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This is my favourite video so far: youtube.com/watch?v=yiw6_JakZF

It pretty much explains (also to myself) why I do what I do :)

If there is one video you would watch today, send to your family, or share yourself, please let it be this impressive story. Thanks in advance!

And the lowland pilot, amazing! Then there is the satin bowerbird. Ah well.

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These amazing bird calls are keeping me from going to sleep:
songsofdisappearance.com/

That's certainly a way to bring attention to endangered species.

Cockatoos sound beautiful. And how cool is the sound of the golden bowerbird!

Great article in the Guardian:

Your attention didn’t collapse. It was stolen.

theguardian.com/science/2022/j

"[...] when people believe they are doing several things at once, they are actually juggling. “They’re switching back and forth. They don’t notice the switching because their brain sort of papers it over to give a seamless experience of consciousness, but what they’re actually doing is switching and reconfiguring their brain moment-to-moment, task-to-task – [and] that comes with a cost.”

Tech from Twente: Athom brings not only European tech, but also European values to the US!

techcrunch.com/2022/01/05/home

"Homey brings a veil of privacy to the US smart home market"

"The company claims it doesn’t listen in or sell any customer data, nor that it uses personal information to create user profiles or targeted advertisements." 🙌 😎

There is some fuss about the EU Sustainable Taxonomy. With Scientists4Future (@S4F), we organised this webinar in July:

youtu.be/d1UCgg8U7Lg

Daniel Poolen starts with a great introduction for beginners.

The discussion panel consists of 2 other experts, Mathilde Crêpy from ECOS and Andreas Hoepner, professor of operational risk, banking & finance.

NL: Een goede duiding op over de voorwaardelijke duurzaamheid van gas en nucleaire energie:

wattisduurzaam.nl/37129/energi

Kijktip / watch tip: het prachtige interview van Janine Abbring met Yuval Noah Harari in (English):

vpro.nl/programmas/wintergaste

Hoe goed ken jij jezelf? Wat zijn jouw sterktes, of belangrijker, wat zijn jouw zwaktes? Stel jij je kwetsbaar op naar anderen? Naar jezelf?

En sta jij aan het roer van je leven, of laat je je hacken door technologie? Een tijdlijn van social media wellicht? Of apps, met allemaal notificaties? Of e-mails, waarvan je denkt dat je ze allemaal moet lezen?

Ik schrik van mijn gedachten als ik dit filmpje kijk (oh da's wel chill, dan hoef je niet je smartphone mee te nemen): youtube.com/watch?v=heX9iVGW_f

Dan realiseer ik me: dit gaat totaal de verkeerde kant op. Ik wil helemaal niet dat iedereen vooraf gecontroleerd wordt.

Mensen leven samen. In een democratie maken we samen wetten zodat dat leuk blijft. In een rechtsstaat krijg je straf als je die wetten overtreedt. Dat zou genoeg moeten zijn.

Een mooi stuk van Siri Beerends: setup.nl/reads/2021/12/van-cor

Vanavond in Enschede en niets te doen? Kom om 19:00 naar Concordia!

Trailer van de film: youtube.com/watch?v=3qcLtFs69a

Samen met Carolina, Frieder en Theo zitten we als Scientists4Future-Twente in een panel. We gaan het hebben over de relatie tussen wetenschap en activisme, nadat we met zijn allen de film 'Citizen Nobel' hebben gezien!

Je krijgt €2 korting met kortingscode 'S4F'!

Koop hier je kaartje:
concordia.nl/film/citizen-nobe

This looks like an amazing event tomorrow and thursday: mydata.org/netherlands-2021-fu

Livestream link: youtube.com/c/MyDataGlobal

"The purpose of MyData Global is to empower individuals by improving their right to self-determination regarding their personal data."

Wat een stuk!

theguardian.com/environment/20

"There is not enough ecological or even physical space on Earth for everyone to enjoy private luxury, there is enough to provide everyone with public luxury: magnificent parks, hospitals, swimming pools, art galleries, tennis courts and transport systems, playgrounds and community centres. We should each have our own small domains – private sufficiency – but when we want to spread our wings, we could do so without seizing resources from other people."

tubantia.nl/enschede/twentse-k

"Het is ook heel moeilijk voor te stellen hoe heftig het kan gaan worden. Die kleine eilandstaten bijvoorbeeld, daar gaan die koraalriffen dood. Al bij 2 graden zijn die allemaal weg. Maar wat betekent dat? Vissen vinden er geen eten meer, toerisme valt stil, eilanden groeien niet meer mee met de zeespiegelstijging en raken gewoon verloren."

En verderop:
"Veel van de oplossingen komen namelijk uiteindelijk op het bordje van gemeenten en waterschappen."

Job promo for my favourite cyber security non-profit, because they donate to NLNet, which donates to a range of fediverse projects (nlnet.nl/project/current.html) which I happily use :D

Trickle-down-economics, woohoo!

Radically Open Security is looking for mid-level to senior pentesters! Work is flexible and fully remote. Geography is unimportant, but a love for open-source and social impact is!

radicallyopensecurity.com/non-

For everyone in the EU who wants to work on the future of social media, the metaverse, interoperability and openness.

Please don't start working for Facebook. You won't be part of the solution, you won't improve the world. At most, you will hinder the actual technical innovations we both dream of.

Organise yourselves, look for leaders to start a co-operative or nonprofit and work with everything you have to bring the true vision of ethical technology to the masses.

about.fb.com/news/2021/10/crea

Thank to Martijn (@sexybiggetje) , Erik's Link Shortener is up and running :D

For anyone else who wants to have their own easy link shortener: codeberg.org/sexybiggetje/els

Amazing! Thanks for all the other suggestions, if I find myself in times of plenty, I might look at it :P

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@djoerd , @humanetech , @Gargron , @rysiek , @aral ,

FYI, from the ending keynote of day 1 of the national Cyber Security conference organised by the Dutch NCSC.

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In the fantastic ending keynote of , Lokke Moerel says is the key foundation for digital sovereignty.

I couldn't agree more!

Have you already tried , and ?

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