Apple can be sued by app developers “on a monopsony theory.”
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Just a reminder that the #Kurdish #RedCrescent has for many years been doing courageous work in #Rojava to see people get medical aid and relief from the war in #Syria. They are well regarded and often the *only* aid organization on the ground. They ALWAYS NEED donations. They have bank accounts across Europe and Japan, as well as PayPal.
Please consider donating. They are seriously going to need it. 🙍🏽♀️
ICANN hits pause on the sale of .ORG to Republican billionaires' private equity fund - https://boingboing.net/2019/12/16/its-an-ethos.html good; now stop it completely
“The technology behind the internet is not incompatible with our rights, but the business model Facebook and Google have chosen is.”
Yep, that’s Amnesty International saying that.
#apple being decidedly post-truth
"Apple does not take any actions to block consumers from seeking out or using repair shops that offer a broader range of repairs than those offered by Apple's authorised technicians."
"Despite initially losing the case last year, Apple is continuing its legal pursuit against the owner of a small, independent iPhone repair shop in Norway. "
So you can seek out repair shops freely, but repair shops are targets
Literally all I do all day as a software architect:
That's harder than you think
What do you really want?
What about ops and maintenance?
Do you know what ops and maintenance are?
Your timelines are insane
That tech doesn't exist yet
I can't estimate what's never been done.
Apple has locked me out of my developer account
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Blade Runner was set today,2019/11/20
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"Imagine a world where both nation-states and criminals are able to compromise e-commerce traffic, steal banking details and access your private information at will, and yet at the same time that the criminals themselves and their activities are completely protected because, well, they’re criminals, and they don’t follow the same laws that compromise the privacy of law-abiding citizens."
"We 'may' have discovered a potential remedy for tinnitus – by accident"
Learning is optimized when we fail 15% of the time. You might think that they got this from doing empirical observations on human beings, but they looked at neural networks. https://uanews.arizona.edu/story/learning-optimized-when-we-fail-15-time
Fish should move poleward as climate warms. "Warming waters have less oxygen and, therefore, fish have difficulties breathing in such environments. In a catch 22-type situation, such warming, low-oxygen waters also increase fish's oxygen demands." http://www.seaaroundus.org/theory-explains-biological-reasons-that-force-fish-to-move-poleward-as-climate-change-heats-up-the-ocean/
"The microbiota has co-evolved with us over very long periods of time, and it performs beneficial functions for us, just as we perform beneficial functions for it..." "The trouble is, the microbiota as we've known it is disappearing." https://www.asm.org/Articles/2019/November/Disappearance-of-the-Gut-Microbiota-How-We-May-Be
Cunningly disguised as a responsible adult.
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