Dear commissioners,

I have just been told that you plan to label gas and nuclear energy 'green'.

Let me introduce you to Bottone, a friend from Wu Ming's "54".

I'm sure you have a lot to talk about.

You may find convenient that on you can export your favorite talks to import them into the calendar app of your choice.

It's the group of the 26 E.U. ambassadors in Athens, Greece.

They are at the headquarters of the Emergency Response Department of the Ministry of Migration and Asylum, looking at every aspect of the private "life" of the refugees in the "closed controlled access centers".

There are four centers of this kind in Greece, equipped with double NATO-type security fences, magnetic gates, x-rays, CCTV, tourniquets with card readers, etc.

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A bunch of people looking at a set of monitors in a high-tech room.

They take notes and photos, what they are seeing seems quite important.


Greece is burning...

Thanks to decades following the dogma of eternal economic growth we managed to change the climate globally.

People in Greece are facing one of the hottest summers in years.

At the same time, neoliberalism and austerity policies marked as "waste of money" any reasonable investment in people, knowledge and technology to prevent or effectively tackle wildfires. Forests have always been an unprofitable "business", why should we care after all?

Here is the list of MEPs voted against that allows e-mail and chat surveillance by the service providers.

"Your Consumer DNA Test Could Get Your Distant Cousin Convicted of a Crime"

You may have nothing to hide, but your distant cousin may be an living in an county under an authoritarian regime. What about them?

You may trust your county's police and judiciary system. Your distant cousin may have valid reasons not to do so.

After all, caring for your privacy is not just about you but it is about others privacy. But who cares?


I recently visited the cottage of a friend. The decoration has been kept intact for many years.

This singing "rainbow trout"...

"CCTV system and video monitors, drone flights over the facilities to detect incidents, perimeter violation alarms with cameras, control gates with metal detectors and x-ray devices and an automated system for public announcements, broadcast from loudspeakers."

No, that's neither the way "technology" should be applied nor the way EU tax payers money should be spent.

Conference organizers are free to choose the tools they like to do the job.

However, tools matter and the medium is part of the message. The adoption of proprietary tools and a platform that has censored academics does send a message, but a wrong one.

A nice visualization tool for Convolutional Neural Networks. I really like how clearly it illustrates the convolution and pooling steps.

The main tracks of the rc3 conference have been added to Kongress, the conference companion application of KDE.

Kongress can be found in various PinePhone distributions that offer @plasmamobile and in the flaptpak nightlies kdeapps repository for ARM and x84_64.

It is also available in the F-Droid repository of KDE.

Many thanks to the rc3 infodesk team for their support.

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