Saturday, 24 August 2013


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 130822 - yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Germany Shatters Monthly Solar Record: 5.1 Terawatt Hours of Clean Energy - why isn't UK doing this? (v @RyanHeathEU)

The Confidential Memo at the Heart of the Global Financial Crisis - if true, hugely important (v @superglaze)

Glenn #Greenwald lives in #Brazil. Here’s how Brazilians feel about his reporting. - nice piece (v @remixtures)

Why Is Obama Caving on #Tobacco? - bloomberg attacks #TPP proposal

#TPP Trade Ministers Press Briefing/Statement (Update from 19th Round of TPP Negotiations in Brunei) -

BioMed Central is to waive all #copyright over datasets it publishes - v important (v @copyrightgirl @RickyPo)#cc0

 "what we see without a shadow of a doubt is that Edward #Snowden is not alone" - worth emphasising #whistleblowers

#Snowden: UK government now leaking documents about itself The #NSA - well, maybe not, but seriously weird

Scrap HS2, says Alistair Darling - who's next? #uk

"#Microsoft shares have shot up more than 8% on the news of #Ballmer's retirement." - the poor, unloved Monkey Boy

Boris, keep your promise - epetition to keep ticket offices open in the london underground

Ballmer's goodbye note to troops - "#Microsoft has all its best days ahead." delusional to the end (v @jackschofield)

Cameron should probe Miranda detention, return data - says Committee to Protect Journalists (v @arusbridger)

Larry #Lessig Threatened With #Copyright Infringement Over Clear Fair Use; Decides To Fight Back - </facepalm>

"Then I came down a tunnel and I thought, this is it. This is the bollocks." - lovely piece about important tech

"Such flimsy regulation is all of a piece with lack of expertise at UK govt’s new shale industry supervising body" -

#NSA paid millions to cover Prism compliance costs for tech companies - your tax dollars at work #snowden

 The WikiLeaks party could learn about #transparency from the Pirate party - important issues #au

THE WIND RISES Trailer - #miyazaki's latest; say no more. can't wait...

"70% of those people that are convicted of birds of prey crime are gamekeepers" - scum

Updates from 19th Round of #TPP Negotiations in Brunei - going out of their way to make things hard

Nicht viel Hoffnung für europäische Untersuchungen des NSA-Skandals - EU as wet & pathetic as ever

Did New Zealand Spooks Tap Into #PRISM To Spy On #Dotcom? - a definite maybe... #NSA

UK gov. given Tuesday deadline over #miranda data - "serious assertions by responsible persons" hahaha - you jest

What #Snowden and #Manning don’t understand about secrecy - just leave it, grandpa, you just don't get it...

Secret emails reveal risk to #water in Sussex from #fracking was known by officials - "finesse them" (v @kaatje36)

Offshore #Fracking Uproar Grows in California In Wake of Report - "deadly threat to fragile marine environment"

#NSA analysts deliberately broke rules to spy on Americans, agency reveals - obama looks more ridiculous by the day

Southern Water fined £200,000 for sewage discharges - 2012 profit: £270 million -

Nasdaq crash triggers fear of data meltdown - worrying: I agree with Jaron Lanier here...

North Carolina law would ban policy use of latest sea level rise predictions - this will end well...

"#consciousness is a schematic model of one’s state of attention." - interesting idea (v @mocost @BoraZ)

"Criminals & terrorists now have access to dizzying array of information, with devastating implications" - like what?

The Masai Mara: 'It will not be long before it's gone' - another depressing tale of greed & stupidity

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