I won #nanowrimo. back to your regular science/life programming
Read: At least 130,000 households in England made homeless in pandemic
And that was with the eviction ban – due to domestic abuse and loss of temporary accomodation.
The eviction ban ended 1st June 2021 in the UK. There will probably be a lot more evictions.
My husband is laughing out loud at how excited I was to see this just now. BOOKMARKED!
The Illuminated Manuscripts of Medieval Europe
A Free Online Course from the University of Colorado
This may accidentally spark some politics arguments
I've been hearing it both ways on the Uyghur genocide (the mainstream position of western governments and the claim that it's all made up), from not particularly conspiracy-prone directions, including on here. I just want to know - where do you all get your information? Are there more sources behind the latter than hearsay in internet comment sections?
“Many internet users mistake this annoying situation as a direct outcome of the GDPR, when in fact companies misuse designs in violation of the law. The GDPR demands a simple ‘yes’ or ‘no’, as reasonable people would expect, but companies often have the power over the design and narrative when implementing the GDPR.”
Missed this a couple of weeks ago, and it could make a huge difference to our browsing experiences (and compel sites to do better!)
Spotify uses a ton of energy for streaming. Spotify makes billions while 90% of artists make pennies. Spotify makes A TON of money from ads that are b4 songs uploaded without permission and/or use samples that aren’t cleared.
Is it unethical to use Spotify instead of pirating music and listening to the mp3s offline? Sending $1 on Bandcamp to a musician is probably more than they’ll ever make from you streaming their songs and uses way less electricity.
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People are advising me that since the thesis evaluation criteria is to have material "suitable for publication", the easiest way to prove this is publish a few chapters as papers. Then examiners don't have to make the judgement call.
But this book says "suitable for publication" merely means that the thesis is appropriate to be printed and put in the thesis archive.