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@FrugalPoops

Maybe you can give us a little more direction what kind of stuff you want to learn / you would like to do in the future?

Some ideas:
- When I shortly taught a Python for beginners course, we let students use Thonny: thonny.org/

It's useful if you want to work with basic Python, and don't want too much options / distractions.

- If you are interested in specifically data analysis with Python, it might be very handy to learn how to work with Jupyter Notebook.

Very interesting for creators! "Clickbait is Unreasonably Effective" by Veritasium:

youtube.com/watch?v=S2xHZPH5Sn

For sure I have never thought about titles and thumbnails in this way.

"Ik bleef maar op de EU-diplomaten inpraten. In godsnaam, zei ik, volg de Amerikanen toch niet klakkeloos. Jullie hebben toch ook macht? Jullie zijn toch niet één klein landje? Jullie kunnen stelling nemen! Maar niemand luisterde.

De Amerikanen hebben verloren. Ze hebben het voor zichzelf en alle anderen verpest. Met hen heb ik geen medelijden, hun land is ver weg. Maar met Europa heb ik wel te doen, zij liggen hier vlak om de hoek. Er zal hier chaos ontstaan [...].”

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Zo leer je de waarde van leven in vrijheid weer even waarderen. Dit stuk geeft 20 vrouwen uit Afghanistan het woord. Heel veel meer ga ik er niet meer over lezen...

nrc.nl/nieuws/2021/08/20/geloo

"Laatst kwam een buurvrouw huilend naar ons huis. In het district van haar familie waren de Taliban de school binnengestapt en hadden in de klas de meisjes aangewezen met wie ze wilden trouwen. Ze namen een familielid van haar mee. De vader van het meisje kon niets doen."

Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS), combined with oxygen production & rain water collection.

Wonderful education: the quantified tree!

Peertube federation complaint 

@ashwinvis Oh really? That doesn't sound ideal. I must say that I still only have YouTube subscriptions so am not using PeerTube as much as I would like to.

I haven't read a lot about biodiversity and biodiversity decline, so although I know it's happening and will probably have big consequences, it's a topic I don't know much about.

Then coming across an article 'What happens if all the bugs die?' sounds a bit heavy. But it's an interesting read:
nymag.com/intelligencer/2021/0

I guess the quest to feed the world without killing insects is a complex one. So first we eat plants. Then biological agriculture comes in, right?

Silent earth goes on book-list.

publicspaces.net/2021/07/28/in

"Waarom kunnen we eigenlijk via Signal geen bericht sturen aan opa 👨 op Whatsapp of Facebook? En waarom kan dat met verschillende mailservices wel? 📬

Dat is een goede vraag. We praten erover met PhD-kandidaat Roel Roscam Abbing in een gesprek over en modellen."

@matrix
Wow, good to hear! That's it, leading by example, and not waiting for legislation to force you doing the stuff which you know is the way to go!

@matt I hope your work wo'nt take too long! Summer is good, mainly walking + listening to podcasts, reading, sports, reducing the number of open tabs by reading and random daytrips with friends :)

RTL hacker & journalist Daniël Verlaan at your service, for all your fake vaccination certificates!

Technical reason? Their Google Firestore database was, well, open to the public. You could read, write and edit fields from all 60.000 people who were in the system 🙄

Dutch article (DeepL is your friend):
rtlnieuws.nl/nieuws/nederland/

So, now is the question, do you have any hacker friends who are travelling through Europe, of whom you were already wondering how they got vaccinated so quickly? ;)

Ik word treurig van de berichten over overstromingen in België, Duitsland en Limburg.

Maar @nos, ik mis iets belangrijks. Ik mis een grote rode balk bovenaan de NOS-website die zegt dat we middenin de klimaatcrisis zitten. Dat we dit veel vaker gaan zien.

Ik mis een klimaatdashboard. Ik mis adviezen van het Climate Crisis Management Team.

Het Rode Kruis roept al jaren: De klimaatcrisis is een wereldwijde humanitaire crisis.

Na rampen slaan mensen op de vlucht. Maar er is maar één aarde...

Peter R. de Vries is overleden :'(

Je kunt dus geen misdaadjournalist zijn in een land waarin de georganiseerde misdaad te groot is. Zoals Nederland. Wat gaan we daartegen doen?

NL: nos.nl/collectie/13868/artikel
EN: theguardian.com/world/2021/jul

@jwildeboer
Being conscious of your own impact on the world, through every act you take (and don't take) and passing that on to others? Living a meaningful life? Finding a balance between caring for the world (altruism) and enjoying life yourself, so that your rational ambitions don't get in the way of your emotional wellbeing?

This is a conversation I would love to have in person. Thanks for making me think about it. I will also bring this up with friends and in the local S4F community :)

@echo_pbreyer
We still see the number of services connected to the fediverse growing, slowly but steadily :) So even when interoperability is not in a law yet, we can go on to show people how incredibly useful it is. My main fediverse experience is interacting with mastodon accounts, but I hope that I will see more and more other services popping up in my timeline!

Scientists assessed to what extent human-induced climate change made the recent heatwave hotter and more likely:
worldweatherattribution.org/we

"In a world with 2°C of global warming (0.8°C warmer than today which at current emission levels would be reached as early as the 2040s), this event would have been another degree hotter. An event like this – currently estimated to occur only once every 1000 years, would occur roughly every 5 to 10 years in that future world with 2°C of global warming"

@tindall
Maybe that is the future then, not distinguishing by license type, for anything? Then it's either your code is publicly accessible and can be used in any way by anyone, or it is not accessible at all?

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