A Closer Look at the ‘Trojan Horse’ That is exFAT Inside Linux | Techrights http://techrights.org/2019/08/30/the-exfat-deception/
Skeptical Activism is that overlap in the venn diagram of Science and Consumer Protection. Occasionally that overlaps with the law as we. This is great to see.
RockTape Class Action Says Kinesio Tape Doesn't Relieve Pain | Top Class Actions https://topclassactions.com/lawsuit-settlements/consumer-products/health-fitness/905814-rocktape-class-action-says-kinesio-tape-doesnt-relieve-pain/
Australia is so fucked up now. :/
Adani protest: French journalists arrested while filming anti-coal activities | Environment | The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/business/2019/jul/22/adani-protest-french-journalists-arrested-while-filming-anti-coal-activities
I think this is a worthwhile thing to post here. More for the US readers, but that's why it's important.
A classic example of why 'celebrity' is not a qualification we should look to on scientific topics. Given how often he's been called out this topic in the past you have to wonder what was going through his head when making this decision.
Hey NZ gov't - here's a very solid, well considered, evidence-based approach you could vastly improve NZ's commercial export capabilities & competitiveness, improve social equity, legitimately claim to be leading the D9 Charter signatories, and increase gov't employee job satisfaction. All while saving the taxpayer a $billion or more each year. https://www.zdnet.com/article/cern-leaves-microsoft-programs-behind-for-open-source-software/
Last couple of days of voting for the DrupalSouth standing committee...
https://groups.drupal.org/node/535061#comment-1163941 Go. Vote! If you haven't already...
Dear NZ teacher union - I reckon if you instructed the NZ gov't to implement this: https://openstandards.nz - they'd stop wasting about $billion/year on overpriced software, and could spend it on you instead...
And the very first comment on the story dives head first into conspiracy theory.
The Times view on homeopathic treatments: Dangerous Quackery | Comment | The Times https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/the-times-view-on-homeopathic-treatments-dangerous-quackery-6b3c96z9k?shareToken=3b0fa6007fe5233f658324883d68f87b
Adam Shaftoe on Twitter: "Soooooo I have been writing reviews for about ten years. My wife's review of Alien puts everything I have ever written to shame. "Alien is a movie where nobody listens to the smart woman, and then they all die except for the smart woman and her cat. Four stars."" https://twitter.com/AdamShaftoe/status/1123389416532213760
Thread by @chadhayesmd: "A : It’s Easter again, and for reasons that remain unclear to me, millions of people are spending time and money tu […]" #homeopathegg #tweetorial #homeopathy #homeopatheggsperiment https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1119614171644145668.html
Quite a good summary of the quackery that is #homeopathy
It is only a matter of time before this is woven into every item of clothing we have.
Best in snow: New scientific device creates electricity from snowfall | UCLA http://newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/best-in-snow-new-scientific-device-creates-electricity-from-snowfall
Well that's a bit of positive news for the day.
#Homeopathy prescribing set to be blacklisted under NHS England plans | News Article | Pulse Today http://www.pulsetoday.co.uk/clinical/homeopathy-prescribing-set-to-be-blacklisted-under-nhs-england-plans/20038534.article
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