Folding@Home released a new client that features both important bug fixes and a way to prioritize working on #COVID19 related projects: https://foldingathome.org/2020/04/17/new-foldinghome-software-with-the-option-to-prioritize-covid-19-projects/
Also I'm totally not posting this here as a way to remind myself to update my machines. Nope. Not at all.
Government insists coronavirus tracing app won't track people's locations http://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-04-20/government-insists-coronavirus-tracing-app-wont-track-locations/12163756 #InfectiousDiseases(Other) #GovernmentandPolitics #EpidemicsandPandemics #RespiratoryDiseases #CommunityandSociety #InternetTechnology #FederalGovernment #COVID-19 #Health
Advertising Is a Cancer on Society
...Real world advertising is not about informing, it's about convincing. Over time, it became increasingly manipulative and dishonest. It also became more effective. In the process, it grew to consume a significant amount of resources of every company on the planet. It infected every communication medium in existence, both digital and analog. ...
Please enjoy this video of a dog and an indian runner duck chasing each other around a rock. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6l51gjch-1k
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Finland ends homelessness and provides shelter for all in need
All homeless receive a small apartment and counselling – without any preconditions. 4/5 people a make their way back into a stable life.
All this is cheaper than accepting homelessness.