Friday, 17 August 2018

180817


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest https://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2018/08/180816.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Home Office seeks Brexit tech boss – but doesn’t splash the cash - https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/08/17/home_office_seeks_brexit_tech_boss_doesnt_splash_the_cash/ cutting corners on the biggest IT project it has ever attempted - what could possibly go wrong…? #brexitshambles

Georgia police taser an 87-year-old woman who was cutting dandelions with a knife - https://boingboing.net/2018/08/16/georgia-police-taser-an-87-yea.html “An 87-year-old woman with a knife still has the ability to hurt an officer” - only if the officer is useless at their job… ban routine use of #tasers now

Older than dinosaurs: last South African coelacanths threatened by oil exploration - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/aug/17/older-than-dinosaurs-last-south-african-coelacanths-threatened-by-oil-exploration not content with creating #globalwarming, oil companies want to destroy our most ancient living history

“eLife is seeking a new Editor-in-Chief to lead our efforts to improve the communication of new research findings across the life and biomedical sciences.” - https://elifesciences.org/jobs/a568014a/elife-editor-in-chief

When Creativity Goes #OpenSource - https://www.create.ac.uk/blog/2018/07/30/when-creativity-goes-open-source/ "I examine this phenomenon among a sample of 22 creative businesses that commercialised freely available work from the public domain." #PD #copyright

Kerala floods: death toll rises above 324 as rescue effort intensifies - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/aug/17/kerala-floods-death-toll-rescue-effort-india more extreme weather and deaths, all exacerbated by #globalwarming


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