Monday, July 12, 2021

The Yoghurt Mafia RNZ

“A tear contains an ocean. A photographer is aware of the tiny moments in a persons life that reveal greater truths.”

  • — Anonymous

The Yoghurt Mafia Rex

How Covid Helped Heists, Hoaxes, Scams, Cons, and Other Mischief Bloomberg

Mournful strains

‘Meant to be graphic’: New ad tells Sydneysiders to stay home

“Farmbake biscuits are smashed into crumbs, combined with milk and thrown in the microwave to create fluffy chocolate “jail cake”.”  Not the only thing they make in NZ prison, a new home for yogurt entrepreneurship.

More than 1 in 10 people have missed their second dose of Covid-19 vaccine CNN

Top Economics Blogs Lars P. Syll

‘Humans caught the ocean on fire’: Gas pipeline fire in Gulf of Mexico creates shocking scene USA Today. The fire caught fire!

Covid: Pandemic ‘is not slowing down’, says WHO chief scientist, raises concern about Delta variant Scroll

Plagues, Liberal Society and the Future after Covid Settimana News 

‘Countries With Leaders Supporting Science See Better Outcomes’ India Spend

Let’s all please stop calling dollars ‘fiat money’ FT

Julian Assange Case: Key Witness Admits He Lied, US Media Ignores Exculpatory RevelationsThe Wire


Assange Extradition: British High Court Grants US A Limited Appeal The Dissenter

Facebook is Other People Kevin Munger

Single bee is making an immortal clone army thanks to a genetic fluke Live Science

City of Bees Plough

No One Imagined Giant Lizard Nests Would Be This Weird The Atlantic

Farmland Investing: Impact Beyond Returns Worth

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, July 4, 2021 – Privacy and security issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly complex and wide ranging ways technology is used to compromise and diminish our privacy and security, often without our situational awareness. Four highlights from this week: CISA Begins Cataloging Bad Practices that Increase Cyber Risk; Google Is Adding Support for Digital Covid-19 Vax Cards into Android; How a Burner Identity Protects Your Inbox, Phone, and Cards; and Scientist Finds Early Coronavirus Sequences That Had Been Mysteriously Deleted.

In Sweden, a supermarket chain was forced to close 800 stores due to a cyber-attack (Eurnews)

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This is reported by Svenska Dagbladet <>.

“One of our subcontractors was affected by a computer attack, and for this reason, our cash registers are no longer working,” Coop Sweden, which represents about 20% of the sector in the Nordic country, said in a press release. […]