weekly reel December 20, 2020
Hello, weirdos. Have some new Moor Mother.
BRASS by Moor Mother & billy woods (bandcamp.com)
On the news,
- xkcd #2395: Covid precaution level.
- [fr] Monsieur Phi - Deux expériences de pensée de Judith Jarvis Thomson sur l'avortement.
- [fr] Science Étonnante - Le repliement des protéines : résolu par AlphaFold ?
- Kottke: The art of traditional Japanese wood joinery.
- How to self-rescue if you fall through thin ice.
- Ghosts of segregation, via Kottke.
- Map showing which countries support or oppose the Covid IP waiver at WTO, by Médecins Sans Frontières.
- 9to5Mac: Apple releases iOS 12.5 for older iPhones with support for COVID-19 exposure notifications. 👏👏👏 for this, Apple.
- DF: Facebook takes out full-page newspaper ads to attack Apple’s changes strengthening iOS privacy (EFF comments). On that note, Google is pulling the same trick to react to Google hit with third major bipartisan antitrust lawsuit from 38 US states. Looks like "Oh noes, tearing down my monopoly will harm Thee Good Honest Modest People" is the best our modern overlords have to say as defence.
- GitHub blog: No cookie for you (HN, r/prog). Good job.