In this study, 6% of cars passing came within 1m of the biker. That feels like narrowly avoiding sudden death. "Can people imagine what life would be like if 6% of all the people they saw on a day-to-day basis unexpectedly threatened their lives?"

car traffic on the streets has increased about 4 times since I was a kid, and I see everyday how my kids are harmed by this. My parents didn't even think about me crossing the street, I just did it starting around age 6. Now we have to teach our kids a lot to cross even the street we live on. Things can be better

I've been thinking about the as a , it is mostly devoit of plant/animal/insect/etc life, often even when there is exposed dirt. I've been working on bringing life back to a few tree pits around where I live, and it is not so easy. It was then fascinating to see this on a massive scale in this documentation

In his latest report, the UN SR on extreme poverty picked up our critique of the automated scoring system used by #AMS in Austria to categorize unemployed jobseekers, which “can reinforce or exacerbate existing inequalities and discrimination”

Data isn't gold, it's uranium. Companies stockpile and refine it because of the great power it creates. But the industry is largely unregulated and creates hazardous by-products. When it spills it's almost impossible to clean up and when it explodes it leaves a wasteland behind.

Sharp summary & analysis of the DNS over HTTPS debate w Firefox, Chrome & Cloudflare on "Fundamentally, this debate does not centre on the arrival of a new technology though. As often is the case, it centres on power, who should have it and who should wield it. For example, who should regulate the web, and who should be able to exploit our data?" ->

@duckduckgo making it easy to find the tracking that apps are doing

@emergencyexit @lunduke building for into Firefox has been a topic of discussion between Tor and Mozilla for years... Mozilla chose to focus on upstreaming the various tracking protections first. Those are easier for providing a simple, unsurprising UX

[EN] Today we reached the 100,000th report! Check them out there:

[FR] Aujourd'hui, nous avons dépassé les 100 000 rapports d'analyse ! Retrouvez-les sur :

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Apps on my phone connecting over Tor: F-Droid, Fedilab, spaRSS, OsmAnd.
Most wanted next app: NextCloud.

We are hiring: Working student as software developer, computer scientist, electrical engineer #opensource #jobs

Efforts to boycott Elsevier and reimagine the scholarly communications ecosystem are on the forefront of the fight for knowledge.

The Debian Project stands with the @GNOME Foundation in defense against patent trolls

targeted S3 specific bucket domain names, e.g., that could be used as leverage to get Amazon to keep the bucketless domain name

Good to see some media pointing out that just because supports an idea does not make it automatically wrong. The US Intelligence establishment is pushing that belief as an means to rehabilitate their image after missing 9/11, making up , waterboarding, leaks, losing control of the exploits , etc.

Victory! Last night, Berkeley’s city council voted unanimously to ban the city government’s use of face recognition technology.

gets so much "feel good" press these days because he has a foundation, but he's still up to his old tricks of profits above all else

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