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Performance artist generates virtual traffic jams in Google Maps by pulling a wagon full of smartphones
simonweckert.com/googlemapshac

Good weather works like magic on me. Finally some good weather in a while, right from the morning โ˜€๏ธ๐ŸŒž๐Ÿ”†

Woke up so easily today and was already ready to go by 7:50am... Usually it takes me 30min longer to make it out of the house in winter.

From HN discussion - "This is why I use ad blockers and a pi-hole server" (news.ycombinator.com/item?id=2)

This is GDPR in action. Wow.

My favorite web framework, #warp, just released a major update, and now supports both async/await and a *much* larger collection of middleware! seanmonstar.com

#rust

I created a tiny #rust library to get the currently-used, public IP address!

github.com/kevingimbel/myip

I needed this for another script I'm writing and thought others might find it useful, too.

#rustlang #lib #opensource #dev

github.com/dtolnay/cxx

CXX โ€” safe FFI between C++ and #Rust

This is great news for anyone needing to write bindings to call C++ libraries from Rust, and vice versa.

Firefox 72 is out today with great updates:

1โƒฃ Blocks fingerprinting tracking by default
2โƒฃ Hides annoying notification requests by default
3โƒฃ Introduces picture-in-picture video

If you haven't switched yet, here's what you're missing out on markosaric.com/firefox/

It you have a google account please help with reporting this as harmful and impersonating.

*DO NOT INSTALL* (except if you are a malware researcher ๐Ÿ˜‰)

Fake F-Droid app, please report:
play.google.com/store/apps/det

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