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science fiction: in the future, robots will do everything a human can!

robots:

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Prompt rewetting of drained #peatlands reduces #ClimateWarming despite methane emissions

Peatlands are strategic areas for climate change mitigation because of their matchless #carbon stocks. Drained peatlands release this carbon to the atmosphere as#CarbonDioxide (#CO2). Peatland rewetting effectively stops these CO2 emissions, but also re-establishes the #emission of #methane (#CH4).

PDF:
nature.com/articles/s41467-020

nature.com/articles/s41467-020

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Saving #ocean life within a human generation is 'largely achievable' say scientists

The oceans are important sources of food, water and clean energy and key for tackling #GlobalWarming as they store heat and carbon, but many marine species, habitats and ecosystems have suffered catastrophic declines.

#ClimateChange, which is hitting areas such as the coral reefs, is further undermining the oceans’ productivity and rich wildlife, researchers warn.

sciencefocus.com/news/saving-o

#ClimateCrisis

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Boeing 787s must be turned off and on every 51 days to prevent 'misleading data' being shown to pilots theregister.co.uk/2020/04/02/b

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in the future, basically all websites will be full of unblockable ads and/or implemented entirely in ultra-fucked webassembly/opengl, and the tech-savvy will browse the web entirely through cat & mouse proxy servers running headless browsers to OCR the inaccessible content back into old-fashioned normal HTML and illegally redistribute it through peer-to-peer networks

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'Coronamaatregelen zullen nog zeker 12 tot 18 maanden nodig zijn'



Ons leven staat op zijn kop. En dat blijft ook nog wel even zo. Het is een vraag die velen - zeker na de persconferentie van gisterenavond waarin de

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University: Please use MS Teams to lecture. We paid for it, and it's very enterprise.

Me: M'kay, let me try this. Some of these WebRTC based thingies are OK.

MS: No screen sharing for you. But video and audio work fine. Err. Audio works mostly. Please install our giant ball of Electron. It totally be better then the browser, because, uh, it's /our/ browser.

Me: oh ffs. Installs jitsi-meet on server.

Today: 1 screen sharer, 20 audio, text messages.
1G RSS ~800 kb/s

#TeachingFromHome

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We need to know whether our hospitals are safe. If we can't even prevent retaliation against healthcare workers for warning of hazards during a pandemic, "whistleblower protection" is a cruel myth. bloomberg.com/news/articles/20

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