Sunday, 3 August 2014


 Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140802 - yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

The death of #privacy - "normalising effect of surveillance" (v @fabiochiusi)

IDF Censor Tells NY Times It Cannot Report It Killed Hadar Goldin - important if true (v @BernardKeane @richards1052)

Israeli airstrike massacres family of prominent physician and author - "struck children & women who were running"

Jimmy Wales: digital champion of free speech - "makes living as well-paid public speaker" (v @tom_watson)#wikipedia

Is the American Media Finally Waking Up to the Truth about Israel's Assault on Gaza? - interesting...

"Not exactly a news flash, but Michele Bachmann is still bonkers" - nice to see how "bonkers" is being taken up in US

next on the list of Brit words to infiltrate US media: "gobsmacked"...

Rape charges 'have become a fashion' in #India, says Shiv Sena party - appalling

Independent review urges #NHS #whistleblowers to speak - crucially important (v @pharmagossip @sharmilaxx)

Britain 'attempts to censor' US report on #torture sites - more shame for UK (v @schestowitz)

#Israeli air strike hits UN school in #Gaza - so what has this got to do with the tunnels, the nominal justification?

"Japan was already smashed, no land invasion was needed & Japan was suing for peace" - no, A-bombs were not necessary

Apocalypse Blair - "any dictator who does not realise that the Blair brand has become even more toxic than their own"

You learn a lot very quickly in #Gaza…  - brilliant journalism conveying the horror of Gaza now (v @pranesh_prakash)

More on UM and UH - fascinating; research echoes my "feel" that UM is more feminine than UH... #linguistics

150 dead as massive earthquake hits China - bad news everywhere...

Erfolgreiche Petition: Thai Airways transportiert keine Haifischflossen mehr - another e.g. that epetitions can work

Bleep… BitTorrent Unveils Serverless & Encrypted Chat Client - looks potentially useful

Why The Koch Brothers Are So Interested In Who Becomes The Next Attorney General Of Colorado - disturbing trend

Tox: Instant messaging, video conferencing, and more - this looks good (v +GustavHartvigsson ) #opensource

The Rise In Deadly Flesh-Eating Bacteria In America’s Waterways - #climatechange will drive more of this, alas

The Really Scary Thing About Those Jaw-Dropping Siberian Craters - yes, this is scary

#Gaza school attack denounced as 'criminal act' by UN chief - at least someone dares to speak out... #israel

'No one should die penniless and alone': the victims of Britain's harsh welfare sanctions - so sad, so shaming for UK

Gaza is not as I expected. Amid the terror, there is hope - "nothing good will happen in #Gaza until blockade lifted"

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