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“The Pentagon’s numbers show that during George W. Bush’s eight years he averaged 24 bombs dropped per day, which is 8,750 per year,” the artist writes. “During Obama’s time in office, the military dropped 34 bombs per day or 12,500 per year. And in Trump’s first year in office, he averaged 121 bombs dropped per day, for an annual total of 44,096 or one every 12 minutes.”

Read that here: we-make-money-not-art.com/hand

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Police, Bulk Surveillance 

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For people looking for a guide on how to set up a modern XMPP server, take a look at the homebrewserver.club :

homebrewserver.club/configurin

It was updated at the recent Dusseldorf XMPP sprint.

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RT @nntaleb@twitter.com

When someone announces, self-referentially, "I have integrity and virtue", look for the fraud.

If NYT wanted to show *virtue* they shd say:
"We take RISK for the Truth, even if uncomfortable to us & causes us to be ostracized by the MONOCULTURE/Weapon makers"

No virtue w/o Risk

🐦🔗: twitter.com/nntaleb/status/107

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RT @SimonDeDeo@twitter.com: Machine learning is an amazing accomplishment of engineering. But it's not science. Not even close. It's just 1990, scaled up. It has given us *literally* no more insight than we had twenty years ago.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/SimonDeDeo/status/

RT @JeremyHolger@twitter.com: At today's Berlin XMPP Meetup, we'll be talking about LDAP integration, and (mini bonus talk!) we'll learn how two provide an onion service: de.movim.eu/?node/pubsub.movim

🐦🔗: twitter.com/JeremyHolger/statu

Interesting research to scale trustless, distributed ledgers (aka Blockchain) via sharding.

RapidChain claims "7,300 tx/sec with expected confirmation latency of roughly 8.7 seconds in a network of 4k nodes."

Reaches average Visa-levels of througput.

blog.acolyer.org/2018/12/07/ra

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Hey Mastodonians, citizens and others! Gear up for tens of millions of Nextcloud users spread over several 100K servers who can now join the in just one click!

Join the global social network!
nextcloud.com/blog/nextcloud-i

RT @WolfieChristl@twitter.com: Facebook adds 5 divs, 9 spans and 30 css classes to every single post in the timeline to make it more difficult to identify and block 'Sponsored' posts, oh my. twitter.com/aaronkbr/status/10

🐦🔗: twitter.com/WolfieChristl/stat

RT @fermatslibrary@twitter.com: NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is probably larger than you think. It's about the size of a car and weighs close to 2000 pounds

🐦🔗: twitter.com/fermatslibrary/sta

RT @ashk4n@twitter.com: 2) Facebook engineered ways to access user's call history w/o alerting users:

Team considered access to call history considered 'high PR risk' but 'growth team will charge ahead'. @Facebook@twitter.com created upgrade path to access data w/o subjecting users to Android permissions dialogue.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/ashk4n/status/1070

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