Proclamation 4867—National Port Week
Did I miss the outrage for this unconstitutional 1906 "command" that «the people shall meet in their homes» etc.? Was it a tax, was it #precatory?
Justice Breyer was flippant today. Loved it.
Typo, of course: should be "than he can be wrong".
«But the belief in the possibility of a rule of law, of justice, and of freedom, can hardly survive the acceptance of an epistemology which teaches that there are no objective facts; not merely in this particular case, but in any other case; and that the judge cannot have made a factual mistake because he can no more be right about the facts than he can be right.»
Karl Popper, "Sources of knowledge and ignorance", 1960-01-20.
Attempt to read a book to distract from #elections2020: epic fail.
#Elsevier / $RELX «said on Thursday annual revenue could fall as much as 210 million pounds short of costs in its exhibitions business, as it suffered from coronavirus-driven halts in major events this year.»
Stock price courts the minimum of 6 months.
🌍 🌡 Parliament has voted in favour of the EU climate law and is calling for the 2030 emissions reduction target to be increased to 60% >> http://eptwitter.eu/quaJ
USA move to adopt China's economic system:
«The deal, which must still gain formal U.S. approval, would create a new U.S.-based company, #TikTok Global, in which #Oracle, an American software maker, and #Walmart would own 20 percent».
Let's see what's next in line for copying. Maybe a nice cultural revolution? #nt
"Il neocapitalismo è stato bravo ma supererà la porta ecologica?"
Giovani per il "rispetto ovunque dei diritti umani e delle sostenibilità ecologiche"
"Onorevole, la smetta di interrompere i colleghi"
Certe cose non cambiano mai... Un paese pietrificato.
«Under the proposal, #Oracle will be ByteDance's technology partner and assume management of #TikTok's U.S. user data».
Flag competition: Porthania 6 – Kansalliskirjasto 0.
This week we celebrate diversity! 🏳️🌈
Promoting equality requires deeds, especially in every-day life. We are dedicated to working toward a university, which is a safe work and study environment for every member of the university community.
Disturbing reports that Google Play is threatening to kick out Mastodon apps. See:
App stores have a track record of acting capriciously & are also easy targets for gov't censors (including Trump). This is why alternatives like @fdroidorg are so important for user freedom.
If unfamiliar: F-Droid is a free & open source app you can use to install other Android apps, with focus on free & open source software. Get it here:
«The five research hubs are each led by the Energy Department's Argonne, Brookhaven, Fermi, Lawrence Berkeley and Oak Ridge national laboratories»
#Wikipedia (in English): possibly the only place where «applying a liberal dose of high explosives as appropriate» is a sentence I support wholeheartedly, with a smile.
https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wikipedia_talk%3AWikiProject_Medicine&type=revision&diff=975016440&oldid=975012691 #nt #copyediting
«Householder and four others were accused of taking $60 million to pass the bill that provided taxpayer money to bail out the state's two nuclear power plants, which were owned by a unit of FirstEnergy. FirstEnergy had said that without some form of subsidy it would have to shut the reactors.»
«Frantic negotiations on Friday between the White House, ByteDance and potential buyers of #TikTok, including #Microsoft».
Things get started in the publishers v. #InternetArchive lawsuit.
«For this purposes of this action only, the Internet Archive admits that venue is proper in this District.»
"Interest in [Wikipedia] articles about sports, games, and mathematics is skewed towards men, while interest in articles about broadcasting [e.g. TV shows], medicine, and entertainment is skewed towards women"
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