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Cake day: Jul 07, 2022


Crypto makes financial surveillance close to impossible. That is why governments hate it. Just because some opportunists are running scams it does not mean all of crypto is a scam.

Probably yes. Vulkan is everywhere now. For example I use a lot of Gamescope to play (upscale) older games and it uses Vulkan.

Governments don’t like it when there is something they can’t control. That is why they hate crypto.

This is hilarious and exactly what I would expect from Microsoft.

It’s funny because it’s true.

American nationalists are going to have a field day with this one.

Steam Survey shows that Linux marketshare increases again to 1.27%
Steam surveys are very noisy and have a lot of seasonality in them. But the overall trends seems to be upwards.

This is basically Philly for you. It’s that kind of a place.

Automated scanning of online content will generate lots of false positives like this.

This is hilarious.

UK Cabinet getting yelled at by their US overlords is an accurate representation of UK’s position on the global stage.

Bonus points for getting yelled at by the deputy. UK is not important enough to get the actual NS advisor.

Iran announces that it used crypto to pay for imports, bypassing US sanctions
cross-posted from: https://lemmy.ml/post/415841 > The anger and racism in the slashdot thread is hilarious.

cross-posted from: https://lemmy.ml/post/414187 > Here is the video, courtesy of 9gag: > > https://9gag.com/gag/aDDy7xO

HackerNews admins flag/ban users for criticising US spying
**Context:** Landmark court decision in Germany prohibits the use of European subsidiaries of US Cloud providers for public infrastructure, calling it a violation of GDPR. Hackers news admins berate users who criticise US spying programs and start flagging them. See one example of mod dang doing it here: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=32389842

Interestingly, AMD is now more popular among Linux users than Intel.