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Firefox launches side-by-side browsing and a theme editor as Test Pilot experiments – TechCrunch

People hate hubris and hypocrisy more than they hate evil, which is, I think, why we’re seeing the beginnings of a bipartisan cultural backlash against the tech industry. A backlash which is wrongly conceived and wrongly targeted … but not entirely unfounded. It’s hard to shake the sense that, as …

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SurvAIllance

You may not be aware that the rough consensus in the tech community is that Cambridge Analytica were almost certainly bullshit artists. Oh, don’t get me wrong, what they tried to do, and/or claimed to do, was super shady and amoral and would have been ruinous to reasonable informed democracy …

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Gillmor Gang: The Great Divide

//delivery.vidible.tv/jsonp/pid=56df4e9de4b0c9c31d626c18/vid=5ac0014e9f2511747e993b21/564f313b67b6231408bc51ee.js The Gillmor Gang — Frank Radice, Keith Teare, Denis Pombriant, Esteban Kolsky, and Steve Gillmor . Recorded live Saturday, March 31, 2018. @stevegillmor, @ekolsky, @DenisPombriant, @fradice, @kteare Produced and directed by Tina Chase Gillmor @tinagillmor Liner Notes Live chat stream The Gillmor Gang on Facebook

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In 2019, the ISS will have a private research module

In 2019, the ISS will have a private research module

Airbus and the European Space Agency signed an agreement under which the aircraft company will invest 40 million euros in the development of the Bartolomeo research platform, and ESA will deliver the finished module to orbit and dock it with the ISS. The platform is intended for commercial use, therefore all …

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Microsoft will create a block-based identification system

Microsoft will create a block-based identification system

The technological giant from Redmond is keeping pace with the times, planning in the near future to use the block to create decentralized identifiers that can be a reliable means of authenticity verification. Their development specialists Microsoft intend to apply in the field of personal data management people, making their personal …

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