So I play as Australian in Civ6 - because Aussie but also because they're a good fit for a science win (my preferred playstyle) which has always amused me.
Gathering Storm introduces climate change, and there's been no tweak to compensate for the Aussie perk to coastal cities now being a very very mixed blessing.
I thought this was a bad oversight, but I have now realised that getting screwed by global warming is actually more strayn than inventing WiFi and winning the space race.
Empathy is the energy that drives social change – the Australian government is an old hand at gagging it | Brigid Delaney https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/feb/13/empathy-is-the-energy-that-drives-social-change-the-australian-government-is-an-old-hand-at-gagging-it
Deadly mud bacteria claims a life as Townsville flood toll rises to three https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/feb/13/deadly-mud-bacteria-claims-a-life-as-townsville-flood-toll-rises-to-three
@aral Hi Aral. I may have missed it, but (apart from the VPN) do you have surveillance capitalism thoughts about Opera browser?
Also from those of you of questionable personhood because mastodon is all about inclusiveness.
Nauru doctor wins global free speech award for speaking out on offshore immigration https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/jan/17/nauru-doctor-wins-global-free-speech-award-for-speaking-out-on-offshore-immigration
Bad bird site, whinge
I have been dog-piled over on - by disability advocates - who have taken a self--deprecating tweet about doctors out of context and honestly, don't ever tweet.
Stereotyping, being condescended to and taking what you say out of context.
Pretty much what they seem to be most worked up about my colleagues doing.
What even is self-reflection?
Boosted this yesterday, but even more appropriate this morning.
"We found that at least 61 percent of apps we tested automatically transfer data to Facebook the moment a user opens the app. This happens whether people have a Facebook account or not, or whether they are logged into Facebook or not."
Investigating Apps interactions with Facebook on Android | Privacy International
Drug-resistant infection, digital health, random geekery and rants. Future Wise.
"Ninja old guy".
Doesn't pity the fool.
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