I blame the flat-earther mania for the death of Mad Mike Hughes. We have to stop taking lunatic ideas seriously.
Tyre innovation from Goodyear | DEV :: Drupal, Skepticism and Spaceships... http://citizengold.from.nz/b/2019/12/tyre-innovation-goodyear
### This MIT Engineer Built His Own Bionic Leg - YouTube
This future we are living in is arriving slower than advertised. But it *is* arriving :)
Thoughts on the updated YouTube T&C. The conspiracy and FUD laden posts about the latest update to the “Account Suspension & Termination” section at YouTube coming thick and fast at the moment.
Ohio, you're drunk, go home!
Ohio House passes bill allowing student answers to be scientifically wrong due to religion | WKRC
How the fuck is that a headline?
"Every Republican in the House supported the bill. It now moves to the Republican-controlled Senate."
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...
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