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Hyvää vuosipäivää (+ nimipäivää) minulle!

Today I celebrate 3 years since I moved to Helsinki.

The feast shall commence with irresponsible acts of consumption of sugar from my favourites, and of some vintage but pristine @carlmalamud I just got in the mail.

Once again, is not the point. French police seized conversations "simply" by taking control of central systems and running their own software on the users' devices.
bloomberg.com/news/articles/20

«Swedish oat-milk maker Oatly AB secured $200 million in new capital from an investment group led by Blackstone and a group of celebrities. plans to use the money to expand in its existing markets, which will entail hiring in Europe, the U.S. and Asia.»
bloomberg.com/news/articles/20

«One middle-school teacher in a rural area told Reuters their school had removed traditional comic-like picture books called lianhuanhua, or "linked images," popular in China until the 1990s; books about Christianity; books about Buddhism; and notably, copies of “Animal Farm” and “1984” – George Orwell’s classic novels about authoritarianism which have been available in China for decades.»
uk.reuters.com/article/uk-chin

«MLOL è da oggi pronta ad accogliere anche le collezioni digitalizzate della biblioteca e cessa di essere un semplice aggregatore di risorse (commerciali e aperte) acquistate dalle biblioteche o provenienti da altre istituzioni di conservazione.»
medium.com/@giulio_blasi/iiif-

Esce uno strumento per la del Parlamento europeo e io accorro. Ma niente, i MEP italiani si attestano su un agevole livello zero di partecipazione. Solo Croazia e Cipro scioperano di piú; immagino che i crumiri (Conte, Zanni, Dreosto, Tinagli e Caroppo) saranno presto puniti.

Per fortuna io voto gli europarlamentari della . Della persona che ho votato posso conoscere ogni mossa.

"The results suggest that limited access to publications may limit some scientific research from achieving its full impact."
arxiv.org/abs/2006.14979

«But from the very first days, it was clear that the Nazi plan had failed. The Brest Fortress was protected to the last drop of blood by its defenders of more than 30 ethnicities. Throughout the war, the feat of the Soviet people knew no national boundaries – both in large-scale decisive battles and in the protection of every foothold, every meter of native land.»

Go figure. The last (head of state) defender of non-national states is... the globalist?
nationalinterest.org/feature/v

«The Council on Friday condemned discriminatory and violent policing after the death of in Minneapolis last month and ordered a report on against people of African descent.»
uk.reuters.com/article/uk-minn

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In both Bostock v. Clayton ( discrimination) and Georgia v. Public Resource (law and ), Thomas and Alito are incensed that the majority declares the rule always was the same (for the last 50 or 150 years). Something's brewing?

Ok, I admit I watched this just to see and but I enjoyed every second with them. All five of them. (Yes it's but not his best.)

Non so che pensare di questi 40 M€ distribuiti a perché comprino da 3 locali. Capisco l'idea, ma che succede se le librerie hanno solo Harmony o libri di testo? Addio all'autodeterminazione delle collezioni.
beniculturali.it/mibac/export/

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Absurd. I always judge wine by the value of the bottle carrying it. If the glass maker got less than 40 % of the final price, I flush the wine down the toilet, send stark warnings to the vineyards and denounce the importer for its reprehensible support of predatory wineries.
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RT @MCPievatolo
We should get accustomed to the idea that the container does not necessarily determine the quality of its content. twitter.com/bernardr…
twitter.com/MCPievatolo/status

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RT @JosepBorrellF
Like people in the United States, we were shocked and appalled by the death of George Floyd.

We condemn violence and racism of any kind and stress the need for de-escalation of tensions.

From birdsite 

Good news in the imperialism department, for once.
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RT @peterteffer
Majority of Dutch MPs supports resolution that rejects EU-Mercosur trade agreement. twitter.com/nos/status/1267839
twitter.com/peterteffer/status

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