If you care about the free and open web you shouldn't use Chrome based browsers.
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Late last June, Google bought out "North," a tech company based in Waterloo, ON, which manufactured "Focals," a line of "smart glasses." A month later, the company is turning off the servers the glasses rely on, bricking every pair they ever sold.
It's hilarious that in SAP GUI they have a whole bunch forms for customizing stuff they call "visual design" and "interaction design" while, at the same time, your eyes burn from the sheer ugliness of all of it and you keep going "oh, I didn't expact that behaviour" the whole time you're using it. (And we all know surprises aren't what you're striving for when you do interaction design.)
How fucked up the whole scientific publishing business is, becomes obvious when you have to pay 33$ for 4 pages of what has to be the hastily hacked together result of a homework assignment. (Thanks, IEEE, for the tight review of the 9th International Conference on Cloud Computing, Data Science & Engineering) My first hunch was that this is a predatory conference but the first paper in the proceedings is co-authored by a former prof of mine, so it seems legit, making it even more baffling.
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Implications of the Apple / Google bluetooth tracing system
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