Saturday, 24 March 2018


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 180322 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Mekong Dam Could Choke China’s Last Rainforest - sounds like a disaster: “Yunnan province is grappling with a hydropower supply glut due to decades of dam development along the Mekong”

EU in ‘state of denial’ over destructive impact of farming on wildlife - this is madness, must be reversed immediately

Friday, 23 March 2018


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 180321 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

UK to ask EU leaders to expel Russian spies from own countries - she seems to have forgotten that “brexit means brexit”…

Can the Chinese Communist Party Learn from Chinese Emperors? - fascinating analysis #china

#Turkey to send drill ship to contested gas field off Cyprus - time that bully #Erdogan was slapped down

John Oliver’s gay rabbit book parody outsells Mike Pence’s original on Amazon - in praise of bent binks

‘Great Pacific garbage patch’ sprawling with far more debris than thought - we’ve really ruined this planet, haven’t we? #plasticwaste

Thursday, 22 March 2018


Crowdfunded OpenSCHUFA Project Wants To Reverse-Engineer Germany’s Main Credit-Scoring Algorithm - I predict this will be first of many such projects

Catastrophe’ as France’s bird population collapses due to pesticides - when will people wake up to the seriousness of this?

EU’s Mandatory #Copyright Content Filter Is The Zombie That Just Never Dies - does the EU really want to destroy the Internet as we know it in Europe? #article13

Chinese surveillance/tech giant #Alibaba joins ALEC, will start co-authoring US legislation -

Alabama Sheriff legally appropriated $750K from prison meal budgets to build himself a beach house, locked up his whistleblowing gardener -

Neue „Super-Überwachungsbehörde“ in China: Keine Dorflehrerin darf gegen Xi sein -

Time To ACT(A) On #Article13 - is it time to take to the streets to save the Internet in the EU from #copyright?

In Nafta Talks, U.S. Tries to Limit Junk Food Warning Labels - this would inevitably be part of any post-#brexit UK-US trade deal…

Europe faces ‘biodiversity oblivion’ after collapse in French birds, experts warn - slam the breaks on intensive farming now…

Appeals Court Says It’s Okay To Copyright An Entire Style Of Music - and this, children, is where #copyright madness leads…

Saturday, 17 March 2018


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 180316 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Andrew McCabe, ex-FBI deputy and Trump target, fired days before retiring wow, petty much? trump has the mentality of a nasty five-year-old

Revealed: 50 million Facebook profiles harvested for Cambridge Analytica in major data breach -


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 180315 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Gibraltar warns it could rescind citizens rights if Spain uses veto on #Brexit deal - not just N. Ireland that’s a mess…

German Lawyers Call For Their Profession's Bug-Ridden, Soon-To-Be Mandatory, Email System To Be Open Sourced - #opensource

Friday, 16 March 2018


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 180314 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Microplastics found in more than 90% of bottled water, study says - another good reason to avoid bottled water...

Let’s Build a Great Digital Library Together…Starting with a Wishlist - let’s do it

India takes lion’s share of EU bank funding for solar power - excellent news: #india really needs to get into solar on a massive scale

Global Britain – a slogan without substance? - totally: full of sound and fury, signifying nothing #brexit

Russia sees UK as weak because of #Brexit, says Lithuanian minister - gosh, if only somebody had warned us about this risk before the vote…

Thursday, 15 March 2018


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 180313 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

The Lianghui “Question-Asking Bitch” Incident: Eye-Rolling Journalist Goes Viral on Weibo - #china #media

Research Shows That Published Versions Of Papers In Costly Academic Titles Add Almost Nothing To The Freely-Available Preprints They Are Based On - forget about gold #openaccess, use #preprints

Most Australian Indigenous languages came from just one place, research claims - “as recently as 4,000 years ago”; that’s an incredibly short time in linguistic terms…

Irish Government proposes introduction of Irish text and data mining exception - interesting move on #TDM

Wegen #Brexit - Banken wollen bis zu 5000 Jobs in Deutschland schaffen - so that’s an economic loss of several billion pounds every year…

EU-Commissioner @CorinaCretuEU and @KarmenuVella please protect the pristine valley of Kresna. #SaveKresna #NatureAlert #bulgaria #bg

Help Us Cure Online Publishing of Its Addiction to Personal Data - important task