Go-op bids for forward-thinking co-operative run railways in the UK 🚄 https://bit.ly/2Tg9K92
I find this very interesting. Here George Orwell complains about the UK media as being self-censoring and overly centralised in ownership - far from needing government intervention the industry simply decides that certain topics "won't do" (the example in this case being criticism of Stalin during WW2) for discussion and those who step outside of this agreement are silenced (presumably with a swift reduction in column inches rather than by other means)
@captainbland okay this has all gotten too far
Okay this seems to partly answer my greasy paper recycling question: It's possible, but you need a centrifuge at about 80C. It's patented but it looks like that patent has expired.
Grease soiled card and paper apparently cannot be recycled - which is bad news for would-be plastic replacements in packaging and environmentalists who like pizza. Is this a physical limitation or a cost limitation? Don't centrifuges work in this case? Not even with a surfactant? Anyone know any research or examples where anybody's done something about this? #recycling #green
Apparently here in the UK we've inherited this lovely group called "Turning Point", which in the US publishes a "watch list" of academics they believe hold viewpoints that are too left wing (professorwatchlist.org) - obviously attempting to out them and ruin their professional careers, but also making them potential targets for political violence.
This is a sensitive subject in the UK where anti-academic sentiment is on the rise and MP Jo Cox was murdered during the brexit referendum.
Okay buying alliterative domains is sort of pleasing for some reason:
Old-ish project I was working on. Trying to make a site that would show you all the relationships between the Cambridge Analytica shell companies, their directors, etc. but there was just too much data to pull from the companies house site... Nevertheless you can see how far I got with it here: https://ca-analysis.gitlab.io/
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Do not mix cats and gravity
He added there was "always a possibility that there may not have been any genuine drone activity in the first place"
what a twist
@captainbland well that didn't work
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