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Police seizure of Chinese scholar and critic raises new fear of academic repression in Hong Kong

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-police-seizure-of-chinese-scholar-and-critic-raises-new-fear-of/ Can the international community do anything more than condemn this? They can start by reducing their dependency on imports from and exports to China. Build new and better trading relationships with countries that follow and support international law and … Continue reading

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New Hong Kong security law allows Beijing to go after critics well beyond China’s borders

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-new-hong-kong-security-law-allows-beijing-to-go-after-critics-well/ Related Canada halts extraditions, military exports with Hong Kong over China’s national security law https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-canada-takes-action-over-chinas-national-security-law-for-hong-kong/

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Photo or Image Resize, Reduce, Batch

Here is and easy way to batch resize photos and share on at least android. Some people prefer to avoid social misledia which is probably a good idea or want to reduce bandwidth or online storage use. Some mobile photo … Continue reading

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As electric vehicles gain popularity, questions arise over how to recycle growing number of used batteries

As electric vehicles gain popularity, questions arise over how to recycle growing number of used batteries https://www.theglobeandmail.com/drive/technology/article-as-electric-vehicles-gain-popularity-questions-arise-over-how-to/

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AI Bot Experiments

Here is some stories about AI bot experiments. The first three are from 2016 or 2017 but you may still find them interesting. I like many fell for misinformation about the first one that spread by word of mouth or … Continue reading

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Vegetable upstart in Norway House beginning to sprout | Winnipeg Sun

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EU Antitrust: Commission opens investigations into Apple’s App Store rules

https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ip_20_1073 Last week, European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager opened a formal investigation into whether the App Store was harming competition by acting as a “gatekeeper” for third-party apps, some of which rival Apple’s own services. That investigation was launched a … Continue reading

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Which side of the political fence?

Here is another example of some of the antics on social misleadia. This is like stats, where some people spin them how ever they want to suit their needs even if it is misleading and divisive. It is followerd by … Continue reading

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New study suggests drinking guidelines be reduced to maximum one a day

New study suggests drinking guidelines for alcohol be reduced to maximum one a day https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-new-study-suggests-drinking-guidelines-be-reduced-to-maximum-one-a-day/

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Why was the arrest of a sitting MP not disclosed to media?

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-why-was-the-arrest-of-a-sitting-mp-not-disclosed-to-media/ https://nationalpost.com/news/liberal-mp-allegedly-watched-home-for-three-months-before-arrest-there-for-assault-break-and-enter-harassment Thepolice did not notify the public or media andgovernment claims they were not notified but still delayed once they were, This has happened to other MP’s with other governments and the question is why is this still allowed. … Continue reading

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