Tuesday, September 14, 2021

The Curious Case of the New Chinese Ambassador to Thailand


Thirst for tax revenue may be why pubs open firs

Nationalization Is Coming to China’s Data Centers Bloomberg

The Curious Case of the New Chinese Ambassador to Thailand The Diplomat

Veteran Labor MP Joel Fitzgibbon to quit at next election

The Paradox of Successful Leadership

“Flowing Data,  Cycle of Many, a 24-hour snapshot for a day in the life of Americans: “This is a 24-hour snapshot for a day in the life of Americans. Each ring represents an activity with a color. More dots means a greater percentage of people doing the respective activity during a certain time of day…”

AN IDEA SO CRAZY IT JUST MIGHT WORK:  Focusing policing on violent crime instead of revenue generation.

After 9/11: how China saw a chance to crack down at home in global fight on terror South China Morning Post


Is a cold war still possible in an overheating world? Responsible Statecraft

PC Magazine - 8 Easy Ways to Stay Anonymous Online: “…There are always going to be good reasons for people to go online without being tracked. For one, anonymity may be the only way for a real whistleblower to reveal corruption, considering how some have been treated. But there’s nothing wrong with wanting to stay anonymous, no matter what you’re doing. Is it even possible to take control of your own personal privacy online? Ultimately, the only way to stay truly anonymous online is…not to go online at all. That’s not a real option for most of us, though. Here’s a rundown of what you can do to minimize spying, targeted ads, and ID theft as you explore the online world…”


Apparent Bias

Peter Geoghegan