"Currently, less than 0.1% of hydrogen produced in Europe is green, produced via the electrolysis of water, with the electricity used in the process coming from renewable sources like wind and solar. More than 90% is grey hydrogen, made using fossil fuels like oil and coal, which emit CO2. This means that at a moment of climate emergency, public investment in hydrogen will essentially keep funding the same old pollutants."

opendemocracy.net/en/oureconom

#climateCrisis #hydrogen

Fediverse ideas: a federated alternative to Spotify, where the traditional music label is replaced by instances that curate releases. I wonder how monetization could work in such a model, especially because it should be as convenient for consumers as Spotify - a flat subscription fee. Any ideas?

So... I'm sorry. I think I'm done here.

I don't know who that person was before, but I can't shake their mention of "the clique I appear to be a part of". Evidently, I'm now catching flak for other peoples' toxic behaviour. And I am simply not willing to accept that.

The toxicity of this place has been making me uncomfortable for some time now, and I'm not willing to sit here like a bioremedial sunflower absorbing poison.

So I'm stepping away from this account. I don't know how long for.

Heterosexual and heteronormative are not the same thing, and I think it's important for people to remember the difference between them.

In 2020, the world collectively spent approximately $1.8 trillion on its militaries. If that much money was spent on food, welfare, healthcare, and infrastructure, I doubt there would be much reason left for everyone to keep fighting.

So 18% of the population of India organised the largest general strike in history. A quarter of a billion people. 3.2% of all living humans on planet Earth. And the English speaking world is mostly just... not paying attention?

Currently there is a large #climate lawsuit happening against #shell. 17k plaintiffs + an several environmental NGOs against want to force shell to reduce co2 emissions via the dutch legal system (shell is a dutch company).

The opening proceedings are happening this week with other proceedings happening later this month.

Read more about the case here: en.milieudefensie.nl/climate-c

Some background info by Jelmer Mommers (in dutch): decorrespondent.nl/11868/de-kl

December 16. #twSpain is hosting an online discussion on "AI and racial bias" with Oyidiya Oji.
meetup.com/ThoughtWorks-Barcel

Since it’s going to be online. You are all welcome.

#meetup #AI #bias

An improvised gift for my mother’s birthday: an SSD upgrade for her 2012 iMac. Incredible speedup, as the old HD was clearly a bottleneck and should prolong its life a few more years. Thanks to Ifixit’s great equipment and guides it was fairly easy to do.

I’m really excited about Apple Silicon – performance and energy consumption statistics are incredible at that price point. But I feel as a developer I will have to wait a little longer until tools such as Docker and VMs are working.
isapplesiliconready.com/for/de

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