How Big Tech elites are helping China achieve global supremacy

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2022-01-23 14:30:07
It’s no secret that China wants to surpass the United States in world dominance, yet American elites continue to help the communist’s government’s ambitions rather than treating them as the enemy. In his new book, “Red-Handed,” Peter Schweizer — author of best-sellers such as “Clinton ...

Carl Carrie (@  🏠 )

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2022-01-23 14:30:07
Meanderings on markets, microstructure, misinformation, metaverses, multiverses, miasmas, maybe more. #FinTech #AI #DataViz #Python - Views are my own. You can add location information to your Tweets, such as your city or precise location, from the web and via third-party applications. You ...

The scissor-maker that has cut through Chinese history

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2022-01-23 14:30:06
Imperial dynasties have come and gone, wars and revolutions have passed, and the economy has morphed from capitalist to communist and back again. But through it all, Zhang Xiaoquan's workshops and factories have been quietly making one humble, household utensil - scissors. In the dying years of...

mozilla / sops Public

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2022-01-23 14:30:05
It's quite apparent to me that neither @ajvb nor me currently have enough time to maintain the project, with PRs sitting unreviewed. I can't find any other secret management that is better than sops right now. Using it to encrypt my fluxcd gitops and ansible decryption right now. I just hope you can...

MayDayStrike • r/MayDayStrike

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2022-01-23 14:30:05
People have had enough. The MayDay strike is a strike being held on the 1st of May lasting 2 weeks attempting to achieve global efforts by encouraging thousands, millions of people, celebrities and unions to stand up. On May 1st 2022 workers will either quit their jobs, go on strike or do what they ...

Strict Python function parameters

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2022-01-23 14:30:03
What do you think about when writing a new function in Python? The function name, parameter names, optional/required parameters, and default arguments are all on the list. Here is a simple Python function that has all these covered: However, there's one aspect many programmers have an opinion about ...

Gurman: Apple preparing to launch its ‘widest array’ of new products ever this fall

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2022-01-23 14:30:02
As we’ve rounded up multiple times so far, Apple has a number of new products set for release this year, ranging from the continuation of the Apple Silicon transition to the iPhone 14 and more. According to a new report from Bloomberg, Apple is setting the stage to unveil the “widest arr...

How cooperative housing gave me the peace of mind I thought I’d never find

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2022-01-23 14:30:02
L ike many of my millennial peers, I believed that I would be stuck in a doom-loop of precarious housing for ever, handing over huge portions of my income every month to a landlord who happened to own the floor I was sleeping on. Across many countries, and big cities in particular, the prospect of...

Phishing: Persuading People through a Voice Synthesized by AI - Part 1

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2022-01-23 14:30:01
I get between 10 to 20 emails per day and, usually, more than half of them are phishing attempts. Phishing attempts are a type of email scam that typically aims to obtain personal data of the victim, including username and password for email accounts and popular services (Gmail, Hotmail, mail.ru, Tw...

New Nuclear Power Plants Are Unlikely to Stop the Climate Crisis

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2022-01-23 14:00:12
Last fall my Harvard University class and I went through an exercise to help the students understand how the world might address the climate crisis and keep the average global temperature increase below two degrees Celsius. Guided by John Sterman, a management professor at the Massachusetts Institut...