Saturday, 26 January 2013


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 130124 - yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

A Free Database of the Entire Web May Spawn the Next Google - nice

#Monsanto Offers Brazilian Farmers Royalty-Free Soybeans - who would be stupid enough to accept a handful of beans?

No Willy No Woman’s Hour - #bbc acting as a bunch of arrogant, er, things, as usual... #sexism

#Apple's Uh-Oh Moment: The Great Smartphone Boom Is About To End - #android already moving into every other area...

This Is the World’s Largest Container Ship, But Not for Long - er, big

Aaron's Army - "access to knowledge is a human right." superbly angry piece by @carlmalamud(v @xor @DrRimmer)

[RT] #Antigua Government Set to Launch “Pirate” Website To Punish US - & #WTO says this will be completely legal

Secondhand MP3 Dealer Redigi Expanding Into Europe... And Tangling With A Whole New Set Of IP Laws - should be fun

Making a film using #Blender - exciting area #opensource

Six-year-old “Dancing baby” lawsuit set for jury trial - this is even necessary #copyright

Why we spun out Maker Media - important sign of the times #makers

Greek economic crisis has cleared the air - interesting analysis

#Jolla aims to unseat #Android in China with its open source Sailfish mobile OS - nothing if not ambitious

Huawei Was Top Third Smartphone Vendor In Q4 After Samsung & Apple, Says IDC - continuing rise of #china

US senators demand end to EU barriers on meat - sure, just drop GMOs, meat with growth hormones & cleaned with chlorine

#Canada’s #tarsands charm offensive hits rocks - if it wants credibility, maybe it should stop gagging its scientists

Oil showdown in the Amazon - epetition to save pristine Ecuadorian forest from curse of oil exploitation

Oh, those crazy Frenchies: Facebook faces family photo tax in France - why not tax no. of open windows on screen...?

.@MarietjeD66 on problems of copyright and the need for reform - ignore biased interviewer #eu

Billionaires secretly fund attacks on climate science - people are selfish scum

10 Years Later: #Antigua May Finally (Really) Set Up Official 'Pirate' Site To Get Back What US Owes - the full story

UK signs up to Cyber Resilience Partnership - translation: "further bad laws to arrest hackers & drive more to suicide"

Some Europen #OpenStreetMap growth statistics - always nice to see #osm

Half-Life 1 coming to Linux! - 2013: year of gnu/linux gaming?

BitTorrent Launches Private and Secure Dropbox Alternative - isn't this simlar to @KimDotcom is doing?

Yolo Is Intel’s First Smartphone for Africa - fab; certainly won't be the last #android

Dolphins form life raft to help dying friend - thus showing more compassion than many humans, sadly...

São Paulo 459 anos: site coleta fotos antigas da cidade - should do this...

Web founder Berners-Lee: Share info, improve the world - "legislation gets too strong" #sharing

MeCam: A $49 voice-controlled quadrotor - wow, so small, so cheap #drones

Bundesregierung: Bewaffnete Drohnen sind “unbedingt erforderlich” - ORLY?

Stunning Whale Shark Photos Aim to Help At-Risk Species - some amazing, surreal images; hope they help

#Lutosławski Centennial - Complete Chronological Catalogue on Spotify - this is great

EU Data Protection lobbying documents - useful collection (v @teirdes)

#EU VP On Aaron Swartz: If Our Laws Hold Back Benefits From #Openness, We Should Change Those Laws - great to hear

Briton who took on Sergei Magnitsky network faces #libel case in UK - murky stuff (v @suigenerisjen)

150 kilowatt lasers will be installed in US Fighter planes 2014 - time to invest in mirrors... (v @alexanderhanff)

Homeland Security Secretary urges US government to pass cybersecurity legislation - http:// UK next? cc @AlexPdeLeeuw

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