Sep 152020
 

Internet Archive has archived and identified 9 million open access journal articles– the next 5 million is getting harder Open Access journals, such as New Theology Review (ISSN: 0896-4297) and Open Journal of Hematology (ISSN: 2075-907X), made their research articles available for free online for years. With a quick click or a simple query, students anywhere in the world could access their articles, and diligent Wikipedia editors could verify facts against original articles on vitamin…

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Sep 152020
 

Today is the 25th anniversary of the movie Hackers, a movie starring Angelina Jolie and Jonny Lee Miller about a bunch of teenage freaks and weirdos who use their skills with computers to take down a major corporate conspiracy. At the time of release people thought it was over the top and goofy, and it was maligned by hackers themselves who didn’t exactly appreciate the totally unrealistic representation of hacking in the movie. After 25…

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Sep 152020
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE More information: Andrea Mérida, andrea@howiehawkins.us Greens Denounce Wisconsin Supreme Court Decision (Syracuse, NY – September 14, 2020) Green Party nominees for President and Vice President, Howie Hawkins and Angela Walker, rejected the decision handed down earlier today by the Wisconsin Supreme Court, to deny placing them on the November 2020 ballot.  The Green Party has been on the ballot in Wisconsin for every presidential election since 1996. Several years ago, the workers…

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Sep 152020
 

The Liberty Union Party, organized only in Vermont, has been running nominees for Vermont state office for 50 continuous years, starting in 1970. But in 2020, it has no nominees, other than Gloria La Riva for President. The only minor parties in any state in the U.S. which have been on the ballot continuously for a longer period are the Conservative Party of New York (which had its first nominees in 1962), and the American…

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Sep 152020
 

Enlarge / The spectral signature of phosphine superimposed on an image of Venus. (credit: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), Greaves et al. & JCMT) Today, researchers are announcing that they’ve observed a chemical in the atmosphere of Venus that has no right to be there. The chemical, phosphine (a phosphorus atom hooked up to three hydrogens), would be unstable in the conditions found in Venus’ atmosphere, and there’s no obvious way for the planet’s chemistry to create much…

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Sep 152020
 

ARM Holdings, the UK semiconductor company, made history for the second time today, becoming the country’s biggest tech exit when Nvidia announced over the weekend that it would buy it from SoftBank for $40 billion in an all-stock deal. (ARM’s first appearance in the record books? When SoftBank announced in 2016 that it would acquire the company for $32 billion.) But before you can say advanced reduced instruction set computing machine, the deal has hit a minor…

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Sep 152020
 

My rock band recently released a new EP. And since we can’t play any concerts because we’re in the middle of a global pandemic that’s been horribly mismanaged by authorities and killed hundreds of thousands of people, we decided to celebrate the album’s release by hosting a Live Listening Party on Instagram, where we’d play the songs, and then talk about the writing/recording process. I included a link there, but I’m not actually sure if…

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Sep 152020
 

Every week EFF receives emails from members of homeowner’s associations wondering if their Homeowner’s Association (HOA) or Neighborhood Association is making a smart choice by installing automated license plate readers (ALPRs). Local groups often turn to license plate readers thinking that they will protect their community from crime. But the truth is, these cameras—which record every license plate coming in and out of the neighborhood—may create more problems than they solve.  The False Promise of…

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