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Hi all, geographer from the Netherlands here! Love exploring the world, especially by train and by bicycle touring. Learning Chinese, ditched Windows for Linux ten years ago. #Geography and IT is combined in my daily job: #GIS application manager.
From bad to worse, #Facebook has PR firm spread lies that Facebook-critics are payed for by George Soros, using the classical antisemitic myth.
Still remember the surprise long ago about #Brexit chaos and the comments that almost certainly the British government would come up soon with some kind of amazing solution to "deliver Brexit"...
A little preview of my interview on birdsite of tonight’s documentary on Dutch TV:
Bizar verhaal, stad "ontdekt" die niet eens 200 jaar geleden werd verwoest en vanaf 1836 door Europese kolonisten uit geschiedschrijving is gehouden.
Paddenstoelen - In beeld
#paddenstoelen #houtrakpolder #noorderbos #herfst2018
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Currently it's the commercial internet-platforms, but the mechanism is still the same as with radio in the Rwanda genocide, TV in the Balkan war and news-papers in nazi-Germany.
Extremists generating clicks and adverstisement and people/corporations making a lot of money with it. Pointing hate against minorities is income optimization, hate messages against a majority will create less clicks.
"Martin Luther King schreef dat het echte gevaar binnen het publieke debat in ‘gematigden’ schuilt. Degenen met ‘goede wil maar weinig begrip’, zijn erger dan degenen met ‘onwil en absolute onbegrip’." https://www.nrc.nl/nieuws/2018/10/18/wie-wel-en-wie-geen-ruimte-mag-innemen-a2624926
@tibike my colleague overheard a remark about a diskette on a table: "oh look, how cool! somebody made a 3D model of a save icon!" 🙄 kids these days...
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ICE deports separated 4-year-old to Guatemala alone, doesn't tell family, no one to pick her up https://boingboing.net/2018/10/12/ice-deporting-separated-4-year.html
In #searx there's no possibility to get search results in more then one language at a time and that's a real showstopper to use it as my default search engine. Would like to have the most relevant links, doesn't matter if they're in Dutch, English or German.
The village of Gaupne and the Jostedal Glacier as seen from Molden, #norway
Why I don't trust StartPage Show more
StartPage.com has a media page here:
It has five videos:
-Katherine Albrecht, who thinks RFID tags are "the mark of the beast", who has written a horrifying book for kids about it, and whose Amazon listing says "Katherine helped to create StartPage ... and is on the team that developed StartMail"
-"The founders of StartPage meet Alex Jones"
...and that's it, no other videos.
TL/DR: Are SP nuts? 😟