Daily Archives: June 12, 2018

The Equal Rights Amendment’s surprise comeback, explained

The Equal Rights Amendment’s surprise comeback, explained If one more state ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment, it could make it into the Constitution — maybe. By Emily Stewart May 31 2018 <https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2018/5/31/17414630/equal-rights-amendment-metoo-illinois&gt; It’s taken 45 years for 37 states to … Continue reading

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The surreal moment the Guardian destroyed the Snowden files

“The surreal moment the Guardian destroyed the Snowden files” GCHQ insisted on purely symbolic act despite knowing the information was already elsewhere The prime minister’s deputy national security adviser was punctiliously polite, but firm. We want the computer disks back, … Continue reading

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US power to rule a digital world ebbs away

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/jun/09/trade-war-trump-technology-internet-protectionism-web-business-morozov-uber America’s global village is disintegrating. Just look at digital platforms, which, with their ability to scale everywhere, were supposed to be the apex of US techno-hegemony. The plan worked, but only initially. Then, Silicon Valley discovered that America’s closest … Continue reading

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Storage capacity for radioactive water at Fukushima power plant nears limit

https://www.lmtonline.com/news/article/Storage-capacity-of-radioactive-water-at-12928397.php Water volume increasing At the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, groundwater and other water enters the reactor buildings that suffered meltdowns, where the water becomes contaminated. This produces about 160 tons of contaminated water per day. Purification devices remove … Continue reading

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Using chrome://settings/cleanup to Scan for Unwanted Software Using Chrome

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tips/web-browsers/using-chrome-settings-cleanup-to-scan-for-unwanted-software-using-chrome/   Performing a manual scan with chrome://settings/cleanup To perform a manual scan using the Chrome Cleanup Tool, open the Chrome browser, type chrome://settings/cleanup in the browser’s address bar, and press Enter to go to Chrome’s “Clean up computer” page.  

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