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“A principal rule for writers, and especially those who want to describe their own sensations, is not to believe that their doing so indicates they possess a special disposition of nature in this respect. Others can perhaps do it just as well as you can. Only they do not make a business of it, because it seems to them silly to publicise such things.”

—Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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The UK governments plans a media campaign to frame backdoors to encryption as needed to protect the children:
rollingstone.com/culture/cultu

But without strong encryption, children are more vulnerable online than ever.
Here are our thoughts on the crypto wars: tutanota.com/crypto-wars/

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Public service announcement for , which I've been meaning to post for a while: the takeaway in the old police box near the main entrance to the Botanic Gardens is fantastic, and cheap.

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France's data protection authority has given Google and Facebook three months to make it as easy to refuse cookies as it is to accept them. Great work from the @cnil in chasing down "dark patterns."

cnil.fr/en/cookies-cnil-fines-

Original tweet : twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/

I was struck today by what a science-fiction world we live in, as I sat in in Glasgow along with people in Chicago and Ann Abor.

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My most recent piece ‘An Féar Gortach’ / The Hungry Grass based on the old Irish folklore. A cursed patch of grass, that caused an insatiable sense of hunger and weariness upon anyone who walked over it. Some folk took small pieces of bread in their pockets in case they stood on the hungry grass. #irishfolklore #folklore #irishart #irishartist #illustration #folkhorror #irishillustrator

Not only has Wings Over Scotland broken his promise to quit blogging, he's joined Gettr.

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