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Destroyed the chainset of a rental bike by cornering in the wet too fast on its shitty tires. Also have a bit of a hole in my knee and ripped a patch of skin off my palm. #rainisevil

 

The jungle of bikes.

 

China's social credit system has blocked people from taking 11 million flights and 4 million train trips: http://www.businessinsider.com/china-social-credit-system-blocked-people-taking-flights-train-trips-2018-5?IR=T

 

So when some of you said "it's great that GDPR forces people to ask me about another opt-in for storing data or sending newsletters", under GDPR itself, emailing that question is illegal *especially* in the case that you haven't given consent yet. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

 
 

And here's where it gets interesting. Look at the other recent articles from the same author, and tell me if you notice a pattern: https://www.wired.co.uk/profile/amit-katwala

 

This whole PGP vs. Signal narrative, and the way it's being shilled, is starting to smell a bit fishy. Here's a Wired journalist's choice of the best argument for using proprietary, centralized, phone-tied messengers: “When something goes wrong with WhatsApp, WhatsApp fixes it.” Solid case, Sherlock. https://www.wired.co.uk/article/efail-pgp-vulnerability-outlook-thunderbird-smime

 

Was discussing the simulation hypothesis with a good friend over the last two nights, and I must say, the more you think about it, the more interesting it gets. That rabbit hole is deep af.

 

PGP isn't safe they said. Use Signal they said. https://ivan.barreraoro.com.ar/signal-desktop-html-tag-injection-variant-2/

 

"LoRaWAN is a wireless communication standard. You could put it in the same category of Bluetooth, GSM, 3G, LTE,… but it’s still different. It has the range of your mobile phone with the flexibility of Bluetooth or WiFi and the battery life of your watch for the cost of a beer." http://jensd.be/755/network/lorawan-simply-explained (/ht @bkero)

 

Can't make this up: Google wants to secure journalists' Internet traffic, and the client is based on Electron: https://github.com/Jigsaw-Code/?q=outline

 

It seems to me like almost everyone claiming that GPG email is totally unsafe crap is not actually using it much. Or even at all for day-to-day communications.

 

Apparently there's a rather critical security flaw in how automatic decryption of PGP and S/MIME emails works, and EFF just recommended nobody send or read PGP email anymore until it's fixed: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/05/attention-pgp-users-new-vulnerabilities-require-you-take-action-now

 

Let's do this.

 

What I meant was: join me for some headless goat polo in Kyrgyzstan in September!

 

The World Nomad Games 2018 finally have a date (Sep 2-8), and I'm pretty sure I'm going: https://www.facebook.com/events/1142720975884440

 

Cool day in Berlin? Just cure with the best pho in town.

 

Elon's underground tunnel transport system "will always give priority to pods for pedestrians & cyclists for less than the cost of a bus ticket". And the first tunnel under L.A. is almost done: https://www.instagram.com/p/BinoVT6Acpd/

 

I think it would be kind of useful if everyone just used the term machine learning instead of AI, when they mean machine learning and not actual artificial intelligence. I guess it's too late and we have to come up with a new name for the latter anyway.

 

Great, only 3 days until Velothon Berlin and I notice that my bottom bracket is clicking now. (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻