Effects of nationalism on vaccine development
US says #Russia hackers are trying to 'steal' US/Can vaccine research. Imagine a world where nationalism was not distorting the development of vaccines and the data was shared. No need to hack.
A client of mine is hiring ~5 remote positions; all of which require 4+ years of production experience across the following specialities:
The team is all very sweet, and ethnically and gender diverse. HMU via DM if you want links!
Wat is de #FNV toch een nepvakbond!
I just noticed today this instance has been running for over a year. It flew by so quickly, never any downtime, any problems at all. Massive shout-out to @mastohost for their great service!
DuckDuckGo burned a truckload of goodwill with me today
Their DDG-branded web browser for Android has a feature which [it doesn't matter what it does by design], but as a side effect it sends every URL you visited to DuckDuckGo's servers. That is the single worst thing they could do as a "privacy" focused web browser.
When this was pointed out to them, they doubled down. For a year. It took an HN front page (in the comments section they doubled down *again*) and 10 hours of arguing with them before the CEO stepped in and agreed to remove the feature.
8 days of notice period left, then 2 weeks holiday, one week prep at the new company's HQ, and I'll be #FullRemote from then on.
I guess I have Covid to thank for speeding up my plans by a few years. Funny how things go sometimes.
To be governed is to be watched over, inspected, spied on, directed, legislated at, regulated, docketed, indoctrinated, preached at, controlled, assessed, weighed, censored, ordered about, by men who have neither the right, nor the knowledge, nor the virtue.
-- Pierre-Joseph Proudhon