growing down) wrap past 0 into out-of-range memory accesses which will trap with a visible error -- instead of silently overwriting your static data which it does now. ;)
Tunisian Central Bank Denies Reports of an ‘E-Dinar’ Digital Currency
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