Russia begins installing equipment to enable disconnection from the global internet

by Zak Doffman Earlier this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the Russian Internet (RuNet) into law to protect the country’s communications infrastructure in case it was disconnected from the world wide web—or so he said. Critics argued it was opening a door to a Chinese-style firewall disconnecting Russia from the outside world. Now, Alexander […]

Starship Unveiled

by Darrell Etherington . .the next most important step in SpaceX and Elon Musk’s audacious plan to get humans to Mars and sow the seeds that will help us become an interplanetary species. SpaceX is set to show off its Starship Mk1, an orbital-scale prototype of the spacecraft it eventually plans to use to attain […]

The Downsides of Constant Travel

by HARRY GUINNESS Instagram paints a pretty picture of longterm travel, but it’s not accurate. I’ve spent the last four years traveling pretty much non-stop and, while it’s certainly great and I love doing it, there are serious downsides. It’s not for everyone. Since I finished college back home in Ireland in 2015, I’ve been […]

Toxic jokes

Like a madman who throws firebrands, arrows, and death is the man who deceives his neighbor and says: “I am only joking.” 📖 Proverbs 26:18-19 📖 About laughter a person can lie. Someone says: “It’s only a joke. Don’t take it seriously.” But that one is lying; it is serious, it hurts someone. People destroy each […]

I want to repay you

His name was Fleming, and he was a poor Scottish farmer. One day, while trying to make a living for his family, he heard a cry for help coming from a nearby bog. He dropped his tools and ran to the bog. There, mired to his waist in black muck, was a terrified boy, screaming […]

GNOME Foundation is Being Sued

GNOME Foundation is Being Sued Because of Shotwell Photo Manager By Abhishek Prakash The GNOME Foundation is facing a lawsuit from Rothschild Patent Imaging, LLC. Rothschild allege that Shotwell, a free and open source personal photo manager infringes its patent. Neil McGovern, Executive Director for the GNOME Foundation says “We have retained legal counsel and […]