‘Live audio in high definition with anyone in the world’ — a high-quality audio codec (the Opus codec), in the browser, free. Looks great and recommended by radio peeps on twitter
illuminating Twitter thread. tl;dr: most countries are juking the numbers by ignoring COVID deaths in elderly care homes (where a massive death toll is occurring), or by ignoring suspected COVID cases in favour of confirmed post-mortem cases, or by ignoring comorbidity.
Rob Kitchin writes:
It is essential that the government follow the guidance of the European Data Protection Board that recommends that strong measures are put in place to protect privacy, data minimization is practised, the source code is published and regularly reviewed, there is clear oversight and accountability, and there is purpose limitation that stops control creep. If implemented poorly, the app could have a profound chilling effect on public trust and public health measures that might be counterproductive. As a consequence, the Ada Lovelace Institute, a leading UK centre for artificial intelligence research, is advising governments to be cautious, ethical and transparent in their use of app-based contact tracing. Ireland might do well to heed their advice.
Nicely done — this works! By setting the DNS server list in the console to use “126.96.36.199” as the primary DNS, this will intercept lookups for the hardcoded set of Bedrock servers, and redirect them to their own Bedrock-protocol server, which simply offers a more customisable list of servers, potentially including your own.
‘A proxy to allow Minecraft: Bedrock clients to connect to Minecraft: Java Edition servers.’ — this does exactly what it says on the tin; cross-play between the two editions of Minecraft.
Felix “Every Cloud” Cohen’s lockdown newsletter — lots of cocktail knowhow