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De Correspondent goes #dataviz with this brilliant article about #bigtech.

"The discussion about Big Tech is often about privacy, surveillance, disinformation and abuse of power. These are legitimate concerns. But this ignores the fact that Big Tech creates a new infrastructure that society cannot do without."

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:space_exp_mars2020_jpl: Random Image from Mars Perseverance :space_exp_mars2020_nasa:

Title: Mars Perseverance Sol 3: Left Mastcam-Z Camera

Id: ZLF_0003_0667219397_000FDR_N0010052AUT_04096_034085J01
Sol: 3
Date taken: 2021-02-21T22​:​44​:​53.361 (Sol-00003M15​:​55​:​35.595)
Date received: 2021-02-24T20​:​11​:​18Z
Camera used: MCZ_LEFT (CAHVOR)
Camera position: (0.929204,0.496098,-1.95459)
Camera vector: (0.6508451476583834,0.4898389882316173,0.5800503076266422)

NASA's Mars Perseverance rover acquired this image using its Left Mastcam-Z camera. Mastcam-Z is a pair of cameras located high on the rover's mast.

This image was acquired on Feb. 21, 2021 (Sol 3) at the local mean solar time of 15:55:35.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU

NASA's Mars Perseverance rover …
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The Dutch privacy authority can't deal with the incoming number of complaints - almost 10.000 from last year haven't been processed still. Well, privacy, you know, it's just a little thing...

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Want to access science-papers without paywall? 

There is a shadow library called sci-hub.
It'll help to get behind the paywalls of scientific journals.
Check for the latest websites as it's getting blocked frequently.
There is also a telegram bot (in case you already use telegram):
There is also a tor address. However, I never tried this one.

Who is using this (maybe illegal) service?


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🤖 Mars has a visitor: #Perservance

after a 472 million kilometer journey, #Nasa 's robotic vehicle landed safely and as scheduled on #Mars.

But did you know that the underlying program #code is based on a multi-platform compatible #opensource #framework called F' (F Prime)?

#science #opensource #robot
#programming #c++

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Lemmy is the Fediverse's alternative to Reddit, allowing discussion and link-sharing in a familiar format. It's FOSS and federated, so different communities are hosted on different servers.

✅ You can try out Lemmy on its flagship server at or find out more at

It's currently only federating between Lemmy servers, but it will eventually federate with other Fediverse server types like Mastodon etc.

#FediTips #Fediverse #Reddit #Alternatives

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“Why I Still Use RSS - atthislink”

I use RSS _a lot_. Over 90% of the links I post (like this one) I find through my feed reader. Trying to keep up with web development or publishing using social media feels like a very addictive way to accomplish nothing.

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#2425 mRNA Vaccine 

To ensure lasting immunity, doctors recommend destroying a second Death Star some time after the first.

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Real beasts!

Cape buffalo are known to kill lions, and can seek out and kill lion cubs, that's preventative punishment!

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This photo by Benoît Bussard in Maasai Mara of female leopard and her cub should win a 2021 trophy

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Mastodon is een sociaal netwerk (vergelijkbaar met Twitter) dat gebruikt maakt van open webprotocollen en vrije software. Het is net zoals e-mail gedecentraliseerd. En dit is mijn server.