@marcel_kolaja Here are some rebuttals from Czech¹ and UK² ISPs & internet protocols pioneer³:
@marcel_kolaja I hoped it was just a PR stunt by him but after seeing even Czech Government joining in¹ and media widely spreading this dangerous dass-information (how do you to call info pulled right out of...?), I'm willing to help in effort to counter this. Please do let me know if I can in any way. (I've planned to post this to Czech Pirate Party Forum.)
@marcel_kolaja Thanks. Speaking of Breton, any chance for official (Pirate Party?) pushback against his nonsensical calls for streaming services to lower their content quality in Europe?
@mikulas_peksa "Health screening for frontier and posted workers must be carried out under the same
conditions as for nationals exercising the same occupations." This won't work since temperature screening is not preventing the spread of the virus. I'm for cooperation, against borders etc. but the reason for closing the borders is that there are huge differences in numbers and measures between countries.
@marcel_kolaja Any context?
@aaronpk Plus all the carbon that won't get burned. ;)
@torgo Sounds like an over-aggressive battery optimization suspending the app?
I'm glad I've skipped WhatsApp exactly because of this single point of failure, BTW. (Plus phone number dependence.) That would be the first topic I'd love to discuss with you on of your web dev office hours. Whether the web platform is missing something to support standalone end-to-end-encrypted communicators.
Another idiotic internet-related #EU action... 🤦🏻♂️ Thierry Breton (European Commissioner for internal market) persuaded #Netflix to downgrade video quality to solve a non-existing problem of internet traffic being too high because of people working from home.
@marcel_kolaja Ještě tam chybí, že naprosto nepochopitelně preventivně přiměla Netflix snížit kvalitu. Co síťová neutralita? WTF
Coronavirus, UK politics
@peter I still can't believe anybody thinks this is going to work. Even just politically. Am I the only one who sees this as a medieval genocide-level approach of historic proportions? How is UK public reacting to this? Doesn't Johnson's electorate care about their lives, at least? Won't the approach change with first videos from overloaded hospitals?
@sesivany US is a specific case, big portion of the population doesn't even have health insurance.
@sesivany It can reach high-risk groups without getting widespread. (E.g. one patient -> doctors -> patients.)
The main difference seems to be the availability of intensive care for them. Once there are too many, mortality rises...
Coronavirus, climate change, silver lining
"unlike the response to global heating, [the outbreak] has shown how political and corporate leaders can take radical emergency action on the advice of scientists to protect human wellbeing.
In China... actions taken by authorities have inadvertently demonstrated that hefty 25% carbon dioxide cuts can bring less traffic and cleaner air with only a small reduction in economic growth"
@torgo I've really meant https://social.unextro.net/@ondra/103777148568905436 ... I can't attend in London, for example. Remote one would have much wider potential reach and would also be a responsible thing to do these days.
@reillyeon Still not enough USB-C 4K OLED monitors.
@nolan Interesting. AFAIK, the "reply all" icon in default #Mastodon web interface indicates just that some accounts are mentioned in the post so you'll be replying to/mentioning more accounts. #Pinafore uses it ALSO for threads. Honestly never noticed that.
What I mean is the "Show thread" link which quite prominently denotes that there's more context. Such post usually don't make sense without it.
This missing is the only reason I'm not using Pinafore full-time.
@nolan I mean, hinting that a post is part of a thread... That's the biggest & lowest hanging fruit for me.
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