China just introduced a universal credit score, where everybody is measured as a number between 350 and 950. But this credit score isn’t just affected by how well you manage credit – it also reflects how well your political opinions are in line with Chinese official opinions, and whether your friends’ are, too.Measuring using online mass surveillance, naturally. This may be the most dystopian thing I’ve heard in a while….
YESSSS. Joe and Brian have delivered — going to be giving a lot of copies of this for xmas ;)
your command line environment in the [Google] Cloud. This feature enables you to connect to a shell environment on a virtual machine, pre-loaded with the tools you need to easily run commands to develop, deploy and manage your projects. Currently, Cloud Shell is an f1-micro Google Compute Engine machine that exposes a Debian-based development environment. You are also assigned 5 GB of standard persistent disk space as the home disk so you can store files between sessions.It’s also free. This is a great idea — handy both for beginners getting to grips with GoogCloud and for experts looking for a quite dev env to hack with. I wish AWS had something similar.
“A Neapolitan-American friend of mine, who’s in his mid-fifties, fondly remembers how his mother used to serve him an espresso with Fernet Branca and an egg yolk every morning before he went off to elementary school.”
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