A stream of things going in and out of the brain of Doug Belshaw
9 November 2020
🧠 How Discord (somewhat accidentally) invented the future of the internet
😶 Parler ‘free speech’ app tops charts in wake of Trump defeat
🤖 ‘Robot soldiers could make up quarter of British army by 2030s’
🇪🇺 Europe is adopting stricter rules on surveillance tech
🏥 NHS data: Can web creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee fix it?
Quotation-as-title by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Image from top-linked post.
3 November 2020
😷 How do pandemics end?
🙆 How I talk to the victims of conspiracy theories
🔒 The Github youtube-dl Takedown Isn’t Just a Problem of American Law
🖥️ The Raspberry Pi 400 – Teardown and Review
🐧 As a former social media analyst, I’m quitting Twitter
Quotation-as-title by Eric Hoffer. Image from top-linked post.
28 September 2020
😍 Drone Awards 2020: the world seen from above
😷 Adequate Vitamin D Levels Cuts Risk Of Dying From Covid-19 In Half, Study Finds
🔊 The BBC is releasing over 16,000 sound effects for free download
👍 Proposal would give EU power to boot tech giants out of European market
🎧 The Hidden Costs of Streaming Music
Quotation-as-title by George Sand. Image from top-linked post.