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How tiny machines become capable of learning: Team of physicists develop learning microswimmers -- ScienceDaily
sciencedaily.com/releases/2021

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> he discovered that the intruders had gotten pissed off because one of the machines was rebooting on them so often, so they installed about 30 patches (including security patches, plus SSH), a sendmail upgrade (including fixing all their broken aliases, and cleaning the dead accounts from the passwd file), backed-up, re-partitioned the disks, and reloaded all the data (resulting in about a 15% performance increase).

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First came the coup in Myanmar on Feb. 1, then came the internet censorship that blocked social media sites. Now, the internet is shut down entirely every night.

More in @ooni's new report:
ooni.org/post/2021-myanmar-int

Lunar "Noah's Ark" concept saves backup of millions of plants and animals
newatlas.com/space/lunar-ark-b

My question is: If there is a mass extinction event, who would be left to retrieve and reanimate the Ark?

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**China committing genocide against Uighurs, says report**

"China breached 'each and every' provision of UN Genocide Convention in treatment of Uighurs, says US think-tank."

aljazeera.com/news/2021/3/10/c

#news #bot

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Onion services v2 are retiring.
It's time to migrate to onion services v3.

Here is the planned deprecation timeline:
blog.torproject.org/v2-depreca

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“It’s police departments, hospitals, tons of city and state governments and credit unions,”

At Least 30,000 U.S. Organizations Newly Hacked Via Holes in Microsoft’s Email Software — Krebs on Security
krebsonsecurity.com/2021/03/at

Would you notice if fake news changed your behavior? An experiment on the unconscious effects of disinformation

sciencedirect.com/science/arti

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"But Sierra, how DO you trick AI training algorithms and sabotage surveillance capitalism?"

It's easy! all you need is a pen and paper

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White Rose members show impressive courage even in face of death. To Nazi court, Sophie Scholl (21) declares: "You know as well as we do that the war is lost. Why are you so cowardly that you won't admit it?". Hans (24) cries "Long live freedom!" as the guillotine falls.

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OnionShare 2.3 had a few bugs including anonymous chat mode was broken 😭 but don't worry, we just released OnionShare 2.3.1 and it fixes all of that!

Get it at onionshare.org/

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politics 

kinda evil how some companies can both make money from things being really good and from things being really bad.

RT @JarJarFan69@twitter.com

I'm just going to post this with no further comment because I don't want to get suspended.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/JarJarFan69/status

Hi Fediverse, do you have any suggestions for an alternative to Eventbrite? I need something that will accept payments and allow me to send a private link to the event to those who registered.

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