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by Pseudo-sciences - 2021-06-29 12:41
Les webconférences organisées par l'Afis ou par les comités locaux de l'Afis donnent la parole à des orateurs qui éclairent une question d'actualité. Leurs propos, en particulier lorsqu'il s'agit de réflexions sur les choix politiques ou économiques, n'engagent pas l'Afis. Transition énergétique : quels scénarios ? Conférence en ligne le mardi 29 juin 2021 (19 h) avec Marc Fontecave Une réponse au réchauffement climatique passe par une révolution énergétique qui doit se traduire par trois grandes évolutions (...) Agenda de l'Afis
by Courrier International - about 17 minutes
Le Canada assouplit les restrictions liées à la pandémie pour les ressortissants étrangers. Ceux qui ont eu la confirmation de leur résidence permanente pourront désormais venir au Canada. D’autres mesures ont également été annoncées.
by Wired - about 38 minutes
Scale markings reveal that this weird fish's lifespan is double what scientists first estimated. That also means they’re closer to extinction than we thought.
by The Verge - about 38 minutes
Two of the top shared electric scooter companies in the US, Bird and Spin, are releasing new vehicles today. Spin is revealing a new, more rugged electric scooter, which it is building in-house for the first time. Meanwhile, Bird is showing off a new electric bicycle with a baby blue paint scheme. Both companies are under increasing pressure to catch up to Lime, which is the number one micromobility provider in the world with over 200 million riders last year globally. There has always been an arms race among shared scooter and bike companies to produce the best, longest-lasting, and most technically advanced electric vehicles. But with increasing pressure to become profitable and some micromobility companies...
by Wired - about 38 minutes
The dermatology AI app won approval for use in the EU but not with the FDA, an odd twist on Europe's reputation for tough rules on tech.
by QZ - about 1 hour
To modern workers everywhere,Remember that friend who had moved on to high-waisted Mom jeans when you were still fine-tuning your skinny denim look? In the corporate world, Kickstarter just became that person.Most forward-thinking companies are furiously planning their hybrid future​​, a major step for any organization that had a​ traditional ​office-based culture before the pandemic. But Kickstarter is leapfrogging the mainstream trend and going one step further: It announced it will ​test a four-day work week in 2022.​Read the rest of this story on Become a member to get unlimited access to Quartz’s journalism.
by Courrier International - about 1 hour
Engagés par The New York Times, des chercheurs californiens spécialisés dans l’analyse de poisson ont échoué à certifier la nature du thon contenu dans les sandwichs de la chaîne de restauration rapide. Lorsque le poisson est mélangé à de la mayonnaise, son identification est compliquée par les aléas de la chaîne d’approvisionnement.
by QZ - about 1 hour
India’s brutal second wave of Covid-19 has barely receded and there’s already talk about the next wave.As pockets of the country begin to lift restrictions, a mathematical model by the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, published this week, has predicted three scenarios for a possible third wave in the country. The model assumes most Covid-19 restrictions will be lifted by July 15. In the worst-case scenario, India could see as many as 500,000 cases a day, with a peak by September (the second wave peaked at around 400,000 cases in May). In the best-case scenario, daily cases could be at 200,000 a day.Both scenarios envision that a third wave would be significantly larger than India’s first wave,...
by Courrier International - about 1 hour
Plus de 400 000 New-Yorkais ont participé à la primaire démocrate du 22 juin, pour désigner celui qui deviendra sans doute le prochain maire de leur ville. Si les résultats de l’élection ne sont pas encore connus, l’ancien républicain Eric Adams est actuellement en tête, avec au moins 30 % des voix en sa faveur.
by QZ - about 2 hours
Practically every business in my town is hiring, or at least trying to. Just walking down the street, you could get four part-time jobs—and you’d need about that many to make a decent living. This is the case in many places across the United States, as an apparent labor shortage looms. But at every business that hasn’t been forced to close while awaiting help, someone is still there, keeping things humming along while desperately searching for reinforcements. In many cases, it’s a middle-manager with little or no control over the one thing that would make hiring easier: offering better pay.I was that middle-manager at two jobs in a row a few years ago, when the unemployment rate in my state was...
by The Verge - about 2 hours
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge This week, Bitcoin dipped below $30,000 for the first time since January. That’s half what it was worth just three months ago, and it’s coming amid fears that China, the world’s biggest Bitcoin mining country, is trying to ban cryptocurrencies outright. Is it? Here’s what we know as of today.
While we haven’t seen any reports of China flat-out outlawing cryptocurrencies, the government started issuing warnings about trading and mining cryptocurrencies in May, and told the country’s financial giants they would have to stop dealing in crypto. Since then, we’ve seen the top three mining regions in the country start making moves against miners, and the...
by QZ - about 2 hours
Kickstarter, the crowdfunding platform, is living up to its name. The tech company will launch a four-day work week next year, becoming one of the most prominent names in business to embrace the forward-looking practice as part of its post-pandemic reality.Deliberately or not, the New York-based company is all but taunting its competitors to follow its lead: less time spent working for the same pay is a perk that’s tough to beat.What makes the formula work for employees is pretty self-evident. Who isn’t exhausted by the pressure to fit family, friends, exercising, caregiving, and general life administration into the two days that currently serve as our standard weekend? Companies, however, may still need...
by QZ - about 2 hours
Debate has raged about whether digital addiction is a real affliction or something akin to a strong habit. As the evidence has accumulated, however, doctors and psychiatrists are increasingly confident classifying our digital devices as addictive, not unlike cigarettes or gambling.Now economists are weighing in. This June, a team of economists from Harvard, Stanford, and New York universities released a white paper entitled, simply, “Digital Addiction” that used economic methods, such as small payments, to analyze people’s “digital self-control problems.”The researchers recruited about 2,000 American adults who installed an Android app allowing them to limit screen time. Participants were given...
by HackAdAy - about 2 hours
With the market for STM32F103C8-based ‘Blue Pill’ boards slowly being overrun with boards that contain either a cloned, fake or outright broken chip, [Terry Porter] really wanted to have an easy, automated way to quickly detect whether a new board contains genuine STM32 silicon, or some fake that tries to look the part. After more than a year of work, the Blue Pill Diagnostics project is now ready for prime time.
We have covered those clone MCUs previously. It’s clear that some of those ‘Blue Pill’ boards obviously do not have a genuine STM32 MCU on them, as they do not have the STM32 markings on them, while others fake those markings on the package and identifying can be hard to impossible. Often...
by Wired - about 2 hours
From reselling old purchases to shipping new ones more efficiently, Amazon’s shopping model needs improving. These two visionaries have some fresh ideas.
by Wired - about 2 hours
As people redefine their relationship to the office, some entrepreneurs see an opportunity to reimagine everything from housing to education.
by Courrier International - about 2 hours
Fondé en 1995, ce journal emblématique des combats démocratiques, très critique envers le régime chinois, n’a pas pu survivre au gel de ses actifs et à l’arrestation de cinq de ses dirigeants la semaine dernière.
by Courrier International - about 2 hours
Une série d’arrestations de militants islamistes de l’organisation terroriste Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD) vient d’avoir lieu en Papouasie. Signe que la province la plus orientale de l’Indonésie intéresse ces militants, désireux de s’installer en dehors de leurs bases habituelles.
by France Inter - about 2 hours
Les impacts dévastateurs du changement climatique sur la nature et l'humanité sont pour partie déjà "irréversibles", selon un document de travail rédigé par des scientifiques du Groupe d'experts intergouvernemental sur l'évolution du climat, qui plaide pour une "transformation radicale" de nos modes de vie.
by France Inter - about 2 hours
Selon nos confrères de France Télévisions, le Conseil des ministres annoncera officiellement les dates de la prochaine présidentielle la semaine prochaine : le premier tour aura lieu le 10 avril et le second tour le 24 avril 2022. Une décision entièrement liée au calendrier... Ou presque.
by The Verge - about 2 hours
Image: Roblox Starcourt Mall, the central location from season three of Stranger Things, is now a playable location in Roblox, the company announced today. The level includes four mini-games based around the Netflix show, as well as quests that reward players with Stranger Things-themed cosmetic items like a Scoops Ahoy costume, Dustin’s Hat, or Eleven’s Headgear. The experience is available in Roblox now.
“Stranger Things is one of Netflix’s most iconic shows, and now it has a persistent space in the Roblox Metaverse where fans can experience and interact with the franchise in exciting new ways,” said vice president of brand partnerships at Roblox, Christina Wootton. “Roblox is the new social...
by Usbek & Rica - about 3 hours
Catastrophes climatiques, fonte des glaces, recul de la biodiversité… Les preuves du réchauffement climatique n’ont jamais été aussi manifestes. Alors comment expliquer notre inaction face à l’urgence et notre incapacité à nous rassembler autour d’une cause commune ? Le chef économiste d’EDF Thomas-Olivier Léautier nous présente les objectifs du cycle de conférences organisé par EDF : « Parlons économie neutre en carbone », prévu de juin 2021 à mars 2022.
by The Verge - about 3 hours
Image: Twitter Twitter’s iOS app has been updated to let anyone quickly and easily share tweets to their Instagram Story, Twitter has announced. The feature works using the iOS share sheet: just tap the share icon underneath any tweet, and select “Instagram Stories” from the list of apps. Once in Instagram, the tweet can be resized, re-positioned, and adorned with the image service’s standard selection of text, stickers, music, and annotations. Of course, you’ve always had the option of screenshotting tweets and manually uploading them into an Instagram Story. But the new interface makes the process a lot easier, and the results are slicker. However, it seems to work better with text- and image-based...
by The Verge - about 3 hours
Here’s the ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4. | Lenovo ThinkPad power users have a new option in Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4. The new 16-inch workstation will be available this upcoming August for a starting price of $2,149.
The X1 Extreme Gen 4 is powered by Intel’s latest 11th Gen processors, up to a Core i9 H-Series chip with vPro. It can also be configured with up to a Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080, 64GB of RAM, two 2TB SSDs, a 90Wh battery, and optional 5G support. The screen is 16:10 (finally), and Lenovo claims it can reach up to 600 nits of brightness. The X1 Extreme Gen 3 had an OLED option, but OLED wasn’t mentioned in this announcement.
Finally, there’s a new FHD webcam, along with the ThinkPad...
by Paul Jorion - about 4 hours
Je sais que certains d’entre vous ont “en tout ou partie” fait leur deuil, vous êtes plus sages que moi. N’entre pas docilement dans cette douce nuit,
Le vieil âge doit gronder, tempêter, au déclin du jour,
Hurler, hurler à l’agonie de la lumière,
Si le sage sentant la fin sait que les ténèbres sont justes,
Car ses mots n’ont point forgé de foudre,
Il n’entre pas docilement dans cette douce nuit,
Hurle, hurle à l’agonie de la lumière.
Dylan Thomas (poème cité dans Interstellar, le film de Chris Nolan)
Climat : l’humanité proche de retombées climatiques cataclysmiques, alerte le Giec – La Libre Ne regrettons pas à l’heure ultime de ne pas avoir été beaucoup beaucoup...
by Les Décodeurs - about 4 hours
Les tractations se sont multipliées à l’issue du premier tour du scrutin régional qui s’est tenu dimanche 20 juin.
by Langue Sauce Piquante - about 4 hours
Collage en face du Tribunal de Paris
Chers lecteurs, Chères lectrices,
    Aujourd’hui, nous commencerons une série de billets
sur Mila et ses harceleurs,
   à la suite du procès qui vient de se tenir au Tribunal de Paris.
by Torrentfreak - about 4 hours
For the past several years, The Football Association Premier League has been working to combat the availability of illegal streams of matches broadcast over the Internet.
These streams can be dealt with in a number of ways but the current preference is to seek cooperation from Internet service providers to have them blocked so that subscribers are prevented from accessing them. This usually involves targeting servers operated by illegal streaming operations by blocking their IP addresses.
Action in Ireland
ISPs won’t typically block IP addresses on a voluntary basis but are happy to do so when the Premier League obtains authorization from a court. The High Court in the UK has been happy to grant such orders...
by Usbek & Rica - about 4 hours
Crise sanitaire, fermeture des bureaux, effondrement de l’activité : c’est peu dire que l’économie française était « down » en 2020. Enfin, pas pour tout le monde : dans le milieu des start-up notamment, nombreuses sont celles qui ont réussi à se relever. Aujourd’hui, elles sont plus fortes que jamais. À l’occasion de la table-ronde Totem HORS SÉRIE de Bpifrance, elles racontent.
by HackAdAy - about 5 hours
[Rowan Patterson] informed us about a recent ticket he opened over at the Raspberry Pi Documentation GitHub repository. He asked about the the lack of updates to the Raspberry Pi 4’s USB-C power schematics for this board. You may recall that the USB-C power issue was covered by us back in July of 2019, yet the current official  Raspberry Pi 4 schematics still show the flawed implementation, with the shorted CC pins, nearly two years later.
[Alasdair Allan], responsible for the Raspberry Pi  documentation, mentioned that they’re in the process of moving their documentation from Markdown to AsciiDoc, and said that they wouldn’t have time for new changes until that was done. But then [James Hughes],...
by Usbek & Rica - about 5 hours
Avec son dernier film, sorti en salles le 16 juin, Bruno Podalydès propose une fiction d'anticipation dans laquelle Alexandre, chômeur déclassé et père de deux enfants, intègre une start-up dont il ne maîtrise absolument pas les codes et qui refuse d'embaucher des parents. Ces deux quiproquos sont l'occasion, pour le réalisateur, metteur en scène et comédien de déployer son sens de l'absurde, mais surtout de démontrer une nouvelle fois son immense talent de conteur, mis au service d'un réenchantement de notre rapport à la tech.
by France Inter - about 6 hours
Marine Le Pen, Présidente du Rassemblement National, est l'invitée du Grand entretien de France Inter.
by Journal du Lapin - about 7 hours
Il y a quelques semaines, je postais un petit test pour le magazine Canard PC Hardware, lié à la qualité des codecs en Bluetooth. Le dossier dans le magazine (qui est en kiosque dès aujourd’hui et sur le site Internet pour les abonnés) explique en détails comment ça fonctionne, mais voici les résultats. J’ai remis les fichiers dans le même ordre en indiquant simplement le codec.
Pour information, la majorité des participants au test a déclaré ne pas entendre la différence et dans ceux qui ont tenté de donner une réponse, le taux d’erreurs est élevé, même si quelques personnes ont trouvé la bonne réponse. En pratique, l’AAC d’Apple à 256 kb/s est transparent à l’écoute dans...
by Wired - about 7 hours
(Check for Updates!) Do you need a hair dryer, robot vacuum, or smart rice cooker? We can fill all your homebody needs here.
by France Inter - about 7 hours
Clément Beaune, Secrétaire d'État chargé des Affaires européennes, est l'invité de 7h50. Il réagit à la décision de l'UEFA de ne pas autoriser l'illumination du stade de Munich en soutien aux LGBT en Hongrie.
by Le Taurillon - about 7 hours
Le manque d'intérêt mutuel jusque-là assez surprenant entre l'Inde et l'Union Européenne est-il sur le point de se dissiper ? À l'occasion du Sommet européen des 7 et 8 mai 2021 à Porto, l'Union européenne et l'Inde se sont accordées pour reprendre les négociations en vue d'un accord commercial, en panne depuis 2013. 8 ans plus tard, les points de convergence sont nombreux, notamment face à une Chine aux ambitions démesurées. Un rapprochement concret entre les deux entités pourrait redéfinir les équilibres entre l'Europe et l'Asie, avec un axe désormais plus au Sud, à la condition de surmonter les blocages actuels. Passé relativement inaperçu dans les médias, l'UE et l'Inde ont annoncé...
by Le Taurillon - about 7 hours
Alors que l'édition 2020 du championnat d'Europe des nations, voulue comme une édition anniversaire afin de célébrer les soixante ans de la création de la compétition se déroule finalement en juin 2021 dans onze pays différents, le Taurillon propose de revenir sur l'histoire du tournoi. Contexte politique, résultats sportifs, replongez en arrière et revivez ces chapitres du roman du football continental.
Si cet Euro 2008 n'a pas laissé de grands souvenirs aux supporters des Bleus ou à ceux de la Squadra Azzura, pourtant en droit de nourrir de bons espoirs suite au précédent Mondial, les supporters de La Roja voient l'Espagne enfin sacrée, une première depuis 1964 ! L'Allemagne et surtout la...
by France Inter - about 7 hours
Plusieurs centaines de couples de femmes ou célibataires ont déjà réalisées des PMA avec des gynécologues en France. Une pratique illégale tant que la loi de bioéthique, attendue depuis deux ans, n'a pas été promulguée.
by HackAdAy - about 8 hours
Turning a game like Super Mario World for SNES into a widescreen game is not a small task, but [Vitor Vilela] accomplished just that. [Vitor] has a long list of incredible patches such as optimizing code for better frame rates and adding code to take advantage of the SA-1 accelerator chip, so out of anyone he has the know-how to pull a widescreen mod off. This patch represents a true labor of love as many levels were designed with a specific screen width in mind. [Vitor] went through each of these single-screen width levels and expanded them by writing the extra assembly needed.
On a technical level, this hack was achieved by using the panning feature built into the game. The left and right shoulder buttons...
by Usbek & Rica - about 8 hours
Mawada al-Adham et Haneen Hossam, deux influenceuses égyptiennes, viennent d’être condamnées par une cour pénale du Caire à respectivement dix et six ans de prison ferme. Leur tort ? Avoir partagé des collectes de dons et des vidéos de témoignages de viols, ce que les autorités considèrent comme une « incitation à la débauche ».
by Le Taurillon - about 8 hours
Point d'orgue du mois de l'Europe, l'Eurobus des Jeunes Européens – Strasbourg, du Mouvement Européen - Alsace et du Centre d'Information sur les Institutions Européennes (CIIE) a sillonné la capitale européenne et ses environs durant tout le mois de mai pour proposer aux passants et aux élus municipaux diverses activités pédagogiques autour de l'intégration européenne. Une grande réussite associative qui a permis de proposer une Europe concrète, trop souvent absente même dans la cité alsacienne. « Après tous ces mois de confinements, cela fait vraiment plaisir de voir autant de gens amassés autour de la carte géante pour jouer avec les pays et les capitales de l'Europe ». Caroline...
by HackAdAy - about 11 hours
Game developer and eternal learner [David Tucker] just posted a project where he’s making linear flexures on a 3D printer. Tinkerer [Tucker] wanted something that would be rigid in five of the six degrees of freedom, but would provide linear motion along one axis. In this case, it is for a pen or knife on a CNC flatbed device. [David]’s design combines the properties of a 1-dimensional flexure and a spring to give a constant downward force. Not only is this an interesting build in and of itself, but he gives a good explanation and examples of more traditional flexible constructs. He also points out this site by MIT Precision Compliant Systems Lab engineer [Marcel Thomas] which provides a wealth of...
by io9 - about 13 hours
Rachel Zegler, seen here in West Side Story, will play Snow White.Photo: FoxIf it wasn’t for Snow White, Disney wouldn’t be what it is today. It was director Walt Disney’s first feature length animated film and its success way back in 1937 is what got the ball rolling on the entire company. Mickey Mouse may be the star, but Snow White is right up there with him, and now there’s a new one.Amazing Spider-Man director Marc Webb is working on a live-action remake of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves and he’s finally found his lead. Deadline reports Rachel Zegler has been cast as Snow White in the film, which will start shooting sometime next year. Zegler isn’t that well known now but, by the time she...
by HackAdAy - about 14 hours
Let’s face it: pretty much everything about e-textiles is fiddly. If wearables were easy, more people would probably work in that space. But whereas most circuit prototyping is done in two dimensions, the prototyping of wearables requires thinking and planning in 3D. On top of that, you have to figure out how much conductive thread you need, and that stuff’s not cheap.
[alch_emist] has a method for arranging circuits in 3D space that addresses the harsh realities of trying to prototype wearables. There’s that whole gravity thing to deal with, and then of course there are no straight lines anywhere on the human body. So here’s how it works: [alch_emist] made a bunch of reusable tie points designed to...
by io9 - about 14 hours
Pictured: some very good boys and girls, and some space monsters.Image: NetflixNetflix has just added to its ever-growing animated slate with a trio of new shows aimed at kids, and one of them has already captured our imagination. Thank the title—Dogs in Space—which not only represents two of our big interests, but also conveniently evokes “Pigs in Space,” the classic Muppet Show skit starring Miss Piggy.Most likely, the name’s just a succinct way to convey the show’s premise, which according to a Netflix press release is as follows: “In the not-so-distant future, genetically enhanced dogs are sent across the universe in search of a new home for the human race. It’s a giant cosmic game of...
by Hiram - about 15 hours
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by Goalcast - yesterday at 23:28
Make-up is a device that women — and men, as a matter of fact — have been leveraging, in some form or the other, for hundreds of years to enhance their self-esteem. Its widespread use across a range of societies and generations underscores the extent to which the feminine beauty ideal has devoured our culture. It’s up to every woman to keep upholding it to maintain her perceived physical attractiveness and social status.  This is why Alicia Keys caused quite a stir a couple of years back when she announced her intention to stop wearing makeup indefinitely. Her decision received unanimous acclaim and support; after all, the industry is dominated by unrealistic, harmful depictions of beauty that only...
by Goalcast - yesterday at 23:18
Frances Shand Kydd was a humanitarian and philanthropist who cared for bereaved families and handicapped children. But she was also Princess Diana’s biological mother who left her when she was only eight years old. Princess Diana had a rocky relationship with her mother. While Diana was alive, Frances grew jealous, angry, and spiteful towards her own daughter. Though her past foes may have called her a “snob and a bad mother,” Frances still managed to live her later years with peace and self-forgiveness, which can be seen in the way she has honored Diana’s legacy through her charity work.  She was the youngest bride to wed in Westminster Abbey Frances was born into a life of privilege. Her family also...
by io9 - yesterday at 23:15
A crop of the poster for Annette.Image: Amazon StudiosOne of the world’s most perfect couples has a daughter who may outshine them both—and they sing through it. That’s the idea behind the first trailer for Adam Driver’s Annette, a strange and surreal new film from the director of Holy Motors.Amazon Studios has released the first trailer for Annette. The film stars Driver as Henry, a stand-up comedian who starts a relationship with an opera singer named Ann, played by The Dark Knight Rises’ Marion Cotillard. The two of them become one of LA’s hottest couples—and the spotlight only grows brighter after the birth of their baby, Annette, who’s described in the synopsis as “a mysterious little...
by io9 - yesterday at 22:15
In a galaxy of faces turning up over and over again, Qi’ra has a lot of untapped potential.Image: LucasfilmShe, unlike some of her previous associates, has pages.Emilia Clarke’s post-Game of Thrones genre tour has taken her everywhere from the galaxy far, far away to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but it turns out her heart still belongs to Star Wars. Her Solo: A Star Wars Story character Qi’ra—former flame of Han Solo, agent of Darth Maul’s criminal syndicate the Crimson Dawn and, thanks to the recent comics, now a major criminal power in her own right—was a highlight of the film. But since its release, Qi’ra’s past and future have been largely left untold, and it turns out, Clarke herself may...
by io9 - yesterday at 20:38
Anthony Ramos (In the Heights) and Dominique Fishback (Project Power) co-star in the latest Transformers.Photo: WB/NetflixWe finally know what’s next for the Transformers franchise. And it’s big.Today, director Steven Caple Jr., producer Lorenzo Di Bonaventura and stars Anthony Ramos and Dominique Fishback did a virtual event announcing that the seventh Transformers film will be Transformers: Rise of the Beasts and yes, as rumored, it’s an adaptation of Beast Wars. Caple Jr. is best known for Creed 2, while Ramos is best known his roles in Hamilton and In the Heights, and Fishback is best known for Judas and the Black Messiah and Project Power. Fishback plays Elena, an artifact researcher who works in a...
by Paul Jorion - yesterday at 20:26
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by Goalcast - yesterday at 18:53
One mother defended herself againast a body-shaming stranger with a passionate message we all need to hear. Frozen section 27-year-old Charli Stevens of Columbus Ohio was at the grocery store with her five-month-old sonwhen she noticed a stranger staring at her, who appeared to be speaking to her. Stevens explained that she assumed the stranger was saying "GO BUCKEYES!" since she was wearing the hometown college football team's shirt and they were playing later that day. However, nothing could have prepared her for what the woman was actually saying: “I think your clothes are a little too small on you.” Stevens was floored. "I was completely shocked and so caught off guard that the only thing I could say...
by Usbek & Rica - yesterday at 18:00
Hors-série polyphonique en 4 épisodes, avec les voix et les idées de Nadia Yala Kisukidi, Felwine Sarr, Oulimata Gueye et Alioune Sall. Ecrit et réalisé par Marie-Yemta Moussanang.
by Torrentfreak - yesterday at 17:58
Week in and week out, YouTube’s users upload millions of hours of videos. As with any user-generated content site, this also includes copyright-infringing content.
The file-hosting platform Uploaded faces similar issues. While it can be used to share legal files, some people choose to use it to share pirated content. This is a thorn in the side of several rightsholders, who argue that YouTube and Uploaded are liable for the infringing activities of their users. In Germany, this resulted in two lawsuits that remain unresolved but had a breakthrough today. The first case was brought by music producer Frank Peterson, who sued YouTube and Google for making his music available without permission. In the second...
by Paul Jorion - yesterday at 17:31
L’arsène écrit :
“quand plus de 80 % des jeunes adultes de 15 à 34 ans ne se déplacent plus pour voter, c’est surtout la bérézina pour notre démocratie”
Aussi calamiteuse qu’ait été la participation dimanche dernier, je n’y vois aucune Bérézina pour la démocratie en France. A la vérité, la participation électorale se porte fort bien dans notre pays. J’en veux pour preuve la participation à la dernière élection, c’est-à-dire 78% au premier tour et 75% au second tour. Quelle élection, demandez-vous ? Mais la présidentielle évidemment !
Vous me direz certes que la participation aux dernières législatives, c’était 49% puis 43%, ce qui est moins bien, voire mauvais. Vous...
by Torrentfreak - tuesday at 13:21
In a normal environment, installing software to Android devices, including Amazon’s popular Fire TV range, is a straightforward affair. Both Google and Amazon provide their own easy-to-use stores but for some users, these can have limitations.
While some apps can slip through Google or Amazon’s moderation processes, it’s generally accepted that these platforms don’t allow piracy-focused apps to be made available to the public. This means that users have to obtain their APK files from third-party sources and sideload them to their devices.
None of this is particularly difficult for enthusiasts but the process is undoubtedly more cumbersome than using an official store. This was a problem that the...
by Les Décodeurs - tuesday at 12:12
Les présidents sortants des conseils régionaux sont presque tous en bonne position pour être réélus. Au niveau national, la droite LR est arrivée en tête, tandis que LRM n’a pas su convaincre les électeurs.
by Le Taurillon - tuesday at 11:30
Du 10 au 16 juin 2021, Joe Biden a entrepris une véritable démonstration de force diplomatique, en enchaînant des séquences fortes et maîtrisées : Sommets du G7 et de l'OTAN, rencontre avec les dirigeants de l'Union européenne et enfin un entretien avec le Président russe, Vladimir Poutine, à Genève. Le soft power américain reste résolument dominant et influent. Il est temps pour l'Union européenne de ne plus se contenter de contempler la puissance américaine, mais de savoir s'y associer pleinement et efficacement, afin de s'imposer en égale incontournable. A l'issue du premier voyage officiel de Joe Biden, aux résultats convenus et attendus, le leadership mondial pour la démocratie reste à...