Thursday, 14 June 2018

180614


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest https://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2018/06/180613.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Putin fires Klimenko as his internet adviser - http://vestnikkavkaza.net/material/113655 whoa: what’s going on here? #russia

For Survivors of a 9-Hour Chinese Exam, a Door Opens to America - https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/13/world/asia/china-gaokao-new-hampshire.html gaokao result now being accepted in US; I predict this will become widespread…

it’s windy in the UK now: wind is generating 9.67GW - 30.70% of UK’s current energy needs - http://www.gridwatch.templar.co.uk/

How @RedHat helped to build Summit, America’s top science supercomputer - https://www.redhat.com/en/blog/how-red-hat-helped-build-summit-americas-top-science-supercomputer good to have some details #linux


just had an impressively fast personal response from one of my MEPs, @SebDance, after I sent him this email: https://opendotdotdot.blogspot.com/2018/06/please-write-to-your-meps-to-stop-eu.html. this is why it is worth contacting them - the best ones always reply. pl. try… #copyrightdirective

Mike Pompeo loses temper when asked about North Korean disarmament - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/jun/13/north-korea-nuclear-deal-trump-next-steps-what-will-happen so, definitely an absolutely cast-iron agreement there, eh Mike…?

“Das Leistungsschutzrecht im Verbund mit den Zensurmaschinen der Uploadfilter soll via Axel Springer in der EU eingeführt werden - ein schöneres Geschenk der Regierung Merkel könnten sich Populisten und Extremisten kaum wünschen.” - http://www.spiegel.de/netzwelt/netzpolitik/leistungsschutzrecht-fuer-presseverleger-so-ein-quatschgesetz-a-1212697.html #copyright

Tory peers poised to back Brexit rebels if talks with May fail - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/jun/14/tory-peers-poised-to-back-brexit-rebels-if-talks-with-may-fail it ain’t over yet… #brexitshambles

Canadian Music Industry Pitches ‘You Must Be A Pirate’ Tax On Smartphones - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20180613/10415540030/canadian-music-industry-pitches-you-must-be-pirate-tax-smartphones.shtml <sigh/>

Tory rebellion back on after MPs reject May’s #Brexit amendment - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/jun/14/tory-rebellion-back-on-after-mps-reject-mays-brexit-amendment “At the end of the process something was inexplicably changed, which had not been agreed.” foolish game-playing by UK gov

“Soon the headlines will be not just about a few hundred jobs moving out of the City – but of firms scrapping their expansion plans, or factories shifting to Poland, or thousands of jobs going at a stroke of a pen.” - https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jun/14/tories-brexit-business-jobs-theresa-may #brexitshambles


The EU is about to impose Google’s worst idea on all European internet users - https://boingboing.net/2018/06/14/six-days-left.html but it can still be stopped - write to your MEPs now, pl. like this - https://opendotdotdot.blogspot.com/2018/06/please-write-to-your-meps-to-stop-eu.html #copyrightdirective #article13


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