From the folks who brought you the Panama Papers: the China Cables, a leaked "telegram" that is essentially a manual to running the massive Xinjiang Uyghur internment camps. The documents also reveal a system of automated mass surveillance.
here's some Homelessness Myths, courtesy of The Onion: (cw: drug)
Myth: it's expensive to house the homeless.
Fact: our prison system is quite profitable.
Myth: the homeless spend their money on drugs and alcohol.
Fact: you also do that.
Myth: the homeless are lazy and a drain on the economy.
Fact: you're thinking of billionaires.
Myth: the homeless community can help take care of each other.
Fact: if that's what helps you sleep at night.
As the cat is out of the bag, we're pleased to announce that #Glimpse 0.1.0 has now been released!
ICANN / .org corruption • Evidence from the sale and commercialization of the .org domain. Names Fadi Chehade at the middle of it. https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/20/org_registry_sale_shambles/ #linkblog #internetdotorgicannregistrardnsdomainstootme
Inside WeWork • Gossipy details about Adam Neumann https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2019/11/inside-the-fall-of-wework #linkblog #weworkadamneumanntirefirecultbusinessstartuptootme
happy max headroom day! https://allthatsinteresting.com/max-headroom-hack
there is now case law that corporations are not people: https://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Corporation-not-person-in-carpool-lanes-4173366.php
google hires anti-union consultants, article link
> Google has hired an anti-union consulting firm to advise management as it deals with widespread worker unrest, including accusations that it has retaliated against organizers of a global walkout and cracked down on dissent inside the company.
played around with python "typings" yesterday and it's pretty disappointing compared to typescript...
some basic core modules like "serial" still don't have generated type declarations, so if you want to use typings, you'll first need to spend a few days generating bespoke type descriptions for any module you use :(
A wizard appears. He looks grumpy.
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