New Online Calculator Lets You See the Impact of Your Meat Intake

By Robin Scher One of my resolutions this year is to eat less meat. As a lifelong carnivore, this task has already proven to be easier said than done. The major challenge comes down to changing my habits. After years of enjoying bacon with my eggs for breakfast, I now associate its comforting greasy taste with the feeling of fullness. …

The sea is coming for us

Rising sea levels, which menace coastal populations and infrastructure, are one of the most visible threats of climate change. And according to a new report by researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder, not only are the oceans continuing to rise, but the pace of that change is increasing, meaning that the effect could be more grave than we …

No, the EU did not abolish geoblocking today

Don’t believe the headlines. The EU did not agree to end geoblocking last November, or axe geoblocking last May or put an end to geographic discrimination today. I wish it had. [embedded content] Three baby steps Tragically, error messages like This content is not available in your country will continue to haunt us after the law the European Parliament confirmed …

Barcelona Kicks Microsoft Out In Favor Of Open Source

By Derick Sullivan M. Lobga, Itsfoss.com January 19, 2018 Above Photo: Fr0m itsfoss.com Brief: Barcelona city administration has prepared the roadmap to migrate its existing system from Microsoft and proprietary software to Linux and Open Source software. A Spanish newspaper, El País, has reported that the City of Barcelona is in the process of migrating its computer system to Open Source technologies. According to the …

A Brief Totally Accurate History Of Programming Languages

One Hundred Percent Inspired by Facts 1800 Joseph Marie Jacquard teaches a loom to read punch cards, creating the first heavily multi-threaded processing unit. His invention was fiercely opposed by the silk-weavers who foresaw the birth of Skynet. 1842 Ada Lovelace gets bored of being noble and scribbles in a notebook what will later be known as the first published computer …

License received: Edgeless becomes first legal blockchain casino!

The Edgeless team is extremely excited to announce a successfully received casino license. That’s a huge step for the entire gambling and blockchain community, because it’s the first time blockchain base casino is officially approved by legal authorities. This license gives tons of advantages for a casino operator such as: Access to the gambling market Credibility and authority within the …

Une micro-ferme en plein Paris veut changer de paradigme économique et social

Les projets économiques ayant fait le choix de relier l’humain à la nature poussent désormais comme des petites graines. Exemple parmi tant d’autres, celui du Paysan urbain, jeune projet ayant débuté il y a 3 ans, à Romainville, et dont l’objet est de montrer qu’il est possible de créer des emplois agricoles en circuit court et en milieu urbain. La …