Link: Why I told my friends to stop using WhatsApp and Telegram

Good post if you are looking for what encrypted messenger to use. Read it all the way to the end to find some links if you are still wondering about why privacy matters: Even with end-to-end encryption Big Brother is still in your phone: metadata Source: Why I told my friends to stop using WhatsApp […]

Lnk: The death of diesel: has the one-time wonder fuel become the new asbestos?

Diesel was the dream fuel, promoted by governments and the car industry as a cheaper way to save the planet. Then the cracks started to appear Source: The death of diesel: has the one-time wonder fuel become the new asbestos? | Cities | The Guardian As a person with asthma, I loathe my diesel powered, […]

Remote work: For programmers, the ultimate office perk is avoiding the office entirely

Around 8% of full-time programmers in the US work from home, and their numbers are growing fast. Source: Remote work: For programmers, the ultimate office perk is avoiding the office entirely — Quartz Although I am not a programmer, I find it easier to get more work done and at a better quality when working […]