Monday, 4 August 2014

140804


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140803 - http://moodysmdd.blogspot.de/2014/08/140803.html yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

A mathematical theory proposed by Alan Turing in 1952 can explain the formation of fingers - http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/07/140731145839.htm clever chap

The #Copyright Monopoly Should Be Dead And Buried Already - http://torrentfreak.com/copyright-monopoly-dead-buried-already-140803/ some great points

Valencia Schools Save Almost $50 Million (€37 Million) with a Linux OS Based on Ubuntu - http://news.softpedia.com/news/Valencia-Schools-Save-Almost-50-Million-37-Million-with-a-Linux-OS-Based-on-Ubuntu-453267.shtml others crazy not to follow

Trade in Services Agreement (#TISA) and Transparency - http://blogs.computerworlduk.com/open-enterprise/2014/08/of-tisa-and-transparency/index.htm pressure for openness begins to pay off here & for #TTIP

The Vulture: Chewing Argentina's Living Corpse - http://us4.campaign-archive1.com/?u=33e4ec877eed6a43863a4a92e&id=af37b4d488&e=f33af3680a vivid but illuminating analysis of #argentina's default #ISDS

Connecticut Supreme Court Says State Cops Can Detain You Simply For Being In Vicinity Of Someone They're Arresting - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140731/13243828075/connecticut-supreme-court-says-state-cops-can-detain-you-simply-being-vicinity-someone-theyre-arresting.shtml

James Clapper Insists Redactions On The #Torture Report Are 'Minimal' - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140803/07215128091/james-clapper-insists-redactions-torture-report-are-minimal.shtml & he'd never lie to us, would he?

World's top PR companies rule out working with climate deniers - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/aug/04/worlds-top-pr-companies-rule-out-working-with-climate-deniers welcome move

Helsinki, città car free dal 2025 - http://www.stile.it/viaggiare/tendenze/articolo/art/helsinki-citt-car-free-dal-2025-id-18281/ who's next? (v @andrea_licata)#fi

#TPP -ing Over? - http://www.establishmentpost.com/tpping/ "one hears of compromise & flexibility, terms not heard publically during the initial negotiations"



Expectations that Hanoi will enter Washington’s embrace appear unrealistic as pro-Chinese camp prevails in Vietnam - http://thediplomat.com/2014/08/a-us-vietnam-alliance-not-so-fast/

East coast mainline pays taxpayers £1bn sparking fresh reprivatisation fury - http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/aug/04/east-coast-mainline-fury-reprivatisation-plan another giveaway - Labour must reverse

Copyright Office Rejected My Attempt To Copyright A Tweet - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140802/07535628090/copyright-office-rejected-my-attempt-to-copyright-tweet.shtml fascinating....

3,325 spin doctors toil for the Harper government at an estimated cost in 2014 of $263 million - http://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2014/08/03/ottawas_spin_doctor_payroll_rivals_that_of_the_commons.html insane (v @StuJT)

Google Play store offers 'Bomb Gaza' mobile game - http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/aug/04/gaza-bomb-israel-conflict-game-available-download-google-play-android the question is: would they also allow a "Bomb Israel" game?

The future of scientific discovery relies on open - http://opensource.com/education/14/8/evolution-open "#Opensource is clearly 'winning' now in my areas of science"

Der große Deal - Geheimakte Freihandelsabkommen - http://www.ardmediathek.de/tv/Reportage-Dokumentation/Der-gro%C3%9Fe-Deal-Geheimakte-Freihandelsa/Das-Erste/Video?documentId=22761810&bcastId=799280 watching this; looks good (v @Liese_Mueller)#TTIP

30 Things British People Say And What We Actually Mean - http://www.tickld.com/funny/t/936330 surprisingly, these are true

New York Guest House Burns Own Reputation To The Ground By Trying To Charge Customers $500 For Bad Reviews - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140804/13524628102/new-york-guest-house-burns-own-reputation-to-ground-trying-to-charge-customers-500-bad-reviews.shtml


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