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Anonymous backs encrypted social network 'Minds' (Wired UK) A new privacy-focused social network has seemingly won the support of hacker collective Anonymous.

Anonymous backs encrypted social network 'Minds' (Wired UK)

Minds.com has just launched on web and mobile and is not only a social network in its own right, but operates as a free and open-source platforms for others to build on and share things with one another. "We are a free and open-source platform to launch your digital brand, social network and mobile app. We are also a social network ourselves. It is a global social network of social networks," the Minds team explains. The reason it seems to have attracted the likes of Anonymous, which has issued a call on Facebook asking the public to help build Minds, is that it offers end-to-end encrypted private messaging -- a boon for the group, the members of which mask their identities even from each other.

Two of those on the Minds team -- Bill Ottman and Lori Fena -- have strong backgrounds dealing with privacy and freedom of expression issues, and are both known for their internet-related activism. BUG de Paris. La Rescousse le service entre super-citoyens. Le vrai adversaire de Netflix, c’est le logiciel de streaming Popcorn. Netflix, service américain de films et séries en streaming, a débarqué officiellement ce lundi en France. « L’heure française a sonné », annonce la presse.

Le vrai adversaire de Netflix, c’est le logiciel de streaming Popcorn

Tout le monde se demande si le « rouleau compresseur » a vraiment les atouts pour conquérir ces réac’ de Français, et s’il va aplatir tous les concurrents locaux, qu’on présente à la traîne, comme toujours. Netflix a la puissance de feu, la force de l’innovation « à l’américaine », une vision libérale bien éloignée de notre obsession française à protéger les différents maillons de la chaîne audio-visuelle, autrement appelée « chronologie des médias ». En face, que des « losers ». D’un côté, les petits émergents (Vodkaster par exemple), qui aimeraient bien décoller mais dont aucun journaliste ne lit les communiqués de presse. De l’autre, les historiques du genre CanalPlay, mais tellement flippés que le JT de Canal+ s’octroie la mission pas très journalistique de détruire le concurrent et de faire son auto-promo. This Kid Made an App That Exposes Sellout Politicians.

The Greenhouse app highlighting how much money each industry gave Republican Congressman Mike Simpson before the last election With US politics swimming in so much corporate money that it's pretty much an oligarchy, it can be hard to keep track of which particular set of lobbyists is trying to milk more cash out of health care, fossil fuels, and other very important issues from one week to the next.

This Kid Made an App That Exposes Sellout Politicians

But thanks to 16-year-old Nick Rubin, keeping track of just how much politicians have sold out has become a lot easier. He created Greenhouse, a new browser plug-in that operates under the motto "Some are red. Some are blue. All are green. " I spoke to Nick Rubin about the plugin, politics, and what he calls the "money stories" behind what you read in the news. VICE: Hi, Nick. Why the name? Where did you get the information on the politician’s donations? Nick Rubin What are your political views, and how are they relevant to the tool? How does Greenhouse work? What do you hope from Greenhouse? Digital Designer Virtual Building Software. 10 places where anyone can learn to code. Teens, tweens and kids are often referred to as “digital natives.”

10 places where anyone can learn to code

Having grown up with the Internet, smartphones and tablets, they’re often extraordinarily adept at interacting with digital technology. But Mitch Resnick, who spoke at TEDxBeaconStreet, is skeptical of this descriptor. Sure, young people can text and chat and play games, he says, “but that doesn’t really make you fluent.” Mitch Resnick: Let's teach kids to code Fluency, Resnick proposes in this TED Talk, comes not through interacting with new technologies, but through creating them.

The former is like reading, while the latter is like writing. The point isn’t to create a generation of programmers, Resnick argues. In his talk, Resnick describes Scratch, the programming software that he and a research group at MIT Media Lab developed to allow people to easily create and share their own interactive games and animations. While we’re at it: bonus! 5000 films tombés dans le domaine public à télécharger gratuitement.

By Julien Twitter : @Golem_13 | 8 août 2014 Dès qu’une œuvre tombe dans le domaine public, elle peut être « uploadée » sur le site archive.org.

5000 films tombés dans le domaine public à télécharger gratuitement

La liste ne peut donc que s’agrandir. Pour les cinéphiles, c’est une véritable caverne d’Ali Baba. On peut déjà y trouver près de 5000 long-métrages, regardables en streaming, mais également disponibles en téléchargement (très souvent de haute qualité). Météo débrideurs - le site. Internet Archive: Digital Library of Free Books, Movies, Music & Wayback Machine. Code for America. File Parade Software Downloads: Gimp 2.8.10.

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